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Event Assistant

Company: Bishop Gadsden
Location: Charleston
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Event Assistant Bishop Gadsden, The Premier Senior Living Community in the Southeast is seeking a full-time Event Assistant to help coordinate and execute daily programming for our Apartment and Cottage community residents (Independent Living). Our community located on James Island, SC offers amazing amenities, generous benefits and life-friendly hours. The successful candidate will have compassion for and the desire to work with the elderly. Responsibilities

  • Assist with individual and group activities
  • Assist with setting up activities and ensure all needs are met
  • Maintain accuracy of Wellzesta/BG Life app to ensure all details of activities are listed
  • Participate in Activity Committee meetings as necessary
  • Assist with scheduling and supervision of volunteers
  • Assess needs and maintains an adequate supply of materials to implement activity programs
  • Observe safety practices with residents at all times
  • Maintain safe driving practices with respect to company vehicles
  • Drive up to 12 residents on a BG bus to various activities and/or events
  • Assist in publication of the weekly calendar of events including printing
  • Availability for weekend and night outings as needed
  • Attend outings with residents with respect to their needs
  • Maintain a pleasant, respectful, and courteous demeanor
  • Remain flexible and cooperative in all activity planning and execution
  • Oversee monthly dinners and on the town outings - coordinate transportation and process billing
  • Help coordinate, schedule, and execute Spoleto season outingsQualifications
    • Interpersonal, organizational and communication skills are necessary for exchanging information as well as maintaining a courteous relationship with the residents, families, visitors and Bishop Gadsden employees
    • Ability to direct daily activities with little or no supervision
    • Ability to read, write, speak and communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and written in English
    • Valid SC driver's license with no violations within three (3) years
    • Ability to drive a non-CDL Bishop Gadsden bus
    • Ability to stand, stoop, bend, reach, and lift (up to 50 pounds /-)
    • Availability for weekend and night outings as neededRequired Education and Experience
      • High School diploma or equivalent
      • Proficient computer knowledge, Word, Publisher, Excel, Outlook and the ability to work with computer programs as neededBe BG! Benefits for Bishop Gadsden Team MembersBishop Gadsden located on James Island, is a not-for-profit, faith-based retirement community, affiliated with the Episcopal Church. Bishop Gadsden is known as the Southeast's leading life care retirement community and is located on 134 acres of lush marshlands and majestic oaks on James Island, just 10 minutes from downtown Charleston!We offer team members a flexible, life-friendly and fun work environment, top pay, great benefits, and a community-minded atmosphere! The successful candidate will enjoy access to a wide range of benefits such as:Full-time
        • Multiple Medical Insurance/ Prescription Plan Options
        • Company Provided Health Reimbursement Account
        • Flexible Spending and Dependent Day Care Accounts
        • Dental/Vision Insurance
        • Short-term Disability (80% Employer Paid)
        • Long-term Disability
        • Company Paid Basic Life Insurance and AD&D Policy
        • Voluntary Life Insurance (Employee, Spouse, Child)
        • Supplemental Accident/Cancer Insurance Options
        • 401(k) Matching Retirement Plan
        • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and ability to cash in unused PTO
        • Free 24/7 TELADOC for team member and household
        • End-of-the-Year Bonus for all team members
        • PayActiv (pay advancement) Enrollment
        • Wellness Programs and Facilities with discounts on personal training and massage therapy
        • Access to and discounted BG Spa Services
        • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
        • Scholarship Opportunities for Education and Student Debt Payoff
        • BG will pay for eligible employees to pursue a CNA certification
        • Company paid CPR/AED classes
        • Monthly Employee Appreciation Celebrations/Giveaways
        • Monthly Safety Cash Giveaways
        • Community Caf-- / Employee onsite dining options
        • Free Onsite and close proximity parking
        • Holiday Pay (9 holidays) paid at time and 1---2 for hourly team members
        • Free holiday meal for team members working on a given holiday
        • Ability to apply to purchase donated vehicles
        • Generous Spirit Program where team members earn PTO for working on approved charitable activities
        • Free Working Advantage Entertainment Benefit Membership (exclusive entertainment discounts/special offers)JB.0.00.LN

Keywords: Bishop Gadsden, Charleston , Event Assistant, Other , Charleston, South Carolina

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