Animator

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Animator is responsible for leading, planning and coordinating group activities - of a sporting, recreational or sociocultural nature - that promote the well-being of residents.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Creates a yearly calendar of activities (events, parties, etc.);
  • Plans, organizes, coordinates and supervises activities for residents, and ensures they run smoothly;
  • Leads various activities or workshops inherent to the living environment, while ensuring they reflect the interests of the majority of residents;
  • Selects topics and activities that increase awareness among retired clients of the benefits of an active lifestyle;
  • Submits equipment and material requests to management and makes certain purchases;
  • Encourages and supports activities proposed by clients;
  • Remains available to respond to emergencies as required;
  • Performs other related tasks.

KEY SKILLS:

  • Dynamism, autonomy and creative spirit;
  • Strong communication and listening skills, ability to create and maintain interpersonal relationships;
  • Interest in retired people;
  • Team spirit;
  • Customer service approach;
  • Interpersonal and social flexibility;
  • Ability to adapt;
  • Sense of responsibility and entrepreneurial spirit;
  • Sense of organization and management of priorities.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma; college diploma in recreation or leisure (asset);
  • Two (2) to three (3) years of experience (work experience in a residence an asset);
  • Perfect command of French and good knowledge of English.

NOTES:

We thank all candidates who will apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.