Goodwin House is currently seeking a Director of Life Enrichment. The position is responsible for overseeing the Life Enrichment department which is charged with developing, coordinating, and promoting creativity and life enhancing programs and events for residents throughout the continuum. This department includes but is not limited to volunteer recruitment and management (internal and external), therapeutic recreation, events for Residential Living, comprehensive arts and cultural education and enrichment programs throughout the continuum, physical fitness, and Grounds and Landscaping (for community enjoyment as well as individual resident pleasure). In addition, this department ensures regulatory compliance for activities in Health Care Center and Assisted Living, establishes policies and procedures and department budget, monitors departmental performance, and is responsible for developing and implementing a total program of activities (individually and community wide) to stimulate creativity among residents and staff.
About Goodwin House:
Goodwin House is a leader in the Life Plan industry. We encourage employees to grow through education and professional advancement. As a faith-based not-for-profit with a strong and stable financial base, we offer a welcoming, stimulating place to begin or advance your career. We offer excellent healthcare benefits, 401(k) with generous employer match, tuition assistance, in-house training opportunities, and the opportunity for advancement. If you would like to work with us, we encourage you to complete the online application. Please be sure to include all your work history, salary requirements, and professional references.
Goodwin House provides an enriching and supportive work environment. The rich benefits package includes:
• Generous 401(k) • Paid Time Off • Comprehensive Health and Dental Coverage • Paid Holidays • Tuition Assistance • Free Life and Long-term Disability Insurance • Specially Priced Employee Meals
Goodwin House is an equal opportunity employer.
The ideal candidate qualifications include the following:
Master’s Degree in a health related discipline or related discipline from an accredited college or university or equivalent professional level work experience preferred.
Minimum of four years progressively responsible experience in public relations, event planning or other recreational field required.
Two years previous supervisory experience required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
Must be proficient in use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with others.
Internal Number: DLE1
About Goodwin House
For 50 years, Goodwin House Incorporated (GHI) has been reimagining aging. Our mission-driven, not-for-profit organization continues to earn a reputation for integrity, innovation and excellence in vibrant residential, community-living for older adults and for compassion and care along life’s continuum. Adults from all over the world and all around the National Capital Region select Goodwin House, making our communities abundant with diverse experiences, talents and interests.
We invite you to explore the choices we offer through our two Life Plan Communities – Goodwin House Alexandria in Alexandria’s West End and Goodwin House Bailey’s Crossroads in Falls Church, Fairfax County (near Arlington), which include independent residential living as well as the full continuum of care. We also offer one of the first “at home” life care programs in the United States – Goodwin House at Home. Modeled after the continuing care concept in retirement communities, this unique program bundles an array of services and supports provided to members wherever they call home.
GHI also owns and operates a growing Medicare-certified Palliative Care and Hospice program and a pioneering new model of ...nursing care and small house living at our Health Care Center on our Goodwin House Alexandria campus. In addition, GHI is the management agent for The Lewinsville Retirement Residences, Inc., serving McLean and Great Falls, Virginia.
GHI advances its mission through a 501(c)(3) supporting foundation – the Goodwin House Foundation – that provides support for current and future residents in need and funds programs dedicated to seniors’ well-being and vibrant living.