Activities Coordinator - (Temporary) - Victoria | Baptist Housing

Activities Coordinator - (Temporary) - Victoria

Baptist Housing is recruiting a full-time Activities Coordinator who is excited to join our team in Victoria at Marrion Village. This is a temporary position (approximately 1 year), covering for an incumbent who is on leave.

The Activities Coordinator plans, implements, and evaluates recreational therapeutic wellness programs for the Independent and Assisted Living Residents on the Oak Bay Campus. The Activities Coordinator coordinates the wellness activities for each group of residents in a collaborative process with the Assisted Living Manager, Chaplains, and Activity Assistants to ensure activities are developed to meet individual needs, promote community and optimize the holistic wellness of all Residents.

Responsibilities include developing activity programs which address the differing needs of Assisted Living and Independent Living Residents and support the Baptist Housing Model of Wellness; driving the Baptist Housing bus transporting Residents to external activities; provide leadership, mentoring and support to Team Members in the Activity Department; participates in on-call coverage for after-hours emergencies as a member of the campus management team; liaise with external agencies, such as volunteer agencies, health organizations, local schools, community and church groups, and recruits resources for programs and events; tracking and reporting expenditures.

Baptist Housing Values
As Servant Leaders, we will focus on serving others in humility and grace, demonstrating the character and values of:

  • Compassion: showing care, love, and sensitivity in consideration of the unique needs of Teammates, Residents, Families, and others.
  • Honesty: exemplifying fairness, integrity and ethical behaviour.
  • Respect: treating people with dignity at all times to elevate personhood and person-directed wellness.
  • Innovation: exercising ingenuity in all endeavors and exemplifying creative courage.
  • Stewardship: recognizing God's ownership by using resources wisely to preserve the future viability and longevity of our mission.
  • Teamwork: working collaboratively to achieve our mission in a culture of safety, continuous learning and work-life balance.
  • Fun: taking our work seriously, but not ourselves!

The successful candidate must hold a recognized degree or diploma program in Recreational Therapy, have a valid Class 4 (unrestricted) license and a clear driver abstract and current certification in Emergency First Aid or equivalent.

This is a temporary full-time (37.5 hours per week) position. Compensation includes a comprehensive benefits package. To apply, please provide a current resume and cover letter telling us about your experience, and why you want to work for Baptist Housing. For further information, please contact Kirsten Allenberg, Assisted Living Administrator 250.592.2231 ext.1

Thank you for your interest in working with Baptist Housing. We are eager to build our team with people who share our mission and vision. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. If you are not contacted, we encourage you to apply for future openings for which you qualify. We wish you every success in your search for meaningful employment.

Baptist Housing provides enhanced living communities and exceptional care to almost 2000 seniors in British Columbia. We provide Residential Care, Assisted Living, Supportive Housing, Home Support, and Adult Day Programs at our residences in Kelowna, Vancouver and Victoria. We serve through a culture of caring, demonstrating Servant Leadership, collaborating in Teams, building relationships and FUN while exemplifying Christ-like values. We are affiliated with the Fellowship of Evangelical Baptist Churches Pacific.

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