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||People taking care of people, that’s who we are and what we do at Cogir/Cadence Living!
What you can expect…
Cogir Senior Living (formerly Cadence Living) is hiring an experienced, creative, and compassionate Resident Lifestyle Director (Activity Director) in our brand-new, premier senior living community Cogir of Kirkland, opening its doors this fall.
The Resident Lifestyle Director (Activity Director) provides an ongoing program of life-enrichment activities designed to meet the interests and the physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being of each resident in our community. This includes planning, organizing, communicating, and coordinating activities with residents individually or in a group setting, as well as planning and organizing special events. They serve as part of the management team to ensure policies and procedures are understood, trained, and implemented. This position hires, trains, and manages other full-time associates (Activity Assistants and/or Coordinators) to ensure all program expectations are in place, and may have oversight of the transportation department.
If you are kind, compassionate, and genuinely desire to make meaningful connections with our residents, a Cogir/Cadence Living community may be the place for you!
What Cogir has to offer you?
Competitive wages, training, and opportunities to learn new skills and grow.
An inclusive, positive work environment where everyone has a voice.
Pay active – use your money before payday!
Shoes for Crews!
Heath, Dental, and Vision insurance.
Basic Life Insurance, covered by the employer.
Paid Vacation, Sick days, and Holiday Pay.
Employee Assistance Program.
Generous Employee Referral Bonus Program.
Free meals at work, and more!
What will you do as a Resident Lifestyle Director (Activity Director)?
Direct oversight of the indoor and outdoor activities, outings, and programs, centered around the residents’ needs within and outside the community.
Create and lead activities such as arts, crafts, music, drama, educational programs, and exercise programs.
Prepare a monthly newsletter and calendar of activities using your creativity and photography skills, displaying it in a prominent location, visible to residents and visitors, including monthly activity meetings.
Hire, train, and supervise Resident Lifestyle Coordinators (Activity Assistants).
Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers when appropriate.
Enthusiastically encourage resident participation and celebrate their achievements.
Obtain necessary equipment and supplies and provide for their accessibility through organized storage.
Work with Marketing to assist with the planning of events to promote the community.
Participate with the administrator in developing a budget for the department.
Foster family and community support of the activity program (e.g., through newsletters, networking, and activities that bring family members or members of the community into the facility, etc.).
Contribute to the community’s efforts to maintain and/or improve the quality of care through participation.
Coordinate the transportation of residents to and from events outside of the community, which may include driving a company vehicle.
If you have these qualifications, we’d love to chat:
A minimum of 3 years of experience in designing and leading life-enrichment activities for seniors in Independent Living (IL), Assisted Living (AL), and Memory Care (MC) settings, is strongly preferred.
A minimum of 1 year of leadership experience in senior living, hospitality, or healthcare management is preferred.
An Associate’s degree or higher in gerontology, business, or a related field is preferred.
Training or a minimum of 1 year in Dementia Care is a plus.
Previous event planning experience is strongly preferred.
Creativity and passion for helping others along with excellent communication skills.
Knowledge of various computer systems, particularly Excel, Word, and Canva.
Strong in initiative and good judgment; employing professional ethics; with a pleasant manner and the ability to motivate.
Ability to coordinate and conduct meetings.
About COGIR Management USA:
COGIR Management USA, headquartered in Sacramento, CA is managing over 60 senior living communities in California, Washington, Arizona, Colorado, North Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, and Maryland, and we continue growing. We strive to be a leader in the senior housing industry, providing an exceptional quality of care, amenities, and team culture, where our residents and team members thrive.
Our common goal is to make a positive difference in the lives of our residents, today and in the future. Our team identity is based on three pillars: Human Focus, Creativity, and Excellence. We offer a unique lifestyle approach to our living situation and are a company committed to continuing to improve.
Apply today and become part of the Cogir Family!
||Cogir of Kirkland
||6505 Lakeview Drive
Kirkland, WA 98033