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Activities Assistant

Company: Volunteers of America
Location: Eckert
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Come join our awesome team as a Life Enrichment Coordinator at Senior Community Care of Colorado-Eckert. We are offering generous referrals and benefits! Senior Community Care of Colorado PACE is part of Volunteers of America National Services which serves as the Housing and Healthcare affiliate of the Volunteers of America parent organization. Life Enrichment Coordinator Job Highlights:

  • Generous "refer a friend" bonus, up to $2,000
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan;
  • Career scholarships;
  • Quality training, continuing career education and leadership programs;
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Holiday & Sick Days) About the job: The Life Enrichment Coordinator , is responsible for the life enrichment programming for the participants enrolled in SCC Of PACE Colorado $16.00-$19.72/ HR Required Qualifications: -To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • Degree in Therapeutic Recreation or similar field preferred, but not required
    • Must have medical clearance for communicable diseases and up-to-date immunizations before having direct participant contact.
    • Must have a valid driver's license, proof of insurance and have means of transportation.
    • Must be able to clear Background Check and Drug Screen Preferred Skills:
      • Must have one year's experience working with the frail or elderly population. One year's experience of providing therapeutic programming to frail or elderly populations preferred. Essentials: -
        • In coordination with the Therapeutic Recreation Coordinator, is responsible for the development, implementation, and facilitation of Life Enrichment and Therapeutic Recreation programing in the SCC PACE Day Center; assists with the development and implementation of recreational activities that meet the interests, needs and capabilities of participants.
          • Leads and/or assists in large groups, small groups, and individual therapy or activities (exercise, arts and crafts, games, life review, sensory, cognitive, spiritual, etc.) in the Day Center and as needed in the home
          • Responsible for the development of supportive social, therapeutic, spiritual, cognitive, and physical programming in the Day Center; enlists the help of IDT members to facilitate specialized programming; ensures programming is added to a calendar of activities for staff and participants
            • Provides direction and support for volunteer/staff/Center Aide involvement in day center during LE/TR programing and activities.
            • Encourages participant involvement in recreation opportunities and provides necessary support to participants, ensuring their life enrichment needs are met. About Senior Community Care of Colorado: -Senior Community Care of Colorado is part of Volunteers of America National Services which serves as the Housing and Healthcare affiliate of the Volunteers of America parent organization. Senior Community Care of Colorado (SCCCO) is a PACE Program (Program of All-Inclusive Care of the Elderly) serving older adults in Montrose and Delta Counties. Our team offers wrap-around care services to meet the unique needs of each of our participants and support them to remain living independently in their homes and communities. Our approach to care is based on our respect for the human spirit and the belief that the right to dignity doesn't diminish with age. Compassion, empathy, personal attention are at the core of how we serve each and every program participant. Unlike other settings, getting to know our participants and building meaningful relationships are key to our success. SCCCO has centers in Montrose and Delta Counties, surrounded by the breathtaking Colorado scenery. With the plummeting depths of the Black Canyon National Park just to the east, the towering and majestic San Juan Mountains to the south, the expansive Uncompahgre Plateau to the west, and lake-bejeweled Grand Mesa to the north, and an expansive water sports park right in the middle of town, we are literally surrounded by an endless variety of prospects for exploration and adventure. Montrose and Delta County also offer a large variety of shopping and dining options and a full schedule of cultural and community events. To learn more about our communities, visit and We want our staff to love their job and offer flexible work schedules and a comprehensive benefits package that support a healthy and active work-life balance. SCCCO is Great Place to Work-Certified! In our 2022 Great Place to Work survey, employees said their work has a special meaning: this is not "just a job".

Keywords: Volunteers of America, Snowmass , Activities Assistant, Other , Eckert, Colorado

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