Lifestyle & Leisure Coordinator
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Lifestyle & Leisure Coordinator

Job Description

As a member of the peopleCare Communities, this position works under the direction of the Director of Lifestyle & Leisure to assist with the assessment of the life enrichment needs of each resident related to the physical, psychological, social, recreational and spiritual needs in accordance with peopleCare standards and the Retirement Home Act, 2010 (RHA) as well as the Retirement Home Regulatory Authority (RHRA).

peopleCare has developed an outstanding reputation in the long-term health-care field. Three generations have helped shape this family owned organization. The peopleCare philosophy, family continuity and in-depth experience all lend substance to our motto, a place where peopleCare. peopleCare is a place where seniors are treated with dignity, respect, and love. It's a place where the mind is exercised, the spirit honored, and individuality celebrated.

peopleCare Communities is privileged to be named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies
for the 4th consecutive year!

As a member of the peopleCare Oakcrossing Retirement team, the Lifestyle & Leisure Co-ordinator will follow established policies, procedures, and standards. This position participates in the implementation of programs to meet the various physical, social, emotional, cognitive and spiritual needs of our residents.

Reports to: Director of Programs and Support Services

• This position includes recreation shifts that also include assisting in the dining room at supper time.
• Assists in planning, implementing, documenting, and evaluating group and individual life enrichment programs such as physical programs, cognitive programs, arts and music, social programming, excursions, and sensory stimulating programs.

Education Requirements
• Post-Secondary Diploma, or Degree in Therapeutic Recreation or Recreation Therapy
• OR be enrolled in a Community College or University diploma or degree program in the field of Recreation Therapy

• Experience in long term care
• GPA and Montessori training would be an asset

• Show empathy under all circumstances
• Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
• Shows initiative, and innovation
• Excellent time management and organizational skills
• Works well in an interdisciplinary team environment

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Part-Time
Job Type Strategy - Planning
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID PEO0001-5B7J
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Lifestyle & Leisure Coordinator

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