Discovery Senior Living, a national award-winning developer, owner and operator of senior living communities is currently searching for a Full-Time Recreation and Events Coordinator at our property called Sumter Place in The Villages. Ranked as one of the top 20 largest senior living providers in the United States and the top 5 for growth in the world, Discovery is redefining senior living through innovation, leadership and design. As a result, the company currently has a flourishing portfolio of more than 6,500 homes with plans for continued growth.
The goal of this position is to assist in the development and oversight of resident activities. You will help plan, schedule and conduct programs that provide physical, intellectual, social, emotional and spiritual opportunities for our residents in our Assisted Living and Memory Care community. You will attend all community planned functions and help coordinate the event from beginning to end including set-up, running, and breaking down for the event. You will assist in preparing and organizing a calendar of events.
Must be willing to work flexible hours (evenings and every other weekend) for planned activity events.
Associate s Degree in social work, recreation, sociology, psychology or related field preferred
One to three years experience in assisted living or long term care working with memory care patients preferred
Proficient verbal, written and presentation skills.
Ability to encourage and motivate older adults.
Computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel.
Demonstrated creative ability.
Strong skills in organization, delegation and consensus building.
We recognize people as our most valuable asset. Our competitive salary and benefits package includes 401(k) with company match, medical and dental insurance, disability benefits, confidential employee assistance programs, life insurance, a vision-care plan, paid time off (PTO) and paid company holidays.