Riverbend Assisted Living is looking for a dynamic individual to join our team and help keep or residents engaged and motivated! The Activity Director is a key position in the Riverbend community, ensuring our resident interaction meets social, recreational and therapeutic needs.
Responsible for Coordinating Activities for Residents
Plan programs that motivate and involve residents in a healthy lifestyle
Operate the department within the prescribed budget.
Decorate for programs, events, holidays, special occasions in a tasteful and age appropriate manner
Participate in the development of service plans and in care conferences for Assisted Living and Memory Support residents.
Lead and/or fully participate in programs and activities, delegate’s activities when unavailable to lead and/or fully participate in an activity to other staff providing all necessary directions and supplies for the activity.
Provide plan, tools and training for care staff to enable the care staff to initiate and/or conduct scheduled and spontaneous activities to stimulate resident physical, mental and social function.
Collaborate with other department managers to coordinate activities/programs
Create a monthly newsletter and activities calendar meeting
Promote activities using the newsletter and direct interaction.
Develop and maintain a Resident Ambassador Program to assist with Leasing and Marketing efforts.
Develop and maintain a Resident Ambassador Program to provide residents with opportunities to volunteer within the community.
Shop for and maintain appropriate amounts and types of supplies for activities. Prepare necessary supplies for all activities for ease of implementation.
Oversees and coordinates with Activities Assistant to schedule, plan and carry out quality activities,
Take pictures during activities for the newsletter and social media
Maintain resident activity files and resident participation
Responsible for Development of Residents
Develop programs and activities that provide meaning, fulfillment, sensory, social, physical and cognitive stimulation to assist residents in maintaining or improving function.
Gain increased understanding of aging in place process.
Gain increased understanding of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
Develop supportive relationships with residents and their families.
Promote family involvement in the community via scheduling of appropriate programs.
Support the independence and welfare of residents by encouragement and education.
Maintain positive relations between residents and the surrounding community.
Maintain a monthly newsletter that meets company guidelines.
Meet with new residents to develop a personalized program service plan, to explain current programs in the community and to encourage participation.
Represent the community and company favorably in the greater outside community.
Maintain positive relationships with the community.
Schedule and participate in open houses and special events to increase awareness of the community.
Work closely with the Leasing and Marketing department to promote the community.
Serve as a member of the Community Relations Back-Up team and assist in the leasing and marketing process to include: