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