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Director of Resident Lifestyle and Volunteer Programming

Company: The Overlook Community and VNA/Hospice
Location: Charlton
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Responsibilities:"We believe in empowering individuals to realize their potential where they live and work"The Overlook seeks to design a more robust view for what senior living can and should look like, particularly following the COVID-19 Pandemic. We intend to reset the standard for the future of senior living, in conjunction with the Town of Charlton as an anchor. Coupled with The Overlook's bucolic setting with miles of nature trails, outstanding Resident lifestyle, wealth of amenities and continuum of quality health care, services and programs, The Overlook has a Vision to design and implement a "community within a community," expanding beyond our singular use as a Retirement Community into a popular mixed-use environment, attracting chefs, artisans, select retailers, educators, programs, volunteerism and visitors of all ages from the surrounding region and beyond!The Overlook Campus Director of Resident Lifestyle and Volunteer Programming promotes and embodies "The Overlook Way" by proactively supporting a holistic, person-centered approach. Primary focuses of the position: 1) Develop and oversee Resident enrichment, through programming that focuses on The Overlook's 7 Dimensions of Well Being; establish a cohesive, well-rounded and synchronistic approach across the Charlton Campus for all Resident Programming.

  • The Campus continuum includes: Independent Living, Enhanced Living, Assisted Living Memory Care, Post Acute Short-Term Rehabilitation, Long Term Skilled Nursing and Vista Adult Day; 2) Empower, support and coach The Overlook's Enrichment staff in the design and implementation of engaging and meaningful Resident programming. 3) Build, coordinate and manage a robust Volunteer Program for Overlook Communities (OC) Independent Living and Overlook Health and Rehabilitation Center (OMHC), to further augment and support Resident well- being at The Overlook.Qualifications:
      • Minimum of Bachelor's degree in a related field, including Health, Wellness, Hospitality, Recreational Therapy, preferred.
        • Minimum of 3-5 years' experience working with seniors and developing programming in a continuing care retirement community or community-based setting (i.e. wellness resort, university campus, etc.)
        • Minimum of 3-5 years' Director or executive level leadership experience, managing multiple staff and /or volunteers
          • Experience in development and implementation of programs for persons with memory loss preferred
          • Current MA driver's license
          • Current certification / license (if applicable)Company Overview:Located on a beautiful 450 acre campus in Charlton, Massachusetts, The Overlook Retirement Community and Health Center offers 221 independent living residences and a complete continuum of care including post-acute, assisted living, memory care, CARE management services, and skilled nursing for long and short-term care needs. The Overlook sponsored by the Masonic Health System of Massachusetts has a proud tradition of service since 1911.We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage all applicants of all ages.IND1

Keywords: The Overlook Community and VNA/Hospice, Worcester , Director of Resident Lifestyle and Volunteer Programming, Executive , Charlton, Massachusetts

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