The Good Samaritan Society is the nation's largest non-profit senior care company. With nearly 100 years of charting new territory, the Society offers an opportunity to weave together imagination with reality and ultimately transform the aging experience in America. Now, partnering with Sanford Health, we are able to provide care through all stages of life. Throughout our organization, you will be part of a family, offering love and compassion to residents as part of a dedicated and diverse care team.
Location: 3660 - GSS Winthrop
506 High St W
Winthrop, Minnesota, 55396-9798
Employment Type: Full-Time
Shift: 8 Hours
Easy Apply Process
Mobile Device Friendly
Activities Coordinator is responsible for the planning and implementation of recreational activities for residents. Those activities also need to take place on weekends. Hours do not need to take place on weekends but the arrangement of activities( and staff to support them) must be in place.
Assesses residents' needs and develops plans for programming that meets identified needs. Leads or assists with conducting programming
Follows appropriate and adequate safety measures while on outings
Assures residents are supervised at all times while in planned groups/outings, etc. Reports signs / symptoms of resident infections to appropriate staff
Properly cleans/sanitizes supplies/equipment according to set schedule
Must be eligible for certification as a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist or as an Activities Professional by a recognized accrediting body or have the ability to satisfactorily complete an accredited training program approved by the state in which the center/campus is located is preferred; training in communication with visually and hearing impaired individuals as well as aphasic individuals is preferred.
Demonstrated knowledge of caring for people with special needs; ability and desire to be creative and ability to adapt programs and supplies to meet individual resident needs.
The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive, employee-approved benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. The variety of benefits include: health benefits, a retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, voluntary benefits and much more! To review all of the great benefits and benefit eligibility, visit: https://www.good-sam.com/jobs/benefits
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or other protected status. For more information including state-specific protections, please visit: https://www.good-sam.com/lp/careers/eeo-and-affirmative-action
Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society