Life Enrichment Assistant for Memory Care Neighborhood (part-time)

<strong>At Touchmark, the ladies and gentlemen who serve in our communities don't just come to a job, they come to be part of something bigger - a mission focused on enriching people's lives. In the process of doing that, they grow, have fun, and develop lifelong skills.</strong>

Edmonton, AB


<p>Touchmark has been serving the needs of adults 55-plus and their families for more than 35 years. Established November 10, 1980, the privately held company was founded by Werner G. Nistler, Jr., who continues to serve as Chairman. We aspire to be the premier provider of&nbsp;<a href="">fulfilling lifestyle options</a>&nbsp;for adults over 55 while supporting employees&rsquo; personal and professional growth, offering investors a solid return, and enhancing the communities in which we live.</p>

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Overview: Touchmark at Wedgewood is Edmonton&rsquo;s leading full-service retirement community,&nbsp;enriching the lives of residents and their families through five-star hospitality, services and amenities. We are currently seeking the right person to join our team as a part-time&nbsp;<strong>Life Enrichment Assistant&nbsp;</strong><strong>in our memory care neighborhood</strong><strong>.</strong>
Responsibilities: As a Life Enrichment Assistant, you will be working with residents in our memory care neighborhood every day by assisting in the planning, creation, and implementation of an activities program that will meet the physical, cognitive, social, and spiritual needs of residents. You will have the daily opportunity to exercise your creativity and your ability to encourage and motivate others, and to be a positive presence in the lives of residents and their families.
Requirements: <ul> <li><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">Have a commitment to Touchmark&rsquo;s values (excellence, teamwork, hospitality, integrity, and compassion), as well as a desire to model these values and to encourage others to be allies, friends and givers</span></li> <li><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">Possess a high school diploma or equivalent; a diploma or certificate in recreational or therapeutic programming is ideal, but not required</span></li> <li><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">Be available to work early evenings and/or weekends and public holidays</span></li> <li><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">Preferably have at least two years of experience working with people who are living with dementia</span></li> <li><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">Have experience working as part of a team to arrange, organize, and assist with a social or recreational activities program</span></li> <li><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">Have First Aid certification, or be willing to become certified, and have food safety knowledge</span></li> <li><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">Be able to maintain patient and tactful composure when dealing with residents, family members, staff members and visitors</span></li> </ul> <p><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">The final candidate must be able to produce a clear Vulnerable Sector Police Information Check.</span></p>