Do you have a passion for improving the lives of others?
Are you a coordinator of fun and excitement?
This may be the exciting new career you have been looking for!
Oak Park, the premier retirement community for active seniors in Salisbury, is currently seeking a dynamic and creative Activity Coordinator to join our team.
ABOUT THE POSITION
This candidate must have a passion for working with seniors and a proven history of working directly with the senior population is preferred. Our ideal candidate will have a varied background in event coordinating, decorating, wedding planning, or teaching experience. This position will require you to lead and engage our residents and also have a friendly, professional, and energetic personality at all times. This means, being able to appeal to many different personalities is vital to the success of this candidate. Encouraging participation for all events is a huge part of a successful activities program so our Activity Coordinator candidate will benefit from having strong persuasive skills. The successful candidate for this position must also possess enthusiasm for creating, developing and implementing a full event, activity and fitness program to satisfy the mind, body and spirit of our residents.
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
· One year of event planning or coordinating experience is required.
· Must be 18 years of age or older.
· Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner with our residents.
· Flexible daytime hours and some weekends may be required.
· Must have energy, creativity, and imagination.
· Basic computer skills are needed.
· Prior senior living experience is strongly preferred.
· Desire to provide quality of life to a wonderful group of seniors in your community.
We offer competitive compensation and a benefits package that includes paid time off and the opportunity to elect healthcare, dental, vision and disability benefits, as well as supplemental life insurance. In addition, we offer a 401k plan with company match at the company’s discretion, and an employee assistance program (EAP). We also have a very unique culture and love to celebrate year-round! Also, our Home Office Activities Department is available 7 days a week to help train, support, and guide our Activity Coordinators.
HOW TO APPLY
Please submit a copy of your most recent resume for consideration. OakPark.Hiring@HawthornRet.com
For more information about our company, please visit our website at www.seniorlivinginstyle.com.
Oak Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do pre-employment background checks, employment verification, and reference checks.
At Hawthorn Senior Living, our retirement communities offer seniors the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of living in a community environment while maintaining independence and privacy. Our caring concern for our residents is the foundation that leads to outstanding resident services. As contributing members of the communities we serve, what is most important is that we love our residents. We care about people and because our residents deserve the best, we are looking for employees who understand caring and compassionate customer service. Working in our retirement communities, you will have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our seniors every day.