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Activities Director

Company: Butler Street Senior Living
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Description Job Title: Activity Director Department: AdministrationReports to: Executive DirectorSummary: Plan and coordinate programs and activities to provide life-enriching events for Residents and the community. Strengthen community involvement through promotion of volunteerism among members of the community and Residents. Position Requirements Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include, but are not limited to: Plan and implement activities in the following categories: physical (exercise), social, recreational, intellectual/educational,creative, entertainment, religious, service/volunteering and special requests of the Residents. Organize and facilitate a committee of Residents and community members to work on issues of planning for activities andvolunteer needs. Facilitate socialization among Residents. Invite and/or remind Residents to participate in planned activities. Promote activities in a way that piques Residents' interest. Chaperone activities outside of the facility. Conduct/lead activities as needed. Train, support and instruct other staff members to conduct activities. Complete the activity assessment for each Resident within one week after move in. Update annually. Provide input for the Resident assistance plan and volunteer plan. Plan, coordinate and help implement decoration of the facility for special events, seasons and holidays. Identify and requisition needed supplies for planned activities. Coordinate food needs with the Kitchen for scheduled activities. Assist with planning and implement marketing events that promote the facility to potential Residents. Develop a monthly newsletter. Maintain a schedule for the company vehicle. Maintain a schedule for use of the common areas. Arrange transportation for activity outings and regularly scheduled group trips. Drive the company vehicle for Resident activities and appointments. Assist in serving meals and bussing tables during and after mealtimes, as needed. Identify areas within the facility or activity program that could benefit from the support of volunteers. Identify and contact local organizations that could benefit from the talents of the Residents. Develop policies and procedures for utilization of volunteers. Maintain a list of volunteer positions, as needed. Write position description for identified positions. Recruit specific volunteers to meet facility needs. Recruit Resident volunteers to meet the needs of the facility and other organizations in the community. Train and supervise volunteers. Establish and carry out a regular Resident/community volunteer recognition program. Accept on-call responsibilities as assigned by Supervisor. Carry out other duties as assigned by Supervisor to ensure smooth operation of the program and to meet Residents' needs.Working Behavior: Adhere to and carry out all policies and procedures. Report on-the-job injuries to the Supervisor before the end of work shift on the day the injury occurs. Establish and maintain constructive working relationships with coworkers, Residents, families and visitors. Maintain confidentiality of verbal and written information pertaining to Residents, facility operations and personnel. Promote facility in a positive way. Promote teamwork in providing services to Residents. Promote customer service. Maintain regular and punctual attendance. Attend mandatory in-services. Maintain education requirements as defined by scope of practice, if applicable.Knowledge Expectation: OSHA regulations-MSDS Sheets and procedures. Fire and Safety procedures. Food handling regulations. Operation of kitchen appliances (dishwasher, garbage disposal, microwave, coffee maker, ice machine) and office equipment (Fax machine, photocopier, telephone, computer). Operation of word processing program necessary to produce newsletter.Working Conditions: Heated/Air conditioned, well-lit facility with minimal barriers. Some weekend/evening work as assigned. Lifting, pushing or pulling up to 30 lbs., using proper body mechanics or available equipment. Bending or kneeling to perform cleaning tasks in the kitchen and dining room areas.Qualifications: Associate degree in recreational therapy or similar degree preferred. Experience in activity planning with older adults preferred. Experience and interest in working with older adults. Experience in volunteering. Evidence of creativity. Demonstration of organizational skills. Mature, pleasant, friendly and cheerful personality.Standards: Residents always come first. Their needs will be met unless there is a conflict with the needs of others or the organization as a whole. Employees will not work under the influence of mood-altering or illegal drugs or alcohol. Neat, professional appearance. Adherence to the dress code and good personal hygiene are expected. This position is currently accepting applications. Activities Director in Lynchburg, VAPosted on: 1/7/2021[Apply Now] Director of Business Adminstration in Wareham, MAPosted on: 1/4/2021[Apply Now] Executive Director in Warwick , RIPosted on: 12/22/2020[Apply Now] Activities Director in Londonderry, NHPosted on: 12/11/2020[Apply Now] Executive Director in Oxford , GAPosted on: 11/11/2020[Apply Now] Other Jobs Within 60 Miles Rose Lane - Memory Care Program Director in Harrisburg, PAPosted on: 11/17/2020[Apply Now] Environmental Services Director in Harrisburg, PAPosted on: 10/8/2020[Apply Now] Food Service Director in Harrisburg, PAPosted on: 10/8/2020[Apply Now]

Keywords: Butler Street Senior Living, Harrisburg , Activities Director, Other , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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