Okanagan Chateau Retirement Residence

2100 Benvoulin Ct, Kelowna, BC

Resident Engagement Assistant (Permanent Full Time) Okanagan Chateau Retirement Residence

Part Time / Full Time

Resident Engagement Assistant (Permanent Full Time) Okanagan Chateau Retirement Residence

Kelowna, British Columbia (view on map)

Posted 24 days ago

Immediate Start

Job Description

Okanagan Chateau Retirement Residence is steps from Orchard Plaza Shopping Centre, and a stone throw from Mission Creek Regional Park. 

Permanent Full Time

If you’re passionate about being a part of a team that is, committed to the Team Member Experience and driven by innovation and growth, then join us!  

The Resident Engagement Assistant is a critical role within our communities as it impacts the lives of residents and ignites the warmth of human connection.

As a Resident Engagement Assistant, your typical day will impact the following ways: 

• Promote a dynamic culture that encourages resident wellbeing, choice, and engagement 

• Develop and implement programs in line with guidelines and brand standards

• Develop and pilot new innovative resident experiences and programs with the REM’s guidance

• Leverage technology to develop, enhance, promote, and provide in-suite and group programming within the community to engage residents

• Support The Market per the guidelines, and identify ways for it to continue to better serve residents’ needs under the guidance of the REM

• Support the volunteer program for in-person and remote volunteers, including student internships under the guidance of the REM

• Work in accordance with the organization’s Health and Safety Policies and Procedures and in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act

Must haves: 

• A degree/diploma in Gerontology, Kinesiology, Human Kinetics, Therapeutic Recreation, Leisure Studies, Health Promotion, or Health Sciences

• Experience working with seniors, including an understanding of motivational concepts with seniors, as well as health, wellbeing, and leisure principles

• Certified to teach land group fitness, and where necessary aquatic fitness to seniors through a reputable organization, as approved by Sienna and/or willing to obtain within the first 60 days post hire

• Valid driver’s license and/or special class license (or willingness and ability to obtain within the first 6 months of employment) and clean driving record

• Current certificate in CPR and First Aid

• Familiarity with the provincial Occupational Health and Safety Act

• Proficiency in Word, Publisher, PowerPoint, and Excel, as well as virtual technologies such as Zoom, Skype, FaceTime etc.

Act upon your desire to help others and Join Sienna Senior Living as we continue to enhance the lives of those we serve. 

Sienna Senior Living is committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace.  In accordance with provincial regulations, upon request, support will be provided for accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection, and assessment process.



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About Okanagan Chateau Retirement Residence

Steps from Orchard Plaza Shopping Centre, and a stone throw from Mission Creek Regional Park, Okanagan Chateau is the perfect mix of rustic scenery and convenient shopping. Start your day with an invigorating exercise class, or stay cuddled in bed with a good book from our library. Spend your afternoon exploring walking trails with new friends or exchanging stories in one of our lounges. Invite your grandkids or friends to a movie, complete with home-popped corn, or treat them to your favourite family recipe. This is the sort of place where every day holds a new opportunity.