Avens - A Community for Seniors
April 15, 2021
Yellowknife, Canada
Job Type
$35.44-$40.19 per hour
Northwest Territories


Are you looking for an exciting and fulfilling career opportunity? Do you have a strong desire to work with seniors and make a meaningful difference in their life?

AVENS currently has a permanent and exciting role available in the Recreation Department:

Reporting to the Volunteer and Recreation Supervisor, The Recreation Coordinator is responsible for organizing, implementing and coordinating group activities to enhance the social, physical and psychological well-being of residents at AVENS – A Community for Seniors.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Education or training related to Recreation Therapy
  • Current certification in Standard First Aid, CPR (level C)
  • Experience working with an elderly population and individuals with dementia is preferred
  • Must be able to obtain, provide and maintain a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check

Equivalencies of education and experience may be considered. For more information on necessary qualifications, knowledge, skills, abilities, and essential job functions of this position, please email admin@avensseniors.com

Pay and Benefits

SALARY: $35.44-$40.19 per hour

PENSION PLAN: Competitive pension plan available after 12 months

GROUP BENEFITS: GROUP BENEFITS: Excellent dental, extended health care and vision, life insurance, accidental death & disability insurance, long term disability insurance and dependent life insurance

VACATION: Collective Agreement governs how term vacation leave is allotted and administered

SICK LEAVE: based on hours worked

OTHER BENEFITS: free parking, a subsidized meal plan, the gratifying feeling of knowing you are making the difference in the daily lives of seniors.


Applications will only be accepted through email or in person. Email admin@avensseniors.com.

Please note – only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. No late applications will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by Friday April 23, 2021

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