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Activity Aide (Casual) - ReachView Village

Job ID:
R14743
Full Time/Part Time:
Part Time
Location:
Reachview Village
Date Posted:
2024-07-05 18:21:27 UTC
 
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Description

The Activity Aide assists in the planning, organization and implementation of meaningful programs for the residents.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the planning, organization and implementation of meaningful programs for the residents, in collaboration with the Recreation Manager & Executive Director;

  • Assists with the maintenance of appropriate department records including assessments, evaluations of planned programs detailing individual participation, charting;

  • Maintains effective communication and good human relations with residents, families, volunteers and staff of other departments, keeping them informed of current and upcoming events;

  • Attends in-service education in order to keep informed of current trends in the total care of the elderly;

  • Participates in team meetings to plan programs with residents' interest in mind;

  • Facilitating residents to scheduled and pre-arranged outings;

  • Assisting with assessment of individual resident activity levels;

  • Preparing, carrying out and evaluating daily activities;

  • Assisting with meal services as required;

  • Work in a position of trust with vulnerable adults (residents);

  • Uphold and promote the organization's values and philosophy relating particularly to ethics, morality, and integrity as set out in Extendicare's Code of Conduct;

  • Complete other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

  • College diploma in Recreation, Leisure Studies, Gerontology or equivalent is required

  • Previous experience working with seniors

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • An energetic, compassionate person who enjoys working with the elderly

  • Valid provincial driver's license to transport residents by van (i.e.: Class 4; Class F)

  • Must provide a complete and current (within six months) Vulnerable Sector Check (including a Criminal Background Check) or be willing to obtain one

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