In accordance with the vision and values of the organization and as a member of the multidisciplinary team within a client and family centered model of care, the Program Coordinator (PC I) plans, develops, implements and evaluates general recreational/leisure programs designed to support residents'/clients' health and well-being in residential, acute and/or adult day program settings. The PC I may supervise up to four Activity Worker II positions and provides direction to designated volunteers. Under the clinical direction of a Recreation Therapist or appropriate designate (ie. OT, RN), the PC I carries out therapeutic components of a resident's care plan as an assigned task, and assists with the monitoring the patients'/residents' progression.
Graduation from a recognized recreational program plus one years' recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
An appropriate valid Class IV vehicle license as required.
Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to organize work.
- Ability to supervise.
- Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.