Recreation Assistant (Part-time) – Sunridge Gardens

Who We Are!
Sunridge Gardens, our Bria Community located in Langley, is looking for a part-time Recreation Assistant to join our team. Together, we create safe and vibrant communities, where choices are valued and seniors lead active and purposeful lives.

Why Bria Needs You?
Reporting to the Recreation Manager, or designate, the Recreation Assistant plays a key role in ensuring that residents have ample activity programs that meet their physical, social, emotional, intellectual and cultural needs. Working closely with the Recreation Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for organizing and carrying out daily activity programs including exercise classes, entertainment, crafts and related activities which encourage involvement and independence.

Shift: Wednesday to Saturday 9:30am-4:30pm

Wage: $20.27/hour to start

Who You Are!
You must have compassion for others and the ability to provide a high quality of care service.
We need a high energy and upbeat personality who can be playful, patient and respectful all at the same time.
You are open to learning new skills, participate in ongoing training, and have good communication both written and spoken.
You have a positive attitude and enjoy working in a senior care environment and/or a customer service environment.
Does your lifestyle allow you to maintain both physical and mental wellness?
Are you willing to be engaged and become a Bria Ambassador by volunteering and contribute to an engaged workplace culture?

What You Will Do!
Driving the Bria bus to take residents on outings
Assisting in the development and production of monthly activity calendars and other informational material for residents
Observing and reporting any changes in residents’ functional and cognitive behaviour to the Manager
Maintains a current knowledge of and complies with all facility policies and procedures
Ensures residents’ rights of privacy and confidentiality are maintained except in the proper operation of the business

Your Must Haves!
Diploma in a Recreation Program or equivalent combination of education and experience
Class 4 driver’s license is mandatory
Physically and mentally able to carry out assigned duties
Current Basic First Aid Certificate

Perks
Partnership Bonus
Competitive Extended Medical & Dental Benefits
Flex Days
Volunteer Days
Team Building Events throughout the year
Bria Summer Family BBQ & Bria Holiday Party
Club 16 / She’s Fit Gym Corporate Discount Rate
PNE / Playland Company Discount Code
Sun Run & BMO Marathon Company sponsored
Perkopolis
Free Onsite annual Flu-Shot

Bria Communities Gives Back!
At Bria Communities, we don’t just serve our residents but we are heavily involved with serving & helping
within our communities. Here are some of the initiatives and fundraising campaigns that we participate
in.

Bria Big Bike to support the Canadian Heart & Stroke Foundation
Walk for Alzheimer’s to support the Alzheimer’s Society of B.C.
Surrey Food Bank
The Grand Parade to support the Seniors Services Society in New Westminster
Drive-Thru Turkey Trade to support DeltAssist
Langley Meals On Wheels
Virtual Dementia Tours – An emotional experience we provide to the families, community workers, local governments and staff.

If you love interacting with and getting to know seniors, have exemplary customer service skills and really want to make a difference in the lives of our residents, we want to hear from you.

Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining how your education and experience has prepared you for this position. Please apply through https://briacommunities.ca/about-bria/join-team/

Contact

  • Name: Rachel Kirton
  • Email: rachel.kirton@centurygroup.ca
  • Expiry: 01/11/2021