• Are you passionate about creating purpose and positivity for others?
  • Do you naturally have high energy and connect with people?
  • Are you an individual that takes responsibility and follows through on details?
  • Do you get excited working as a high-performing individual and part of a high performing team?

Be a part of our team at Arbor View, opening in April 2019. Arbor View is designed for easy Colorado living with many options to support seniors’ active lifestyle and wellness. Experience majestic Mesa views with a prime location near physicians’ offices, St Mary’s Medical Center, shopping and the best Arvada has to offer.

Life can be enjoyed with all the comforts of home in our 36 assisted living apartments and suites and 12 memory care apartments in our distinctive residence. Amenities will include 24-hour on-site staffing and emergency response personnel, state-of-the-art technology to support independence and enrichment, personalized lifestyle recreation and leisure offerings. Arbor View will offer a variety of chef-prepared culinary and dining experiences and outdoor lifestyle experiences including a greenhouse and horticulture area. In addition, our skilled nursing facility is conveniently located within a few miles of Arbor View. With that, we’re able to provide a continuum of care while we serve our seniors’ needs on all levels.

Our name, WellAge reflects our commitment to creating environments and services to promote our residents aging well and remaining active doing the things they love and enjoy. Arbor View is owned and operated by WellAge Senior Communities. We are adding six new communities over the next two years and we’d love for you to join our team!

The Life Enrichment Director will be asked to plan, coordinate, and direct resident activity program utilizing resources of the facility and community. This position will also recruit, supervise and support staff and volunteers. They will conduct activities in accordance with physicians’ orders. This position will also participate in the development and implementation of the assessment process and resident care plan and maintain necessary required records and documentation.

The person holding this position is delegated the responsibility for carrying out the assigned duties and responsibilities in accordance with current existing federal and state regulations and established company policies and procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

Plan, Coordinate and Direct Resident Activity Duties:

  • Assist in planning programs for group and individual activities based on residents’ individualized needs as identified in residents’ service plan and activity preferences
  • Maintain a balance of recreational activities including physical, social, sensory, religious, diversities, intellectual, and creative arts and crafts
  • Ensure group activities are scheduled and on time, to provide for maximum involvement by interested residents
  • Select residents for activity participation according to each resident’s activity interest, needs, and potential
  • Coordinate scheduled activities with other departments
  • Assist in the preparation and post monthly activities calendars indicating scheduled activities and times for coming months which reflect interests identified by the comprehensive assessment, offer activities at hours convenient to the residents (morning, afternoon, some evening and weekends)
  • Maintain adequate activity supplies and equipment to meet needs and interests of residents, ensure materials are available to residents
  • Prepare and present monthly report on progress of activity program
  • Maintain monthly bulletin board indicating future activities, holiday themes, or picture review of past activities
  • Assist residents with mail, and address and post outgoing mail upon request
  • Transport residents within the community from one area to another area where activities may occur
  • Participate in outside community planning related to interest of the community and arrange for the use of outside community facilities for the residents’ use
  • Orient volunteers in the community
  • Participate in in-service program of the facility
  • Plan events and activities for residents
  • 70%


Participation in Resident Care Plans Duties:

  • Communicate resident’s program to residents, residents’ families, volunteers, and facility staff
  • Identify and evaluate personal, emotional, and environmental concerns that prevent or limit the resident’s full use of medical, nursing, and restorative care
  • Formulate written plans of care for each admitted resident; review and update service plan according to established policies
  • Record continuing progress notes on resident’s activities and response of resident to activity program
  • Give assistance or help in locating and arranging for services of other professionals or agencies to solve problems and needs of residents
  • Participate regularly in care conferences with nurses, and other staff to assist in better understanding resident and his/her family; prepare for meetings with Health Care Team by reviewing resident’s previous care plan, MDS, and assessment, talking with resident to be reviewed (or a family member if resident is unable to comprehend concepts of care planning), and is prepared to discuss resident’s progress
  • Maintain all records related to resident activities
  • Record Section 1 of the Minimum Date Set (MDS) activity pursuits’ portion, and resident’s activity interest and activity-needs assessment after completing the MDS record resident’s initial activities-health-care-plan
  • Prepare for meetings with Health Care Team by reviewing resident’s previous care plan, MDS, and assessment, talking with resident to be reviewed (or a family member if resident is unable to comprehend concepts of care planning), and is prepared to discuss resident’s progress and makes appropriate entries in resident’s medical record
  • Make entries on resident’s health-care plan as required by resident’s condition
  • Recognize abnormal signs and symptoms which may signify a physical change in resident’s condition that could require nursing intervention. Report same to Health Services Director immediately
  • 15%


Recruit, Supervise and Support Staff Duties:

  • Provide motivation for participation in Residents Council and schedule a time and place for meetings and document meeting minutes
  • Develop standards
  • Promote process improvement
  • All other duties as assigned
  • 15%




Prioritize and multi-task priorities
Ability to change course and adapt to priorities

Relationship Building

Customer service with residents, staff, families and outside vendors
Build relationships with all types of people
High energy, positive and upbeat
Be in tune to others’ feelings


Communicate clearly and effectively

Strategic Thinking

Solve problems effectively
Creative in coming up with options and variety
Curiosity and desire to learn and share learning
Ability to see things from different perspectives and be innovative

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of special needs and limitations of elderly
  • Methods and techniques used to include residents and involve them in activities
  • Alert to attitudes and feelings of residents
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with handcrafts, skills, games, other activities, and vendors of supplies and equipment
  • Familiarity with the community, social agencies, contacts with clubs and groups, and knowledge of sources of materials and local services
  • Understanding and self-discipline to relate sensitively to residents’ needs and feelings.

Education and Experience:

Minimum high school diploma or GED
Two years of college from an accredited institution preferred
A college graduate in a related field of study approved by the state licensing agency

Physical Demands:

  • Sitting 2-3 hours per shift with frequent requirement to get up and down from the sitting position
  • Walking 3 hours per shift
  • Standing 2- 4 hours per shift
  • Lifting 1-20# frequently, 21-35# occasionally, 36-70# rarely
  • Bending, reaching, squatting and kneeling, crawling and climbing
  • Using telephone
  • Using computer and electronic documentation

Work Environment:

  • This is a non-exempt, full-time hourly position with benefits
  • Must maintain a valid, unrestricted Colorado driver’s license


  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines

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