Enrichment/Activities Coordinator

Posting ID : A1068520494
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : General Labor

At Holiday, we are serious about helping seniors enjoy a well-earned retirement. If you are a talented and driven leader who shares our passion to serve customers and inspire excellence, consider joining us.
In the role of Enrichment Coordinator you will provide quality resident enrichment programs and events that give residents a full range of opportunities to participate and enjoy to their fullest potential.
Enrichment Coordinator Competencies
Action Oriented
? Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging
? Not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning
? Seizes more opportunities than others
? Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas
? Easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions
? Tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming setting
Interpersonal Savvy
? Relates well to all kinds of people -- up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization
? Builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships
? Uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably
Learning on the Fly
? Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change
? Analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions
? Enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything
Time Management
? Uses his/her time effectively and efficiently; values time
? Concentrates his/her efforts on the more important priorities
? Gets more done in less time than others; can attend to a braoder range of activities
Written Communication
? Is able to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles
? Can get messages across that have the desired effect
Essential Responsibilities
? Responsible for the community enrichment program; this includes coordination and planning of daily activities and events that are of interest to our residents.
? Track resident participation numbers to measure activity success and develop companywide metrics.
? Produce a monthly newsletter/calendar of events and activities.
? Operate activities and events within a set monthly/quarterly/yearly budget working directly with the community managers.
? Plan and implement special seasonal events to celebrate resident birthdays, anniversaries, and holidays.
? Keep Activity Room and own work area organized.
? Lead exercise sessions and coordinate with professional instructors to teach fitness classes (i.e., Tai Chi or Yoga) -- based on budget and/or resident interest.
? Coordinate resident and public volunteers to successfully enhance daily activities and events -- focusing on volunteers' interests and passions.
? Participate in 30-60-90 day even planning meetings with the managers, sales leaders, and chef to discuss upcoming activities and events.
? Participate in regional conference calls and companywide trainings.
? Build relationships on a weekly basis with local community contacts. Participate in Random Acts of Kindness events with residents and staff to deliver baked goods on purpose-filled outings.
? Promote your activities, events, and community within the media by working with Home Office Communications and Resident Enrichment (PR opportunities, Facebook, etc).
? Other duties as assigned.
? High School Diploma or equivalent
? Senior Fitness Instructor Certification preferred; or activity/fitness related work experience with senior citizens, and familiarity with challenges that affect seniors.
? Experience in directing, organizing, coordinating, providing, presenting, or otherwise facilitating a Resident Enrichment Program for a senior population.
? Ability to coordinate professional within local community to lead specific fitness classes.
? Must possess a good driving record, valid drivers' license and a current CDL License or be able to obtain a CDL within 60 days of employment to safely operate the Community bus for activity and program related outings.
? Strong team player with proven communication skills.
? 32 hour/work week with flexibility to shift hours or work additional hours if budgeted and approved
? Thorough knowledge of Outlook, Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.
Dress Code
? Blue Polo Shirt with Khaki pants and Shoes for Crews (provided by Holiday)
? Name Tag

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