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Activity Coordinator

Activity Coordinator

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Job Description

Assist and/or implement activity programming as directed by the Activity Director. Assist the Activity Director with any and all tasks pertaining to but not limited to the Activity Department and facility goals.

Job Location

Oak Park Senior Living

Duties and Responsibilities

Job Function: Plan/Develop/Coordinate/Implement Tenant Group Activities

  • Set up the physical area as needed for the type of activity planned.
  • Develop, print and post daily informational schedule on bulletin board in locations as directed by Activity Director.
  • Remind and educate co-workers in other departments of activity schedule.
  • Educate and inform nursing staff of which tenants may be interested in attending that specific type of activity. Develop plan for escort of tenant’s unable to independently get to the location of favored activity.
  • Follow instructions for implementation of group activities as directed.
  • Report any changes in tenant response to group activities (ie behavioral, psychosocial, sensory, physical) to nursing staff.
  • Keep tenant activity attendance records as directed.
  • Implement intergenerational programming (preschool, outside groups, etc) as directed.
  • Chaperone tenant outings as directed. Follow policy and procedure as directed with tenant safety as first priority.
  • Participate in “All House” programming as directed.

Job Function: Maintain pleasant facility environment

  • Keep community room, public areas on memory care units, storage areas activity offices clean, neat and organized.
  • Assist with indoor/outdoor plant care as directed.
  • Be instrumental in facility decoration which may include but not limited to seasonal/holiday decorations; informational signs; displays of art projects/photographs. As well as the storage of said items.
  • Work with other departments in positive, appropriate displays, decorations, etc.

Job Function: Ongoing Education/Training Requirements

  • Attend educational workshops, staff meetings, as directed and required by facility licensure.
  • Complete on-line education classes as required by facility licensure.
  • Attend activity department in-service training, educational workshops, etc as directed by the Activity Director.


  • Excellent written and verbal English language skills
  • Evidence of effective problem resolution skills
  • Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations
  • Resourcefulness
  • Willingness to consider the advice and opinions of others
  • Ability to make decisions
  • Ability to set and achieve goals
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good time management skills, proven skill at meeting deadlines
  • Willingness to act as a role model in conduct, professional appearance and attitude
  • Ability to operate computer and software

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Southview Senior Communities has 14 locations across the Twin Cities metro area. Come find the right one for you or your loved one.

Senior Living Careers with Southview

Southview Senior Communities provide so much more than a job. The work we do offers the opportunity to impact and improve the lives of others day in and day out. We believe that every team member plays a vital role in our success, from maintenance and dining to nursing and activities staff. If you have a passion for service and making a real difference, we’d love to meet you.

The Benefits of Working with Us:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life and accident insurance
  • Voluntary short-term disability insurance
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Annual Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Fun, supportive work environment
  • Opportunities to build meaningful relationships
  • And more

What Our Clients Have to Say

  • The best part of our experience was the staff.

    I hope you know how comforting it was when we all walked away and knew they were cared for. The gals in the Memory Unit …

    – Linda C.
  • It has been the best place to handle the hardest thing I have ever done. You and your staff are the best! Your patience has been appreciated. Keep doing what you do!

    – Karen
  • Every time I come to see Mom, I feel some apprehension and often cry on the way home. She is a shell, in many ways, of what she used to be. I pray, just bless our time to…

    – Chris
  • Thanks so much for all your help so far with our move of Mom.

    – Carolyn
  • The building is so beautiful, but the people are what make it special. Every one of you bring your talent and caring to work very day. You made us feel like family. My da…

    – Karen S

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