Activity Director / Recreation Director/Program Director in Danvers, MA at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 7/11/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Benchmark Senior Living at Putnam Farms is looking for an energetic and creative Activities Director to run their programming department.

The Activity Director is responsible for coordinating, implementing, and evaluating our assisted living program to enhance our resident’s experience, while developing and maintaining cultivating relationships with community organizations, current residents, and families. The Activity/Program Director oversees the activity staff and Van Driver to coordinate and implement resident interests and programs to create a varied yet innovative activity program within the community.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• 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

Requirements

• Must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and knowledge of aging and disability issues
• Must be qualified 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

Benefits

At Benchmark Senior Living, we recognize how hard our employees work in order to provide our resident seniors with the best possible care. Therefore, we are proud to provide great compensation and excellent benefits!