Lifestyle Director Job at Bristal Assisted Living, New York, NY

  • Bristal Assisted Living
  • New York, NY

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY: To plan, develop, coordinate and administer a social, educational and recreational program which meets the psychosocial needs of the Residents within the Assisted Living and Reflections Programs. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop and maintain activities programs for Assisted Living Residents and Reflections Program Residents. Assist Residents to continue with interests, hobbies and activities that they have previously pursued. Offer new opportunities to enhance their lives with new learning experiences. These via the learning of new crafts, dramatic club, choral groups, discussion groups new avenues for self-expression. Plan and coordinate outings to every conceivable area, i.e., art galleries, theatre, music, racetracks, religious and cultural programs. Provide constant activity within the facility, which will allow for the expansion of friendships. Assist Residents in the formation of various clubs and organizations and interest groups, thus generating opportunities for leadership and involvement in the workings of the community. Plan a monthly calendar of events for Residents that includes on-going diversified activities that meet the religious, social, emotional, educational and recreational needs of the Residents. Coordinate Resident monies for special activities and events planned and run by the Recreation Department. Write and edit a monthly newsletter, copies of which will be provided to each Resident and appropriate staff. These will be distributed to referral sources and recent inquiries and used as a marketing tool. Coordinate transportation for all special trips planned by the Recreation Department. Interview all new Residents, provide them with a welcome basket and provide new Resident with orientation to building, available amenities, activities, etc. Purchase and prepare seasonal decorations as well as decorate for theme events. Establish, conduct and maintain records of Resident Council, its officers, and minutes of each meeting. Establish a welcome committee to assure new Residents move-in will be as smooth as possible. Request, in accordance with the activities budget, supplies necessary for the program. Maintain knowledge of Residents backgrounds, hobbies, special interests, languages spoken, etc. Coordinate exercise and swim programs for active and/or handicapped Residents according to individual Resident needs. Selectively recruit volunteers to assist in social programs. Arrange for photographs to be taken at major events and maintain an album of these pictures. Distribute press releases of events to local news media. Become knowledgeable on how to operate all equipment necessary to operate the Recreation Department. Network with outside contacts to recruit social and educational groups in the community to participate in the Bristal activities. Provide positive publicity to the Bristal. Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor or Executive Director.

Job Tags

Full time, Seasonal work, Local area,

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