AMICA Mature Lifestyles Community Recreation Programmer (W&V Assistant) in Belleville, Ontario

Come Grow with Amica and take your Career from GOOD to GREAT!


Amica at Quinte Gardens

(Full Time Maternity Leave Contract)

Are you?

  • Passionate about making a difference?

  • Looking for work that has a higher purpose?

  • Interested in a job that allows you to make a meaningful difference in society and provide seniors with the most memorable and fulfilling experiences in a lifetime?

  • Interested to join a team of passionate, dedicated people who strive to do it better than anyone else in the industry?

Then Amica Mature Lifestyles is for you!

About Amica:

At Amica, we create and deliver lifestyle experiences inspiring seniors to feel vibrant and live younger.

And we do it better than anyone else!

Amica provides an all-inclusive retirement lifestyle focused on health and well-being, in communities designed to offer a superior, service-rich environment.

We believe that the later stages of life can and should be among the most meaningful, memorable and fulfilling experiences in a lifetime. To that end, we are committed to deliver premium accommodations, engaging Wellness & Vitality™ programs, and healthy and flavourful menus.

As Amicans, we work together each day with a life affirming spirit from within that allows us all to be “young inside”.

A day in the life of a Community Recreation Programmer:

Known internally as the Wellness & Vitality Assistant, you will be responsible for assisting with the Wellness & Vitality Programs in the Community. You will take a hands-on approach in the development and facilitation of dynamic opportunities and experiences that add value and enrich the lives of our community members.

How do I qualify?

You must have:

  • A degree/diploma in Gerontology,, Therapeutic Recreation, Leisure Studies, Activation, Recreation, Sociology or Psychology or a related discipline (ie. Personal Training, Group Fitness Instructor etc).

  • Education and/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.

  • Current certificate in CPR and First Aid.

  • Experience working directly with seniors.

  • Ability to meet 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).

  • Experience and passion for creating innovative programs that promote active living.

What we are looking for:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.

  • Team player with the ability to work independently and with a minimum of supervision.

  • Ability to effectively and efficiently execute responsibilities in a caring and supportive manner.

  • Interest and desire to work with mature adults to promote healthy lifestyle choices and independence.

  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of Word, Publisher, Excel and the Internet.

position vacant until filled

System ID: 2016-2484

Job Status: Full time maternity leave contract