Celebrations Coordinator

Oklahoma City, OK


At Morada Midwest City, a thriving Morada Senior Living community, we have meaningful job opportunities with the ability to make a difference in the lives of our residents.

About Morada Senior Living

Morada Senior Living ranks prominently among the 5 largest senior housing providers in the US and is nationally renowned for luxury senior-living communities.  With over 250 communities in nearly 40 states, and 15,000 dedicated employees, Morada Senior Living is one the largest and fastest growing senior living companies in the United States. Recognized as a Great Place to Work, Morada continues its rapid growth trajectory to lead the industry all while retaining our family-first culture.

We offer rewarding career opportunities that include:

  • Competitive wages
  • Access to wages before payday
  • Flexible scheduling options with full-time and part-time hours
  • Paid time off and Holidays (full-time)
  • Comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurances (full-time)
  • 401(K) with employer matching
  • Paid training
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Meals and uniforms
  • Employee Assistance Program

Our community is looking for a Director of Celebrations to join our team.  

In this role you will develop and oversee resident services, including planning and coordinating opportunities for residents that promote a level of health, wellbeing, engagement and growth.


  • Plans, schedules and conducts lifestyle programs that provide physical, intellectual, social, emotional and spiritual opportunities for the residents.
  • Plans appropriate programs for holidays and special events.
  • Recruits and develops additional resources for services to the residents. Initiates correspondence including public relations communications with outside organizations, service groups and volunteers.
  • Advises and motivates residents regarding appropriate individual and group activities based on resident interests and opportunities for growth.
  • Prepares and organizes a calendar of events. Submits the calendar to the Executive Director for final approval. Posts and distributes the calendar.
  • Develops and prints the community newsletter.
  • Provides leadership of lifestyle program.
  • Coordinates the community library.
  • Purchases and maintains equipment and supplies in accordance with budgetary guidelines.
  • Prepares preliminary draft of Celebrations Operating Budget.
  • Organizes and supervises a volunteer staff.
  • Addresses resident groups and other groups on subjects of common interest.
  • Maintains a database and prepares reports on resident quality assurance assessments, participation and satisfaction.
  • Supervises staff of Recreation and Event Coordinators across the multiple levels of service in a retirement community.
  • Participates in community in-services.
  • Demonstrates competence in Federal, State and Local regulations, requirements for skilled nursing, assisted living and/or independent living as applicable; ensures compliance.
  • Develops, facilitates and analyzes resident surveys to determine ongoing activities are in place that meet the resident interests.
  • Plans, coordinates and facilitates appropriate mixed group activities.
  • Develops and facilitates daily displays of activities on bulletin boards and/or kiosks in lobbies, elevators, dining rooms and other resident and team member communication centers.
  • Maintains a robust public relations program in support of the activities programming and community relations.
  • Implements and facilitates a volunteer recognition program.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Directly supervises employees in the Celebrations Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees.


  • Associate degree in Recreation, Therapeutic Recreation, Education, Gerontology, Social Work, Adult Education.
  • Three to five years related experience.
  • Two years supervisory/management experience.

If having a direct impact on the lives of others is appealing to you, apply today and join our team!


JOB CODE: 1001465