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Life Enrichment Coordinator Full Time with Benefits

Someren Glen is looking for a Life Enrichment Coordinator to lead our Community programming for our active and engaged residents. Generally Monday-Friday 8:00 am-4:30 pm, however the ideal candidate should be able to flex hours based on the needs and demands of the Community, to include weekends and extended work hours. Candidates must also have a general working knowledge of Microsoft Office. If you have a passion for seniors and truly believe that elders are able to continue to grow, thrive and contribute as people regardless of their age, then this position is possibly for you!  

Position Summary:

Under the guidance of the Director, plans, coordinates, supervises, and manages the Life Enrichment Department. Identifies the therapeutic and recreational needs of individual and coordinates programs to meet these needs on a group or individual basis.  This position is usually that of a one person department whose responsibility does not include personnel management or budget development.   Under guidance and direction of department Director may provide supervision to assigned staff, to include hiring, scheduling, performance management, development, and training.

Essential Duties:

  • Oversees and implements meaningful activities, appropriate to the individual needs and interests of the participants.
  • Coordinates the Life Enrichment program with other departments through on-going communication and collaborative efforts.
  • Responsible for ensuring all statutory and regulatory requirements applicable to this department are being met.
  • Recognizes special needs within the resident populations and develops programs to meet those special needs
  • Develops, maintains, and posts a monthly calendar of events in the facility.
  • Works with the volunteer coordinator to implement a meaningful use of volunteers in the life enrichment program.
  • Coordinates, purchases and maintains supplies and equipment as needed.
  • Conducts initial assessments on all new participants to evaluate their therapeutic and recreational needs
  • Drives the bus for scenic rides and large group outings.
  • In compliance with the Company’s policies and under the guidance of the department director, may be responsible for interviewing, hiring, developing, supervising and following the Company’s performance management policy with assigned staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent certification preferred.
  • 1-year experience in social or recreational programming.
  • 1-year experience working with senior adults.
  • Appropriate licensure to drive facility bus; CDL preferred.
  • Ability to work with all residents and families to evaluate residents’ needs.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak the English language.
  • Knowledgeable with computer applications; Microsoft Office.
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills.

Working/Physical Conditions:

  • Moderate physical activity required by handling objects up to 50 pounds occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently.
  • Sits, stands, bends and moves frequently during working hours.
  • Is subject to frequent interruptions.
  • Interacts with residents, family members, visitors frequently.
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