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Activity Programs Assistant - Senior Living Community (216) (Chandler)

990 W. Ocotillo Road

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compensation: Competitive wages, benefits and bonus opportunities
employment type: full-time

Activities/Programs Assistant

We are seeking a Zest Assistant for our community The Village at Ocotillo located in Chandler, AZ.

Are you the right person?

The ideal candidate will possess a tirelessly positive attitude, as well as the desire to grow in a rewarding career (we don’t believe in dead-ends around here). You must have superb communication skills, be REALLY reliable (it disappoints the residents when you are a no-show). Resilience and willingness to learn are essential.

We are a lively, vibrant, fast-paced, relentlessly innovative company with huge passion and energy. Is that what you’re looking for?

Core responsibilities:

  • Position reports to the Zest Director and works as part of a team.
  • Help the Director implement creative activities, outings and programs that enrich our resident’s lives.
  • Help the Director to develop newsletter content, flyers, activity calendars, one-pagers, and other collateral material that support resident/family/staff awareness and engagement.
  • Promote participation in activities and help foster social connectedness between residents.
  • Learn the nuts and bolts of how to run a Program’s and Activities Department (the most fun part of the community!)
  • Learn the programs/activities industry and best practices in senior wellbeing and how the pieces of the puzzle fit together.
  • Proactively establish and maintain effective working relationships with all support roles at the community.
  • Other tasks, as assigned (sorry to sound so vague; we all wear a lot of hats!)
  • MUST be a team player!

    Required Skills:

    • Insatiable appetite for learning – this is a COMPLEX industry with a lot of moving parts -- what you learn in this job will set you up for success!
    • An inquisitive mind -- the best people for this role simply ask the best questions and genuinely want to help find optimal solutions for residents!
    • Impeccable communication abilities – both written and oral.
    • Outgoing personality – duh! You have to enjoy – truly enjoy –interacting with people in all mediums (via e-mail, phone, and face-to-face)
    • Resourcefulness – ability to work independently when needed AND as a member of collaborative team.
    • Above-average skills in the Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel, PPT, and Outlook.

    The Village at Ocotillo Senior Living Community
    990 W. Ocotillo Road, Chandler, AZ 85248
    = = = We accept resumes and applications on Saturdays and Sundays. The hiring manager may not be available for an interview then, but your application will be waiting on his desk on Monday morning.

    =====Can’t walk in? Please CLICK to upload your resume/work history and complete the applicant profile:
    ***Need to FAX in your resume? Use (858) 314-1752 Attention: LeeAnne Wonnacott

    This is a full-time position, working approximately 40 hours per week with hours that span weekdays, weekends, and some public holidays.

    Our vibe
    Take a look at our website ( Need we say more? This is an impactful company where you WILL positively impact people’s lives and hearts!  We need energetic people to complement the awesome team we currently have in place.

    To apply, please let us know why you're the ideal candidate. Please do not send a typical boring cover letter or address it to, "Dear Hiring Manager." We're not looking for the "Dear Hiring Manager" types. We're quirky, and culture means everything to us – we need people who think outside the box and aren't afraid to dive in. Please use spellcheck – if your resume and/or cover letter are loaded with typos and grammatical mistakes, we'll have to pass.

    P.S. Please include a resume. If your intro email interests us, we'll open your resume (but we'll be paying more attention to your intro email – so please WOW us).

    For over 30 years, Senior Resource Group-SRG has been an innovator in the development and operation of senior living communities across the USA. Our experience and passion has helped us win many awards - for innovative community design, excellent service and exceptional care.

    Benefits for Full-time employees include: Medical/Vision/Dental/Life Insurance plus a 401k program with generous company match!

    Senior Resource Group recognizes the value of dedicated, well trained workforce. When an employee demonstrates their commitment to SRG by completing all components of our Employee Growth Program (SynRGy), they are eligible to apply for tuition reimbursement through our Investing in You program.
    Senior Resource Group - SRG is an equal opportunity employer. SRG is 100% CARF-accredited!

    Keywords: Activity, Activities, Event, Events, Coordinator, Coordinating, Senior, Senior Living, Assisted Living, Programs

  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

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