Life Enrichment Coordinator (Activities)

Enlivant - Ruston, LA2.4

Full-timeEstimated: $28,000 - $40,000 a year
Enlivant is seeking a Life Enrichment Coordinator at Russ Place

At our core, we believe the care and service for America’s aging population is not only a moral obligation, but also an honor and a privilege. By combining our fundamental values with our mission to enrich life through meaningful relationships and vibrant communities, we seek to earn the right to be viewed as the nation’s most trusted senior living provider. We employ compassionate people with integrity who embody excellence and promote these values.

Enlivant and its subsidiaries operate more than 230 assisted living residences comprising more than 11,000 resident units across the United States. Enlivant assisted living residences are intimate, vibrant communities where our staff treats residents like family and serves them with the utmost integrity and compassion. Enlivant employs nearly 7,000 people.

We welcome you to become a part the team today and discover the fantastic career opportunities we have available. Join us on our quest to become the nation’s most trusted senior living provider.

We will look to you to promote our CHIEF core values of compassion, humility, integrity, excellence and fun. The Life Enrichment Coordinator will be responsible for creating and maintaining a Life Enrichment Program built from the guidelines set forth by the company, specifically including the planning of programs and events based on resident’s interests, needs, and abilities to enhance their quality of life.

Prepare and post a customized monthly newsletter and calendar of Life Enrichment programs and events in a timely manner
Work with the Executive Director and Sales and Marketing to distribute the calendar to residents, families, volunteers, leads and appropriate referral sources
Participate in new resident welcome program and obtain background and interests of each new resident through formal interview and assessment
Encourage resident and family involvement in planning the monthly calendar of events and participating in scheduled activities
Support special interests, clubs and hobbies of residents and provide materials for independent activities
Train, support, coach and supervise assistant/s as needed
Ensure staff assistance/participation with daily group programs
Recruit, train and support an active volunteer program
Manage expenditures within budget allocations
Schedule and support resident transportation schedule and social outings
Participate in community management meetings
Additional duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Minimum of one year senior living, hospice, in-home health care, or skilled nursing experience in a therapeutic recreation and / or senior activities role
Experience with event planning
The ability to complete initial assessments to identify our residents interests
Must have a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record history
Must work a full shift, come to work on time, and work overtime as needed
The ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position
Able to be on feet, and walk for long periods
Able to lift 25 lbs. regularly, up to 50 lbs. occasionally

Preferred Qualifications

Possesses good interpersonal communication skills; Ability to work harmoniously with other employees and develop/maintain good employee relations and employee morale
Experience creating a monthly activity calendar
Possesses good time management and organizational skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills to perform the tasks required
The ideal candidate will uphold the principles of our mission; to enrich life through meaningful relationships and vibrant communities
Actively express compassion for residents, staff, and guests
Maintain humility
Engage others in fun and creative activities
Strive for excellence in all aspects of the job
Work with integrity in all interactions

Enlivant provides equal employment opportunities for qualified individuals and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or other prohibited basis.

Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.