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Life Enrichment Assistant

Location: Saline, MI

Department: Life Enrichment

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Life Enrichment Assistant

Evangelical Home - Saline

Full-Time

Founded in 1879, EHM Senior Solutions (formerly known as Evangelical Homes of Michigan) is a not-for-profit, full service health and human service organization that provides health care, housing and community services to older adults and their families in Southeast Michigan. Today, EHM is one of the largest non-profits of its kind, in metro Detroit and one of the oldest in the state, serving more than 4,500 older adults and their extended families annually.

EHM remains grounded in tradition to care for the underserved and has provided $11.5 million in charitable care over the past five years. EHM has been consistently recognized for its leadership and innovation over the years, and was named one of Michigan’s top 25 workplaces by the Detroit Free Press

EHM Senior Solutions is currently seeking to welcome a new, full-time Life Enrichment Assistant to join our team at Brecon Village, our Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care campus located in Saline, MI. The Life Enrichment Assistant is responsible for assisting the Director of Life Enrichment in planning, organizing, developing, and directing the overall operation of the Life Enrichment Department at our Brecon Village Campus.

Responsibilities for the Life Enrichment Assistant include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the wellness of every resident based on their individual interests.
  • Gather and encourage residents to participate in activities of interest and escort to and from event.
  • Begin and lead activities on time and appropriately.
  • Participate with residents in activities of interest, and engage in one on one interaction as assigned.
  • Complete proper documentation and other administrative tasks as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • An Associates Degree or higher in Therapeutic Recreation, Social Work, Psychology or Gerontology, preferred.
  • Prior experience in program planning for older adults preferred.
  • Must be proficient in computer skills, Including Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Publisher and the use of templates for a variety of newsletters, flyers, calendars, etc.
  • Ability to obtain a chauffer's license, drive the campus van and other vehicles.
  • Creative, enthusiastic and passionate about serving others. Enjoy having a busy, active, hands-on role in resident programming and can keep things running smoothly on hectic days.
  • Have the ability to create and maintain a welcoming and comfortable environment for residents, their family member and friends.
  • Must be comfortable organizing and leading groups.

The Life Enrichment Assistant is a full-time position with day, evening and some weekends. To meet the needs of the residents we serve. EHM Senior Solutions is excited to offer competitive wages and benefit packages, in addition to a fast paced working environment.

We encourage you learn more about the mission of our organization at www.evangelicalhomes.org.

EHM Senior Solutions is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V. Qualified applicants must be presently eligible to work in the United States. Applicants will be required to undergo a criminal background check and pre-employment physical upon the acceptance of a verbal offer.

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