Activities Coordinator

Activities Coordinator

01 May 2019

Activities Coordinator

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LOVE YOUR WORK, HAVE FUN, JOIN OUR TEAM.

Do you want to play all day, every day? Are you a customer service-oriented individual who believes that work should be fun? A passionate, proactive professional is needed to lead our Life Enhancement team in providing engaging and purposeful activities for residents with or without cognitive impairment. The LEC is responsible for planning, executing, and overseeing Highgate’s signature programs designed to enhance and enrich lives, regardless of age or ailment. Ready to love your next job?

A community, not a facility. As thought leaders in the industry, we take a positive, holistic approach to senior care and encourage independence, as people are happiest when they can make their own choices. We provide opportunities for physical activity, social engagement, intellectual stimulation, spiritual involvement, and fun. We treat our residents and our team members like family.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• A fun-seeking, energetic, dynamic individual

• Enjoys working with all age groups – preschool to seniors

• Self-starter, takes initiative, and enjoys a certain amount of autonomy in their position

• Team-player with a positive attitude

• At least two years of experience in customer service

• Management experience and/or strong emotional intelligence with natural leadership tendencies

• Flexible and comfortable with an everchanging schedule

• Detail-oriented in planning and execution of activities and events

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

• Good judgment, problem-solving and decision-making abilities

• Strong computer, tablet, and smart phone skills

• Experience using social media platform, streaming video, etc.

BENEFICIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

• Successful track record in assisted living, memory care, or long-term care

• Experience working around dementia

• Experience teaching/training others/facilitating groups

• Experience in planning and/or events

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:

• Minimum 18 years of age

• Ability to see, hear, sit, stand, bend, lift, and move continuously during work hours

• Meet all criteria as required by state and local licensing agencies

• Current CPR and First Aid certification (or can obtain – required upon hire)

• Current TB test (or can obtain – required upon hire)

• Health screening and fingerprinting (California only)

• Negative criminal record/background statement

• Unexpired driver’s license and ability to operate company vehicles

HIGHGATE OFFERS:

• A beautiful, friendly work environment

• The opportunity to make a difference in the quality of life of our very special residents

• Competitive salary depending on experience

• A stable schedule

• Empowering Team Members for professional growth and development

• Benefits including medical, dental, short- and long-term disability and life insurance, sick/vacation pay, holiday pay, tuition assistance, paid maternity/paternity leave, paid bereavement, and matching 401 (k)

Please apply at www.highgateseniorliving.com/careers

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