• Life Enrichment Director

    Job Locations US-MN-Wayzata
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/10/2019 8:00 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-2016
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Resident Services
    Community
    Meridian Manor
  • Overview

    Meridian Manor, an Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care senior living community, located just a few short blocks from Lake Street in historic downtown Wayzata, Minnesota is excited to share we're looking for a FUN, engaging and creative Life Enrichment Director to join our team. 

     

    Why Meridian Manor?

     

    • Work/Life Balance: We have multiple shifts and flexible schedules
    • Competitive pay
    • Excellent benefits: We have the benefits you’re looking for as well as other unique perks for full-time, part-time and on-call team members
    • A culture of FUN and commitment to the care of our residents, our communities and each other
    • Your opinion matters: We share ideas, we listen and work together to make great things happen

     

    As a Transforming Age community, Meridian Manor is comprised of team of dedicated and caring people who have a strong desire to enrich the lives of older adults and our team members. Our workplace emphasizes serving others, team work, our dedication to hospitality and customer service, vigorous innovation and integrity in everything we do.

    Positions Details

    Our Life Enrichment Director is responsible for making Meridian Manor a fun and engaging place to call home! In this role, you will be responsible for planning, scheduling and coordinating meaningful activities appropriate to the needs and interests of residents and conducive to their physical, mental and social well-being. 

     

    What does our Life Enrichment Director do?

     

    • Plan, schedule and coordinate all resident activities
    • Prepare and distribute weekly program content
    • Plan and coordinate special events
    • Plan and coordinate arts program, entertainment for special events, monthly birthday parties, group games, weekly religious services and individual independent projects
    • Incorporate recreational activities from the community and develop close working relationships with community organizations
    • Responsible for activity-related program training for all team members
    • Occasionally assist with transporting residents to appointments as well as regular and special recreational outings
    • Promote the Mission, Vision and Values of Transforming Age in all areas of responsibility

     

    Required Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:

     

    • An awesome sense of humor, a fun, outgoing personality and caring demeanor
    • The ability to speak, read and comprehend the English language
    • Knowledge of special needs of residents (physical, mental and social)
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite products
    • Familiarity with Adobe Acrobat and/or Adobe Reader

     

    Education/Equivalent Experience & Skills:

     

    • Degree/certification in recreational activities/life enrichment is highly desirable!
    • High school diploma or equivalent in education, training and experience.
    • Two years working experience in activities/life enrichment with seniors
    • One year supervisory management experience
    • Strong interpersonal skills working with seniors
    • A current and valid driver’s license consistent with the requirements determined by size of vehicle and laws of the state in which the driver is licensed
    • Must possess a clean driving record 

     

    Meridian Manor is proud to offer comprehensive benefits which includes medical, dental, 403(b) with company match, paid holidays, generous vacation and sick time and other outstanding programs.

     

    We care deeply about our mission and commitment to providing exceptional care to our residents. That is why we are a drug and alcohol-free employer. Criminal background and drug test will be required upon a contingent offer of employment.

    We are excited to hear from you! Come join us and help us fulfill our vision to Transform the Perception of Age.

     

    We look forward to hearing from you! Come join us and help us fulfill our vision to Transform the Perception of Age.

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