• Director of Lifestyles

    Job Locations US-WA-Vashon
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/13/2020 1:29 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1980
    Category
    Resident Services
    Community
    Vashon Community Care
  • Overview

     

     

    Are you an experienced Life Enrichment professional in senior housing looking to make a career move?

    Are you interested in non-profit work where integrity, grace, respect and innovation are part of everyday culture while caring for vulnerable adults? 

    With the growing need for assisted living and memory support care in the Puget Sound, our boutique community is an excellent fit for a self-motivated Lifestyles Director who possesses dynamic engagement and interpersonal skills and has a passion for wellness for seniors. 

    If you are energetic, passionate and enjoy working with older adults in assisted living and memory support, we invite you to apply.

    Vashon Community Care, located on beautiful Vashon Island, is like no other.  As a Transforming Age community we are part of a network of services, products and partnerships dedicated to transforming the perception of age and enhancing the lives of older adults. We are a team of caring and dedicated people with a strong desire to enrich the lives of older adults and our team members.  A culture of excellence that emphasizes serving others, team work, dedication to hospitality and customer service, vigorous innovation and integrity in everything we do.

     Why Vashon Community Care?

    • A legacy community built and supported by the island community.
    • A home for our Elders who are rich in knowledge. Where wisdom is cherished and care is provided with dignity as they enrich the lives of our TA family.
    • Work/Life Balance: where hard work is valued, but time for renewal is cherished.
    • Excellent benefits: medical, dental, vision, life, and disability
    • Culture of excellence and a commitment to team where we strive to fill the lives of our residents with purpose, safety and wellness
    • Diversity matters: Ideas are valued, and collaboration is encouraged

    Your experience in:

    • Development & execution of cultural programing for residents of Assisted Living
    • Cognitive interactive & stimulating programming for older adults with declined memory functions
    • Wellness Program Development
    • Event Planning
    • Leading teams for enrichment wellness, with oversight of the department
    • Experience in working with interdisciplinary teams on resident wellness
    • Organizing and leading large group activities

     

     

    Positions Details

     

    Qualifications:

    Experience:  Three or more years’ experience in Senior Housing Life Enrichment and Activities including managerial experience.

    Education: 2 year college degree or higher in business administration or sales certification

    Job Knowledge:

    • Geriatric socialization and interactive disciplines
    • Memory support, dementia interactive programs
    • Appropriate physical exercise activities for assisted living residents
    • Experienced manager of social work or life enrichment for senior living
    • Microsoft Office Suite and design a must.

    Other: Work well with people including staff, residents, families, and outside community; communicate the services of the facility to prospective residents and the community, must be personable, friendly and work independently.

    License & Certifications:  A valid Washington State driver’s license; Current Food Handlers card; CPR & First Aid Certified; Dementia training; Mental health training; NCCAP or ADC certifications

    Benefits:

    • Commuter benefits: For team members who commute to Vashon Island from off-island locations, your ferry fare is covered to and from the community
    • Competitive salary and commission/bonus structure
    • Comprehensive benefits(medical, dental, vision, disability, & life insurance)
    • 403(b) retirement plan
    • Paid holidays
    • Paid-time off program
    • Opportunities for career growth, advancement and training.

     

    If this sounds like a good fit for your next career move, we invite you to visit our website and apply for the Life Enrichment Director position! We are Transforming Age; fulfilling our vision to Transform the Perception of Age.

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