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Life Enrichment Specialist (Activity/ Activities Coordinator)

Life Enrichment Specialist (Activity/ Activities Coordinator)

About us

3E & J LLC d/b/a Town Square NW Austin, TX

Town Square is a senior enrichment center (adult day care) that transports seniors back to another time and place with the look and feel of a 1950s small town. Members can explore multiple unique activity rooms, called storefronts, all designed to spark memories of the past.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Including but not limited to:

  • Work closely with the Activity Director to:
    • plan, implement, and evaluate Town Square daily programming,
    • ensures daily activities and programs, encourage socialization and provide entertainment, enjoyment, and fulfillment to Town Square members, including physical fitness exercises and other recreational activities in the following categories: productive, leisure, self-care & wellness, restorative
    • ensure calendar of events and programs are planned quarterly, well-documented, and communicated clearly to all support staff
    • plan and create monthly calendars using the Town Square programming guide and coordinate with outside vendors for special programming, such as performances, family days, holiday themes, and special events
  • Work closely with the Center Director to ensure programs and staffing meet Town Square goals and adhere to approved budgets
  • Actively participate in daily activities and directly engage with Town Square members
  • Provide ongoing training and support to care providers of all activities and programs
  • Lead morning team huddles and support staff to review daily activities and specific member needs
  • Coach and monitor performance of care providers during day-to-day activities
  • Manage any center volunteers when present
  • Work closely with Center Nurse to:
    • record members’ social history,
    • assist with members’ related support needs (for example, help coordinate member transportation, potential evaluation for occupational, physical, and speech therapies)
    • assures that the identified related support services are included in the members’ plan of care, and
    • signs and dates monthly progress notes about social and related support services activities provided/ coordinated.
  • Assist with food service and food ordering; maintain any state-specific requirements
  • Participate in after-hour events to promote Town Square
  • Assist with Town Square tours when necessary

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.

REQUIREMENTS

  •  Must have graduated from a high school or have a certificate recognized by a state of the United States as the equivalent of a high-school diploma and have:
    • (i) a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, and one year of full-time experience working with elderly people or people with disabilities in a human service or medically related program;
    • (ii) 60 semester hours from an accredited college or university, and two years of full-time experience working with elderly people or people with disabilities in a human service or medically related program; or
    • (iii) completed an activities director’s course, and two years of full-time experience working with elderly people or people with disabilities in a human service or medically related program.
  • A degree in therapeutic recreation, gerontology, education, or related field preferred
  •  Three years direct programming experience with older adults and persons with dementia preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  •  Self-motivated with the ability to self-manage and drive efficient processes
  • Successful results of background check, and where applicable, additional state specific regulatory requirements

 

Work Remotely:  No

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance

 

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

 

Supplemental pay types:  Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations: We will follow CDC and State of Texas guidelines for any mask mandates and will adhere to best practices for hand hygiene, cleaning and disinfecting surfaces.

Education:  Associate (Preferred)

License/Certification: Driver’s License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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