The Social Events Coordinator has the unique role of providing meaningful, purposeful and fun activities for residents across the Long Term Care and Rehabilitation Communities. Recognizing that every interaction with a resident is an activity, the Social Events Coordinator plans and delivers a daily calendar of activities that incorporates individual interests and addresses the physical, mental, social, emotional and spiritual needs of each resident. The Social Events Coordinator will spend 70% of his/her time interacting with residents and 30% working on documentation, planning, organizing and implementing programs.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
- Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist or Activity Director Certified or Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
- Must have experience working with people with dementia in a residential setting
- Demonstrated understanding of stages of dementia
- Must enjoy working with older adults
- Flexibility, creativity, patience
- Valid driver’s license and willingness to drive facility bus
We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.
MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.
With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.