Atria Senior Living

Engage Life Coordinator

CAN-ON-Niagra Falls
Category
Senior Education/Recreation
Community Name
Stamford Estates
Requisition ID
2017-58963
Employment Type
Full-Time

Overview

Atria Senior Living is a leading operator of independent living, assisted living, supportive living, and memory care communities in 190 locations in 27 states and seven Canadian provinces. We are the residence of choice for more than 21,000 seniors, and the workplace of choice for more than 14,600 employees. We create vibrant communities where older adults can thrive and participate, know that their contributions are valued, and enjoy access to opportunities and support that help them continue making a difference in our world. 

 

Atria is an equal opportunity employer.  Atria provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.  Atria also does not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on these protected classifications.  We require the cooperation of all employees in maintaining a discrimination-free and harassment-free work environment.

Responsibilities

  • Uses the Atria Resident Discovery tool (ARD) to complete Learn.Do.Try. (LDT) surveys, monthly event calendar, and all move in actions Related to Engage Life for all residents.
  • Prepares and publishes an engaging and creative monthly program calendar which incorporates the communities’ events and programs by the 1st of every month (ex. December calendar due Nov 1). Ensures the calendar meets the 8 Dimesions of Engagement expectations.
  • Engages and motivates residents resulting in program participation.
  • Engages in community public relations including collaboration with corporate public relations and preparation of local positive publicity stories.
  • Coordinates departmental needs and goals within department budgets.
  • Organizes community resident transportation, including scheduling of outside events and similar operational decisions.
  • May drive company vehicle from community to social and other various destinations (only if required by community).
  • Assists in the recruiting, training and managing of volunteers where applicable.
  • Leads assigned Engage Life programs and develops service plans.
  • Offers adequate and diversified recreational activities to residents with sufficient supervision for each activity.
  • Develops programs for residents including, if applicable, programs designed for residents confined to their rooms.
  • Engages and motivates residents resulting in program participation.
  • Informs residents of upcoming activities and maintains a current schedule of events on the bulletin board.
  • Greets new residents making a special effort to include and engage them in activities and introduce them to others in the community with similar interests and backgrounds.
  • Assists in planning parties and activities as well as decorating the community according to the season and/or holiday throughout the years as well as planning monthly birthday parties to honor residents.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university preferred; one to two years related experience and/or training.
  • Able to clearly present information through the spoken word. Can accurately communicate, providing the necessary level of detail even under stressful or demanding conditions.  Ensures a positive attitude and team orientation is exhibited in verbal and non-verbal communication.
  • Solid performance management skills, including the ability to communicate performance expectations, document performance conversations, coach and document performance issues and complete performance management expectations as guided by the company.
  • Demonstrated ability to use independent judgment and discretion to make decisions designed to achieve company expectations and goals for the community.
  • Able to operate standard office equipment.
  • Ability to effectively utilize technology including use of computers, iPad/Tablet use, Word programming, internet access, email, and social media.
  • Position requires driving responsibilities (may use Company provided vehicle and/or personal vehicle).
  • Must possess valid driver’s license.
  • Must satisfactorily meet and be in compliance with Atria motor vehicle policy standards.

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