Life Enrichment Coordinator

Posted: 08/02/2020

Life Enrichment Coordinator

Job LocationsUS-CO-Denver
 
Category
 
Other
 
Type
 
Full Time

About Solera

Love to make a difference in the lives of seniors? At Solera Senior Living we are led by our Core Values which guide our decision-making at every level of our company. We are looking for compassionate individuals who want to join our team!

 

Solera’s Core Values:

Compassion

Commitment

Communication

Creativity

 

We are constantly asking ourselves to think outside of the box, utilize technology to improve lives, honor our relationships with one another, and make a meaningful difference in our community.  Our leadership team is made up of passionate people who have a true connection to seniors and their families, and who are dedicated to helping others’ grow and thrive.

 

Listen…we flat out LOVE what we do and if our story resonates with you, and you want to LOVE what you do every day - we want to meet you!

Overview & Responsibilities

General Summary:

Responsible for implementing the day to day Resident activities using a Montessori method of dementia care. Designed to fulfill a variety of needs and interests based on each individual’s history and meaningful life events. Responsible for resident satisfaction and retention through the development and management of life enrichment programs. Act as a positive representative for the community to residents, employees, visitors, the pubic, and other activities related to the promotion of the organization. Work effectively as part of a team by sharing ideas, helping others develop ideas, and evaluating proposed courses of action.

 

Job Functions:

  • Plan, coordinates, and implements the resident’s activities to meet physical, spiritual, emotional, intellectual, and social needs as defined by the Montessori Method.
  • Work closely with the Department Heads to coordinate space, equipment, food, and transportation for planned events and activities.
  • Maintain a safe activities program, including driving, events, space, planning, mobility.
  • Act as a liaison between residents and the Administrator, RN, or the Resident Care Coordinator.
  • Responsible for the smooth, efficient, and positive operation of planned events.
  • Responsible for resident satisfaction and retention through the development of appropriate and timely activities that meet the needs of the Resident population.
  • Evaluate the capabilities, needs, and interests of new Residents and periodically of each resident.
  • Decorate the common areas appropriately for the time and season.
  • Maintain and work within the department budget.
  • Work cooperatively with other employees, management, residents, and their families.
  • Maintain a positive attitude in all aspects of your day to day activities, and represent the organization in a positive light during all events.
  • Complete other tasks assigned by the Administrator.
  • participate in on-site training as requested.
  • Assist as needed with marketing events
  • Become a full participant in the success of the organization through customer services, promotion and recruitment of new residents.

Qualifications

Specific Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with those inside and outside the organization including residents, their families, volunteers, management, civic organizations, community, and agencies
  • Maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work activities
  • Communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of Residents’ needs
  • Ability to assist with budget development for the department
  • Skill in problem-solving, and the ability to remain poised in emergencies
  • Ability to understand and work under a variety of situations in a positive, constructive manner
  • Ability to be creative and innovative in creative activities techniques
  • Knowledge to be organized, well prepared, set and meet deadlines
  • Ability to do some daily tasks via computer, i.e., emails, calendars, flyers, etc.
  • Ability to continue education in the industry and make sure new programs are developed to meet the changing demographics in the resident population.
  • One or more years of prior industry experience preferred
  • Valid Colorado drivers license and acceptable motor vehicle history