City of Kingston Life Enrichment Coordinator Full Time in Kingston, ON

City of Kingston

Branch Kingston ON CA

Life Enrichment Coordinator
Kingston, ON

First Aid Certification and Food Handlers Certification an asset; Support the spiritual, physical therapeutic and rehabilitation services for residents and…

The Life Enrichment Coordinator is responsible for the delivery and facilitation of age appropriate social, recreational, and leisure programs for residents based on and responsive to the abilities, strengths, needs, interests, goals and former lifestyles of each resident. Support the spiritual, physical therapeutic and rehabilitation services for residents and integrate volunteers, family members and students into the programs and services of the facility.

Develop, organize and provide recreation, leisure, rehabilitative and educational activities for all residents to occur within the home and or community;

Provide assistance or adaptations to facilitate resident’s participation in activities;

Conduct new admission assessments for individual resident recreational and social needs;

Assist with integration of volunteers, family members and students into the programs of the facility. Orient, train, direct and instruct volunteers and student placements as assigned;

Regularly record in resident progress notes to report any changes in residents; provide accurate and current reports and documentation of services provided and other data as required;

Supervise and mentor students and volunteers working in Life Enrichment as required;

Conduct program evaluations through interviews, observations, surveys to assess effectiveness of programs and future planning;

Work flexible hours to offer and/or accommodate Resident programs as well as Volunteer services, on weekends and evenings;

Identify and report safety hazards, conduct regular safety inspections and follow safe working practices.

Qualifications, Competencies

Two (2) year diploma in recreation, leisure studies, therapeutic recreation, kinesiology or equivalent;

One (1) year employment experience in planning, executing, and evaluating activities with seniors;

First Aid Certification and Food Handlers Certification an asset;

Must demonstrate corporate competencies: Customer Focus, Results Orientation, Integrity and Teamwork.

Skills, Abilities, Work Demands

Excellent physical, mental and emotional health to meet demands of the job;

Excellent leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills and ability to supervise and direct others;

Experience in program development;

Experience conducting personal interviews, public speaking and presentation skills is required;

Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Word, tested at the basic level;

Work flexible schedules as required to provide continuity of programs and services, including evenings and weekends;

Evidence of a TB test and annual flu shot is required;

Must be able to obtain and maintain a satisfactory CPIC (Criminal Record Check), including Vulnerable Sector at own expense.

Closing Statement

Please apply to Career Opportunities at: www.cityofkingston.ca/Careers Your resume must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position. Please upload to your profile, any educational Degrees, Diplomas and/or Certificates that are relevant and required for the position you are applying to. We thank all of those who apply; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. The City of Kingston is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Kingston, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-04-01
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