Pacifica Retirement Residence

2525 King George Blvd, Surrey, BC

Recreation Assistant Union /EAA-casual

Part Time / Full Time

Recreation Assistant Union /EAA-casual

Surrey, British Columbia (view on map)

Posted 1 month ago

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Job Description

Just moments from the sandy shores of White Rock Beach and steps from the popular shops and restaurants of Grandview Heights, Pacifica offers residents a warm and vibrant community where opportunities to socialize, learn, and enjoy themselves are endless. Our meals are designed and prepared by a Red Seal chef and talented culinary team. We practice a Farm-to-Table approach to cooking, ensuring that every meal is fresh, nutritious, and a true delight. After lunch, enjoy a fitness class in the Wellness and Fitness Centre or catching your favourite team with friends in the Sports Lounge, this is a place where every day offers something to look forward to.

Casual
Days Monday-Saturday
hours 9-5

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

As a Recreation Assistant your typical day will impact in the following ways:
•    Participating in the development and revision of departmental procedures and programs under the guidance of the Team Leader.
•    Setting up the activity area as necessary and assisting in transporting residents to and from programs, if required.
•    Assisting in monitoring the residents' interests, needs and progress.
•    Maintaining program and resident records according to departmental policies. Regularly reports participation and feedback by residents to the Team Leader.
•    Promoting social interaction among residents by assuming leadership of assigned activities or special events, assists new residents with orientation to the building and to the recreation program, and introduces them to the others within the residence and promoting conversation and social interaction among residents.
•    Performing other duties as assigned.

Must haves:
•    Diploma or Certificate in recreation/leisure studies or equivalent.
•    Experience in working with seniors including an understanding of motivation concepts with seniors.
•    Understanding of leisure principles.
•    Computer proficiency.
•    Valid driver’s license. (Class F, or provincial equivalent, if you need to drive a bus).
•    All applicants must successfully pass the prescribed Criminal Records Check. Applicable to British Columbia applicants.

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.

Requirements:

  • Work Permit
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About Pacifica Retirement Residence


Just moments from the sandy shores of White Rock Beach and steps from the popular shops and restaurants of Grandview Heights, Pacifica offers residents a warm and vibrant community where opportunities to socialize, learn, and enjoy themselves are endless. Our meals are designed and prepared by a Red Seal chef and talented culinary team. We practice a Farm-to-Table approach to cooking, ensuring that every meal is fresh, nutritious, and a true delight. After lunch, enjoy a fitness class in the Wellness and Fitness Centre or catching your favourite team with friends in the Sports Lounge, this is a place where every day offers something to look forward to.