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Reporting to the Manager of Community Development and Engagement the Therapeutic Recreation Coordinator (TRC) is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of all the social, emotional, physical, cognitive and spiritual recreation programs. The TRC will provide supervision to recreation staff as well as support the volunteer program.
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 Lodge Long Term Care is seeking casual recreation staff to join our fun and thriving team. Working mainly within long term care, and with opportunities to support assisted and independent living residents, we invite you to help us shift the mindset of the care for older adults through carefully planned and highly responsive therapeutic recreation programs. If you have a diploma or certificate in activation, recreation or leisure services (a valid first aid and class 4 unrestricted drivers’ license) and have a desire to pursue a career to bring joy and purpose to our residents by designing and implementing health & wellness programs we encourage you to apply.
Kiwanis Village is growing and we invite you to join our professional, future oriented, not for profit, community. We are seeking casual recreation staff to support the clients of our Adult Day Program (ADP). Our ADP provides intentional programming that strives to nurture every facet of well-being for older people. From the physical and cognitive, to the emotional and spiritual our Day Program uniquely tailors activities through listening and responding to the wishes of our clients. We are seeking passionate, creative, heart centered people to join our team. If you have a diploma or certificate in recreation, leisure studies or activation (or a combination of related education and experience) as well a Valid First Aid and knowledge and experience providing recreation programs to older adults (A Current Class 4 Driver’s License is considered as asset) we would love to hear from you.
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]