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The Best Jobs In Missouri City, Texas: Assisted Living Activities Director

Are you curious about jobs in senior living that are not medical-based but certainly rewarding? There are so many opportunities to make a difference in the lives of older adults, even if you don’t have a medical background.

For example, working in Assisted Living or Memory Care as a chef can be incredibly fulfilling. As a chef, you’ll have the chance to create nutritious and delicious meals for seniors, which can positively impact their health and well-being.

Additionally, you’ll have the opportunity to build relationships with residents and learn about their unique preferences and dietary needs.

The Avenues of Forth Bend | Christopher taking seniors for activities

Another exciting role in senior living is that of a concierge. As a concierge, you’ll be the face of the community, greeting residents and visitors and assisting with any questions or concerns they may have.

You’ll have the opportunity to build relationships with residents and learn about their interests and hobbies.

One particularly exciting and rewarding role is that of an Activities Director.

As an Activities Director, you’ll have the chance to plan and coordinate events, outings, and activities for seniors. These activities can range from art classes and gardening to movie nights and museum visits.

By planning engaging and stimulating activities, you’ll be helping seniors stay active and social, which can promote overall well-being.

What does an Assisted Living Activities Director do? Meet Mr. Christopher Perez, the millennial Activities Director of The Avenues of Fort Bend, a senior living community in Missouri City, TX.

Missouri City Seniors and Team Members Having More Fun Than Ever

At The Avenues of Fort Bend, Christopher is shaking things up and bringing new and exciting activities to the community. The residents love spending time together and participating in activities that Christopher plans, from creating stained-glass artwork to going to the theater and having picnics in the park.

The Avenues of Forth Bend | Christopher posing for pictures with senior residentsChristopher has been a part of the Civitas Senior Living management company for seven years and has worked at The Avenues of Fort Bend since 2019. He started as the Assistant Wellness Director and later transitioned to the Activities Director in March 2023.

Christopher’s job is to coordinate activities and outings for the residents of our Assisted Living and Memory Care community. He is excellent at connecting and engaging with residents.

He organizes a variety of activities, such as:

The residents love spending time together, whether out in the sun planting fresh herbs and flowers or creating new artwork inside.

The Avenues of Forth Bend | Christopher gardening with seniors

Christopher’s creativity knows no bounds. Recently, he and the residents created stained-glass artwork using picture frames and colored tissue paper. The imagination is showcased alongside the windows for the sun to catch.

As part of the Art Throbs Club and Outreach Program, residents create art or goodies for families and kids outside the community. Residents recently made Easter-themed goody bags for the kids to enjoy during a family event.

Christopher’s creativity extends to outings too! The residents recently enjoyed the Miller Outdoor Theatre, where they watched the performance of The Jungle Book and had a picnic in the park. It was a huge hit, and the residents have been talking about it ever since.

Christopher always looks for new and exciting activities to add to the community’s calendar.

He likes to gather information from the residents about possible future activities and looks around the area for outings or DIY projects the residents might enjoy. Monthly activity calendars are created before the end of the month in preparation to hand out to the residents at the beginning of the month.

Christopher’s enthusiasm for his job is contagious, and residents of The Avenues of Fort Bend always have smiles on their faces.

The Avenues of Forth Bend | Christopher with seniors at a concert

If you’re looking for a fun and rewarding career, consider becoming an Activities Director at an Assisted Living community. And if you’re ever in Missouri City, be sure to stop by The Avenues of Fort Bend to say hi to Christopher and the residents. Get to know our community over a game night.


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Contact us to learn more about joining our Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Missouri City, TX as a resident or team member. Either way, you’ll have more fun!

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