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Life Enrichment Associate - Full Time (Assisted Living)

Company: Croasdaile Village Retirement Community
Location: Durham
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Life Enrichment Associate - Full Time (Assisted Living) - 9:00am - 5:30pm

At Croasdaile Village, we value and recognize the importance of supporting, training and retraining our staff. Our mission of providing excellent services leading to an abundant life is an important goal of our Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC).

Croasdaile Village provides competitive salaries, educational opportunities and a comprehensive benefit package. We are an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

Many roles in the community may require that we ask about your vaccination status. This could include MMR, chicken pox, hepatitis, flu and COVID-19 vaccine status.

Life Enrichment Associate assist in planning, organizing and participating in medically approved recreation programs and other activities for residents living in the assisted living facility by performing the following duties:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Coordinates and participates in such activities as sports, dramatics, games, and arts and crafts to assist residents to develop interpersonal relationships, to socialize effectively, and to develop confidence needed to participate in group activities.
  • Regulates content of program in accordance with residents' capabilities, needs and interests.
  • Instructs and participates in calisthenics, stretching and limbering exercises, and individual and group sports.
  • Participates in team planning and implementation of a life enrichment program and actively pursues new methods of implementing a program of wellness for the whole person.
  • Meets with the care planning team, if necessary, and completes assessments and documentation as required by that team; completes daily documentation of resident participation.
  • Counsels and encourages residents to develop leisure activities.
  • Participates in special outings and accompanies residents on outings such as ball games, sightseeing, or picnics to make residents aware of available recreational resources.
  • Assists in the training of groups of volunteers and students in techniques of recreation therapy.
  • Must interact courteously, tactfully and politely with managers, co-workers, residents, vendors or associates to preserve productivity and moral.

    Hospitality Promises

  • You will be expected to greet all warmly, by name and with a smile.
  • You will be expected to treat everyone with courteous respect.
  • You will strive to anticipate our resident's needs and act accordingly.
  • You will listen and respond enthusiastically in a timely manner.
  • You will hold yourself and others accountable.
  • You will make our residents feel important.
  • You will embrace and value everyone's differences.
  • You will ask "Is there anything else I can do for you?"
  • You will maintain a high level of professionalism, both in conduct and appearance, at all times.
  • You will pay attention to details


    Activities Certification in LTC or BS in Recreational Therapy is preferred but not required. Experience working as CNA or Health Care Tech and experience working with senior population is preferred. Memory Care experience is also preferred or experience working in Assisted Living or Skilled Nursing setting.


    Full Time 9:00am - 5:30pm with every other weekend, including some weekends/holiday availability as well flexibility in work schedule.

    Some highlights of our COMPREHENSIVE Benefit Package for qualifying full-time and part-time Team Members may include:

    • 128+ hours of annual Paid Time Off PLUS Holiday Pay and PTO Sellback/Cash-in
    • Choices of affordable and comprehensive Health Insurance options for Employee, Child, Family and/or Spouse Dental Plan Prescription Drugs Plan Vision Plan
    • 403b Plan (retirement plan with employer matching program)
    • Group Term Life/AD&D
    • Long Term Disability
    • PTO and Holidays
    • Flexible Spending Account Dependent Care Account
    • Short-Term Disability Insurance,
    • Cancer, Critical Illness and Whole Life Insurance Wellness Plan that is attached to the medical benefits
    • Employee Assistance Program and Work-Life Service
    • Wellness Plan that is attached to the medical benefits
    • Reduced fees for onsite Massage Therapist and Chiropractor
    • Payroll Deduction for Meals (onsite dining room)
    • Access to resident pool, fitness center and scenic walking trails


Keywords: Croasdaile Village Retirement Community, Durham , Life Enrichment Associate - Full Time (Assisted Living), Other , Durham, North Carolina

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