We’re looking for a Activities Specialist to join our team in Sacramento, this is a 20-30 hour per week position.
The Hummingbird Project therapeutic activity program is an integral part of the comprehensive services of Sage Eldercare Solutions that fosters meaningful engagement, quality of life, and moments of joy for older adults. Our creative and collaborative team, together with our flexible and employee-focused culture, makes us a happy and rewarding place to work.
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.
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
Paid time off
Annual bonus incentive
Employee referral program
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
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.
The Hummingbird Project
Sacramento, CA 94030