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Lifestyle Consultant Full Time Tuesday To Saturday, Job Offer in Windsor, Ontario

Job description

As a Lifestyle Consultant your typical day will impact in the following ways:

  • Providing and assessing recreation therapy activities including outings in accordance with established policy, physician’s orders, and resident plan of care and within the scope of practice.
  • Participating in initial orientation and leisure assessment of residents and assesses their interests, activity needs and desires.
  • Maintaining awareness of changes in the needs of residents in order to modify programs.
  • Identifying and encouraging opportunities for residents to share special skills or knowledge with others, inside and outside of the residence.
  • Maintaining a positive image of the residence through ongoing communications with the community and local media (press releases to be handled through Head Office marketing).
  • Coordinating the volunteer and student placement program for the residence, including recruitment, orientation, directing job assignments, recognition and evaluation of volunteers.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Must haves:

  • Degree in Recreation/Leisure Studies coupled with Gerontology courses.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in recreation planning for seniors.
  • Certified Fitness Instructor through Canadian Center for Active Aging (CCAA) such as SFIC and/or FFOA Certification, CANFIT PRO or willing to certify within one year.
  • Ability to maintain budget and quality standards.
  • Valid driver’s license (Class F if you drive a bus).
  • All applicants must successfully pass the prescribed Vulnerable Sector Check. Applicable to Ontario applicants.
  • All applicants must successfully pass the prescribed Criminal Records Check. Applicable to British Columbia applicants.
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