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Life Enrichment Director (Activities Director)

  • ... Lexington, Kentucky, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 19 per hour
  • Posted on: Feb 05, 2024       Expires on: Mar 21, 2024

Life Enrichment Director (Activities Director)   

JOB TITLE:

Life Enrichment Director (Activities Director)

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Lexington Kentucky United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Can you be a real, true friend? Is it your nature to be open, listen deeply, know your heart, respond genuinely, and care as only a real friend cares? If so, we want to meet you.

Cedarhurst, a regional healthcare provider and true friend of older adults, seeks a service-minded, career-oriented individual to join our team as a full-time Life Enrichment Director (Activities Director) at our Beaumont community.

As a Life Enrichment Director, you will have to opportunity to connect with, and positively impact the lives of, our residents daily! This includes providing our residents with quality activities daily that promote a level of health, well-being, engagement and growth.
You will coordinate, schedule and conduct a variety of activities that aide in enriching the lives of our residents.
You will be responsible for assisting in the preparation, organization and implementation of holiday programs and special events at the community.
Additionally, you will be responsible for resident engagement and participation in community activities, providing encouragement and ongoing communication to residents and their families.

You will work alongside the Executive Director to ensure our residents needs are being met in relation to community activities.
As a Life Enrichment Director, you will impact the lives of our residents by

  • Organize, prepare, schedule and conduct activities programs that provide physical, intellectual, social, emotional and spiritual opportunities for the residents.
  • Posts and distributes the calendar of events throughout the community and to family members.
  • Initiate and direct activity programming, both within and outside the building, in accordance with the structure outlined in the activities policy, on a daily basis, including weekends and evenings.
  • Attends all community planned functions and coordinates event from beginning to end including setup, running, and breaking down for the event.
  • Recruit, train and supervise volunteers and Life Enrichment Coordinators, as needed.
  • Helps plan appropriate programs for holidays and special events and coordinates holiday decorations for the community.
  • Assists with development and distribution of community newsletter.
  • Meets with or participates in meetings with new residents to introduce programs.
  • Provides ongoing communication with residents and, as necessary, family members.
  • Maintains or assists with maintaining a database and prepares reports on resident assessments, participation and satisfaction.
  • Completing other tasks as assigned by the Executive Director from time to time.

To become a Life Enrichment Director, you will need –

  • Must possess a genuine passion and in interest in working with seniors and individuals with dementia.
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 2-5 years of past experience, preferred OR 4-6 years past experience
  • Applicable State licensure, required
  • Three (3) years of experience in a senior care community with proven leadership and organizational skills, state required license/certification for operating an Assisted Living/Memory Care center preferred
  • Proven experience in staffing, leading, developing and retaining a strong team
  • Possess sound organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and with a strong attention to detail
  • Self-motivated to accomplish goals with a strong sense of accountability for results
  • Superior analytical, project management and organizational skills
  • Sense of professional curiosity, desire to learn new things, and to find / recommend solutions to problems
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills required along with the heart and passion to work with older adults while providing the best care possible
  • Must have the ability to remain calm in stressful situations, to be flexible, to work well with many interruptions and have skill in multi-tasking
  • Must exhibit and promote a high level of customer service, hospitality, curiosity and friendliness towards all residents, visitors, employees and the overall facility
  • Self-motivated to accomplish identified goals with a strong sense of accountability for results.
  • Must remain flexible and have the ability to work weekends as necessary.
  • Knowledgeable in computer applications such as: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
    )

When considering a career with Cedarhurst, please understand that –

  • Our core values describe our expectation that every team member will be Passionate, Trustworthy, Empathetic, Positive, Respectful and Approachable – and in every way a real, true friend of those we serve.
  • To be a Cedarhurst team member means you’re devoted to doing The Friend’s Work: In your every effort, you reassure, energize, and inspire older adults in Cedarhurst.
  • Cedarhurst believes that its team is its greatest asset.
    For this reason, we provide our team members with extensive training as well as personal and career development opportunities.
  • Cedarhurst believes in promoting from within.
    We seek team members who wish to grow with us.
  • Cedarhurst offers a competitive benefits package including medical insurance coverage, life insurance, long-term disability coverage and a 401(k) Plan with company match (after 1 year of service).
  • Cedarhurst offers wages on-demand which allows you to access your earned wages before your payday.
  • Cedarhurst considers the health and safety of its patients, family members, and team members as its highest priorities.
    All offers of employment are conditioned on completing and passing a background and drug test, encouraged to participate in COVID-19 vaccine program, participating in testing requirements (COVID-19 and TB) and using designated PPE when required.

Salary Range: $16.
00 - $19.
00 per hour

Disclaimer: Please be cautious of fraudulent job offers claiming to be from Cedarhurst Senior Living.
Cedarhurst Senior Living does not request payment for any items during the recruitment process.
Please be vigilant.
If you feel you are being targeted by a fraudulent job offer, please contact our HR Department at YourSolutionCenter@TandemHR.
com

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, we will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 05, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

19 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707482859-fd429b2278deec0a04a907b720a9715a

LOCATION:

Kentucky United States

CITY:

Lexington

Job Origin:

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Can you be a real, true friend? Is it your nature to be open, listen deeply, know your heart, respond genuinely, and care as only a real friend cares? If so, we want to meet you.

Cedarhurst, a regional healthcare provider and true friend of older adults, seeks a service-minded, career-oriented individual to join our team as a full-time Life Enrichment Director (Activities Director) at our Beaumont community.

As a Life Enrichment Director, you will have to opportunity to connect with, and positively impact the lives of, our residents daily! This includes providing our residents with quality activities daily that promote a level of health, well-being, engagement and growth. You will coordinate, schedule and conduct a variety of activities that aide in enriching the lives of our residents. You will be responsible for assisting in the preparation, organization and implementation of holiday programs and special events at the community. Additionally, you will be responsible for resident engagement and participation in community activities, providing encouragement and ongoing communication to residents and their families.

You will work alongside the Executive Director to ensure our residents needs are being met in relation to community activities. As a Life Enrichment Director, you will impact the lives of our residents by

  • Organize, prepare, schedule and conduct activities programs that provide physical, intellectual, social, emotional and spiritual opportunities for the residents.
  • Posts and distributes the calendar of events throughout the community and to family members.
  • Initiate and direct activity programming, both within and outside the building, in accordance with the structure outlined in the activities policy, on a daily basis, including weekends and evenings.
  • Attends all community planned functions and coordinates event from beginning to end including setup, running, and breaking down for the event.
  • Recruit, train and supervise volunteers and Life Enrichment Coordinators, as needed.
  • Helps plan appropriate programs for holidays and special events and coordinates holiday decorations for the community.
  • Assists with development and distribution of community newsletter.
  • Meets with or participates in meetings with new residents to introduce programs.
  • Provides ongoing communication with residents and, as necessary, family members.
  • Maintains or assists with maintaining a database and prepares reports on resident assessments, participation and satisfaction.
  • Completing other tasks as assigned by the Executive Director from time to time.

To become a Life Enrichment Director, you will need –

  • Must possess a genuine passion and in interest in working with seniors and individuals with dementia.
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 2-5 years of past experience, preferred OR 4-6 years past experience
  • Applicable State licensure, required
  • Three (3) years of experience in a senior care community with proven leadership and organizational skills, state required license/certification for operating an Assisted Living/Memory Care center preferred
  • Proven experience in staffing, leading, developing and retaining a strong team
  • Possess sound organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and with a strong attention to detail
  • Self-motivated to accomplish goals with a strong sense of accountability for results
  • Superior analytical, project management and organizational skills
  • Sense of professional curiosity, desire to learn new things, and to find / recommend solutions to problems
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills required along with the heart and passion to work with older adults while providing the best care possible
  • Must have the ability to remain calm in stressful situations, to be flexible, to work well with many interruptions and have skill in multi-tasking
  • Must exhibit and promote a high level of customer service, hospitality, curiosity and friendliness towards all residents, visitors, employees and the overall facility
  • Self-motivated to accomplish identified goals with a strong sense of accountability for results.
  • Must remain flexible and have the ability to work weekends as necessary.
  • Knowledgeable in computer applications such as: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)

When considering a career with Cedarhurst, please understand that –

  • Our core values describe our expectation that every team member will be Passionate, Trustworthy, Empathetic, Positive, Respectful and Approachable – and in every way a real, true friend of those we serve.
  • To be a Cedarhurst team member means you’re devoted to doing The Friend’s Work: In your every effort, you reassure, energize, and inspire older adults in Cedarhurst.
  • Cedarhurst believes that its team is its greatest asset. For this reason, we provide our team members with extensive training as well as personal and career development opportunities.
  • Cedarhurst believes in promoting from within. We seek team members who wish to grow with us.
  • Cedarhurst offers a competitive benefits package including medical insurance coverage, life insurance, long-term disability coverage and a 401(k) Plan with company match (after 1 year of service).
  • Cedarhurst offers wages on-demand which allows you to access your earned wages before your payday.
  • Cedarhurst considers the health and safety of its patients, family members, and team members as its highest priorities. All offers of employment are conditioned on completing and passing a background and drug test, encouraged to participate in COVID-19 vaccine program, participating in testing requirements (COVID-19 and TB) and using designated PPE when required.

Salary Range: $16.00 - $19.00 per hour

Disclaimer: Please be cautious of fraudulent job offers claiming to be from Cedarhurst Senior Living. Cedarhurst Senior Living does not request payment for any items during the recruitment process. Please be vigilant. If you feel you are being targeted by a fraudulent job offer, please contact our HR Department at YourSolutionCenter@TandemHR.com

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, we will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

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