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Recreation Manager (PV1945)

Recreation Manager - Haven Hill 

Pro Vita is looking for Recreation Manager with a passion for the elderly to join our team to support our residents in Long Term Care in Penticton. 

We are offering re-location for the successful candidate!  

Company Name: Pro Vita Care Management 
Job Title:  Recreation Manager (NOC 5254)
Location of Work: 415 Haven Hill Rd, Penticton, V2A 4E9
Term of Employment:  Full-Time
Shift(s): Monday to Friday, 8am-4pm, 37.5 hours/week 
Wage*:  $69,000 /annually 
Recreation Manager Must Haves:

  • Graduation from a recognized institution with a Therapeutic Recreation Diploma.
  • Maintains Valid Occupational First Aide Level 1 Certificate including CPR “A”.
  • Maintains Food Safe Level 1.
  • Maintains Serving It Right certificate.
  • Class 5 driver's license or willingness to obtain. 
  • Passes and complies with Ministry of Justice Criminal Record Check upon hire and every 5 years thereafter.
  • Satisfactory proof of COVID-19 vaccinations. 

Recreation Manager Nice to Haves:

  • Experience working with seniors is preferred.

Recreation Manager Responsibilities:

  • Plans, develops, implements and carries out a recreation program involving activities such as arts and crafts, exercise, music, woodworking, gardening, outings.  Consults with Family /Resident Council(s) and the Multidisciplinary team in order to determine activities which the residents’ needs.  Sets up calendar of events/ activities and teaches the techniques of related activities/ programs.  Contacts external agencies for program resources such as entertainment, specialized arts and craft skills and items for decorating for special events.
  • Promotes and publicizes upcoming events by performing such activities as publishing a monthly newsletter, putting ads in local papers, posters and talking with residents, families and volunteers.
  • Ensures Recreation assessment, inclusive of a social history of the resident is completed within 30 days of admission. Monitors and evaluates resident’s progress during activity programs and reports observations such as emotional well-being and social behaviour to the multidisciplinary team.
  • Oversees inventory of equipment, tool and materials and purchases same.  Reports damaged or faulty equipment and arranges repair according to established policies and procedures.
  • Supervises Recreation Aides by performing such duties such as coordinating work assignments, evaluating employee performance and determining related training and orientation requirements.
  • Maintains contact with community groups (including churches and other spiritual organizations) and volunteer organizations regarding activities that can be held jointly or that the residents can attend in the community.
  • Ensures adherence, compliance and education of Infection Control Practices.

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.

Recreation Manager (PV1945)
3 - 5 years of experience

Published on 26 Apr 2023

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