Recreation Coordinator

Mission Creek Landing has been a part of the East Kelowna community for over 45 years. It is nestled in a residential park like setting and is adjacent to the scenic Mission Creek Regional Park. Mission Creek Landing provides a safe home for seniors who can no longer live independently, whether due to physical or cognitive issues.
Recreation Coordinator
We are looking for an energetic, passionate Recreation Coordinator to lead our Rec team in Kelowna. Your primary responsibility will be to develop and implement individual and group therapeutic social, recreation and rehabilitative programs to enhance or improve the quality of our residents’ lives. These programs are provided in a safe environment that supports and respects the autonomy, independence, dignity, social and recreational interests of our residents.

Who You Are
You are energetic, upbeat, and personable; a team leader that works fluidly with residents, families, and colleagues every step of the way.
You can be flexible in your role and be able to demonstrate initiative and problem-solving skills.
You are a team player with a can-do attitude, willing to chip in where your team needs you.
Your communication skills are solid; able to effectively share and receive information both verbally and in writing.
You are passionate about resident care and will go that extra mile to put a smile on our residents faces.
What You Will Do
• Using a variety of tools, develop, implement, and evaluate a range of resident centered therapeutic social and recreational programs.
• Organize and distribute monthly program calendars, working collaboratively with your recreation team.
• Participate in interdisciplinary care planning and resident care conferences.
• Coordinate, purchase and maintain the Recreation department resources including inventory and replenishment of supplies.
• Orientation, mentorship and supervision of recreation department staff, students, and volunteers including facilitating planning meetings with the team members.
• Oversee the bus outing program scheduling, drivers, maintenance, licensing and inspections.
• Scheduling and booking for on-site entertainers, and visits from community partners (i.e., schools, churches etc.)
• Development and distribution of the monthly newsletter, gathering information by collaborating with team members and the site management team.
• Compile statistical data for the recreation programs and participate in continuous quality improvement initiatives.
• Recruit volunteers and utilize community resources to the benefit of our residents.

Your Qualifications – The Must Have’s
• Graduate of a recognized Recreation Therapy Diploma program
• Membership in the B.C. Therapeutic Recreation Association
• 2+ years working in a management or supervisory role
• Valid First Aid certificate
• Food Safe Level I
• Patience, kindness, compassion, and the ability to work collectively with your colleagues
• Ability to organize your workload and accomplish the day’s objectives
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position
• A Class 4 unrestricted license is considered an asset, or the willingness to obtain one
• Candidates must be able to provide a clear Criminal Record Check for the Vulnerable Sector and proof of COVID-19 vaccinations

What we offer
• A safe, fun working environment in a tranquil residential setting
• A competitive compensation package, including extended health and dental care benefits, life insurance and vision care
• Employee Assistance Program
• Paid time off
• Training and development opportunities
• Employee Recognition Program
• Ample free parking (we are NOT located on a public transit route)

Kaigo has a dedicated team of employees who have been enriching the lives of our seniors for over 20 years. If you want to create a positive impact and enhance seniors’ lives, then we invite you to join our team.
We encourage interested candidates to submit their resume in confidence. While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, we will contact only those selected for interviews.

Kaigo Senior Living consists of six retirement communities nestled in beautiful settings and quiet neighbourhoods throughout the interior and lower mainland of British Columbia. All are fully accredited, professionally managed and well maintained. From its name “KAIGO” a Japanese word meaning caring to the highest standard, to its mission, vision, and values, Kaigo has clearly established a foundation for developing a “partnership in caring”. Kaigo is dedicated to providing the best environments for our residents and our employees.


  • Name: Jackie Ralph
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  • Expiry: 28/01/2023