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Lifestyle Program Director

Company: Maplewood Senior Living
Location: Norwalk
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Job Description:

Activities/Program Director (Lifestyle Director)

Maplewood Senior Living, an innovative, forward-thinking senior living provider, strives to inspire our associates to learn, develop, and succeed. As we continue to grow, we are seeking a devoted and caring Activities Director (Lifestyle Director) to become part of our family.

Maplewood at Strawberry Hill in Norwalk is hiring a full-time Activities Director (Lifestyle Director).

We offer paid training, competitive wages, bonus& incentive programs, growth opportunities and much more. Maplewood also offers a comprehensive benefits package for full time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time-off, voluntary Aflac and a 401K plan.Maplewood at Strawberry Hill, 73 Strawberry Hill Ave Norwalk, CTThe Lifestyle Director is responsible for the development, coordination and implementation of all programs and ensuring that they are therapeutic to the residents and maximizes their quality of life. Maplewood Senior Living offers a full range of social, physical, cognitive, emotional, spiritual and purposeful programs to meet overall well-being of our residents. The Lifestyle Director shall make every effort to meet the comprehensive needs and interests of all the residents.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Create a positive atmosphere with an engaging variety of activities
  • Design and implement a diverse program calendar based on resident's interests& abilities.
  • Plan, schedule, lead and monitor recreational programs to meet the needs of all of our residents.
  • Coordinate transportation for outings and events outside of the community, which may include driving a community motor vehicle
  • Successfully work within Lifestyle budgetary guidelines regarding entertainment, supplies, and labor hours
  • Plan and implementation of special events
  • Implement volunteer program which includes recruitment, interviewing, training and annual recognition
  • Hire, train, schedule, supervise, direct and evaluate the performance of all Lifestyle program associates
  • Ensure therapeutic recreation programming meets all state, federal and other regulations.
  • Must possess a passion for working with the senior population and improving their quality of life
  • Provide outstanding customer service to all residents, family members, responsible persons, and visitors of residents in the community
  • Personable, reliable, great communicator and team player
  • Creative, energetic, enthusiastic, patient, flexible, encouraging, and team-oriented


    • Requires an associate degree from an accredited college or university or satisfactory completion of two years of college, with a major work in recreation, occupational therapy, gerontology or related field, or two years of full-time experience in the recreation field with an adult population
    • Must possess a passion for working with the senior population and improving their quality of life.
    • Experience in an environment which also may include dementia care.
    • Excellent communication, organization and time management skills
    • Basic typing skills and computer knowledge: familiarity with MS Word, Excel, Publisher and creative software
    • Driver requirements; valid driver's license with good driving record. May be required to take a driving test

      Maplewood Senior Living conducts pre-employment screening including background check, drug screening and reference checks



Keywords: Maplewood Senior Living, New England , Lifestyle Program Director, Executive , Norwalk, Northeast

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