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Life Enrichment Coordinator - Full Time - Deerfield

Immanuel locationUrbandale, IA
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Urbandale, IA, United States



The overall purpose of this job is to provide opportunities for residents to participate in programs to enhance their lives in the areas of mind, body and spirit. The responsibilities of this job include planning, developing, marketing, and implementing events, programs, and activities. Supports and lives out Immanuel's Mission and CHRIST Promises.


Key Areas

Key Responsibilities and Duties of the Job

Activities Coordination

  • Plans and implements events and activities.
  • Coordinates and facilitates activities and programs to appeal to residents and develop their minds, bodies, or spirits.


  • Develops monthly and weekly calendar of events.
  • Advertises and promotes events and Life Enrichment activities.

Preparation and Implementation

  • Sets-up and tears-down equipment and staging for events (e.g., moves furniture, distributes and returns equipment).
  • Orders and distributes supplies
  • Tracks attendance and keeps records of the events and programs.
  • Obtains feedback from residents regarding their opinions of the activities and what new activities they would enjoy.
  • Transports residents when needed.


  • Performs other duties as assigned or requested.



  • One (1) year of post-high school education is required.
  • Bachelor's degree in Recreational Therapy or related field is preferred.


  • One (1) year of activities coordination or related experience is required.
  • Equivalent years of education may substitute for experience requirement.

Other Requirements-

  • A valid driver's license is required.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a DOT Medical Exam and obtain a DOT Medical Examiner's Certificate.
  • CPR certification required or obtained within the first 30 days of hire.
  • First Aid education required or completed within the first 30 days of hire.

KSA- Knowledge Skills and Abilities-

  • Knowledge of seniors' mental and physical abilities.
  • Knowledge of available community resources to assist with activities.
  • Skills in operating Microsoft Office and Outlook.
  • Skills in providing excellent customer service.
  • Skills in presenting to groups.
  • Skills in leading programs and directing activities.
  • Ability to professionally and effectively communicate in both verbal and written forms.
  • Ability to manage time wisely.
  • Ability to be creative and plan new, engaging activities.
  • Ability to organize and schedule activities.

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