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Posted by Goodwin House - Alexandria on 06/29/2023 in Senior Housing
Creative Arts Coordinator

Creative Arts Coordinator

Goodwin House Bailey's Crossroads
3440 S Jefferson St, Falls Church, VA 22041, USA

Employment Type

Goodwin Living is a 2023 Top Workplace in the D.C. region, according to The Washington Post! Join our work team that includes members who represent more than 60 countries. You’ll make connections that last a lifetime! 

What Makes Us Awesome!

At Goodwin Living, we feel deeply connected to our work. We create meaningful relationships and have opportunities to grow our skills. We come from all around the world yet share the following qualities (that we hope you share, too!):

  • Compassion that is rooted in a love of people
  • Ambition to make a difference in the lives of others
  • Desire to be a part of a mission-driven team

Job Description

We are seeking a creative and dedicated Arts Program Coordinator to join our team and oversee our vibrant Arts Program for residents. As the Arts Program Coordinator, you will have the opportunity to develop and implement various artistic activities, workshops, and classes, fostering a lively and engaging environment for our residents. In this role, you will play a crucial part in enhancing residents' artistic expression, promoting their well-being, and creating meaningful experiences within our community. 

Key Duties

  • Manage the "Opening Minds Through Art" program: You will take the lead in planning, coordinating, and facilitating art programs specifically designed for residents with moderate to advanced dementia. This includes training volunteers on the "Opening Minds Through Art" program and providing guidance on working with residents with dementia. 

  • Budget management: You will develop and submit the budget for the overall art program, ensuring its alignment with organizational guidelines. Additionally, you will monitor expenditures to ensure compliance with the established budgetary guidelines. 

  • Engaging presentations and public speaking: As the Arts Program Coordinator, you will create visually appealing PowerPoint presentations and deliver engaging talks to large groups of residents and guests during Newcomers meetings, art receptions, and lectures. Your presentations will aim to inspire, educate, and entertain the audience. 

  • Collaborate and contribute to departmental goals: You will actively contribute to achieving the department's goals and objectives, collaborating with fellow staff members and promoting a positive team dynamic. Your creativity, enthusiasm, and ability to treat all individuals with respect will foster a cohesive and inclusive arts community. 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline preferred or equivalent required with additional training in advanced art, humanities, or related discipline preferred.
  • Minimum of two years' experience in conducting artistic classes, workshops, and/or programs required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Must have computer skills in basic word processing.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with others. 

A sampling of our many benefits

At Goodwin Living, we’ve got you covered with incredible benefits, whether you work full-time, part-time, or PRN (as needed). Here’s a glimpse of what we offer to Full-Time team members:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Health Insurance
  • DailyPay: Work and get paid the same day!
  • Tuition Assistance for Career Development
  • Financial assistance with U.S. Citizenship application or DACA Renewal
  • Tutoring for ESL, Citizenship Test & GED
  • Staff Emergency Grants
  • Referral Program: Earn up to $3,000 for referring friends and family!
  • Free Meals, Access to a Fitness Center, Pool, and More

About Goodwin Living

Goodwin Living has been uplifting the lives of older adults and those who care for them since 1967. Based in Northern Virginia, we are a mission-driven, not-for-profit organization, committed to exceptional service and personalized care. Our family of services includes three senior living life plan communities, an innovative continuing care at home program, health care services such as hospice, home health and rehabilitation therapy, and the Goodwin Living Foundation.

Goodwin Living provides a supporting and enriching work environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer as well as an AARP Employer Pledge Signer.

3440 S Jefferson St, Falls Church, VA 22041, USA

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