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