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Watermark Retirement Communities Community Life Director - Full-Time in Downtown Los Angeles, California

Watermark Retirement Communities has been a leader in the senior housing industry for over 30 years, and our commitment to a strong, positive culture is a significant part of how we achieve that industry leadership. When you walk through the front door of one of our communities, you can feel something special there. This atmosphere comes from a culture of personal, authentic human connection. We invite you to be part of a team where you are encouraged each day to slow down, see the value in every person, and build connections. As a Watermark associate, you will touch lives and create stories, but what you will receive far exceeds what you will give. As one of the Top 25 Best Workplaces for Aging Services by the Great Place to Work Institute, Watermark is committed to offering unique benefits like Dayforce Wallet to improve the lives of our associates. Dayforce Wallet enables our associates to access earnings “on the go” as wages are available, free of charge. Watermark is focused on keeping our communities healthy and our residents thriving through leading edge technology and well-being programs that benefit our entire Watermark family. Learn more Stay Safe. Be Well. We are proud of the talented and nurturing associates that have chosen to work for Watermark, and we honor each of them. Join a company that celebrates people, their stories, and their meaningful interactions—because every interaction matters. We are without a doubt one of the most premier retirement community, and a dream come true for a Community Life Director. At Watermark Retirement Communities, our Community Life Directors come from a variety of backgrounds including theater, art, music, fitness, education, event planning and recreation. We are looking for incredibly talented people who can plan and execute a well-rounded, refined program that will give our residents the opportunity to continue to thrive, no matter what! We are committed to resident health and well being and we want our ideal candidate to support a wellness centered program. The right candidate for us will have an extensive background in creating programs for seniors with dementia. Through our unique national program “Watermark University” our residents have an opportunity to teach and take courses that stimulate their mind and strengthen their body. Watermark’s approach to programming is truly limitless. We are committed to providing our residents with a comprehensive program that provides life enhancement on multiple levels. The successful candidate will understand how to balance programming with resident’s needs. We want to meet people that like us, want to give all residents the ability to have a quality of life that we can take pride in. What you will need to be a part of this: * Degree in therapeutic recreation or related field a plus * 2-4 years’ experience in resident programming including Assisted Living, Memory Care and older adults experiencing cognitive change. * Passion for seniors * Excellent communication skills * Excellent computer skills in Word, Excel and online systems * Proven track record in leading a team * Ability to demonstrate creating a vibrant calendar of offered programs What we can offer you: * Comprehensive orientation and on boarding program * Excellent benefits * Great work environment * Potential career opportunities and growth potential * A seat at the table! Watermark Retirement Communities, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/LGBTQ – proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations. Watermark Retirement Communities, Inc. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any associate at Watermark or its affiliates via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Watermark Retirement Communities, Inc. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Watermark as a result of the referral or through other means.