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Director of Activities - Assisted Living

The Palace Group Weston ,FL
  • Posted: 27 days ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Luxury Senior Living Communities

 In Kendall, Coral Gables & Homestead

 Is looking for

 Director of Activities & Entertainment

 for its

 Brand New Palace at Weston

An Independent, Assisted Living & MemoryCare Community

16025 Emerald Street, Weston, FL

Winner of Gallup'sGreat Workplace Award

 

The #1 Priority of this position is… 

To plan, facilitate and execute daily recreational, physical, social, spiritual, intellectual, group and individual activities while taking into consideration the residents’ interest profile.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Create exciting activities to fit the various recreational needs of all residents in the community.
  • Execute special family and resident events to recognize secular, religious, national and indigenous holidays, birthdays and theme parties.
  • Meet with each resident upon move-in to complete Resident Interest Profile and enter the information on CRM.
  • Attend all marketing events, residents’ parties and family/resident luncheons and/or dinners.
  • Schedule and carry-out, either personally or through others, daily structured and unstructured in-house events on an individual and group basis.
  • Supervise activities assistant, volunteers and hire entertainers.

Qualifications 

  • Two years of experience in a social/recreational program; one of which was full-time in a senior center activities program or social activities in a healthcare setting.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills, both verbal and written in English. Spanish preferred.
  • Basic math skills required. Must be able to plan and adhere to a yearly budget.
  • Must be computer literate with extensive knowledge of PC programs, including but not limited to Microsoft Publisher, Outlook, Word, Excel, Internet Explorer & PowerPoint.
  • Knowledgeable about various activities such as Arts & Crafts and enjoy singing and dancing.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related field or equivalent is desirable.

The Ideal Candidate 

  • Responsible, punctual, resourceful, creative, enthusiastic and sensitive to the needs of the elderly.
  • Flexible as to work schedule. Must be able to work rotating shifts, weekends, holidays and must be available in emergency situations.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and multi-task. 
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic and the ability to work independently AND as a team member.

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Company Description
Since 1980, The Palace Group has set the standard for Senior Living...
Welcome to The Palace Group of Senior Living Communities. We invite you to visit our beautiful communities in South Florida, and to meet our residents and staff. You'll understand why thousands of families have entrusted the care of their older family members to us.

We founded The Palace Group in 1980 as a 21-bed ALF and have grown to multiple, nationally-renowned and award-winning communities and services, serving over 1,500 residents and 1,100 employees. The Palace offers a choice of care levels including Independent Living, Catered Living, Assisted Living, Nursing & Rehabilitation, Home Health Services, Luxury Living for those 55 & Over, and a Continuing Care Retirement Community.

Even with our growth and success, The Palace Group remains a privately-owned "labor of love." Along with our sons Zack and Haim, we all live nearby; we frequently dine on-site; we know our residents & families. Our hands-on approach means there's no "corporate red tape" that gets in the way of delivering exceptional service, care and memorable experiences.

Helen & Jacob Shaham
Founders & Owners

The Palace Group

Why Work Here?

Come join the 2019 GALLUP "Great Workplace Award" winner!!! We offer good pay, benefits, flex schedules and a caring family environment.

Since 1980, The Palace Group has set the standard for Senior Living... Welcome to The Palace Group of Senior Living Communities. We invite you to visit our beautiful communities in South Florida, and to meet our residents and staff. You'll understand why thousands of families have entrusted the care of their older family members to us. We founded The Palace Group in 1980 as a 21-bed ALF and have grown to multiple, nationally-renowned and award-winning communities and services, serving over 1,500 residents and 1,100 employees. The Palace offers a choice of care levels including Independent Living, Catered Living, Assisted Living, Nursing & Rehabilitation, Home Health Services, Luxury Living for those 55 & Over, and a Continuing Care Retirement Community. Even with our growth and success, The Palace Group remains a privately-owned "labor of love." Along with our sons Zack and Haim, we all live nearby; we frequently dine on-site; we know our residents & families. Our hands-on approach means there's no "corporate red tape" that gets in the way of delivering exceptional service, care and memorable experiences. Helen & Jacob Shaham Founders & Owners

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