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Assistant Activity Director

Job No: GRC248
Location: Hamilton, Ontario


Do you enjoy being part of a team who believes that together, they can achieve remarkable things?

Do you want to work in a culture where people take care of people?

Do you want a chance to make a difference in people’s lives?

Do you value the opportunity to grow and learn?



There are many Hamilton, Ontario retirement communities, but Aberdeen Gardens delivers a quality of life all its own. Aberdeen Gardens is always looking for dedicated individuals who are passionate about their expertise and working with seniors.

Assistant Activity Director - Part Time


We are searching for an energetic, experienced program and volunteer coordinator for this part time management role which reports directly to the Activity Director. You will be responsible for developing creative, innovative and meaningful recreation programs to suit our residents' needs. It is also imperative to work closely with all team members and volunteers to develop and coach to create a cohesive approach to running successful recreational programs.


Key Qualifications:
•Post-Secondary education program relating to recreation, gerontology, social work or proven related experience an asset
•Experience in memory care programming an asset
•Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, and office equipment (phone systems, computer, fax, copiers, excel, publisher, database management.
•Required to provide Police Vulnerable Sector Check upon hire
•Ability to make decisions that respect the resident choice and follow polices and procedures to creatively problem solve.
•Demonstrate organizational skills and ability to co-ordinate and plan
•Ability to effectively read, write and communicate in English
•Demonstration of a caring and compassionate attitude while working with team members, residents and external community partners
•Flexibility to work occasional evenings, weekends and scheduled manager on duty shifts.


 Greenwood Retirement Communities is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities up to the point of undue hardship during the recruitment, assessment and selection process. Please notify Greenwood Retirement Communities if you require accommodation in respect of the materials or procedures used at any time during this process. If you require accommodation Greenwood Retirement Communities will work with you to determine how to meet your needs.


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