LOCATION: Sunnyside
3935 Sunnyside Dr., Suite A
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
BRIEF DESCRIPTION: The primary responsibilities of the Independent Living Coordinator are to plan, organize, coordinate, promote and facilitate on and off campus special events for independent residents; schedule and maintain communication with speakers, vendors and participants, coordinate and monitor event timelines, prepare publications and materials, maintain budgets for events, engage residents for input on current and future events and act as prime source for promotion of activities and special events/trips. Events should provide recreation, diversity and intellectual/educational development of all independent residents.
  • Education and experience equivalent to associate’s degree
  • Experience with med to large scale event planning preferred
  • Must have ability to assess the needs of the independent population and plan accordingly
  • Ability to operate a 14 passenger van; CDL a plus
  • Ability to work with confidential information and maintain its’ integrity
  • Ability to work with people of all ages with experience in Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia setting and/or with older adult population
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; strong phone etiquette and ability to read and comprehend all types of written materials
  • CPR and First Aid certified or ability to obtain
  • Ability to multi-task while maintaining attention to detail and having good organizational skills
  • Operates personal computer, printer, copy machines and other general office equipment. Familiar with Microsoft Office
  • Strong customer service skills; maintain a hospitality approach when engaging all individuals
SHIFT/HOURS: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. evenings and weekends as needed and some overnight required
CONTACT: Cori Harpine, Human Resources Coordinator
Fax: (540) 568-8233
Applications available on-site 7 days a week
8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
DATE LISTED: October 13, 2014
Our online application is .pdf format which requires Adobe Reader to open. If you experience difficulties opening the application, try downloading Adobe Reader to your computer. Please print the application and complete. You may then either scan the application to email, fax, or mail to Cori Harpine. We also have applications available at the Sunnyside Corson Lobby 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., seven days a week. Thank you for your interest in Sunnyside!