ACTIVITIES DIRECTOR – ALF
Responsible for coordinating, directing, planning and conducting the life enrichment and resident activity programs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Designs a creative and exciting life enrichment program to meet the individual needs and interests of the residents.
Plans and implements life enrichment calendar each month that includes life skills, education, wellness, recreational, and spiritual programming. Provides a calendar for each resident, his or her families, and friends. Posts calendars throughout the residence.
Provides one to one programming for residents who can not participate in a group setting.
Coordinates the transportation of residents to and from events outside of the residence, which may include driving a residence motor vehicle. Is accountable for all residents' presence when leaving or returning to a residence.
Maintains life enrichment budget, equipment, and supplies.
Participates in the review of individual Residents' Service Plans and documents life enrichment progress every six months or when there is a significant change in the resident.
Trains staff on the importance of life enrichment and other areas regarding the quality of life for residents.
Coordinates quarterly special events at the residence, which includes residents, families, and friends.
Recruits, trains, and supervises volunteers.
Participates in discharge planning with other members of the management team.
Develops community resources and contacts to enhance the quality of life for residents.
COMPANY WIDE RESPONSIBILITIES
Supports a dignified and caring atmosphere with residents, residents' families, visitors and staff.
Protects privacy and confidentiality of information pertaining to the resident, employee, residence, company information and records.
Maintains a safe and secure working environment and practices safe working habits.
Complies with the attendance policy.
Maintains neat appearance, good personal hygiene and appropriate attire.
Participates in training, in services, and attends meetings as required.
Assists with projects as assigned and performs other related duties.
May supervises life enrichment activity assistant and volunteers.
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*Prestige offers competitive salary, benefits, including medical, dental and 401K.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Must be able to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation. .
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university preferred majoring in Recreation, Music, or Occupational Therapy with two or more years of direct programming experience with older adults preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Basic PC’s and Word Processing Software required.
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