Life Enrichment Coordinator
Company: CARING PLACES MANAGEMENT
Location: Port Angeles
Posted on: November 24, 2022
Description: At Caring Places Management, we have been
passionate about providing exceptional care for seniors throughout
the Pacific Northwest since we opened our first community in 1991.
We are committed to achieving our mission of Exceeding Expectations
for Loving, Thoughtful Care by offering our residents caring,
thoughtful service in a homelike environment.
*$500 Sign on BONUS*
Caring Places Management is actively recruiting an empathetic,
qualified individual to join our Assisted Living & Memory Care
community, Laurel Place, as a Life Enrichment Coordinator. As part
of our team, you work with seniors requiring assistance and their
families to determine their individual needs and requirements. Why
work for Caring Places Management? We truly believe in our company
motto: "Exceeding Expectations for Loving, Thoughtful Care".
JOB SUMMARY: The Life Enrichment Coordinator is responsible for the
development and coordination of activity programs for the community
that reflects the varied interests of the residents and provides
them with meaningful and life enriching activities. The Life
Enrichment Coordinator will develop programming that encompasses
all facets of an individual's being: physical, social,
intellectual, artistic, and spiritual and that includes activities
in and outside of the community. This position is also responsible
for the recruitment, training, and coordination of volunteer
members and the cultivation of staff involvement in activities.
Develop and implement a comprehensive activities program to help
meet the physical, social, intellectual, artistic, and spiritual
needs of the residents.
Communicate, advise, and inform the Executive Director and other
department supervisors of activity programs and upcoming events
during daily stand-up meeting.
Cultivate community resources and entertainers to schedule various
activities including special events.
Create monthly/daily activity calendar that reflects the varied
interests of the residents and provides them with the dates, time,
and location of programs.
Conduct or oversee activities as needed, encouraging resident
involvement to attend programs of interest.
Coordinate and host all special events, including holiday events.
Decorate community according to current holiday or event.
Provide a forum for residents to meet monthly and share their
ideas, thoughts, and concerns regarding the services provided at
the community (resident council or town hall meetings). Submit
resident feedback to Executive Director for correction or staff
Maintain an adequate supply of equipment for regular activities,
keeping within budgetary guidelines.
Coordinate and promote activities involving other departments with
the appropriate department head.
Cultivate opportunities for residents to engage in various
community centers and service projects, i.e., local senior
Develop knowledge of community policies, procedures and
state/federal regulations pertaining to activity programming.
Requirements & Qualifications:
Minimum high school graduate
Preferred two years of college specializing in recreational
People skills are certainly a requirement. We need someone who can
lead a large group, maintain the course for groups/individuals, be
patient, willing to "bend" to the residents' needs, and maintain
empathy with Memory Care residents.
Physically fit enough to lead Senior Exercise programs, active
games, outdoor activities like outings, gardening, walking,
Must be able to lift 25-40 lbs. for setting up equipment
Problem solving skills, especially at a moment's notice, are
Communication skills with family members & other staff also
Creativity & willingness to shine with your personal strengths for
our residents' well-being
Wage is starting at $17.50-$20, DOE & Certifications
Health Insurance - FT Employees ONLY
Dental & Vision Insurance
WellVia (Telehealth) - FREE TO EMPLOYEES & FAMILY MEMBERS AND
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UPON HIRE
Free On the Job Training
APPLY NOW! Or visit our website at https://www.caringplaces.com/
for more information. Please attach RESUMES when applying.
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