Recreation / Activity Aide (PV2026)

Job No: PV2026
Location: Nanaimo

Recreation / Activity Aide - Malaspina Gardens

Pro Vita is looking for Recreation/Activity Aides with a passion for the elderly to join our team to support our residents in Long Term Care in Nanaimo

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Company Name:  Pro Vita Care Management 
Job Title:   Recreation/Activity Aide (NOC 33109)
Location of Work:  100 Eleventh Street, Nanaimo, V9R 6R6
Term of Employment:  Full-time
Shift(s) Sunday - Thursday, 8:00am-4:00pm/ 12:00pm-8:00pm, 37.5 hours week 
Wage*:   $28.74 /hour

Recreation / Activity Aide Must Haves:

  • Graduation from a recognized institution with a Recreational/Activity Certification or combination of experience/training.
  • Holds and Maintains a Valid Class 4 BC driver’s license, as applicable to care home needs.
  • Maintains Valid Occupational First Aide Level 1 Certificate including CPR “A”.
  • Maintains Food Safe Level 1.
  • Passes and complies with Ministry of Justice Criminal Record Check upon hire and every 5 years thereafter.
  • Satisfactory proof of COVID-19 vaccinations. 

Recreation / Activity Aide Nice to Haves:

  • Experience working with seniors is preferred.

Recreation / Activity Aide Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the creation, organization and implementation of therapeutic recreation programs such as arts and crafts, exercise, music, woodworking, cooking, baking, gardening, outings and other social programs.
  • Teaches, directs and demonstrates activities to residents and volunteers.
  • Transfers, porters and ambulates residents to and from activities. Implements ambulation programs as designed/designated by Occupational or Physiotherapy or rehab worker.
  • Assists residents at meals, including feeding.
  • Assists with admissions, discharges and transfers of residents as required.
  • Provides input into planning and evaluating recreation programs by reporting observations and resident feedback to the Recreation Coordinator/Manager.
  • Completes recording/ statistical sheets on activities including attendance at each activity.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

If you are a kind, caring individual who enjoys connecting with and making a difference in the lives of elders – Apply Today!

*Please note that Healthcare wages are being adjusted and topped up by the government currently, February 2023.

Other Companies Call This Role: 

  • Activities Assistant
  • Activity Coordinator
  • Activities Specialist
  • Activity Specialist
  • Activities Associate
  • Recreation Assistant
  • Recreation Coordinator
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