Life Enrichment Assistant

Posted: 06/19/2022

Life Enrichment Assistant

The Life Enrichment Assistant is responsible for assisting in planning, organizing and conducting therapeutic activities designed to keep clients active and enhance their quality of life.

​Major Responsibilities:

  • Assists in planning and implementing group and individual activities based on functional needs and interests of clients.
  • Carries out the plan of care; observes and reports observation of clients to Life nurse.
  • Assists clients with limited activities of daily living.
  • Cleans kitchen after each meal and snack as assigned and participates in the serving of the meal.
  • Checks kitchen and bathrooms daily to determine supplies needs.
  • Assists with the daily operation and activities of the Adult Day Center.
  • Participates in staff meetings, in-service training and other relevant training.
  • Works with volunteers to facilitate training in activities and promote utilization of skills.
  • Participates in daily record keeping and documentation of clients.
  • Cleans facility at the end of each day (according to the posted task list).
  • Acts as a substitute Activity Coordinator for our Friendship Dining Centers when necessary.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • 2 years of experience working in the aging field
Special Skills, Tools, Technology Requirements:
  • Must participate in Dementia/Alzheimer’s training within 90 days of hire.
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability read, write and communicate using the English language.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Basic computer skills required (i.e. Microsoft Windows including Excel and Word)
  • Must demonstrate an interest in working with the senior population.
  • Interacts with participants and staff in a courteous and friendly manner.
  • Maintains confidentiality adhering to HIPPA requirements.
  • Responds promptly to client needs.
  • Must have knowledge of various social and therapeutic activity programs.
  • Must be able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Must have ability to problem solve.
  • Must train and become First Aid and CPR certified.
  • Supports organization’s goals and values.
  • Must be able to push up to 350 pounds (wheelchair).
  • Must be able to stand for long periods at a time.
  • Must be able to bend and lift 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.
Proof of a negative TB test within 45 days prior to hire.
Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination is necessary prior to onboarding.

Position Type: Full-time

Salary Range: $21,000 - $40,000/year

Employer Type: Private Company

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