Submitted on January 09, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Company: McKendree Village
Brief Company Description: McKendree Village is a continuing care retirement community located on 42 acres in Suburban Nashville.
(000) 000 - 0000
Job Type: Part time
Start Date: January 09, 2013
Education Level: High school
No experience required
To plan, organize and implement individual and group activities for residents and maintain required records. To plan and lead group activities to meet the social, intellectual, spiritual, physical, and emotional needs of residents both on and off campus. To develop 1-1 activities to meet the needs and interests of residents who choose not to participate in group activities. To set up files and maintain required documentation in a current, accurate, legible and confidential manner both on computer and hand written paperwork. To assist in planning, promotion, decoration and implementation of special programs. To write and submit Villager news for assigned area monthly. To complete registration for absentee voting for residents who wish to exercise their right to vote. To keep work area neat and organized and maintain supplies and equipment. Demonstrate strong positive interpersonal and communication skills with residents and their family members. Demonstrate strong, positive interpersonal and communication skills with all personnel. To participate in scheduled in-services and educational opportunities. To work some evenings and weekends. Use proper telephone etiquette and message taking and relaying. To perform other tasks or responsibilities as necessary, as determined by the Director of Activities. Demonstrate usage of correct English, grammar, and spelling. To work hours scheduled and arrive on time, prepared to carry out duties of job. To cooperate with other staff, both within and outside the department to provide the best care possible for the residents. To show initiative in planning special activities and in caring for needs of department. To work cooperatively with volunteers.
Job Qualifications Required: High school graduate. Experience working with people, preferably in a health care setting. Ability to work independently, responsibly, and provide organizational skills. Professional appearance and conduct. Knowledge of and ability to lead various recreational activities. Desired Certification by National Certification Council of Activity Professionals or degree in recreation. Bachelor of Science in related field.
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