Recreation Assistant Union /EAA
Sienna Senior Living
Port Coquitlam, BC
5d ago

If you’re passionate about being a part of a team that is, committed to the Team Member Experience and driven by innovation and growth then join us!

The Recreation Assistant is a critical role within our communities as it impacts the lives of residents and ignites the warmth of human connection.

As a Recreation Assistant your typical day will impact in the following ways :

  • Participating in the development and revision of departmental procedures and programs under the guidance of the Team Leader.
  • Setting up the activity area as necessary and assisting in transporting residents to and from programs, if required.
  • Assisting in monitoring the residents' interests, needs and progress.
  • Maintaining program and resident records according to departmental policies. Regularly reports participation and feedback by residents to the Team Leader.
  • Promoting social interaction among residents by assuming leadership of assigned activities or special events, assists new residents with orientation to the building and to the recreation program, and introduces them to the others within the residence and promoting conversation and social interaction among residents.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.
  • Must haves :

  • Diploma or Certificate in recreation / leisure studies or equivalent.
  • Experience in working with seniors including an understanding of motivation concepts with seniors.
  • Understanding of leisure principles.
  • Computer proficiency.
  • Valid driver’s license. (Class F, or provincial equivalent, if you need to drive a bus).
  • All applicants must successfully pass the prescribed Vulnerable Sector Check. Applicable to Ontario applicants.
  • All applicants must successfully pass the prescribed Criminal Records Check. Applicable to British Columbia applicants.
  • Act upon your desire to help others and Join Sienna Senior Living as we continue to enhance the lives of those we serve.

    For Ontario locations, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005, upon request, support will be provided for accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and assessment process.

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