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

Date Posted: 10/29/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Think senior living sounds boring? Think again. At Benchmark, we impact lives through human connection. We are thought leaders creating quality experiences and inspiring personal growth for all who engage with us. We just happen to imagine, build and manage beautiful, private-pay communities geared toward older adults. Are you Called to Care about your work, other people and making a difference? Do you believe that people and teams are Better Together than going it alone? Are you always striving to Be the Benchmark by which all others are measured? Then our core values match. Connect with us –and to what truly matters!

Benchmark Senior Living at Robbins Brook is seeking an Activity/ Program Director who will be 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 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

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!

Benefits available include:

• Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
• Life Insurance
• Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
• Long-term Disability Insurance
• UNUM
• 401(k) Retirement Planning
• Working Advantage
• Culture Compensation
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Adoption Assistance
• Discounts on Midlife Auto and Home Insurance through payroll deduction
• Paid Membership fees for SitterCity