Activities Specialist

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$34-40 per hour

We're looking for a part-time Activity Specialist to join our team in Santa Clara. 

Ideal candidates for this position include activity directors, recreation therapists, teaching artists, or creative arts therapists who want to make a meaningful impact on the lives of elders through one-on-one connection. Must have a master’s degree or relevant experience in art, drama, music, expressive arts, or recreation therapy and at least 2 years working with older adults.

BENEFITS 

Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package for full- and part-time positions. (Part-time positions are eligible for benefits with a consistent 20-hour per week schedule.)  

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision plans
  • HSA and FSA plans
  • 401K
  • Paid time off
  • Annual bonus incentive
  • Employee referral program

 

REQUIREMENTS 

  • Master’s degree or relevant experience in art, drama, music, expressive arts or recreation therapy
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working with older adults
  • Experience with cognitive changes and dementia
  • Compassionate and empathic towards vulnerable populations
  • Creativity and competence developing and implementing individualized activity plans
  • Knowledge of holistic quality of life, life enrichment and engagement terminology
  • Excellent people skills: able to connect with a wide range of individuals, engage them, and put them at ease
  • Exemplary writing skills: professional tone and quality
  • Outstanding time management skills
  • Experience working with the G Suite platform (Google drive, gmail, etc.)
  • Experience working with video platforms, including Zoom, Facetime, and Google Hangouts
  • Valid California driver’s  license, vehicle insurance, and reliable private transportation

 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Create and implement a variety of therapeutic activities aimed at improving client quality of life.
  • Plan and implement individualized activity sessions for a diverse range of clients, conducting sessions one-on-one with clients in their places of residence and group programs in facilities.
  • Lead art-based group activities in assisted living facilities.
  • Conduct regular visits with clients and care providers to provide materials and support for quality of Life (QOL) activities.

 

 At Sage Eldercare Solutions we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment and building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. Sage is an equal opportunity employer. 

 

Sage Eldercare Solutions requires applicants to be fully up-to-date with their vaccinations against COVID-19, including the booster dose, if eligible. We do not make work-related decisions based on any legally protected characteristic or in an unlawful manner. We will engage in a prompt, good faith, interactive process with applicants who require reasonable accommodations. We encourage applicants to initiate this interactive process promptly with Sage whenever such accommodations may be required.