Activity Manager

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Activity Manager – Senior Living Community

Vancouver, BC

About You 

You are an experienced, collaborative individual who loves people.  You bring an upbeat attitude and sense of fun to work. Possessing strong interpersonal skills, you are highly service oriented with a focus on achieving goals.  You can work both independently and as a collaborative team member while bringing critical thinking and problem-solving skills to this position.  Serving seniors and supporting their family, you are detail-oriented, organized, and able to manage your time, workload, and conflicting priorities effectively and efficiently. You have highly developed literacy skills with the proven ability to plan and produce a broad range of professional and polished documents.  You value learning, embrace innovative change, and promote health and wellness using a resident directed approach.

Ideally you have a completed a degree or diploma in Recreational Therapy.  You should also hold an unrestricted class 4 drivers’ license and have a clear driver abstract.   

About the Opportunity

Baptist Housing is looking for a full-time Activities Manager to join our team in Vancouver serving our Residents at Shannon Oaks and Clarendon Court. 

The Activities Manager plans, implements, and evaluates recreational therapeutic wellness programs for the Independent and Assisted Living Residents on the Vancouver Campus.  The Activities Manager coordinates the wellness activities for each group of residents in a collaborative process with the Assisted Living Coordinator, Chaplains, and Activity Assistants to ensure activities are developed to meet individual needs, promote community and optimize the holistic wellness of all Residents

Responsibilities include assessing each Resident abilities on move in and ongoing to determine needs, developing and maintaining program plans and monthly calendars of activities, providing education, developing newsletters and other posters and communications.  Other responsibilities include setting goals and planning and maintaining a budget for the department; documenting plans and activities and providing various reports; leading, supporting, and supervising the Activities Team; works with our volunteer coordinator coordinating a Team of volunteers; networking with and resourcing from the community; and driving the Baptist Housing bus when transporting Residents to external activities. 

As an ambassador for Baptist Housing, the Activity Manager helps ensure all Baptist Housing activities promote, enhance, and protect our brand, boosting our reputation with relevant constituents, as well as driving broader awareness. You should be passionate about serving our amazing Residents. 

About Us

Baptist Housing provides exceptional care to almost 2800 seniors in British Columbia. We offer independent living, assisted living, long-term care, seniors’ rental, home support and adult day programs at our communities in Victoria, the Interior, and the Lower Mainland. We serve through a culture of caring, demonstrating servant leadership. Learn more at baptisthousing.org.

How to Apply

Please provide a resume and cover letter to careers.lowermainland@baptisthousing.org with “Activity Manager” in the subject line.  In your cover letter, please describe how you would contribute to our Baptist Housing team, including why you’d like to help seniors experience life well in supportive communities.  We welcome your questions about this opportunity at the same email address. 

This is a full-time, permanent position located in Vancouver. Total compensation includes competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, four weeks’ vacation, RRSP matching, and support for professional development.

You would consent to a Criminal Record Check (CRC) for working with Vulnerable Adults and are able to provide a clear current tuberculosis test.  Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is also a condition of employment.

We will begin assessing candidates after November 18, 2022; however, we will continue to accept applications until this position is filled. We will contact only those candidates selected for an interview. If you are not contacted, we encourage you to apply for our future openings for which you qualify. We wish you every success in your search for meaningful employment.

Thank you for your interest in working with Baptist Housing.