Activities Assistant - Marrion Village

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Activities Assistant

Marrion Village |Victoria| Part-Time

About You

You are not just a facilitator but a source of inspiration for our residents, contributing significantly to their holistic wellness. You are deeply committed to enhancing the lives of our residents through the development, implementation, and evaluation of a diverse range of programs and activities. Your goal is to foster a vibrant and active community that promotes emotional, intellectual, physical, social, vocational, and spiritual well-being. With a resident-oriented approach, you possess a profound understanding of the issues affecting seniors, which enables you to connect on a personal level. You're a team player and a resourceful networker, building meaningful relationships with residents, resource organizations, fellow team members, and volunteers. Your ability to work both independently and collaboratively is a testament to your versatility. You excel at time management, efficiently scheduling and prioritizing activities to ensure a balanced and engaging daily routine for residents. Moreover, you have a keen eye for detail and a compassionate nature, enabling you to observe and recognize changes in residents' overall well-being, whether physical, emotional, or psychological. You are proactive in attending recommended relevant conferences, workshops, and events, ensuring you stay updated with the latest trends and best practices in senior care.

Must Haves

  • A minimum Grade 12 education and completion of recognized recreational courses for seniors

  • Certificates in CPR and First Aid

  • Experience working with seniors and organizing senior group activities, or related combinations of equivalent education, training, and experience.

  • Valid Class 4 unrestricted driver designation.

About The Role

*This is a permanent part-time position of 22.50 hours per week

  • Assists in planning and organizing events and programs to enhance wellness and foster relationships among residents and between residents and team members.

  • Creates and posts activity calendars, notices, and schedules promptly, including sign-up sheets and payment details.

  • Assists in arranging the setup and takedown of furnishings related to activities and events.

  • Drives the Baptist Housing bus for independent living and assisted living residents.

  • Plans and organizes various bus trips, such as mall visits, scenic drives, and day outings.

  • Collaborates with the activity coordinator and welcomes input from team members and residents for trip planning.

  • Manages logistical aspects, including financial considerations.

  • Maintains records and documentation, including attendance and involvement statistics, progress reports, and activity plans, as requested by the Activity Supervisor.

  • Ensures the bus's regular maintenance, upkeep, and cleanliness, along with maintaining all necessary records, log sheets, and reports.

  • Contributes to maintaining and expanding a resource list of individuals, volunteers, and organizations for referral purposes.

  • Demonstrates and encourages safe working practices and ensures team members follow these practices.

  • Identifies and addresses unsafe work practices.

  • Promotes and supports a culture of health and safety within the community.

  • Models Baptist Housing’s values in all interactions with team, residents, and families

About Us

Baptist Housing provides enhanced living communities and exceptional care to almost 2700 seniors in British Columbia. We provide long term care, assisted living, supportive housing, home support, and adult day programs in our communities in Kelowna, Vancouver, and Victoria. We serve through a culture of caring where we put the wellness of our residents first. We live out a servant leadership model that collaborates in teams and builds strong relationships while exemplifying Christ-like values. We put the wellness of our residents first in a person-centred approach. We're a committed group of people who bring their whole selves to work, and we're also FUN! We take what we do seriously, but not ourselves. We're affiliated with the Fellowship of Evangelical Baptist Churches Pacific.

Your Work Location

Our Marrion Village community enjoys a prime location in Victoria, right in the heart of picturesque Oak Bay, with the added convenience of the Oak Bay Recreation Centre just steps away.

What You Receive

An hourly wage starting at $26.27/hr. along with extended health and dental coverage, paid vacation, and support for professional development.

How To Apply

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