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Life Enrichment Coordinator

Company: Caring Places Management
Location: Port Angeles
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

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 a family-owned business that believes in enriching the lives of our residents by fostering a homelike environment where the care staff feels like family and the community feels like home.Caring Places Management is actively recruiting an empathetic, qualified individual to join our Assisted Living 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.Join our team of talented, fun-loving individuals and together we can achieve our mission of 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.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: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 recognition.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 center.Develop knowledge of community policies, procedures and state/federal regulations pertaining to activity programming.Requirements:Requirements & Qualifications:Minimum high school graduatePreferred two years of college specializing in recreational activities.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, etc.Must be able to lift 25-40 lbs. for setting up equipmentProblem solving skills, especially at a moment's notice, are importantCommunication skills with family members & other staff also neededCreativity & willingness to shine with your personal strengths for our residents' well-beingWage & Schedule:Full-TimeDay Shift$21/hrBenefits:Health Insurance - FT EmployeesDental & Vision InsuranceHSATelehealth - FREE TO EMPLOYEES & FAMILY MEMBERS AND EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UPON HIRE401K PlanPTOCompetitive WagesEmployee AppreciationFree On the Job TrainingAPPLY NOW! Or visit our website at https://www.caringplaces.com/ for more information. Please attach RESUMES when applying.#LAU

Keywords: Caring Places Management, Everett , Life Enrichment Coordinator, Other , Port Angeles, Washington

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