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Activity Aide

Chartwell Griesbach Retirement Residence

Address:

4480 McCrae Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5E 0Y5

Job Type:

Full-Time

Reference ID:

11244-13-132781

Posted:

6/22/2022

If you enjoy interacting with others, are caring and passionate about serving the most respected demographic of the Canadian population and love being around similarly driven individuals of diverse backgrounds and life experiences, please consider joining Chartwell. Here, we are dedicated to fulfilling our vision of Making People’s Lives Better for our residents, their families and each other, and inspired to deliver an experience that is personalized, memorable and feels like home for more than 30,000 residents across the country.  

 

As an Activity Aide you will be a part of a dedicated team that positively impacts the lives of the residents. This role will give you the opportunity to encourage socialization and enrich the lives of the residents by implementing creative programs to meet their social, physical, spiritual and emotional needs.  

 

What You Will Do:

  • Actively engage residents to participate in programs and collaborate with family members on any concerns. 

  • Plan monthly calendars, posters, newsletters, coordinate volunteer activities and implement diverse recreational programs revolving around the six dimensions of wellness. 

  • Document resident participation in activities and report any changes in activity levels. 

What You Will Need:

  • Post-secondary education in recreation, gerontology, social work, and/or demonstrated related experience. 

  • Patience and compassion when engaging with the seniors and appreciating the background and individual needs of the residents. 

  • Must possess a valid Provincial drivers’ license. 

  • Current First Aid Certificate will be an asset. 


Candidates must be available to work Days and Weekends.
To apply please email your CV/resume to kkerckhof@chartwell.com


Chartwell recognizes the importance of immunization to protect our residents, staff and others from COVID-19. As such, subject to any accommodation required by applicable human rights legislation, it will be a condition of employment that all new hires have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.


Chartwell’s commitment to diversity and inclusivity is a commitment to hire people whose skills and abilities contribute the most to the success of the organization and who reflect the communities in which we live and work.


Chartwell Retirement Residences is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from a wide range of qualified candidates, including persons with disabilities. If you have questions or require assistance with the application process, please email accessibility@chartwell.com or call 1-888-663-6448.


We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


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