Director of Recreation & Events
Posted on Nov 5, 2020 by Discovery Senior Living
About the Opportunity:
Does working for the leader in the Senior Housing industry sound like the professional challenge you are seeking? Discovery Senior Living offers significant opportunities for growth and career advancement. Employees are encouraged to take responsibility for their own careers. Youll be working with incredible individuals with boundless creativity.
Develops and oversees resident services, including planning and coordinating opportunities for residents that promote a level of health, well being, engagement and growth.
Plans, schedules and conducts lifestyle programs that provide physical, intellectual, social, emotional and spiritual opportunities for the residents.
Plans appropriate programs for holidays and special events.
Recruits and develops additional resources for services to the residents. Initiates correspondence including public relations communications with outside organizations, service groups and volunteers.
Advises and motivates residents regarding appropriate individual and group activities based on resident interests and opportunities for growth.
Prepares and organizes a calendar of events. Submits the calendar to the Executive Director for final approval. Posts and distributes the calendar.
Develops and prints the community newsletter.
Purchases and maintains equipment and supplies in accordance with budgetary guidelines.
Organizes and supervises a volunteer staff.
Develops and facilitates daily displays of activities on bulletin boards and/or kiosks in lobbies, elevators, dining rooms and other resident and team member communication centers.
Associate degree in Recreation, Therapeutic Recreation, Education, Gerontology, Social Work, Adult Education.
Three to five years related experience.
Two years supervisory/management experience.
Ability to handle multiple priorities.
Strong computer skills.
Provides leadership by exhibiting confidence in self and others; inspires and motivates others to perform well.