Activity Programs Coordinator - Full-Time

Belmont Village - Scottsdale, AZ (30+ days ago)3.8


TEMPORARY POSITION--PERFECT SUMMER JOB FOR A TEACHER!

Beginning Mid May with expected duration of approximately 15 weeks

Belmont Village Senior Living Scottsdale is seeking an energetic, creative individual to oversee planned programming with our senior residents for the Summer. As the Temporary Activity Program Coordinator, you will plan and facilitate activities 5 days a week with groups of seniors within our community and accompany them on planned outings around the area. Our daily activities are designed around our Whole Brain Fitness model including but not limited to a wide variety of exercise classes, art classes, debate groups, foreign language classes, and book clubs. Your creativity and imagination bring our community to life!

PURPOSE

This position plans and coordinates activities and programs that are varied, reflects the interests, values and beliefs of the residents and provides life-enriching opportunities for residents and the community.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Promotes resident socialization, growth, learning and development by planning and implementing activities in the following categories:
physical/ exercise
social
recreational/ creative
intellectual/ educational
entertainment
religious
service/ volunteering
special requests of residents
Researches and develops educational opportunities for both residents and employees
Conducts, leads and chaperones activities as needed
Involves residents in planning and implementing programs and activities; remind/ encourage residents to participate in activities
Plans, coordinates and helps implement decoration of the community for special events, seasons and holidays
Integrates the family and community in planned programs and activities
Selects, trains, manages and counsels full and part time Drivers and Concierge staff
Oversees and maintains the Center for Learning (Computer Resource Center)
Develop and manage an active group of volunteers to support Activity Programming

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Supervises driver staff.
Supervises concierge staff as assigned.
Selects, trains, evaluates and counsels full and part time staff as assigned

REQUIREMENTS

Associate degree in recreational therapy, education or related field.
Minimum of 1 year of increased responsibility in a service related capacity
Experience in coordinating activities for groups of 15 or more
Proficient in written and verbal English
Telephone and PC skills such as Publisher, Microsoft Word, Outlook etc.

Demonstrated ability in the following areas:
Creativity
Communication
organization
ability to establish long-term relationships
Interest in working with the older population
Understanding of cultural diversity; understanding of needs of aging population
Ability to work flexible schedule including weekends to support activity programming.

PREFERENCES

More than one year of increased responsibility in a service related capacity
BS degree in related field
Computer trouble shooting skills, familiarity with entertainment type PC software, office applications, internet, desk top publishing, and video conferencing
Experience working with older population and in activity planning for older adults

Founded in 1997, Belmont Village is a leading developer, owner, and operator of premier senior living communities. Our footprint includes more than two-dozen communities in the U.S. and in Mexico City. Belmont Village’s services include short stays, independent living, assisted living, and Alzheimer’s care. Our well-trained and dedicated staff includes licensed nurses on-site 24/7, caregivers, sales and marketing support, executive leadership, food servers and chefs and more. At Belmont Village, we are committed to fostering an environment where seniors, their families, and our staff and partners can learn, live well, thrive, and grow.

Belmont Village Senior Living offers full-time employees benefit plans including medical, dental, vision, prescription, short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance, PTO and 401(k) savings.

Belmont Village Senior Living is an EOE/Drug Free work place.