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Life Enrichment Assistant

AMICA MATURE LIFESTYLES INC.

Stoney Creek, ON, CANADA

Healthcare Services and Wellness

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LIFE ENRICHMENT ASSISTANT

Amica at Stoney Creek 

(Full Time Contract) 

  

 

 

Amica Mature Lifestyles offers retirement living options and care services to 3600 seniors in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia. With an emphasis of being a great place to call home, our team’s mission is to empower seniors to flourish by supporting them in mind, body, and spirit. In over 40 communities (and growing) we provide first-class independent living, assisted living and memory care living options.

 

 

A day in the life of a Life Enrichment Assitant:

 

You will be responsible for assisting with the Activity Programs in the Community. You will take a hands-on approach in the development and facilitation of dynamic opportunities and experiences that add value and enrich the lives of our community members.

  

How do I qualify? 

 

You must have: 

  • A degree/diploma in Gerontology,, Therapeutic Recreation, Leisure Studies, Activation, Recreation, Sociology or Psychology or a related discipline (ie. Personal Training, Group Fitness Instructor etc).
  • Education and/or experience in geriatric programming in a related setting.
  • Knowledge of the effects of exercise on age related changes; able to develop and implement exercise programs.
  • Knowledge of adaptations and modifications to programming to benefit individuals with cognitive, physical and sensory impairments.
  • Current certificate in CPR and First Aid.
  • Experience working directly with seniors.
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the position including lifting, portering, and leading multiple fitness programs throughout the day.
  • Valid driver’s license and/or special class license (or willingness and ability to obtain).
  • Experience and passion for creating innovative programs that promote active living. 

What we are looking for: 

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Team player with the ability to work independently and with a minimum of supervision.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently execute responsibilities in a caring and supportive manner.
  • Interest and desire to work with mature adults to promote healthy lifestyle choices and independence.
  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of Word, Publisher, Excel and the Internet.

 

 

Position Vacant Until Filled

 

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About Amica Mature Lifestyles

Are you passionate about providing outstanding service to your customers? Do you long for work that has a higher purpose? Are you looking to join a team of passionate dedicated people who strive to be the best in the industry? Are you looking for work/ life balance and a company that has values that align with your personal ones? Then Amica Mature Lifestyles is for you! We provide luxury housing and light care for seniors; some refer to our communities as a cruise ship that never leaves the dock. Our employees rate the opportunity to interact with, serve, and provide a social and safe living environment as the number one reason they love what they do.

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What it's like to work at Amica Mature Lifestyles

Why work for Amica?

At Amica, we are committed to creating a culture of passion, purpose, dedication and excellence within our employees to support Amica’s vision. We do this by delivering on our promise to our residents and providing superior Wellness & Vitality™ within independent living retirement communities.

Wellness & Vitality™

Our principles of Wellness & Vitality™ are based on physical, emotional, spiritual, vocational, intellectual and social wellness. We encourage a healthy lifestyle for both our residents and employees, through newsletters, social events, a wide variety of programming and facilities.

Amica HELPING HANDS

Our HELPING HANDS charity assists less fortunate seniors through capital project funding and by creating and delivering gift baskets over the holiday season along with other programs throughout the year. Amica HELPING HANDS is committed to assisting some of Canada’s most vulnerable seniors.

A look inside Amica Mature Lifestyles

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Benefits & Perks

Compensation and benefits

At Amica, we are committed to providing competitive compensation, excellent employer paid health benefits, employee stock purchase plan as well as eligibility for the tuition reimbursement program for full time and regular part time positions. We provide regular time off and a fun team-based workplace. Each year we review our salaries to ensure that they are progressive and competitive to the overall marketplace.

Professional development

Amica encourages and supports the career growth and advancement of our employees through career planning, coaching, professional development and promotional opportunities as well as tuition reimbursement. You provide the passion, and we will provide the support and opportunities you need to reach your career potential.

Life Enrichment Assistant, AMICA MATURE LIFESTYLES INC., Stoney Creek, ON, CANADA