Green Acres Foundation
  • 22-Feb-2018 to 23-Apr-2018 (PST)
  • Administration
  • Lethbridge, AB, CAN
  • Casual

At Green Acres Foundation Activity Coordinators coordinate and implement programs and activities for residents. They also recruit and oversee volunteers to assist in the enhancement of programs and activities. As an Activity Coordinator, your duties inlcude (but are not limited to):

  • Develop programs that contribute to the intellectual, physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being of residents
  • Develop programs based on the interests and abilities of residents which offer broad appeal and encourage participation
  • Plan and organize entertainment activities
  • Plan and organize a variety of activities which may include, but are not limited to:
    • Crafts, games, and hobbies
    • Music, drama, and dance
    • Outdoor recreation and horticulture
    • Indoor and outdoor sports, fitness, and other physical activities
    • Mentally stimulating activities such as literary discussions and readings, debate forums, educational seminars, etc.
  • Plan and organize a variety of resident excursions, such as picnis, shopping, museum visits, local events, etc.
  • Drive the Foundation bus for resident outings
  • Lead exercises
  • Develop and maintain a volunteer base by recruiting, training, and overseeing volunteers
  • Assist the Manager with resident meetings, including organizing and attending meetings and taking notes
  • Organize fundraising activities as required
  • Organize the monthly activity calendar and resident newsletter items and submit for publication within established timeframe
  • Preserve and protect the confidentiality of any information, either personal or medical, acquired through contact with residents
  • Assist with Medication Assistance Program as required
  • Other duties as required


  • Purposeful Movement training
  • WHMIS training
  • Recreational Therapy Diploma or completion of first year of Recreational Therapy Diploma program preferred

 Specific Requirements:

  • Current satisfactory Criminal Record Check
  • Valid Class 4 driver's license
  • Current satisfactory driver's abstract
  • Current claims experience letter
  • Emergency First Aid certification

This position is scheduled to commence in May of 2018 and continue until late August of 2018. It is intended that the person in this position will assist in covering vacations and other open Activity Coordinator shifts in all Green Acres Foundation Lodges.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent(s) of this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of this position.

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