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Activities Specialist - Full or Part Time

Company: Park Village Pines
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
Do you have a heart for helping people? Do you enjoy making people smile? Come join the staff in the activities department at Park Village Pines and help enrich the lives of our senior residents.Company Description:Park Village Pines has provided Senior Assisted Living in Kalamazoo (and Elderly Assisted Care services) since 1983. In our three buildings, we serve seniors and the elderly who have few or basic care needs as well as those who require specialized or memory loss care.As a non-profit organization, we are uniquely committed to being an excellent Christ-centered senior care center and Christian residency community where people love to live, work, and support.Benefits Available (for Full Time):

  • Medical & Prescription coverage ($24/pay check)
  • Dental & Vision (free for the employee)
  • Matching 401k
  • Paid Time Off
  • Long Term Disability Coverage
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Short Term Disability Coverage
  • Clothing Allowance
  • Anniversary Bonuses... and more..

    Requirements:
    Job Summary:The Activities staff is responsible for coordinating resident activities including- facilitating group activities, individual visits with residents, community outings, and hosting special events. They strive to promote teamwork throughout all departments.Worker Traits:
    • Caring and understanding
    • Adaptable
    • Good Communication and Time-management Skills
    • Leadership SkillsResponsibilities:
      • Plan, organize, lead, and document daily activities.
      • Be available to work weekends and holidays as necessary
      • Maintain a clean and organized environment - room set-up and completing daily tasks.
      • Plan and/or participate in community and area outings - Responsible for assisting with loading, driving, & maintaining safety.
      • Assist in planning monthly calendar of events for Park Village, Oakview Terrace, and Crystal Woods
      • Welcome new residents and help to orientate to their new environment.
      • Create & maintain an up-to-date bulletin board of current events.
      • Maintain good verbal and written communication among residents, families, and staff members.
      • Available to work some holidays, evenings, and weekends.
      • Maintains neat, well-groomed appearance adhering to Park Village Pines' dress code.
      • Lift, push/pull 50 lbs.+, assisting residents to/from their rooms.
      • Stand or walk up to 90% of an eight-hour shift.
      • Basic bird aviary care (clean water, food, and windows).
      • Seasonal garden care: planting, watering, and deadheading on a daily basis at all buildings.

Keywords: Park Village Pines, Kalamazoo , Activities Specialist - Full or Part Time, Other , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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