Life Enrichment Coordinator (Assisted Living/Memory Care)

  • Company:
    Amica Mature Lifestyles
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Health Care

Life Enrichment CoordinatorAmica at Barrie(maternity leave position)A day in the life of aLife Enrichement CoordinatorAs the Life Enrichment Coordinator, you are responsible for allprogramming 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).Educationand/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 theInternet.Current certificate in CPR and First Aid.Ability tomeet 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 anda 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:Excellentinterpersonal and communications skills.Team playerwith the ability to work independently and with a minimum of supervision.Ability toplan, organize, prioritize and follow through with emphasis on detail while maintaining positive public relations.Ability toeffectively and efficiently execute responsibilities in a caring and supportive manner.Interest anddesire to work with mature adults to promote healthy lifestyle choices and independence.Demonstratedleadership and organizational skills, creativity and highly motivated.Willingness toparticipate in internal, continuing education and related training.Demonstratedability to supervise and motivate others (staff, students, volunteers).position vacant until filled