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Active Living Director- The Park at University Village

Company: Koelsch Senior Communities LLC
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: May 19, 2023

Job Description:

We create happiness by providing the finest living experiences anywhere! Why? To provide our beloved residents, many with cognitive disabilities, the fun, energetic, and exciting life they deserve. By joining the Koelsch team, you will have the opportunity to literally change lives daily! Does your current job offer this opportunity?

Full-time opportunity!

Multiple shifts available! MON - FRI OR TUES - SAT OR WED - SUN
Earn between $27and $30/HR,DOE!
Leadership opportunity!

Individuals with a keen interest in theater, musical performance, or teaching art to groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Accident, and other insurances (pay as low as $45per pay period!)
  • Receive $900 annually paid into your HSA account
  • Employer HSA Contributions
  • Earn $500 through our referral program
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Leave, and Holidays
  • Work/Life Balance, consistent/flexible schedules
  • Opportunity for growth within the organization
  • Achievement Awards
  • Complimentary meal during scheduled shift


    • Plan and conduct activities with a large group of varying abilities and interests, both physical and cognitive.
    • Maintain a clean and organized environment.
    • Involve all residents in some activity programming.
    • Conduct daily exercises at recommended times.
    • Work Individually with residents to provide personalized programs in crafts, recreation, and hobbies.
    • Evaluate program content quarterly to determine areas where improvement can be made. Confer with Executive Director on areas of change.
    • Plan and conduct special events to celebrate residents' birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, and other special observances.
    • Control activities budget.
    • Develop and maintain a resource file of instructors, entertainers, community liaisons, tours, cultural events, sporting events, etc.
    • Order and maintain all department equipment and supplies.
    • Participate in health fairs or marketing presentations upon request.
    • Create and upkeep of bio boards.
    • Other duties as assigned.


      • Must possess an upbeat, positive, flexible, and enthusiastic personality and be congenial with fellow employees, residents, and the public at large.
      • Must have strong organizational skills, as well as the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
      • Must be detail and team work oriented.
      • Must possess a current CPR/ First Aid certificate and update as needed.
      • Must attend required in-services/ workshops to further education of skills and community requirements.
      • Must be drug free and submit to Urinary Analysis Drug screening upon hire and routinely.
      • Must be able to pass a criminal background check upon hire and as requested by state regulations.
      • The employee shall be responsible for maintaining the integrity of Koelsch Communities.


        • Our Staff and resident vaccinations exceed CDC study percentages.
        • Completed over 100 vaccine clinics to date, giving nearly 5,000 COVID-19 vaccines.
        • Screening of EVERY person who enters a community for temperature, symptoms, travel history, and known exposure.
        • Frequent and routine aerosol misting of viral disinfectant in the community.
        • Installation of air purifiers throughout the community.
        • Installation of ultraviolet sanitation stations at the entrance of many communities.
        • Routine infection control training for staff and essential visitors.
        • An increase in both food and PPE stock.
        • Working with local and state health departments.
        • Continuously evaluating conditions and making improvements to our COVID-19 prevention and response.

          We are third-generation, family-owned, and operated. Koelsch Communities operates nearly 40 communities in eight states, with multiple new communities in development. Koelsch has led the Senior Living industry for over 60 years, delivering world-class customer service, home craftsmanship, and unprecedented amenities. Koelsch Communities strives to provide a positive, rewarding, and enjoyable environment to all of its employees and residents. After all, the common purpose at Koelsch Communities is: To create happiness by providing the finest living experiences anywhere.
          Koelsch Communities is an equal opportunity employer and these protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring, appraisal systems, promotions/demotions, training, and any other career development programs. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status (physical or mental), family medical history, genetic information, political affiliation or any other non-merit-based factors.
          Key words: Active Living Director, Director, Activities, Senior Living, Life Enrichment Director, Activity Director, Lifelong Learning Program Director, Program Director, Reminiscing Director, Memory Care, Recreation Therapy Director, Recreation Therapy, veteran, military spouse

Keywords: Koelsch Senior Communities LLC, Vancouver , Active Living Director- The Park at University Village, Executive , Vancouver, Washington

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