Astoria Retirement Residence

2245 Kelly Ave, Port Coquitlam, BC

Recreation Manager (Full-time)

Part Time / Full Time

Recreation Manager (Full-time)

Port Coquitlam, British Columbia (view on map)

Posted 1 month ago

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Job Description

Centrally located in Port Coquitlam, BC, Astoria is inspired by the mountain chalets of Whistler and Jasper. This is the sort of place where everybody knows your name – a vibrant, social community full of friendship and connection. Whether you’re gathering in Papa George’s Piano Bar, staying strong in the Canucks Wellness & Exercise Centre, or playing games in Art’s & Soc’s Billiards Room, Astoria’s residents and team members go out of their way to make you feel at home.

Full-time - Sunday-Thursday from 8:30AM to 4:30PM

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

The Resident Experience Manager is a critical role within our communities as it impacts the lives of residents through the strong leadership and motivation of Sienna team members.
As a Resident Experience Manager, your typical day will impact the following ways:
•    Plans, schedules and implements a full range of lifestyle programs supporting the mind, body and spirit using a facilitative leisure services model, in consultation with residents.
•    Identifies and encourages opportunities for residents to share special skills or knowledge with others, inside and outside of the residence.
•    Reviews and evaluates the recreation programs relating to the physical, emotional, social, intellectual, spiritual and leisure expectations and wishes of the residents.
•    Prepares a newsletter and leisure calendar monthly which includes special events, outings and community linkage.
•    Communicates and promotes the activities of the department to residents, staff, families, volunteers and the community to encourage collaborative participation in programs.
•    Provides a safe and healthy leisure environment for residents and volunteers.
•    Participates in initial orientation of residents and assesses their interests and activity needs. Maintains awareness of changes in the needs of residents in order to modify programs.
•    Participates in the leadership team structure to support the ongoing evaluation of operational systems and department’s progress and effectiveness.
•    Participates in departmental budget preparation and manages ongoing expenses.
•    Maintains departments’ petty cash and market store cash transactions.
•    Orders and maintains departments’ supplies and orders market store supplies, sets prices, controls inventory and maintains sales records.
•    Demonstrates personal attributes and communication skills that foster teamwork and customer satisfaction at all times and monitors staff performance in relation to both.
•    Leads and manages the recruitment, selection, orientation, development and performance management for all Lifestyle and Concierge team members.
•    Supervises the use of company transportation including driving qualifications and schedules.
•    Provides staff with multidisciplinary in-service programs and ongoing education on lifestyle concepts and new leisure programs.
•    Maintains a positive image of the residence through ongoing communications with the community and local media (press releases to be handled through corporate marketing).
•    Coordinates the volunteer and student placement program for the residence, including recruitment, orientation, directing job assignments, recognition and evaluation of volunteers.
•    Participates in sales marketing functions in cooperation with the Retirement Counsellor.
•    Performing other duties as assigned.

Must haves:
•    Diploma or Degree in Recreation/Leisure Studies, Health Promotion, Health Sciences, Kinesiology, and Gerontology.
•    2-3 years’ experience in recreation planning for seniors.
•    Experience leading a team and managing resources.
•    Certified group fitness instructor or willingness to obtain upon hire.
•    Ability to maintain budget and quality standards.
•    Strong motivational and communication skills required.
·    Computer proficiency in Word and PowerPoint is required.
·    Valid driver’s license Class 4 (BC)).
·    Current CPR certificate and First Aid.
·    Must be able to set priorities and meet time and calendar deadlines as workload may fluctuate as resident needs and occupancy change.
·    Must be committed to a multi-disciplinary teamwork approach and demonstrate an ability to work through collaboration, joint decision making, and facilitated leadership strategies.
•    All applicants must successfully pass the prescribed Criminal Records Check.

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

 

Requirements:

  • Work Permit
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About Astoria Retirement Residence


Centrally located in Port Coquitlam, BC, Astoria is inspired by the mountain chalets of Whistler and Jasper. This is the sort of place where everybody knows your name – a vibrant, social community full of friendship and connection. Whether you’re gathering in Papa George’s Piano Bar, staying strong in the Canucks Wellness & Exercise Centre, or playing games in Art’s & Soc’s Billiards Room, Astoria’s residents and team members go out of their way to make you feel at home.