Activity Aide

Job ID: 102607
Position Title: Activity Aide
Location: Maple
Compensation: TBD
Hours: 20 hours per week
Job Description: The Activity Aide assists in the planning, organization and implementation of meaningful programs for the residents. 
Key Responsibilities 
Assist in the planning, organization and implementation of meaningful programs for the residents, in collaboration with the Recreation Manager & Executive Director;
Assists with the maintenance of appropriate department records including assessments, evaluations of planned programs detailing individual participation, charting;
Maintains effective communication and good human relations with residents, families, volunteers and staff of other departments, keeping them informed of current and upcoming events; 
Attends in-service education in order to keep informed of current trends in the total care of the elderly; 
Participates in team meetings to plan programs with residents' interest in mind; 
Facilitating residents to scheduled and pre-arranged outings; 
Assisting with assessment of individual resident activity levels; 
Preparing, carrying out and evaluating daily activities; 
Assisting with meal services as required; 
Work in a position of trust with vulnerable adults (residents);
Uphold and promote the organization's values and philosophy relating particularly to ethics, morality, and integrity as set out in Code of Conduct; 
Complete other duties as assigned. 
Committed to ensuring that all employment practices are inclusive. As an organization we are committed to providing and arranging accommodation for candidates upon request.  
Job Requirements: Qualifications College diploma in Recreation, Leisure Studies, Gerontology or equivalent is required
Previous experience working with seniors
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Excellent oral and written communication skills
An energetic, compassionate person who enjoys working with the elderly
Valid provincial driver's license to transport residents by van (i.e.: Class 4; Class F)
Must provide a complete and current (within six months) Vulnerable Sector Check (including a Criminal Background Check) or be willing to obtain one
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