Commonwealth Senior Living

Program Assistant

US-VA-Richmond
Job ID
2017-2536
Type
Regular Full-Time
# of Openings
1
Category
Activities
Commonwealth Senior Living at The West End

Overview

Do you have a true passion for planning, developing, and preparing a variety of exercise, social, recreational and educational events? The Program Assistances get to live this daily! They work hard to establish and maintain a warm and welcoming atmosphere for residents and staff. They also work closely with the Resident Care Director to document any changes in behavior or condition of the residents.

The main objective of the Program Assistant is to assist the Program Director with planning, developing, and preparing a variety of exercise, social, recreational and educational events.. You will serve residents, their families, and other team members daily providing information and support. This position often grows into leadership opportunities at our communitites through following in the steps of the Programming Director. Potential to move into regional support roles is also possible!

  • We Care About People
  • We Do the Right Thing
  • We are Passionate, Have Fun, and Celebrate Success
  • We Speak Up! It’s Our Responsibility
  • We Take Ownership and Add Value
  • We are Respectful

Qualifications

  • Caring about people. Previous work with seniors would be fantastic!
  • Drive for doing the right thing and seeing things through to the end
  • Passionate about a job well done, having fun, and celebrating success
  • Confident to speak up
  • Great listener
  • Takes ownership and adds value – seeks to improve something every single day!
  • Consistently exhibits respect in all interactions
  • Ability to be level-headed in emergency situations and have an acute sense of responsibility
  • Possess a spirit of cooperation and enthusiasm
  • An Activity Director Certification or a degree in Recreational Therapy would be ideal!

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