Activities Director, Edina
When you come to work at Ebenezer, we promise to support your growth, honor your strengths and empower you to make a difference in the lives of others. Named as a Star Tribune Top Workplace for the 10th time, Ebenezer is Minnesota’s largest senior living organization with over 100 years of excellent service, and we’re growing at an unprecedented rate!...


Posted 02-10-21

When you come to work at Ebenezer, we promise to support your growth, honor your strengths and empower you to make a difference in the lives of others. Named as a Star Tribune Top Workplace for the 10th time, Ebenezer is Minnesota’s largest senior living organization with over 100 years of excellent service, and we’re growing at an unprecedented rate!

There’s no place like Edina and York Gardens Senior Living is proud to be part of this vibrant community. To many, Edina represents a lifestyle that’s synonymous with gracious living. As Edina’s favorite senior living community, York Gardens is passionate about ensuring that our residents experience the comfortable and tranquil lifestyle for which Edina is known. We offer Assisted Living and Memory care and boast an exceptional and tenured team of caregivers who believe in Ebenezer’s mission to heal, discover, and educate for longer healthier, more meaningful lives.

The Activities Director is responsible for planning and implementing a quality leisure/social events program designed to assist senior residents in maintaining their personal potential both physically and mentally. Position will oversee  activity assistants. 

This is a full time position and may require evenings and weekends as needed. Part of MOD weekend (one saturday or one sunday -- every 7 weeks).   Benefit eligible ( PTO, Medical, Dental, Retirement, Tuition reimbursement) https://www.ebenezercares.org/benefits.html

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Develops program and activities reflective of resident interests
  • Assists in meeting the psychosocial needs of residents
  • Coordinates community volunteers
  • Manages and directs Activities Assistants

Qualifications

  • Associate's Degree in Recreational Therapy or related Required; Bachelor's Degree Preferred 
  • Three to five years previous experience preferred
  • Must be able to drive a 14 passenger van

As part of Fairview Health Services, Ebenezer is driven to heal, discover and educate for longer, healthier and meaningful lives for seniors. Ebenezer’s almost 4,000 employees work as a team to provide the highest quality care to those we serve. Our employees don’t work simply to collect a paycheck; they truly work to make a difference in the lives of older adults in their communities. A culture of caring for others is grounded in our values of Dignity, Integrity, Service, Compassion and Innovation.

We are located in Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin hosting a variety of community settings such as; Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory, Transitional and Long term Care. Additionally we offer Adult and Intergenerational Day programs, Community-based services, Management and Consulting Services and The Ebenezer Foundation. Because of our size, variety of community settings, and our partnership with Fairview Health Services https://www.fairview.org we can offer opportunities for career growth and reinvention.

If you share our commitment to quality care for older adults, there’s a place for you at Ebenezer!

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Apply at https://ebenezer-fairview.icims.com/jobs/68139/activities-director/job