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  • Life Enrichment Coordinator - Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Job Locations CA-BC-White Rock
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago(10/12/2018 10:27 AM)
    System ID
    2018-4157
    Number of Positions
    1
    Job Category
    Life Enrichment
    Job Status
    Full time
  • Job Description


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    Life Enrichment Coordinator - Assisted Living &  Memory Care

    Amica at White Rock

    (Full Time)

     

     

     

    A day in the life of a Life Enrichement Coordinator

     

    As the Life Enrichment Coordinator, you are responsible for all programming on the Assisted Living and Memory Care floors.   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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