Community Program Director

  • Commonwealth Senior Living
  • Chesapeake, Virginia
  • Oct 15, 2018
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Job Description

Job ID 2018-4431
Type Regular Full-Time
# of Openings 1
Category Activities
Commonwealth Senior Living at Georgian Manor


Do you have a desire to make a difference daily in the lives of Seniors? Come be a leader and have the most fun a person can have every day! The Resident Activity Program Director plans, supervises and monitors the "Sweet Memories" and Assisted Living programs to meet the specific needs of each and all residents in order to ensure the residents remain as engaged, healthy and as active as possible. The programs designed should encompass activities that require the use of all five senses for the residents and is executed in consultation with the Executive Director and other community leaders. The Program Director works closely with the Resident Care Director to document any changes in behavior or condition. They also work with the care to coordinate resident care, resident activities and grow an extraordinary group of individuals to serve our residents. They are a Culture Ambassador! They model the core values of the company personally, leading by example, and ensure all team members exemplify the core values of the company at all times:
  • We Care About People
  • We Do the Right Thing
  • We are Passionate, Have Fun, and Celebrate Success
  • We Speak Up! It's Our Responsibility
  • We Take Ownership and Add Value
  • We are Respectful


  • Degree in recreational therapy or an Activity Director Certification would be ideal
  • Previous experience in recreation and working with older adults
  • CDL Driver's License, or the ability/willingness to obtain CDL to transport residents to activities
  • Universal Assessment Instrument & Individual Service Plan certificates or willingness to obtain
  • Skilled in plans, development and preparation of a variety of exercise, social, recreational and educational events
  • Promotes teamwork and inspires positive attitudes among the staff to monitors/attends activities with other disciplines as needed
  • Continually evaluates the quality and consistency of activities for residents and makes adjustments, corrections, and changes as
  • Able to live out Commonwealth Senior Living's Noble selling purpose - "We improve the lives of seniors, their families, and each other."