Activation Coordinator

Job ID: 106413
Position Title: Activation Coordinator
Location: Ajax
Compensation: $19.00 per hour
Hours: 35 hours per week
Job Description: 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 3 years experience in geriatric programming in a related setting.
Knowledge of the effects of exercise on age related changes; able to develop and implement  programs for seniors.
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 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 and cognitive stimulation.
Job Requirements: 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.

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