Westminster at Lake Ridge
  • 06-Jan-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Resident Services
  • Lake Ridge, VA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time


Westminster at Lake Ridge is a premier Continuing Care Retirement Community serving older adults in three levels of service: Independent Living, Assisted Living and a Health Center. Our team of roughly 220 total employees serves a population of over 400 total residents on 62 acres that back up to the Occoquan reservoir. We take pride in the services we provide to residents and pride in our teams.

This is a great opportunity to join a mission-oriented organization and engaged leadership team that strives to make a difference in the lives of others.

We are currently seeking a caring and enthusiastic Full-Time Certified Life Enrichment Manager. This position is responsible for delivery of services related to the 9 dimensions of Wellness. Emotional 'Coping effectively with life and creating satisfying relationships; Environmental 'Good health by occupying pleasant, stimulating environments that support well-being; Financial Satisfaction with current and future financial situations; Intellectual 'Recognizing creative abilities and finding ways to expand knowledge and skills; Occupational 'Personal satisfaction and enrichment from one's work; Physical 'Recognizing the need for physical activity, healthy foods and sleep; Social 'Developing a sense of connection, belonging, and a well-developed support system; Spiritual 'Expanding our sense of purpose and meaning in life. In addition, this position requires excellent design and documentation skills for developing processes, projects, programs, policies, and systems. Must have the ability to influence without having direct control, have the creative ability to take a vision and translate into programs that can be deployed, have an expert understanding of the program needs of residents in independent, assisted and dementia care living environments. Must be an effective communicator have strong leadership, teaching, coaching and motivational skills. Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities. Must approach all encounters with residents, associates and vendors in a friendly, service oriented manner while demonstrating a high work ethic. Must have the ability and willingness to meet project deadlines and goals, be punctual and dependable.

Key Responsibilities:

The LEM oversees the implementation of an integrated Life Enrichment programs and activities, in conjunction with residents and staff in Independent and Assisted Living and Comprehensive Care that addresses the eight dimensions of Wellness.

Designs and implements innovative approaches to maximize resident and associate wellness in support of WLR's Life Enrichment strategy in alignment with WLR's business objectives. Leads the deployment of programs and events for residents and associates.

Design the Life Enrichment strategy and then leverage strategic partnerships in development of programs and services.
Develop processes, policies and procedures to consistently deploy and improve Life Enrichment programs.
Performs detailed analysis on the performance of the Life Enrichment team and programs to ensure measurable outcomes for residents and associates.

Works with Marketing and Sales Services to enhance the brand and to develop the Life Enrichment Programs, WLR's unique value proposition. Collaborates with other functional areas and the Executive Director to create and integrate the Life Enrichment philosophy throughout the company and communities.
Oversees the compliance of community programs with state and federal requirements. Provides input into the creation of and adherence to annual community budgets with regard to Life Enrichment initiatives and programs.

Conducts program reviews at least annually. Interacts with Resident Council to ensure all residents' needs are being met.
Works with residents and their families on a daily basis to resolve any inquiries and/or issues that arise.
Maintains contact and relationship with various district, county and Congressional officials to keep informed on all programs and events going on in the community.


Bachelor's degree in Human Services, the Arts or related field, five (5) to eight (8) years of cultural arts, activities programming and management required; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Hold a ADC or CDP certification Incumbent should be able to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written and oral form, possess high-quality verbal and written communication ability, strong customer service and interpersonal skills, and be available to handle community relations. Must be proficient in the operation of computer applications such as Office and AOD, various office machines.

If you are interested in this position- we strongly encourage you to complete the short video interview from Wedge that will be emailed to you following your completion of the online application.

Please note this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Due to the number of applications only those who are chosen to move forward in the selection process will be contacted directly. Please refrain from calling for application status.

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