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The Bridge at Colorado Springs

Date Posted

2019-01-07

Lifestyles Services Director

Location: Colorado Springs, CO

Job Description

Lifestyles Services Director
The Bridge at Colorado Springs

Position type: Full-time

POSITION SUMMARY

Century Park Associates has a new opportunity for an experienced Activities Director at a first-class Senior Living Campus in Colorado Springs. The ideal candidate will have a passion for serving seniors and will be joining a high energy, dynamic and professional team in the growing senior housing industry

The Activities Director plans, organizes, develops and directs the overall operations of the Lifestyles Services Department; providing quality activities for residents, ensuring the recreational, physical, intellectual and social needs of each resident are met in accordance with all laws, regulations and Century Park standards. Reports to the Executive Director.

QUALIFICATIONS | EDUCATION/LICENSURE/EXPERIENCE

  • 2 years' experience in a social recreation program within last 5 years or be a licensed recreation specialist (BS degree)
  • 3+ years of supervisory experience highly preferred
  • Valid Driver???s License with a clean driving record is required. In this position, you will also be responsible for assisting with resident transportation. The ability to obtain a CDL within first 90 days is require and the company will pay for training. An active commercial drivers' license (CDL) in current state with clean driving record preferred.
  • Prior experience with seniors preferred

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

ADMINISTRATIVE AND PLANNING

  • Plans, develops, organizes, coordinates, implements and evaluates quality activity programs
  • Provides activity events on weekdays, weekends and evenings
  • Compliant with budget in labor and expense control
  • Develops imaginative and varied monthly calendar of Lifestyles Services
  • Communicates monthly calendar of Lifestyles Services to residents and staff
  • Promotes, coordinates and tracks hours of volunteers

LIFESTYLES SERVICES DUTIES

  • Welcomes and assists new residents with adjustment to community
  • Interviews new residents to determine Lifestyles Services information
  • Takes pictures of new residents for welcoming purposes (i.e., newsletter) and for resident care purposes (i.e., resident medication charts)
  • Identifies resident needs and fulfills needs
  • Encourages social involvement through outings and events: shopping, sightseeing, scenic, parks, dining out, sports events, drama/theater, etc.
  • Encourages intellectual and educational development thorough literature, lectures, movies and cultural events
  • Encourages entertainment and personal development through hobbies, music and crafts
  • Encourages wellness and healthy lifestyle through exercise programs
  • Encourages spiritual fulfillment through religious-based activities
  • Observes resident attendance, mood, behavior and degree of involvement and notifies Executive Director or Resident Care Director of concerning behavior or unusual changes
  • Drives community vehicle to planned Lifestyles Services and appointments when driver unavailable

SUPERVISORY REQUIREMENTS

  • Interviews, hires, trains, evaluates, supervises and counsels Lifestyles Services team
  • Schedules department hours appropriately
  • Maintains an approachable management style
  • Treats all associates respectfully

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must enjoy serving seniors
  • Must demonstrate excellent customer service and hospitality
  • Must demonstrate trustworthiness and dependability
  • Must work efficiently and effectively with little to no supervision
  • Must demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to receive and resolve complaints graciously
  • Must be resourceful, creative, open-minded and patient
  • Must be aware of the department's role in marketing and public relations
  • Must always be in proper attire and well-groomed
  • Aptitude in arts/crafts/music highly desirable
  • Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Century Park's Code of Ethics and completes all required compliance training

WHO WE ARE

At Century Park Associates, we are dedicated to creating an enriching lifestyle for our residents and a rewarding work environment for our valued associates. We take pride in providing an atmosphere where relationships of trust, leadership and personal ethics are not only valued, but expected of all our associates. Our ???people come first??? approach ensures that excellence, respect and outstanding service are apparent in all we do as an organization. We believe in caring for and loving our residents and strongly support their ability to continue growing, learning and contributing. Every day, team members at Century Park Associates choose to go beyond their job descriptions, exceeding expectations, on behalf of their residents. They have learned that those who go the extra mile receive rewards - happiness of heart and peace of mind.

 

Benefits of Joining our Team

  • Opportunity to partner with a high energy, dynamic and professional team in the growing senior housing industry
  • Continuing Education opportunities
  • Competitive compensation and a great benefit package including 401(k)
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance

 

(EOE/M/F/V/D)

LCAD 126703

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