Activity Director / Recreation Director/Program Director in Fairfield, CT at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 3/23/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Benchmark Senior Living is growing!!!

Sturges Ridge at Fairfield will be opening in August of 2018. Our brand new state of the art assisted living with feature 69 traditional and 21 memory care apartments! We are seeking a caring and compassionate Program Director. 

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


• 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


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!