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Life Enrichment Coordinator

Company: Bloom at Kokomo
Location: Kokomo
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Job Description:

PRIMARY DUTY:

Plan, direct, and coordinate recreation programs for community residents. May assess resident condition and recommend appropriate recreational-activity.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
--- Develops and implements activities programs to meet the needs of the residents in the community, based on needs assessment, resident interests and functioning ability, and objectives of the activities.
--- Assesses residents for programs, including input from Executive Director and Wellness Director.
--- Develops and distributes monthly activities calendar,including monthly outings and daily outdoor activities as directed.
--- Responsible for promoting interest in recreational activities for community residents, such as local outings, arts, crafts, games, hobbies,and monthly resident celebrations, such as birthday parties and cookouts.
--- Assesses, develops and arranges for one to one programming for those individuals who cannot attend group activities, as necessary.
--- Coordinates all necessary transportation for the residents to and from any event outside the community; drives residents in Company-provided vehicle, if applicable.
--- Responsible for the activity documentation being completed in a timely fashion, ensuring activities are being completed when scheduled.
--- Completes and maintains inventory lists in accordance to established budget.
--- Enforces rules and regulations of activities to ensure safety of the residents.
--- Greets new arrivals to activities, introducing them to other participants, explaining rules, and encouraging participation.
--- Explains principles, techniques, and safety procedures to participants in activities, and demonstrate use of materials and equipment.
--- Confers with management and staff to discuss and resolve resident complaints.
--- Evaluates recreation areas and services to determine if they are producing desired results.
--- Relates to residents, family members, public and professionals appropriately.
--- On-call and Weekend Manager duties may be required as directed by the Executive Director.
--- Reports any issues or problems that may arise to the Executive Director.
--- Complies with state, federal, and all other applicable healthcare and safety standards.
--- Assists families and other visitors as needed.
--- Attends/completes required in-services and other required meetings.
--- Performs other duties as directed.

SUPERVISORY REQUIREMENTS of this position are generally as follows:
--- Oversees the activities of the Activities Department and its volunteers, indirectly supervises all other associates as a Department Head.
--- Provides guidance/input to fellow Department Heads and participates in supervisory responsibilities indirectly for all associates,including, but not limited to, appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining associates; and addressing complaints and resolving problems.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE an equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.
--- Bachelor's degree or equivalent; minimum of 1 year of experience in Activities.
--- If responsible for driving residents, must have valid driver's license and a clean driving record.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES which may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position.
--- Reading Ability - Able to read and interpret written information.
--- Written Communication - Able to write clearly and informatively.
--- Verbal Communication - Able to talk to others to convey information effectively.
--- Reasoning Ability - Able to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.
--- English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language.
--- Math Ability - Knowledge of arithmetic and its applications.
--- Management of Personnel Resources - Motivating, developing,and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
--- Customer and Personal Service: Knowledge of principles for providing customer and personal services. This includes meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
--- Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
--- Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
--- Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures;reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.
--- Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.
--- Interpersonal - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming;maintains confidentiality.
--- Organizational Support - Follows company policies and procedures.
--- Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment;changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events.
--- Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities;advises for additional resources in needed.
--- Attendance/Punctuality - Arrives to work/meetings on time,ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.
--- Dependability - Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks accurately and on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
--- Professionalism - Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions.

COMPUTER SKILLS/EQUIPMENT USED TO PERFORM THE JOB which may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position.
--- Desktop/Notebook computers
--- MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)

WORK ENVIRONMENT environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.
--- The associate may be exposed to bodily fluids and odors on an occasional basis.
--- The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
--- While performing the duties of this job, the associate is frequently required to talk, speak and hear. The associate is regularly required to sit, walk, climb on a step-stool and stand in one place. The associate is occasionally required to stoop, kneel or crouch, use hands to handle or feel objects, reach with hands and arms or smell.
--- The associate must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds,and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
--- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Keywords: Bloom at Kokomo, Kokomo , Life Enrichment Coordinator, Other , Kokomo, Indiana

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