Director of Resident Engagement / Activities

Silverado   •  

Morton Grove, IL

Industry: Hospitals & Medical Centers

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Less than 5 years

Posted 62 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Responsibilities:

  • Under direction of the Administrator, is responsible for the planning, coordination and implementation of the resident engagement programs.
  • The programs shall be scheduled on a daily basis and shall make every effort to meet the comprehensive needs and interests of all the residents.
  • Supervises engagement staff members and volunteers.

Qualifications:

Education:

  • High School or equivalent required.
  • A Bachelor's Degree is preferred.

Experience:

  • Two years of experience in a social or recreational program for elders.
  • Knowledge or experience working with residents with Alzheimer's Disease and/or related dementia highly desirable.

Supervisory Experience :

  • One year of experience supervising others to include: setting performance expectations, coaching, motivating, promoting collaboration and teamwork, promoting company culture, managing change, providing performance feedback, delegating effectively, resolving conflicts, etc.

Other:

  • Must have valid driver's license, good driving record, and current auto insurance.
  • Ability to speak, read and write English.
  • Must be comfortable working in an environment with pets and assisting in the care of community pets, including, but not limited to, dogs, cats and birds.
  • Willing to demonstrate passion and ability to work with people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementia-related disease.