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Life Enrichment Assistant – Franklin Campus

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1551 Franklin St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Minimum Experience:

1 or more years of related work experience

Job Status:

Part Time

Contact Information:

Clark is looking for a Life Enrichment Assistant that is patient focused and will enrich the lives of our residents, families, and employees. This position will provide personalized, quality care and services to older adults that need assistance. We are searching for a dedicated employee who will have passion to serve the elderly.

This candidate must be a team player, have a positive outlook, be able to problem solve and be caring and compassionate. Life Enrichment Assistants will provide Resident-directed therapeutic programming for the Residents.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan, implement and facilitate a variety of daily group activities for individuals for dementia to meet their physical, psycho-social, cognitive and spiritual well being
  • Meet with residents in a one on one setting
  • Develop a weekly and monthly activity calendar to meet residents interests and needs
  • Develop and maintain positive rapport with staff, residents and their families
  • Assist the LE Enrichment Specialist with tasks and special projects as needed
  • Write up summary at the end of each day describing how time is spent
  • Coordinate with volunteers as needed to schedule and develop enriching programming
  • Re-evaluate and change programming as needed to meet the needs of residents
  • Help serve breakfast and lunch in the dining room
  • Attend quarterly Life Enrichment team meetings
  • Previous experience in a memory care unit is preferred

About Clark:

Clark is a Life Plan Community with a continuum of care. Our staff of professionals are committed to providing excellent service and a warm atmosphere for residents, visitors, and staff. Clark at Franklin is located on the South East side of Grand Rapids, nearest to the East Grand Rapids area. Clark is a growing organization and provides independent living apartment homes, as well as assisted living, memory care, long-term care, and access to other ancillary services. We pride ourselves on our Life Enrichment Montessori programming to create a high quality of life environment for our residents.

What We Offer:

Clark offers a benefits package that goes above and beyond.*

Benefits-eligible employees can take advantage of:

  • Generous paid-time off (PTO) program including planned time off, sick time, and holidays
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Clark sponsored Health Savings Account
  • 403(b) program with Clark match and annual contribution (age 21 or older)
  • Extended illness benefits
  • Tuition reimbursement to promote lifelong learning and career advancement
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance – 100% coverage by Clark
  • Easy access to public transportation
  • Discounts to local and national companies

*Benefits are subject to change without notice. Benefits details dependent on employment status.

Clark is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Clark values employees and is serious about supporting their health and professional development. We’ve been named on of “West Michigan’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” for three years in a row.

If this sounds like you, then please apply for this position. When applying, please include all work history. List your employers, starting with the most current/recent, including self-employment.

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