Programming Assistant in Stamford, CT at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 7/21/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Assists the Recreation Coordinator in the development and oversight of resident services, including, planning and coordinating opportunities for residents that promote a level of health, well-being, engagement and growth.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The following duties are normal for this position.  This list is not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive.  Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Assists in planning, scheduling and conducting programs that provide physical, intellectual, social, emotional and spiritual opportunities for the residents.
  • Assists, invites and encourages residents to participate in activities.
  • Assists in planning and managing the facilitation of a comprehensive activities program utilizing team members and volunteers.
  • Attends community planned functions and assists with events from beginning to end including set-up, running, and breaking down for the event.
  • Helps plan appropriate programs for holidays and special events.
  • Works with other departments to ensure that all equipment and supplies are available for activities and special events.
  • Maintains activity areas in an orderly manner.
  • Assists in maintaining an inventory of activity and programming supplies, games, programs and craft services.
  • Assists with the preparation and organization of a calendar of events. Distributes community newsletter.
  • Addresses resident groups and other groups on subjects of common interest.
  • Other duties as assigned.

**You will receive an e-mail invite to take the Arena Questionnaire shortly after applying. Please complete this questionnaire to be considered for the position.

Job Requirements

 Educational Requirements and Experience:

  • Therapeutic Recreation Certificate required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Outgoing and engaging.
  • Proficient with MS Office Programs(Outlook, Word, Publisher, Excel, etc.)
  • Can manage Social Media accounts.
  • Familiar with basic Audio Video setups.
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in Senior Living, Memory Care a plus.

 **You will receive an e-mail invite to take the Arena Questionnaire shortly after applying. Please complete this questionnaire to be considered for the position.