director of life enrichment resume example with 19+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Creative Life Enrichment Director proudly offering over 12+ years of interacting with others and coordinating events and activities, including movie nights, pet therapy and wine tastings. An energetic individual skilled in encouraging socialization and promoting ways to improve daily life. Scheduling innovative, fun and entertaining activities that delight and inspire. A skilled and organized individual with a demeanor that is pleasant and respectful. Ready for a new position organizing events for a great company. Bringing detail-oriented and decisive nature with sound judgment, good multitasking abilities and self-motivated nature. Comfortable working alone or with teams to accomplish on-time and accurate clerical tasks.

  • Programming Implementation
  • Activity Planning
  • Scheduling Oversight
  • Mentoring and Coaching
  • Live Music Performances
  • Audience Engagement
  • Live Performances
  • Improvisation
  • Creative Thinking
  • Team Leadership
Education and Training
Blackstone Millville Jr Sr High School Blackstone Massachusett, Expected in 05/1990 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Artis Senior Living - Director of Life Enrichment
Ridgefield, CT, 08/2016 - 09/2022
  • Scheduled activities designed to encourage residents to socialize among themselves and enjoy time with family members.
  • Met with residents and asked open-ended questions to determine appropriate types of activities for facility.
  • Implemented and supervised average of 50+ monthly activities for 100 residents.
  • Encouraged residents to help with holiday decorating under supervision of facility's volunteer staff.
  • Tracked department expenses and revenue to meet budget requirements.
  • Responded promptly to emergencies to assess situations, administer first aid and coordinate further additional personnel.
  • Fostered clear and proactive communication with event staff to address needs and delegate tasks.
  • Observed general operations for safety hazards or risks and quickly implemented solutions.
  • Trained workers in procedures and policies for safe recreational activities.
  • Scheduled and coordinated events and activities.
  • Promoted facility events and offered information to clarify pricing and requirements.
  • Monitored equipment use and storage to safeguard against damage or theft.
  • Communicated clearly with coworkers using radio, phone and text to stay on top of operations needs.
  • Cleaned and sanitized recreational equipment to facility standards.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
The Lynmoore Assisted Living & Memory Care - Assistant Director of Activities
City, STATE, 05/2010 - 08/2016
  • Consulted with staff and other professionals to discuss activities.
  • Maintained records of activities and analyzed feedback from participants.
  • Designed programs to encourage entertainment, relaxation, socialization and fulfillment for The Lynmoore.
  • Handled budgetary concerns, keeping activities affordable.
  • Interacted with patients and families by addressing questions and concerns.
  • Coordinated calendars, shifts and activity schedules with staff.
  • Instructed residents in recreational activities to meet specific psychological and physical needs.
  • Planned and published calendar of events for facility.
  • Implemented activities to provide amusement and socialization for residents.
  • Administered first-aid and emergency assistance when necessary.
  • Trained and managed assistants and delegated tasks for staff members.
  • Designed and led activities in crafts, music and sports.
  • Organized services such as transportation, event security and catering.
  • Set up plans and oversaw daily activities like bingo, musical events and plays.
  • Planned special community events around holidays to invite attendance from staff and family members, incorporating into activities to foster sense of community.
  • Produced monthly newsletters and updated activity calendars.
  • Managed daily exercise programs to support physical strength and mental dexterity.
  • Created monthly calendar of anticipated recreational activities for posting on community bulletin board, keeping residents informed of opportunities for involvement.
  • Kept records of attendance and participation, comparing against medical records and other patient characteristics to develop approaches to optimizing resident involvement in programs.
  • Gathered nutritious snacks that matched nutrition objectives.
Avatar Residential - Director Support Staff & Assistant House Manager
City, STATE, 03/2003 - 04/2010
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Transported clients to doctor's appointments and errands.
  • Enhanced patient wellbeing by supporting participation in recreational activities.
  • Supervised medication administration, personal hygiene and other activities of daily living.
  • Tracked and reported clients' progress based on observations and conversations.
  • Followed care plan and directions to administer medications.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with patients to facilitate smooth, quality care.
  • Aided with mobility and independence for disabled individuals and continually monitored safety.
  • Assisted individuals in learning and developing new skills.
  • Used approved crisis intervention techniques in emergency situations.
  • Provided direct care to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, fostering activities of daily living.
  • Assisted with planning and coordination of activities and outings based on individual needs.
  • Accompanied or transported clients to appointments, errands and social activities.
  • Advocated for disabled individuals to foster communication and self-expression and achieve goals.
  • Documented client progress in charts and logbooks.
Additional Information
  • Bradley Cadiere ( Executive Director/ La posada Senior Living Palm Beach 772-217-0957) Past Supervisor
  • Liz Earman ( Executive Director/ Renaissance Senior Living Of Vero Beach Fl 772-473-4394) Past Supervisor
  • Melissa Lagerstrom ( Director Support Professional) XXX-954-2182) Past Co -Worker

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School Attended

  • Blackstone Millville Jr Sr High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Director of Life Enrichment
  • Assistant Director of Activities
  • Director Support Staff & Assistant House Manager


  • High School Diploma

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