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Activities Director (Life Enrichment Director)

Company: Charter Senior Living - Williamsburg
Location: Williamsburg
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

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Life Enrichment Coordinator
Why Charter Senior Living?"I believe in the Charter Mission. - To Enhance the Human Spirit. I do this every day as I help care for our residents. - They may need extra help throughout the day, but I know during these times that I am enhancing their spirit. - I feel honored to make such a difference in someone's life!" - --Charter Senior Living Associate -
Offering Health Insurance for Full Time Associates -
Charter Benefits:


  • Competitive Hourly Wage
  • Perfect Attendance bonus offered monthly- Earn an extra $100 per month (after taxes). - -
  • Health Insurance -
  • 401K
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Resident Referral Bonus

    Your potential is unlimited. - As a small boutique company, we are committed to helping each of our Associates have more than just a "job". - We want each of our associates to feel like they have a career and an opportunity to grow. Learn more about Charter and how you can become part of an organization that is committed to the future of their Associates.
    POSITION SUMMARY
    The Life Enrichment Coordinator will be responsible for the planning, implementation, and supervision of the day-to-day social, educational, recreational, spiritual and therapeutic individual and group activities, entertainment and transportation services for the residents living in the community. - This position also concerns itself with the achievement of occupancy development goals through coordination with the management of the promotion of the community to the general public; through innovation, successful planning, implementation, resident participation and direct supervision of all activities.
    Other: - Willing to work shift assigned, weekends, and holidays. - Ability to work independently with minimum supervision; problem-solving, conflict management, budgeting.
    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Innovate, plan, promote and supervise all activities, entertainment, transportation programs -to accommodate the broad spectrum of individual and collective interests, attributes and abilities of the residents. Monitor for shifts in preferences, values, and attitudes using personal interviews, approved surveys, resident committees, suggestion boxes, etc.
  • Effectively encourage and actively promote residents participate in activities/social services through internal, formal and informal communication networks.
  • Involve and assist the Residents Council and Resident Meetings by playing a key role in their monthly meetings.
  • Develop programs, activities, seminars, and lectures for the monthly calendar. -
  • Drive residents to planned events, activities, or appointments using the community van.
  • At the direction of the Executive Director, work with consultants and other outside resources to provide a well-balanced program for the residents.
  • Visit with and interview all new residents within two (2) weeks of occupancy to learn more about them and their individual attributes, abilities, background, interests, preferences, etc.
  • Handle all resident concerns and complaints with finesse and in a caring, polite and professional manner.
  • Communicate and channel to the supervisor, all residents, personnel and other matters and information which could concern or be in any way beneficial to the employer.
  • Promote a thorough and continuous understanding among all employees of the importance of the activities department to the quality of life for all residents and prospective residents.

    UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONS

    • Exposure to blood/body fluid not likely

      PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

      • Push, pull, and lift at least 50 pounds. Must be able to stand, walk, stoop and/or bend for periods of up to eight hours with breaks as provided for in the employee handbook. Frequent transporting of residents in a wheelchair.

        OTHER REQUIREMENTS

        • Must possess a current state-specific driver's license and CDL if applicable. Must possess a clean driving record that will be approved by the Company's insurance carrier and the Company's standards. Annual driving record checks will be performed to ensure consistent and safe driving patterns are met.
        • Good communication skills, verbal and written; English language skills adequate to allow communication with residents and staff, and to understand written and verbal instructions. Compassion for the elderly. Self-motivated.
        • Must be able to pass a background check.

          EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
          -JB.0.00.LN

Keywords: Charter Senior Living - Williamsburg, Newport News , Activities Director (Life Enrichment Director), Executive , Williamsburg, Virginia

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