Care to join us?

If you are a caring and skilled individual who enjoys working with seniors, we want to hear from you!

We are looking for a full-time Recreation Worker to work at our 46-bed complex care senior living community, Monashee Mews, located in Lumby, BC.

Why work for Vantage Living?

  • 100% Employer funded benefit plan available for full and part-time staff who work more than 20 hours/week.
  • Flexible schedules to support work-life balance.
  • Locally owned and operated.
  • Beautiful, modern communities.
  • A fun and vibrant company culture.

Position Overview:

  • Delivers an array of planned, spontaneous, social or general recreational programs;
  • Facilitates group activities for clients with differing abilities, interests, needs and preferences;
  • Provides direction, support and assistance to volunteers during activity programs and familiarizes volunteers with related activity techniques;
  • Supports the interdisciplinary team members as required (such as Music Coordinator, Rehab Workers, Care Teams, etc.);
  • Assists to maintain an inventory of activity equipment and resources and reports any deficiencies to the Community Administrator and/or Program Manager as needed or required;
  • Maintains recreation areas, storage cupboards and outdoor spaces in an organized and tidy manner; and
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

To Be Considered:

  • Certificate or Diploma from a recognized Recreation program or equivalent education & experience with seniors;
  • Experience working with seniors with moderate to severe dementia;
  • Physical and mental capacity to carry out the duties of the position;
  • Excellent interpersonal & conflict resolution skills;
  • Mature, professional and tactful demeanour; and
  • Current Food Safe certificate Level 1 – Basic (or equivalent).

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Recreation Worker

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