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Job Number:  37907
Acitivity Worker
Job Posted: Wednesday, 6 September 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 22 September 2017
(tomorrow)
Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Surrey Salary: (not entered)
  • Organizes, implements, and evaluates in conjunction with the coordinator, community-based recreational, social and/or educational activities to meet client’s needs.
  • Implements and evaluates with the coordinator, a wide range of leisure services for older adults who experience a barrier to a healthy leisure lifestyle including exercise, arts & crafts, cooking activities, audio/ video activities, leisure games news discussions, reminiscences and special events.
  • Encourages and facilitates clients’ participation in activities; provide guidance and instructions
  • Provides skill-building to clients such as life skills and social skills; models appropriate behavior
  • Participates in the facilitation of individual activity plan
  • Monitor any changes in the physical and mental health of the clients’ report to the coordinator.
  • Provides emotional psychological and social support to adults in a manner that encourages their independence, optimal health and their dignity and privacy and cultural beliefs.
  • Work towards the adults achieving optimal health.
  • Monitor and observes clients’ behavior, report problems to the coordinator.
  • Assist the clients’ with all activities while attending the program including helping with elements of personal care as required.
  • Serves meals to adult participants and assists in feeding participants if required.
  • Monitor use of mobility Devices (Cane, walker, wheelchair, crutches) including monitoring of safe transfer and ambulation techniques.
  • Accompanies clients to activities on arrival.
  • Ensures the safety of clients. Responds to emergencies in accordance with established policies and guidelines.
  • Assist and directs adults in emergency situations such as fire power failure or earth quakes or other emergencies.
  • Maintains related records and statistics and produces reports as required.
  • Maintains liaison with clients’ families, other community service providers, and professionals as required.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications and Abilities:

  • Therapeutic recreation Diploma
  • Three years experience in working with seniors or in a community social service program or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Fluency in at least one South Asian language (Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu).

 

How to Apply:
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Contact Details:
Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society
12075 75 A Avenue
Surrey, BC, V3W 1S8


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