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Reporting to the Coordinator of Village Social Services the Recreation Coordinator is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of all the social, emotional, physical, cognitive and spiritual recreation programs for Assisted Living and Supportive Living residents at Kiwanis Village. The Recreation Coordinator’s main role will provide supervision and support to recreation staff.
Kiwanis Village is proud to host Therapeutic Recreation diploma and degree students for their practicum and internship placements. We are able to offer placements and learning opportunities in many areas throughout our diverse site. We provide students with a positive learning environment that allows them to grow their professional skills through practical experience.
Registered Care Aides – The Glue and the Heart of Care. Care Aides at Kiwanis hold a unique role and understand what it takes to make a difference in the lives of others.
Working with LPNs, RNs and a wide interdisciplinary team who have a deep commitment to Kiwanis, your incredible role supports your personal and professional growth through meaningful work. If you are registered with the BC Care Aide Association, with formal education from a recognized academic institution and have a desire to learn more about person centred life at Kiwanis Village, we invite you to share your resume with us.
Kiwanis Village is growing and we invite you to join our professional, future oriented, not for profit, Long Term Care Home, Kiwanis Village Lodge. We are seeking Registered Nurses who want to be leaders in the care of older adults. We are building permanent roles within nursing and invite you to take a look at how your skills, education and knowledge can complement our history, reputation and vision. Working within an organization who wishes to influence a positive change away from institutional approaches and towards heart centered, person directed care is a true calling. New graduate?, we aspire to mentor you in your new role, an experienced nurse?, we hope to learn from you and share with you.
Kiwanis Village is proud of the collaborative, professional, evidence based practice environment we have built within our complex care and respite community. Our high resident and staff satisfaction scores demonstrate our commitment to blending traditional and contemporary nursing practices along with the art and science of gerontological care. With a focus on person centered care and with 24/7 RN and LPN leadership, this engaged team forms part of the foundation of our Quality Practice Environment.
Kiwanis Village prepares approximately 500 meals every day and supports Meals on Wheels Nanaimo. Our commitment is to source high quality ingredients, serve professionally prepared meals that nourish both body and soul. With a 60 year history we have much to share and still some to learn.
The minute you walk into Kiwanis you can see the difference our housekeepers make in the lives of older adults every day. Clean, bright, open space, well-appointed environments and a sense of pride greets you at the door and throughout the building. Five different yet connected buildings, four floors for complex care and space to support community events all require a detail oriented eye and great customer service.
Each older adult living at Kiwanis Village can request emergency help by pressing their pendant. As the pendant responder you meet the needs of folks through a timely emergency response when called. This role is integral to the safety of our clients. It is a dual role shared with housekeeping and laundry.
If you would like to connect with Kiwanis Village and see if a career here is right for you, please connect by email to: [email protected]