Join us as an energetic, vibrant and creative leader to oversee and manage the Recreation Department. With your creativity and enthusiasm, we can partner to develop and deliver engaging and entertaining programs for our residents.
Your expertise will encourage our residents to participate in programs that enhance their health and well-being while inspiring them to live life to the fullest!
In this role you will be focused on :
Assessing residents' needs and developing programs to meet these needs
Achieving Resident Satisfaction Survey targets
Evaluating and improving recreation programs
Facilitating various programs and events for residents
Living our values and ensuring others on your team do to
Grow and evaluate an active volunteer program to support residence needs
What You Will Do :
Collaborate - Work with the Executive Director, residents and staff to develop engaging recreation programs that meet the needs of the residents.
Manage - Effectively manage staff and volunteers within approved budgets.
Roll-up your sleeves - To facilitate and provide opportunities for meaningful recreational programs.
Comply - Ensure policies, procedures, processes and systems are in place and being monitored.
Cultivate - To promote Resident autonomy, independence and advocacy, including Residents' rights and a culture of non-abuse.
Promoting resident's council and attending meetings as required.
Create - Create a newsletter and recreation calendar to promote programs and engage residents.
What You Bring :
Post-secondary diploma or degree from a recognized institution in the field of recreation / activation, therapeutic recreation, wellness, gerontology, kinesiology or a related field
Certifications or training in gerontology, senior's fitness, Dementia / Alzheimer's, wellness interventions, SmartServe, Food Handling and volunteer management are considered an asset
A minimum of two (2) years of experience working in recreation and one (1) year of leadership experience working with mature adults and seniors in a related setting
Previous experience working with seniors or in an adult wellness program
Knowledge of community resources, service development
Current F Class / Class 4 license or ability to obtain
Current certification in CPR / first aid
Better than average computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications
Business management background and skills
Strong leadership skills; experience managing staff and volunteers
Effective oral and written communication skills to respectfully and compassionately work with older adults and their families
Values of Respect, Integrity, Compassion & Excellence
Must provide a complete and current (within six months) Vulnerable Sector Check (including a Criminal Background Check) or be willing to obtain one.
What We Offer :
Support from your Regional and National Team
Technology to help you do your job better
Benefits and Pension Package
Better work life balance
What are you waiting for?