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Activities Coordinator

Company: Golden West Communities, Inc
Location: Boulder
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF OLDER ADULTS!

Join our team and help someone live their best life!

Full-Time (35 hours) With Benefits!

Saturday to Wednesday 8:30 - 4:30 (flexible)

Wage: $16-$18 per hour based on experience

Due to Covid19, there are some adjustments to regular activities. All activities are done virtually. This includes Zoom, FaceTime, YouTube, Camera etc. Being comfortable using these programs is preferred. We use an In-House TV system as well. We are also managing all family visits within the guidelines of the state for our residents.

OVERALL JOB OBJECTIVE:

The Resident Programs Coordinator plans, organizes, implements and evaluates the activities and special events for the Mezzanine - Assisted Living at Golden West with oversight and guidance from the Director of Resident Programs. This position is also the volunteer coordinator and responsible for the recruitment, training and supervision of a "team" of resident and community volunteers, with oversight and guidance from the Director. As part of the Administrative Team, the Coordinator works closely with the other team members to help deal with issues and concerns regarding the overall function of the Resident Activities Program for the entire community, and participates in the "Activities Team" of staff and volunteers to help plan, implement and coordinate resident activities and programs.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Participates as an active member of the administrative team. Displays professional behavior, attitude and appearance at all times and actions are focused on fulfilling the organization's goals and mission.
  • Ability to work well with other departments and to communicate effectively and in a timely manner with other departments to ensure events and activities have appropriate setups.
  • Meet with the Director of Resident Programs on a regular basis and as needed for Program planning and to help coordinate large projects.
  • Plan and implement a monthly calendar of activities including physical, social, spiritual, creative and community opportunities, special events and outings for the Mezzanine residents, with oversight and guidance from the Director of Resident Programs.
  • Create and publish daily and weekly flyers and a monthly calendar to inform residents of scheduled events/trips/ongoing activities & wellness services.
  • Assists with the maintenance of bulletin boards used to promote events, encourage attendance and communicate information to the residents, families, staff and visitors of Golden West. Includes the production and posting of flyers and notices to effectively advertise activities and events.
  • Responsible for encouraging participation in events and activities in the Mezzanine and Towers. Encouragement includes making phone calls, personal invitations, and escorting participants to events and programs.
  • The Coordinator is responsible for leading group and individual activities in the Mezzanine.
  • Meets one-on-one with Mezzanine residents in their apartment, as needed, for stimulation and fun through conversation, music, cards or other interests.
  • Ensures that recruitment, training, placement and supervision of resident and community volunteers are conducted within the guidelines and procedures of the organization.
  • 1Keeps current on organization operations and procedures and assists as needed. Responsible for accurately documenting, receipting and the safe storage of Program money.
  • Coordinate with Mezzanine Director once a month for Resident Council meeting to confirm and acquire new ideas for upcoming events. Maintain resident participation logs. Conduct annual evaluation/assessment of the Mezzanine activities program.
  • Complete individual resident activities assessment for Mezzanine residents upon move-in and updated as needed.
  • Assists with the set-up and managing of the overall Resident Programs activities and events, as needed.
  • Develops and maintains vendor relationships as program resources.
  • Maintaining supplies/snacks as needed for upcoming programs in coordination with the Director of Resident Programs.
  • Maintain, clean/organize and stock art supply closet, as needed.
  • Substitutes for the Director of Resident Programs when Director is absent.
  • All other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate Degree required; Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Desire and ability to effectively work with older adults
  • Experience leading activities, experience with seniors preferred
  • Computer proficiency required, experience with Microsoft Office products preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to lift 30lbs, stand for 2 hours, push and pull carts carrying up to 50 lbs., ambulate throughout the entire community and to lead a variety of activities, including exercise activities.

Keywords: Golden West Communities, Inc, Boulder , Activities Coordinator, Other , Boulder, Colorado

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