Activities Coordinator - Hallmark

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Activities Coordinator

Hallmark On The Lake/Park | Abbotsford | Full-Time 

About You

You are highly skilled and adaptable professional who excels in fostering positive relationships with team members, residents, and visitors. You communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, and are equally comfortable working autonomously or collaboratively. With strong leadership abilities, you mentor teams and manage performance effectively. Your expertise extends to recruiting and coordinating volunteers, leading and teaching individuals and groups, and resolving conflicts while preserving valued relationships. You are adept at planning, implementing, and assessing the success of activities and programs, and excel in observing and assessing residents' wellness needs, with meticulous documentation skills. As a critical thinker and problem solver, you manage their time and workload efficiently, adapting to changing priorities. Your computer proficiency ensures seamless communication and documentation. You are dedicated, flexible, and even willing to adjust your work hours as needed. You are a versatile and compassionate professional, essential to our community's well-being.

Must Haves

  • Completion of a recognized diploma program in recreational therapy

  • Completion of class 4 drivers training and maintenance of valid class 4 (unrestricted) licensure and a clear driver abstract

  • Current certification in Emergency First Aid – Community Care

  • Two years recent related experience coordinating activity programs for seniors, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

About The Role

  • Models Baptist housing values.

  • Fosters positive relationships with residents, team members, families, and partners.

  • Develops campus-wide activity programs for assisted and independent living residents, promoting wellness.

  • Sets annual activity department goals and shares monthly activity calendars.

  • Conducts and participates in programs and activities.

  • Drives the Baptist Housing bus and maintains records.

  • Assists residents in transitioning into the community.

  • Coordinates with the assisted living manager for new residents.

  • Regularly reviews and adjusts activity plans based on feedback.

  • Fosters relationships within Hallmark Communities.

  • Provides leadership, mentoring, and support to activity team members.

  • Ensures department coverage and effective scheduling.

  • Manages team members, conducts performance appraisals, and coordinates with the volunteer coordinator.

  • Participates in on-call coverage for emergencies.

  • Provides the required statistics and progress reports.

  • Maintains knowledge of community programs and resources.

  • Collaborates with external agencies and recruits’ resources for residents' needs.

  • Liaises with other Baptist Housing Activities Coordinators.

  • Assists in annual activity budget preparation.

  • Manages the monthly Activity Department budget and reports expenditures.

  • Promotes a culture of health and safety

  • Identifies and corrects workplace hazards, ensures safety discussions, and enforces compliance.

  • Provides necessary emergency first aid to residents

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 promote health and wellness using a person-centred, resident-directed, normalized living 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, just not ourselves. We're affiliated with the Fellowship of Evangelical Baptist Churches Pacific.

Your Work Location

Our Hallmark on the Park and Hallmark on the Lake communities are nestled in an idyllic park and lake setting within Abbotsford.

What You Receive

The position offers an hourly salary range of $27.86 to $29.89, along with employer-paid extended health and dental coverage, ample vacation time, up to 7% RRSP matching contribution, and support for professional development.

How To Apply

Please provide a resume and cover letter to with “Activities Coordinator” in the subject line. In your cover letter, please explain why you believe you are the right person to work in this role. We welcome your questions about this opportunity at the same email address. If selected, you would consent to a Criminal Record Check (CRC) for working with Vulnerable Adults and provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment. We will contact only those candidates shortlisted for an interview. We will continue to accept applications until the best candidate is selected. We appreciate your interest in working with Baptist Housing.