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Activities Coordinator

Life Enrichment & Service Coordinator

The Life Enrichment & Service Coordinator is responsible for development, coordination and advertising of an engaging calendar of programs, social services, and events for the GCT resident community.

Reports to: Community Administrator

Essential Functions
o  Plans and implements a regular schedule of events and programs for the GCT community, providing options to engage all residents including those with limited hearing, vision, memory, mobility, language skills, and with special dietary needs.
o  Volunteer coordination to include recruitment, orientation, training and appreciation of volunteers.
o  Maintains records and monitors budget items during monthly planning process and communicates expenses to accounting in a timely manner.
o  Demonstrates an understanding of the aging process and reports changes in residents’ physical well-being / behaviors to the team in a confidential manner.
o  Develops and maintains contact information regarding relationships with partners and potential partners that further enhance the GCT community.
o Actively participates in ongoing professional development through seminars, workshops, and forums.
o  Assist residents with recertification process and collaborate with Admin staff to ensure all documentation requested is provided.
o  Assist residents with various service related issues that include assistance with cell phone operations and communication with service providers, free government programs, recertification of Medicaid and Food Stamp programs, living wills, POA forms, and general guidance with various health concerns.
o  Assist staff and family members with solutions for residents that have declining health concerns or special needs.
o  Provide educational programming to residents on wellness and health issues related to aging and routine services such as: blood pressure screenings, flu clinics, health fairs, Tai Chi lessons, etc.
o  Assist in coordination, development and distribution of PR materials.
o  Assist Administrator and Office Staff as needed

Position Characteristics
o  Planner and leader that will create, plan and implement events and programs.
o  Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
o  Focus on providing person-centered care and building lasting relationships.
o  Professional approach and a positive role model.
o  Proficient with Social Media platforms and Microsoft Office.
o  Team player; cooperative and enthusiastic
o  Timely and consistent attendance with flexibility to vary schedule when needed.
o  Ability to challenge and encourage residents while maintaining privacy and confidentiality.
o  Adherence to all DCCSH personnel policies and procedures.
o  Moderate amounts of physical activity, including stooping, bending, loading and lifting up to 25lbs.
o  Bilingual: Korean (preferred)

Interested candidates can apply by email to admin@christianterrace.com with resume and cover letter.

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Activities Assistant

Description

Activities Assistant (CNA Certified)

Canterbury Court is a retirement community located in the heart of Buckhead where we put our hearts into creating a true community. As a faith-based, not-for-profit organization, we reinvest revenue into our community for the benefit of residents and staff. We are Atlanta’s first Life Plan Community (LPC) – what some call a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC).  

Canterbury Court is looking for Activities Assistants (CNA certified) to join our family. These Full-time positions are located in the long-term care division of our Life Plan Community (LPC). We invite you to experience Canterbury Court.  

Canterbury Court offers a competitive total compensation package that includes health & dental benefits, eligibility for a quarterly gift, group insurance plans, retirement savings plan with company match, off-street parking, and resident-funded scholarships.

The Activities Assistant (CNA certified) must have a sincere desire to serve older adults in a quality continuing care setting, providing for the dignity of all residents through a high standard of caring professional Assisted Living and Nursing services.

Recreation and leisure activities provide opportunities for the Nursing Pavilion and Personal Care residents to continue to engage in a healthy lifestyle.

The Activities Assistant (CNA certified) is assigned to work closely with the Activity Coordinator to ensure the coordination, development, and maintenance of a quality activity program based on the needs of the residents.

Healthy and productive lifestyles can be presented with challenging alternatives during the aging process; you must have a sincere, genuine desire to serve older adults. You will be assigned to assist the Social Worker and Nursing in delivering care in a quality setting, providing for the dignity of all residents through a high standard of caring professional.

Requirements  
The Activities Assistant (CNA certified) shall be knowledgeable of the aging process and therapeutic interventions applicable for specific disease processes.
The Activities Assistant (CNA certified) should be able to perform duties in a nursing home setting with long-term care residents.
The Activities Assistant (CNA certified) should demonstrate effective communication with residents, staff, families, and visitors.
The Activities Assistant (CNA certified) will perform a majority of the work in a comfortable interior environment, with occasional work performed outdoors.
The Activities Assistant (CNA certified) may be exposed to contagious diseases and/or required to work with combative residents.
The Activities Assistant (CNA certified) may be required to stand for lengthy periods of time and push wheelchairs.

Preferred Education and Experience
One year of experience in a long-term care setting.

To Apply
Email resume to HR@canterburyccrc.org or apply here: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/All/b63f2682-befe-4f53-8b7d-05c3952a135d/Canterbury-Court

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