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!
Offering Health Insurance for Full Time Associates
Competitive Hourly Wage
Perfect Attendance bonus offered monthly- Earn an extra $100 per
month (after taxes).
Employee Referral Bonus
Resident Referral Bonus
-Charter Senior Living Associate
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.
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
Plan, implement and supervise activities to suit a variety of
interests and skill levels for the residents using resident
comments and input. Activities may include but are not limited to:
parties, games, weekly exercises, church services, book reading and
clubs, crafts, baking and cooking, outside entertainment, travel
and transportation, special activities at holidays, fundraisers for
specific projects, and resident's birthdays and anniversaries.
Effectively encourage and actively promote residents participate
in activities/social services through internal, formal and informal
Plan "In-community" seminars or lecture series' quarterly for
residents, families, and friends.
Involve and assist the Residents Council and Resident Meetings
by playing a key role in their monthly meetings.
Participate in local activity planners association. Cooperate
and exchange ideas and calendars with Life Enrichment Coordinators
in affiliated retirement communities.
Establish and make available voting services at the community to
encourage and promote outside involvement.
Develop programs, activities, seminars, and lectures for the
monthly calendar. Print, mail and post the activities calendars in
order to keep all residents and the community aware of the
activities going on in the community. Edit and publish the monthly
newsletter. Distribute and mail to all residents, prospective
residents, family members, community contacts, and employees to
keep them informed of things going on in the community.
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.
Innovate, plan, promote and supervise all activities,
entertainment, transportation programs that meet the minimum
standards of the community and 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., to augment personal
Recruit, train, retain and supervise a full complement of
volunteers and staff who are capable and motivated to devote their
best efforts to the discharge of the responsibilities contained in
their job descriptions and who present a professional demeanor to
residents and prospective residents.
Ensure accurate record-keeping of all records related to
planning, supervision, and implementation of activities and
entertainment for residents of the community and prospective
residents to the community, and ensure the complete communication
thereof to the management of the community as may be requested from
Ensure efficient and effective use of all activities/social
services department and community resources; human resources and
monetary resources with established budgetary guidelines.
Present a professional demeanor that communicates to current and
prospective residents the corporate philosophy of service,
goodwill, and genuine interest in the resident’s unique needs.
Conduct yourself and your business at all times so as not to
detract from or reflect adversely on the reputation of the
property. 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.
Reexamine, modify and test old activities/ideas that failed to
produce resident and community involvement. These previous
activities/ideas may work now or have greater success.
Assist at the front desk and cover for missing staff members
Represent the community by giving tours and marketing the
community as needed.
Perform such other tasks as may be required from
Exposure to blood/body fluid not likely
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.
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.