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Manager Resident Activities LTC at Christus Health in Coppell, Texas

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Job Description:

Develops and implements an organization's programs. Assesses needs and ensures that program objectives are met. Coordinate activities of program committees and/or other groups to plan procedures.


* Plan and implement activities in the following categories: physical (exercise), social, recreational, intellectual/educational, creative, entertainment, religious, service/volunteering and special requests of the residents.
* Organize and facilitate a committee of residents and community members to work on issues of planning for activities and volunteer needs.
* Facilitate socialization among residents.
* Invite and/or remind residents to participate in planned activities.
* Promote activities in a way that piques residents' interest.
* Chaperone activities outside the facility.
* Conduct/Lead activities as needed.
* Train, support and instruct other staff members to conduct activities.
* Complete the activity assessment in collaboration with Resident Services Coordinator for each resident within one week after move-in. Update annually.
* Provide input for the resident assistance plan and volunteer plan.
* Plan, coordinate and help implement decoration of the facility for special events, seasons and holidays.
* Identify and requisition needed supplies for planned activities.
* Coordinate with the kitchen food needs for scheduled activities.
* Assist with planning and implementing marketing events that promote the facility to potential residents.
* Assist in the development of a newsletter.
* Maintain a schedule for the company vehicle.
* Maintain a schedule for use of the common areas.
* Arrange transportation for activity outings and regularly scheduled group trips.
* Drive the company vehicle for resident activities and appointments, if necessary.
* Identify areas within the facility or activity program that could benefit from the support of volunteers.
* Identify and contact local organizations that could benefit from the talents of residents.
* Develop policies and procedures for utilization of volunteers.
* Maintain a list of volunteer positions needed.
* Write position descriptions for identified positions.
* Recruit specific volunteers to meet facility needs.
* Recruit resident volunteers to meet the needs of the facility and other organizations in the community.
* Train and supervise volunteers.
* Establish and carry out a regular resident/community volunteer recognition program.
* Accept on-call responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.
* Carry out other duties as assigned by supervisor to ensure operation of the program to meet the residents' needs.
* Oversees entire facility.

* High School Diploma or Equivalent.
* Experience in activity planning with older adults preferred
* Experience and interest in working with older adults
* Experience in volunteering
* Evidence of creativity
* Demonstrated organizational skills
* Mature, pleasant, friendly and cheerful personality
* Clean driving record (verified by MVR) and willingness to drive company vehicle to transport residents

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled