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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 11/3/2016

Prestige Care, Inc Salem, OR

Salem, OR
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Job Summary:

Activities Director is responsible for coordinating, directing, planning and conducting the life enrichment and resident activity programs.

Essential Functions:

Designs a creative and exciting life enrichment program to meet the individual needs and interests of the residents.
Plans and implements life enrichment calendar each month that includes life skills, education, wellness, recreational, and spiritual programming. Provides a calendar for each resident, his or her families, and friends. Posts calendars throughout the residence.
Provides one to one programming for residents who cannot participate in a group setting.
Coordinates the transportation of residents to and from events outside of the residence, which may include driving a residence motor vehicle. Is accountable for all residents presence when leaving or returning to a residence.
Maintains life enrichment budget, equipment, and supplies.
Participates in the review of individual Residents Service Plans and documents life enrichment progress every six months or when there is a significant change in the resident.
Trains staff on the importance of life enrichment and other areas regarding the quality of life for residents.
Coordinates quarterly special events at the residence, which includes residents, families, and friends.
Recruits, trains, and supervises volunteers.
Participates in discharge planning with other members of the management team.
Develops community resources and contacts to enhance the quality of life for residents.

Bachelor s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university preferred majoring in Recreation, Music, or Occupational Therapy with two or more years of direct programming experience with older adults preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Basic PC s and Word Processing Software required.
Valid commercial Class B driver s license and access to a private vehicle for business use.

Imagine waking up each morning knowing that you're about to do some good in the world...

Prestige Care is about people helping people, and is rooted in a philosophy of caring based on our core values - respect, integrity, commitment and trust - that are at the center of all we do. Our mission is to provide quality care, guided by a compassionate heart and our promise is to personally touch lives every day.