Amica Mature Lifestyles

Life Enrichment Coordinator

CA-ON-Thornhill
1 week ago
System ID
2017-3276
Number of Positions
1
Job Category
Life Enrichment
Job Status
Full time

Job Description


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Life Enrichment Coordinator

Amica at Thornhill

(Full Time)

 

 

 

A day in the life of a Life Enrichement Coordinator

 

As the Life Enrichment Coordinator, you are responsible for all programming in the Community. You will take an innovative hands-on approach in facilitating dynamic opportunities and experiences for our community members. This position supervises the Life Enrichment Assistant(s), as well as supervising and coordinating the Volunteer Program. 

 

How do I qualify?

 

You must have: 

  • A degree/diploma in Gerontology, Kinesiology, Therapeutic Recreation, Leisure Studies, Activation, Recreation, Sociology or Psychology or a related discipline (ie. Personal Training, Group Fitness Instructor etc).
  • Education and/or experience in geriatric programming in a related setting.
  • Knowledge of the effects of exercise on age related changes; able to develop and implement exercise programs.
  • Knowledge of adaptations and modifications to programming to benefit individuals with cognitive, physical and sensory impairments.
  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of Word, Publisher, Excel and the Internet.
  • Current certificate in CPR and First Aid.
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the position including lifting, portering, and leading multiple fitness programs throughout the day.
  • Valid driver’s license and/or special class license (or willingness and ability to obtain).
  • Familiarity with community resources is considered an asset.
  • Familiarity with the provincial Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Experience and a passion for inspiring and motivating adults to lead a healthy, holistic lifestyle.
  • Creative, enthusiastic approach to program development and special event design. 

What we are looking for: 

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Team player with the ability to work independently and with a minimum of supervision.
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize and follow through with emphasis on detail while maintaining positive public relations.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently execute responsibilities in a caring and supportive manner.
  • Interest and desire to work with mature adults to promote healthy lifestyle choices and independence.
  • Demonstrated leadership and organizational skills, creativity and highly motivated.
  • Willingness to participate in internal, continuing education and related training.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and motivate others (staff, students, volunteers).

 

 position vacant until filled 

 

 

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