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Activity Specialist

Company: Sage Eldercare Solutions
Location: Walnut Creek
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Activity SpecialistJob Location: Contra Costa County, CA; Various East Bay Area, CA locations. Requires on-site work in residences and facilities and remote collaboration with team members.Job Schedule: Part-time to Full-timeReports to: Hummingbird Project ManagerAre you driven by a passion to make a meaningful impact in the lives of elders through creative and therapeutic activities? Sage Eldercare Solutions invites you to join our team as an Activities Specialist. Our referral-based program, The Hummingbird Project, seeks to enrich the lives of older adults through personalized, one-on-one connections. Ideal candidates include those with experience as activity directors, recreation therapists, teaching artists, or creative arts therapists.Since our establishment, we've dedicated ourselves to enhancing the well-being of older adults through innovative solutions and compassionate care. Our interdisciplinary team is committed to delivering exceptional care and support, and we're looking for someone with your unique skills to contribute to our mission.What We Want:We seek an Activity Specialist to develop and implement therapeutic activities that improve the quality of life for our clients. This role is perfect for individuals with a background in art, drama, music, expressive arts, or recreation therapy and a deep commitment to working with the elderly.What You'll Do:

  • Design and execute various therapeutic activities tailored to individual client needs, enhancing their quality of life.
  • Plan and lead one-on-one sessions with clients in their residences and conduct group programs in facilities.
  • Organize and facilitate art-based group activities in assisted living facilities.
  • Maintain regular contact with clients and care providers, supplying materials and support for life enrichment activities.Who You Are:
    • A bachelor's degree is required; a master's degree or significant experience in art, drama, music, expressive arts, or recreation therapy is preferred.
    • At least two (2) years of experience working with older adults, including those with cognitive changes and dementia.
    • Empathetic and compassionate with a creative approach to developing individualized activity plans.
    • Proficient in holistic quality of life, life enrichment, and engagement practices.
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills -with the ability to engage and comfort a diverse range of individuals.
    • Excellent written communication skills and time management abilities.
    • Experienced with G-Suite and video communication platforms like Zoom, FaceTime, and Google Hangouts.
    • A valid California driver's license, vehicle insurance, and reliable transportation are required.Why Sage?
      • Impactful work: Every day, we're improving the lives of older adults.
      • Work-life balance: We prioritize the well-being of our clients and our team.
      • Innovation and support: We value your ideas and foster a learning culture.
      • Medical, dental, vision, and FSA plans
      • Employee Assistance Program
      • 401(K) and 401(K) matching
      • Employee Referral Program
      • Year-end Cash Bonuses
      • Annual pay increases
      • Continuing Education
      • Paid Holidays
      • Paid Time OffAt Sage Eldercare Solutions, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment and building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. Sage is an equal-opportunity employer.Compensation: This is an hourly-based position with an anticipated hourly rate of $36.00-$43.00. Offered compensation will be determined based on education and experience.Join us in transforming eldercare; apply today to bring joy and meaningful engagement to the lives of older adults!Powered by JazzHRCompensation details: 36-43 Hourly WagePIe6070d8b61b9-31181-33996458

Keywords: Sage Eldercare Solutions, Walnut Creek , Activity Specialist, Other , Walnut Creek, California

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