Director of Activities

ID
2021-2857
# of Openings
1
COMPANY
LivGenerations Senior Living
Category
SL DEPT HEAD

Overview

Director of Vibrant Living ‐ The Social Butterfly

Apply to be a Director of Vibrant Living with LivGenerations Pinnacle Peak today. As Director of Activities, you will be responsible for managing all social activities in and out of the community. This position designs and implements vibrant cultural, physical, intellectual, educational, spiritual, social, service/volunteering and special interest activities based on resident needs and input. Are you up for it? If you can do all of these things, and you’re outgoing, passionate, and ethical, then what are you waiting for? Apply today.

 

Why join the LivGenerations team?

We do more than build and operate senior living communities. At LivGenerations, we help people live fuller lives. We believe that providing senior living means giving people an unrivaled experience while treating everyone with respect and operating with fiscal responsibility. What makes us different? Our investment in people enables them to enjoy genuine relationships, personal growth activities, and opportunities to provide meaningful service to others.

 

Why, Promise, and Values:

Support Liv Communities’ Why, Promise, and Values. Incorporate the Liv Values into strategy, daily decision making and relationships.

Responsibilities

  • Plan, coordinate and participate in a variety of social events/outings to provide a vibrant and active community life to residents
  • Recruit, hire and train team members to ensure the highest quality of service is consistently provided
  • Supervise, evaluate, train, mentor and assign work schedules for Activities team
  • Determine resident programming preferences, talents and needs through new resident orientation, informal feedback sessions, resident council meetings, discussions with family member, and on-going dialogue
  • Engage residents, families and the external community in activities and volunteer opportunities that promote socialization, expand personal interests, increase physical activity, and continue education
  • Align with external organizations, family members, and educational institutions to establish synergistic partnerships for the delivery of quality programs and volunteerism
  • Track resident activity participation and adjust calendar events accordingly
  • Stay abreast of active aging and generational trends in order to enhance the community program; create and share relevant “best practices” with both community staff and other Directors
  • Develop community communications such as activities calendars, to residents, families, and prospective residents
  • Transport and/or accompany residents to and from outside activities, shopping trips and appointments in community vehicle(s)
  • Set up and tear down of activities (i.e., moving furniture, set up of tables, chairs, etc.)
  • Acknowledge residents’ special days (i.e., anniversaries and birthdays). Arrange and coordinate diverse holiday celebrations
  • Select and manage outside vendors, including entertainers, caterers, etc.
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned by Executive Director

 

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Elder Care, Social Work, Recreational Therapy, Human Service or related preferred
  • Supervisory experience required
  • Excellent hospitality and customer service skills
  • Two or more years of direct programming experience with seniors as well as dementia experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, with an emphasis in Word, Excel, Outlook and Publisher
  • Willing to work flexible hours, such as evenings and weekends for planned activities and events
  • A passion and commitment to excellence
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively to a wide range of audiences, both internal (care staff, nurses, executives, etc.) and external (families, residents, physicians, vendors, etc.)
  • Pass post offer TB Test
  • Current Fingerprint Card
  • Current First Aid and CPR certifications
  • Must maintain a current driver’s license
  • Current Food Handler’s Card or be able to obtain within 30 days of employment
  • LivGenerations requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the extent permitted by law.

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