AMICA Mature Lifestyles Community Recreation Programmer (W&V Assistant) in Belleville, Ontario
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COMMUNITY RECREATION PROGRAMMER
Amica at Quinte Gardens
(Full Time Maternity Leave Contract)
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!
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