Garden Spot Communities
  • New Holland, PA, USA
  • 18-20 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Full Time Day

Robust and comprehensive benefits package!

Activities Coordinator for Personal Care

Full Time Day * Up to $20/hr

Garden Spot Village, part of Garden Spot Communities, is currently seeking an Activities Coordinator in Personal Care for a Full Time Day position working 8am - 4:30pm, 40 hours per week.

Garden Spot Village, located in New Holland, PA, is a Retirement Community offering innovative options for residential living, and also wellness and healthcare services.

The Activities Coordinator will work in our personal care household and be responsible for planning, organizing and facilitation quality programming and events for Mountain View residents ensuring the highest degree of resident engagement.

What will I do in this role with Garden Spot?

As an Activities Coordinator, supporting the Garden Spot Communities' mission will include the following responsibilities:

  • Attend department meetings, training programs and leads monthly resident council meetings.
  • Perform other reasonable related business duties as assigned by the Director of Personal Care or LPN Supervisor.
  • Ensure residents privacy, respect, dignity and rights are protected as per State and Federal Regulations.
  • Plan activity calendar, prepare and help implement programs that provide recreational, educational, social, inspirational, physical and musical therapeutic value for groups and individuals.
  • Conducts selected activities directly and oversees other staff and volunteer involvement in activity programming on all shifts.
  • Creates monthly Newsletter for residents and families.
  • Responsible to develop, coordinate and supervise volunteer program in Mountain View.
  • Develop and implement program policies, goals, and objectives.
  • Provide outdoor functions and off-campus trips.
  • Partner with Dining Services, Social Services, Volunteer Services and other GSV Life Enrichment Coordinators for facility wide programs, and MV special events.
  • Experiment with new and innovative programming ideas with input and approval of Director of Personal Care.
  • Secure entertainment and supplies needed for Mountain View.
  • Keep knowledge base current by continued education.
  • Keep activity areas and storage areas tidy and in an orderly fashion.
  • Visit one on one with residents who prefer not to participate in group settings.
  • Completes all necessary documentation in accordance with State Regulatory requirements and facility policy
  • Able to provide Resident Assistant functions as needed.
  • Keep bulletin boards updated and interesting.
  • Encourage residents to remain active and attend social functions and programs.
  • Come to work as scheduled and consistently demonstrate dependability, punctuality and flexibility.
  • Attends all in-services and training sessions relevant to the position.

What do I need for this role with Garden Spot?

  • Licensed or Registered Therapeutic Recreational Specialist preferred.
  • Two years of experience in social or recreational programming in health care setting preferred.
  • Working knowledge of various types of recreational, social and therapeutic activities.
  • Ability to develop programs for all types of residents including geriatrics, physically or mentally handicapped.
  • Basic understanding of human behavior and motivation, body systems and functions as it relates to the geriatric population and medical terminology.
  • Must function independently, have flexibility, personal integrity and the ability to work effectively with residents, personnel, and support agencies.
  • Must demonstrate dynamic, effective leadership, initiation and good judgment.
  • Must have good motivational, organizational and communicational skills (both verbally and written).
  • Must have a valid Pennsylvania driver's license along with current CDL license (CDL License preferred.)
  • Ability to drive 20 passenger bus, mini bus, van or car as needed.
  • Must have or be willing to obtain CPR and First Aide certification.

What does Garden Spot Communities offer employees?

  • The opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others, working in a non-profit atmosphere with community involvement, friends, and a mission that extends beyond the people we serve to those who serve here.
  • We value our team members! In addition to fair, competitive wages we offer a comprehensive compensation package that includes, but is not limited to, the following benefits!
    • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance coverage
    • 401(k) retirement program with 5% company match
    • A fully tax-deductible Health Savings Account program
    • Paid Time Off
    • Tuition Assistance and Career Development
    • Campus perks such as a campus fitness room and salon, generous meal discounts, and many employee appreciation and recognition events.

How is Garden Spot unique?

  • Part of Garden Spot Communities, we are a nonprofit organization with locations in New Holland and Akron, PA, offering healing and retirement living at its best!
  • We live out our mission daily: To enrich the lives of older adults as an expression of Christ's love.
  • We prioritize our values: Community, Excellence, Service, Stewardship, Innovation, and Integrity.
  • We offer compassionate personal care based on each residents' needs and preferences.
  • We encourage and equip our team to work hard, have fun, and make a difference!

Before completing an application, please review The Garden Spot Experience HERE to learn more about who we are, what we do and how we do it!


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