Activity Director / Recreation Director/Program Director in Newton at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 6/11/2024

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    430 Centre Street
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
  • Community/Location
    Evans Park at Newton Corner

Job Description

Joining the Benchmark Senior Living team means putting your passion to work. Associates thrive in a supportive, diverse, and skilled team that's committed to caring and dedicated service. With training and educational programs, we empower you to explore your interests and growth opportunities. We invite you to connect with your calling, find purpose in your career, and gain lifelong relationships through the power of human connection by transforming the lives of seniors!

Evans Park at Newton Corner is seeking a personable and dynamic Activities Director to join their team. The role of the Activities Director oversees the activity, to coordinate and implement resident interests and programs to create a varied yet innovative activity program within the community.


• Implements events and programs to enhance the assisted living experience and improve the resident quality of life
• Evaluates programs to make sure the quality of programs fits the needs of all residents
• Develops an innovative seven day a week activity program that is engaging for all residents
• Monthly family-centered programming held on a consistent basis to promote participation and ease in scheduling.
• Responsible for leading and implementing one-on-one, small group and large group programming according to the programming schedule
• Supports, encourages, and directs independent program pursuits, both individually and in small groups
• Supports the resident’s abilities by understanding that all aspects of care can be viewed as an activity
• Produces an online and printable quality monthly newsletter and calendar and daily activity calendar on a timely basis, through Benchmarks Internal Social Media Website
• Is able to manage and support programming associates, including transportation and our community Van Driver

Job Requirements


• Must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and knowledge of aging and disability issues
• Must be qualified by experience and training to develop programs appropriate for elders and disabled individuals
• Management and Leadership Experience
• Previous experience working with seniors is preferred
• Experience in Microsoft Office Preferred


We Believe in offering our employees meaningful benefits. Below is a sampling of the benefits we offer our associates. To find out more, please apply today!

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance provided by BCBS
  • Spring Health Wellness Program
  • Healthy Me Wellness Program
  • 401(k) offering with Auto-enrollment feature