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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.


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 outings


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 needed

Required Education and Experience

High School diploma or equivalent

Proficient computer knowledge, Word, Publisher, Excel, Outlook and the ability to work with computer programs as needed

Be BG! Benefits for Bishop Gadsden Team Members

Bishop 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:


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 - 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)


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

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