Job Description

Activities Coordinator

Category
Assisted Living
Specific Schedule
8:00am-4:30pm Saturday and Sunday including some holidays
Type
Regular Part-Time
Location
Memory Care
Min
USD $16.25/Hr.
Max
USD $19.00/Hr.

Job Summary

Join our award-winning team. Friendship Village Tempe is managed by Life Care Services, voted #1 in Customer Satisfaction among senior living communities, by JD Power!

Friendship Village is seeking a Activity Coordinator for work in our Memory Care Unit on the weekends (part-time).

Schedule: Saturday and Sunday, 8:00am-4:30pm, occasional holidays as needed

Pay: $16.25 to 19 per hour, based on experience

Summary:

Responsible for planning, organizing and directing a program of activities for assisted living population of residents with dementia including gross motor activities, reality orientation, reminiscence, and sensory stimulation and as desired by residents.

Education & Experience

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Experience working with the elderly and/or those afflicted with chronic illness required.
  • BA or BS degree from an accredited school preferred.
  • Previous assisted living experience preferred.
  • Must be able to obtain a valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance card.
  • Maintain Adult CPR and First Aid certifications.
  • Able to become Caregiver certified in Supervisory, Personal and Directed Care levels by an instructor licensed by the Arizona Department of Health Services.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

  • Able to push wheelchairs and assist residents with mobility devices on and off Friendship Village bus.
  • Able to perform sitting, standing, bending, lifting, pushing, pulling, and moving intermittently during working hours.
  • Flexible and able to work under stress to carry out job duties.
  • Dependable, creative, organized and have an understanding of the needs and concerns of the aged as well as having patience, tact, and a cheerful attitude.
  • Able to reach above shoulder level, bend, squat, crouch, kneel, balance, sit, stand, push, pull and lift and carry up to 50 pounds of material handling and up to 35 pounds of Resident handling intermittently during working hours.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Employee Benefits

At Friendship Village, we truly value our employees. We offer part-time employees a benefits package including:

  • 403(B) Retirement Savings Plan – Employer Match (must work 20 hours/wk)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Opportunities for Advancement
  • Competitive Pay
  • FREE Employee Meals
  • Direct Deposit
  • $250 Employee Referral Bonus
  • Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay
  • Education Grant Program (must work 15 hrs/wk)
  • Employee Discounts
  • Wellness Program and Gym On-site
  • Discounted Bus Passes
  • Emergency Loan Program
  • Employee Events
  • Recognition Programs
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Trip Reduction Program
  • Leave of Absence Policy
  • Paid Bereavement Leave
  • Military Time Off

Hospitality Focus

Friendship Village Tempe fully embraces a culture of hospitality. To that end, we include the following hospitality promises as a guide for our interpersonal interactions with residents, co-workers, and guests:

  • We greet residents, employees, and guests warmly, by name and with a smile.
  • We treat everyone with courteous respect.
  • We strive to anticipate resident, employee, and guest needs and act accordingly.
  • We listen and respond enthusiastically in a timely manner.
  • We hold ourselves and one another accountable.
  • We embrace and value our differences.
  • We make residents, employees, and guests feel important.
  • We ask “Is there anything else I can do for you?”
  • We maintain high levels of professionalism, both in conduct and appearance, at all times.
  • We pay attention to details.

Our Mission

Friendship Village Tempe lives our life-care promise in a community where residents and staff are engaged in enjoying life as one.

Our Vision

To be known as the leading retirement community that embraces individuality while delivering an innovative and compassionate environment in which we live and work.

Our Core Values

  • We interact honestly and fairly, with integrity and openness.
  • We intentionally respect and embrace the perspective of each individual.
  • We are passionate about consistently delivering exceptional service.
  • We are innovative and creative leaders.
  • We work together to cultivate meaningful relationships.

Our Reputation

Friendship Village is a place employees can wake up happy to come to work each day. We take pride in our exceptional culture of family and hospitality.

We hold a 4.8-star rating on Glassdoor.

Glassdoor Rating Stars 5.11.2020

We have a 4.1-star rating on Indeed.

Indeed rating stars 4.1 at 52 reviews

Medicare.gov has awarded us a 5-star rating.

Medicare.gov Rating

Our staff and residents rate us 4.6 stars on Facebook.

Facebook stars 5.2.19

Friendship Village is managed by Life Care Services, voted #1 in Customer Satisfaction among senior living communities, by JD Power!

JD Power 2019 Award

Application Instructions

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