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Lifestyle Coach /Front Desk Support 8am-4pm

Company: Lifespace Communities
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Don't just live life---.love life!

Who wants to go to a boring job? At Lifespace, we get paid to create memories for our residents!

We are not limited by our job title. We are one team united by our passion for service with a dash of fun. No matter the stage in your career, this is your opportunity to be empowered to create your own lasting impression.

Lifespace Communities would like to introduce the opportunity to become a Lifestyle Coach at

Oak Trace

200 Village Drive

Downers Grove IL. 60516

The Lifestyle Coach is responsible for planning, implementing, and leading daily activity programming that fulfills the wellness dimensions of sensory, social, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, and physical enrichment. Position provides on-the-job training and participates in updating care plans as associated with activities.

A few other details about the role:

* Orchestrate and lead therapeutic activities for resident participation for individual as well as group structures.
* Motivate residents to participate in daily planned activities.
* Provide high level of resident engagement. Establish one-on-one relationships with residents. Maintain daily one-on-one visitation schedule. Conduct resident activity interest surveys.
* Strengthen resident activity with the development and coordination of programs.
* Provide hands-on/on-the-job training to newly hired activities assistants. Provide skill-set retraining as assigned.
* Document resident attendance to activities. Electronically update care plan to include assessment, activity participation and progress notes.
* Oversee the movement of residents to and from recreational areas to participate in scheduled programs include activities held outside of Community. Plan, create amd publish monthly programming and transportation calendar.
* Communicate on-going performance feedback of activities assistants.
* Maintain inventory par levels, track inventory and supplies.
* Comply with applicable federal, state and local laws, rules, and regulations; maintains knowledge of and follows all company policies and procedures.
* Obtain knowledge and demonstrate the principles of Living Lifespace , person directed care and successful aging philosophies and their inherent core values of commitment, respect, compassion, dedication, team work and quality.
* Team member will support, actively participate and act in accordance with the principles of the Living Lifespace service culture and be familiar with and fluent in the language and service pillars of Living Lifespace.

And here's what you need to apply:

* High school diploma or equivalent
* Associates degree preferred.
* Two to three years applicable experience
* Certifications required by state regulations. Industry certifications include AAC, ADC, ADPC, and ACC.
* Possess a genuine appreciation of geriatric population.
* Ability to work with demanding residents in a calm and professional manner.
* Knowledgeable of computer functions and the ability to learn and use a variety of computerized activity programs.
* Ability to plan, organize, develop, and efficiently implement events independently and in group involvement.
* Ability to read, write and speak English sufficient to perform job duties and to interact and communicate with residents, vendors and team members.
* Advanced computer skills.

Lifespace has enjoyed over 40 years of success and this is just the beginning. With new opportunities, continued growth, and the support from your Lifespace family get ready to ignite your life and experience Living Lifespace.

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW:

Lifespace Communities headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa, is one of the nation's largest senior living provider of non-profit retirement communities. The organization has annual revenue of over $340 million and employs over 3,800 team members. Lifespace Communities is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Lifespace has remained true to its founding ideal: to help create exceptional, financially sound communities where people could enjoy a more rewarding and secure retirement. The organization is committed to excellence and innovation in creating communities that celebrate the lives of seniors. Lifespace serves over 5,100 residents.

The Lifespace Communities are as follows:

* Abbey Delray - Delray Beach, Florida
* Abbey Delray South - Delray Beach, Florida
* Beacon Hill - Lombard, Illinois
* Claridge Court - Prairie Village, Kansas
* Edgemere - Dallas, Texas
* Friendship Village Of Bloomington - Bloomington, Minnesota
* Friendship Village Of South Hills - Upper St. Claire, Pennsylvania
* Harbour's Edge - Delray Beach, Florida
* New Castle - Mequon, Wisconsin
* Oak Trace - Downers Grove, Illinois
* Querencia at Barton Creek - Austin, Texas
* The Stayton - Fort Worth, Texas
* Village On The Green - Longwood, Florida
* The Waterford - Juno Beach, Florida



Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at

Email: ASKHR@LIFESPACECOMMUNITIES.COM

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

If you want to view the EEO is the Law poster, please choose your language: English - Spanish - Arabic - Chinese

If you want to view the EEO is the Law Supplement poster, please choose your language: English - Spanish - Chinese

If you want to view the Pay Transparency Policy Statement, please click the link: English

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Keywords: Lifespace Communities, Downers Grove , Lifestyle Coach /Front Desk Support 8am-4pm, Other , Downers Grove, Illinois

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