Recreation Coordinator
Christenson Communities
Valleyview, AB, CAN
5d ago

Passionate to be THE Difference in Seniors Living

Quality is our Compass. We Build Communities that Care. We fulfill our Greatest Potential Everyday. Our Best Ideas come from Our People.

Dedicated to providing engaging lifestyle choicesfor retirement communities, Christenson Communities has been redefining what it means to "Age in Place" in today's society.

Christenson Communities provides Independent, Supportive & Memory Care Living options for seniors in a diverse, active, vibrant and premier buildings across Alberta.

It takes a special kind of person to work at Christenson Communities. We look for people who have a passion for engaging with older adults.

People who have a real commitment to treating residents with the respect, honor and dignity they deserve. People with the experience, and expertise, to help residents live the lives they envision for themselves.

If making a difference in people's lives is one of the things that make you tick, then you are the right fit for us.

We are currently seeking a Permanent FTE.04 Recreation Coordinator to join our team based out of ournewest location South Valley Residence in Valleyview Alberta.

The Recreation Coordinator works with residents and allied professionals to plan, develop, implement and evaluate recreation programs in a person centered manner, which addresses resident needs and promotes overall safety.

The Coordinator will work with residents, family members and volunteers to create an environment which fosters diversity, enables independence and dignity and provides the utmost opportunity for optimal wellness and self-actualization.

T he core competencies of the Recreation Coordinator's role consist of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities :

Minimum Educational / Experience Requirements

  • Diploma / Certificate in Recreation studies
  • In lieu of education, extensive work experience with seniors may be considered
  • Experience with seniors and / or people with disabilities required
  • Minimum of 1 year working in the area of recreation / activity programming
  • First Aid and CPR Certificate an asset
  • Ability to acquire a Class 4 Driver's License
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task
  • Exceptional time management skills, ability to prioritize
  • Good judgment and ability to exercise discretion
  • Motivated, creative and willing to take calculated risks
  • Ability to self-initiate and also work well as a team member
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Compassionate, courteous and respectful
  • Excellent observational skills and ability to determine urgency or reportable incidents
  • Demonstrated commitment to the mission, vision and values of the company is essential.
  • Bona-fide Requirements

  • A current and clear Criminal Records Check, including vulnerable sector check
  • Involves extensive standing, walking, bending and lifting (up to 10kg is often required)
  • Christenson Communities offers an exceptional workplace with a competitive compensation package, opportunity for career growth and exceptional health benefits.

    We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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