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Recreation Coordinator in Calgary at Revera Inc

Date Posted: 11/5/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Division: Retirement

Site: McKenzie Towne

Site Address: McKenzie Towne,20 Promenade Park SE,Calgary,AB,T2Z 4A5

Employment Type: Full Time

Expiration Date: 23/11/2018

 


Reporting to the Manager of Recreation, the Recreation Coordinator assists in the planning, organization and implementation of meaningful programs for the residents in collaboration with the Recreation Manager and Executive Director.

Key Responsibilities

  • To assist in the planning, organization and implementation of meaningful programs for the facility residents in collaboration with the Recreation Manager and Executive Director;
  • To assist with the maintenance of appropriate department records including assessments, evaluations of planned programs detailing anticipated individual participation and charting;
  • To maintain effective communication and good relationships with residents, families, volunteers, and staff in other departments;
  • To be aware of the Resident Rights & Responsibilities and endeavor to respect and promote it;
  • To attend in-service education in order to keep informed of current trends in the total care of the elderly;
  • To participate in team meetings to plan programs with the resident's interests in mind;
  • To participate in the Quality Improvement Program;
  • To assist residents with care requirements (walkers / wheelchairs, etc.) while entering and exiting the Residence vehicle;
  • To transport residents in the facility vehicle to various scheduled locations, outings and events;
  • To uphold and promote the organization’s values and philosophy relating particularly to ethics, morality, and integrity as set out in Revera’s Code of Conduct;
  • To complete all other related duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • A community college recreation diploma preferred
  • Previous experience working with seniors is considered an asset
  • An energetic, compassionate person who enjoys working with the elderly
  • Ability to demonstrate tact, empathy and patience by establishing and maintaining harmonious relationships with residents
  • Must be able to communicate in written and verbal form and maintain an acceptable standard of behaviour and appearance
  • Good computer skills are considered an asset
  • Must possess a valid and applicable class of drivers license, with a clean driving record; ON - Class F ; MB AB BC – Class 4
  • Will have proof of current, valid CPR and First Aid Certification
  • Enjoys working closely with team members and has a strong desire to provide our residents with a better quality of life.
  • Current (within 6 months) Vulnerable Position/Sector Screening (VPS).