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Life Enrichment Director- Senior Living

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Location: Eugene, OR, United States

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Welcome to the next generation in senior living, The Springs Living!
Our purpose at The Springs Living is to change the way people think, feel and experience senior living. We’ve taken the time and care to create handcrafted communities for seniors and their families. All of our communities offer warm and inviting environments that enhance people's lives, and offer quality services and genuine solutions for seniors. The Springs at Greer Gardens is currently seeking a Life Enrichment Director. Our setting and community are and our commitment to compassionate quality care is truly distinctive. We hire people with vision, leadership, and a commitment to “doing it right.” Because our employees and residents deserve the very best, the right candidate must be nurturing with employees, residents, and families and be passionate to support, inspire and lead our team towards excellence every day.
Job Description
The Springs at Greer Gardens is looking for a cheerful, optimistic, organized, and motivated individual who loves to enrich the lives of seniors. This position is specifically responsible for planning and implementing meaningful activities for our residents, with an emphasis on The 8 Dimensions of Wellness: Physical, Intellectual, Spiritual, Social, Emotional, Vocational, and Environmental and Financial. The Life Enrichment Director is essential to the satisfaction of our residents and to our mission of helping people Live Life to its Fullest. Because our residents deserve the best, you are held to a high standard for quality and customer service. Your responsibilities would include, but are not limited to:
  • Prepare and execute monthly programming for Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care
  • Work cooperatively with other departments to plan for large events
  • Assist with the development of the departmental budget and monitor monthly expenses 
  • Oversee ordering of supplies and equipment necessary to implement Life Enrichment programs
  • Communicate / coordinate entertainment and special activities with external vendors
  • Schedule and oversee Life Enrichment department meetings and report, as requested, on activities and events for residents
  • Inform residents of daily activities through various mechanisms including print and digital
  • Responsible for managing department disciplinary conversations 
  • Responsible for volunteer policies and program, and serve as supervisor of volunteers
  • Prepare and approve in advance monthly/quarterly planning for special events, field trips, entertainment, and community outreach/involvement programs for the approval of the Executive Director pre-implementation
  • Include, whenever possible, the resident and/or family in planning and participation in programs
  • Plan, coordinate, and assist with tasteful decoration of community routinely as well as for special events, holidays, and seasons
  • Ensure state IEP's are submitted in a timely manner 
  • Plan and implement events and activities of sufficient variety and at sufficient frequency, including but not limited to physical, intellectual, creative, recreational, social, and spiritual
  • Assures all Life Enrichment staff are consistently educated and trained, including fulfilling any federal and/or state regulations, through new employee orientation and regular education and training classes
  • Manages staffing for the Life Enrichment team, may need to cover shifts to assure adequate coverage (including weekends and holidays)
  •  3-5 years experience
  • Must have 3-5 years demonstrated experience leading teams
  • Experience in Wellness and Activities programming in a senior housing community including designing and facilitating all aspects of a comprehensive program a plus
  • Must be able to pass a drug test and criminal background check
  • Experience in assisted living, memory care and independent living


Additional Information: Come see why our employees love working here! The Springs offers to each employee:
  • Generous benefit package after 60 days of employment including medical, dental, vision, and supplemental insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Annual student scholarships for staff or their family members, including for vocational and certification programs
  • 401K
  • Health Express – free virtual doctor visits for employees and their family (no insurance required)
  • Wellness 360 Employee Assistance Program
  • Career coaching and growth opportunities - prioritizes career growth and promotes from within
  • discounted meal program
  • access to gym and pool (before and after shifts)

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


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