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Activities - Senior Living - Career Growth - FT - Littleton

Company: Balfour Senior Care, LLC
Location: Broomfield
Posted on: November 11, 2021

Job Description:

Do you want to plan and share activities with seniors? Are you interested in career growth? Consider applying as a Life Enrichment Specialist at Balfour Senior Living.

Service. Innovation. Respect. The Balfour Way. 

Balfour at Littleton in Littleton, Colorado seeks a compassionate, creative, engaging professional for Life Enrichment activities.  Do you have passion for engagement-focused services to ensure day to day programming meets the needs of our residents?  Are you intrigued by the opportunities in the growing aging services industry? Do you appreciate how important the culture in a senior living community can inspire residents to engage in meaningful programming that meets their physical, mental, spiritual, and cognitive needs?  

In this rewarding position, you will be a member of a team that plans, organizes and implements engagement activities for residents. We are seeking a mature and passionate professional to develop and implement new ways to engage and find meaning for our residents.  

If selected, you will complete Balfour Senior Living's orientation virtually, then receive important training about how to keep our residents, and yourself, as healthy as possible. This includes things like hand washing and social distancing. You will also follow wellness protocols developed under guidance of health agencies before entering any of our buildings.

Benefits available on day of hire.  

SCHEDULE: Full time

What does a Life Enrichment Specialist do at Balfour Senior Living? 

  • Running and facilitating Life Enrichment programing set by the Life Enrichment Director. 
  • Ensuring purpose-based programming that includes expected use of methodology to meet goals and expectations.
  • Creating a dining experience, assisting with meal order taking, meal preparation and passing of meals. 
  • Cleaning up dining room/Kitchenette after each meal, preparing for the next meal. 
  • Ability to bake and show food demonstrations. 
  • Assist with maintaining the indoor garden. 


  • Demonstrated talent for interacting with a wide variety of people, particularly the elderly and their family members.
  • Proven ability to utilize software and other tools for service delivery, scheduling and program delivery.
  • Ability to collaborate with other departments and management to continuously improve program quality.
  • Ability to clearly communicate in verbal and written form.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a customer focus at all times.
  • Ability to work on weekends, holidays, and evenings.
  • Must be 21 years or older to be able to drive a company vehicle (town car and 14 passenger van).
  • Must possess current driver's license and have the ability to meet approved driver requirements.
  • Experience working with older adults

* Balfour is a pet-friendly community; you may be exposed to animal hair and dander. 

Health & Wellness Protocols: Until further notice, interviews will take place virtually. Newly-hired associates will complete Balfour Senior Living's New Hire Orientation virtually, then receive important training about how to keep our residents, and themselves, as healthy as possible. This includes things like hand washing and social distancing. You will also follow wellness protocols developed under guidance of health agencies before entering any of our buildings. If you have any questions regarding the current protocols, please include them in your cover letter or discuss with the Balfour representative who contacts you. 

Balfour Senior Living’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy:

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advises that COVID-19 can cause serious, life-threatening complications, and there is no way to know how COVID-19 will affect an individual. Further, an individual who becomes infected with COVID-19 could spread the virus to friends, family, co-workers, residents and others around them. Therefore, in a effort to protect our associates and our residents, all Balfour Senior Living employees are required to obtain a COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencement of employment with our organization. Qualified exemption requests may be submitted to the human resources department for consideration. We are also able to assist eligible candidates in locating a vaccination site.

Why work for Balfour Senior Living? 

  • Immediate healthcare coverage for eligible employees working 30 or more hours per week (Full time status) 
  • Medical, dental and vision plan coverage 
  • Paid time off (PTO) and sick time for full and 1/2 time employees 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program 
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program 


Founded in 1997, Balfour Senior Living has received national and international recognition for the quality of its exterior architecture and its elegant interior design marked by the use of a vibrant color palette and a diverse collection of fine art. With round-the-clock nursing coverage and an extensive activity program, Balfour’s quality of care and life enrichment programming makes the company a leader in the growing world of senior housing. Since the first community opened in Louisville, Colorado in 1999, Balfour has grown to include nine communities in the Denver Metro area and one in Ann Arbor, Michigan. From its inception, Balfour Senior Living has sought to be the most admired senior living company in the United States 

Balfour Senior Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) complying with state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment and providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, or racial status. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, discharge, termination, layoff, recall, transfers, compensation, benefits, and training.  

Keywords: Balfour Senior Care, LLC, Broomfield , Activities - Senior Living - Career Growth - FT - Littleton, Other , Broomfield, Colorado

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