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Engagement Coordinator in Sarasota, FL at Poet’s Walk

Date Posted: 6/22/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Conducts the daily scheduled activities and programming
  • Engages residents in activities by effectively modeling the desired outcome.
  • Encourages resident participation based on the behavior modeled.
  • Assists in planning, scheduling, and coordinating the monthly Spring Cottage calendar and newsletter.
  • Completes daily participation log for each resident.
  • Manages and creates resident social clubs.
  • Communicates regularly with Spring Cottage interdisciplinary team and Director of Resident Engagement to review the on-going progress and implementation of the Spring Cottage Program standards.
  • Participates in Quality of Life committee to review care and service issues relevant to residents and staff.
  • Assists with Spring Cottage resident pre-move in and move in procedures as assigned, which may include: pre-care conference, completion of the resident biography, SC Recreational Assessment.
  • Collaborates with DRC to organize, promote, & attend the monthly family support group as assigned.
  • Trains and mentors care team and volunteers on how to effectively conduct activities.
  • Escorts residents on activities away from the community as assigned.  Must drive community bus.
  • Maintains Work Life Access areas and redesigns based on resident population.
  • Maintains necessary and appropriate activity supplies for Spring Cottage.
  • Accesses, reviews, and updates residents’ individual service plans.
  • Provides emotional and social support to residents.


Non-Essential Functions:

  • Attends all required trainings, in-services, staff meetings, and continued education seminars.
  • Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and the achievement of safe working practices.
  • Maintains positive and professional demeanor & communication toward residents, visitors, families, and co-workers.
  • Adheres to all policies and procedures of company.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Qualifications/Skills/Educational Requirements:

An Associate’s degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience, a passion to serve people with dementia; computer business software skills, valid (state) drivers license; basic knowledge and understanding of dementia.


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