Employment Opportunities

 

Our People Are What Make Our Communities Special

 

It takes a special kind of person to work with Christenson Communities.

We look for people who have a passion for engaging with older adults and providing outstanding seniors care, dementia care and other health services.

People who have a real commitment to treating residents with the respect, honor and dignity they deserve.

People with the experience and expertise to help residents live the lives they envision for themselves.

 

Why choose Christenson?
 

  • Innovative and direct involvement in community supports
     
  • Opportunity for career growth through training and development
     
  • Family values and support for family initiatives
     
  • A cooperative, team spirited working atmosphere

Christenson Communities Employment Opportunities

Foot Care Nurse

Christenson Communities is dedicated to providing engaging lifestyles in the "Age in Place" seniors campus and has been redefining what it means to age in today's society. With eight luxury facilities in Edmonton, Sherwood Park, St. Albert and Lacombe with over 1,000 suites, including the award winning Devonshire Village, Citadel Village, Glastonbury Village, Royal Oak Village, Park Avenue and Timberstone Mews, Christenson Communities is the leader in Assisted Living.

We are currently recruiting for a Private Foot Care Nurse to join our team. This is a contract position to offer on-demand foot care services to our residents.

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Active registration with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Albert (CLPNA) or the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA)
  • Commercial Insurance
  • Personal WCB Coverage in Alberta
  • Foot Care Certificate

Please send a cover letter and resume to isabelles@cdlhomes.com. We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Recreation Aide

Passionate to be THE Difference in Seniors Living.

Quality is our Compass. We Build Communities that Care. We fulfill our Greatest Potential Everyday. Our Best Ideas come from Our People.

Royal Oak Village provides Independent & Supportive Living options for seniors in a diverse, active, vibrant and premier community in Lacombe, Alberta.

It takes a special kind of person to work at Citadel Village. We look for people who are Passionate to be THE difference in Seniors Living. People who have a real commitment to treating residents with the respect, honor and dignity they deserve. People with the experience, and expertise, to help residents live the lives they envision for themselves. If making a difference in people’s lives is one of the things that make you tick, then you are the right fit for us.

We are currently seeking a part-time (6 days in a 14 day period) Recreation Aide to join our team.

The Recreation Aide plans, develops, implements and evaluates holistic recreational programming that meets the criteria set forth within the “7 Dimensions of Wellness”. The programs are based on individual assessment and identified outcomes of all Supportive Living, Memory Care and Private Pay residents. The Recreation Aide will work with residents, family members and volunteers to create an environment which fosters diversity, enables independence and dignity, promotes overall safety, and provides the utmost opportunity for optimal wellbeing and self-actualization. All residents living in the community may participate as desired.

  • The Recreation Aide facilitates the Inspired Living program by ensuring the Resident Interest Inventory has been completed by all independent residents and added/updated to the spreadsheet. Results are communicated quarterly to the residents via open forum and program direction is based on consensus.
  • The Recreation Aide plans, develops and implements Community Parties and Events in coordination with the Executive Chef with approval of the Community Administrator.

Areas of Accountability

  • Provides on-going contributions to the structuring and development of recreation departmental goals
  • Welcomes and orientates new residents to the community. Introduces resident to recreation programs and facilitates introduction into social groups.
  • A Resident Interest Inventory is completed for all residents living in the community, regardless of classification
  • A Life History is completed for all Supportive Living and Memory Care residents.
  • Maintains records of resident participation and individual responses to the programs offered.
  • Encourages and supports participation in recreation programs.
  • Escorts residents to and from programs as per Policy
  • Engages in highly innovative program planning within the 7 Dimensions of Wellness and is reflective of the Resident Interest Inventory and recommendations of resident feedback mechanisms.
  • Considers and applies program adaptations to ensure equal access for all people who would like, and/or would benefit, from the recreation program(s) offered. This may involve extensive collaboration with Wellness Team.
  • Engages in all areas of recreation programming including, but not limited to: set up, take down, volunteer recruitment, implementation, charting (if appropriate) and participation tracking.
  • Collaborates with committees to provide guidance and assistance with resident led activities.
  • Works with committees to develop and distribute monthly newsletter and activity calendars to residents.
  • Practices safety consciousness and maintains an organized and clean environment both in the office and in activity areas.
  • Complies with safety regulations and policies. Ensures no undue risk beyond that associated with thoughtful program participation.
  • Maintains the recreation department budget by completing month end reconciliation and tracking spending.
  • Identifies and orders appropriate program supplies and equipment.
  • Engages in one-to-one visitations, based on resident assessment.
  • Facilitates the provision of information and education on special topics of interest to residents and/or families through monthly “Wellness Seminars”.
  • Where applicable, assists with coordination and set up of the monthly Inspired Living Brunch.
  • Facilitates resident orientation by communicating monthly, weekly and daily schedules through a multitude of mediums which may include the use of calendars, announcements, posting and white board notifications
  • Reports unsafe conditions within the living and work environment; takes required action to decrease the risk of injury immediately and/or notify the Wellness Manager of the concern.
  • Be accountable for personal mandatory education and development; attend relevant workshops, seminars and conferences. Will apply learning in the workplace and may be required to share knowledge gained at sponsored educational opportunities.
  • Demonstrates commitment to learning new skills, methods and ideas: broadens experience through research, work on projects and committees.
  • Coordinates and manages volunteers
  • Attend meetings and teleconferences as required.

Job Specifications

The core competencies of the Recreation Aide’s role consist of the following knowledge, skills and abilities.

Minimum Educational/Experience Requirements

  • Diploma/Degree in Recreation studies or adapted Physical Education -Desired
  • Experience with seniors and/or people with disabilities -Desired
  • Minimum of 1 year working in the area of recreation/creative arts -Required
  • CPR Level C Certificate -Required
  • AFLCA or other relevant Older Adult certification –Required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task
  • Exceptional time management skills, ability to prioritize
  • Good judgment and ability to exercise discretion
  • Creativity, ability to “think outside the box”
  • Motivated and willing to take calculated risks
  • Ability to self-initiate and also work well as a team member
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher
  • Compassionate, courteous and respectful
  • Excellent observational skills and ability to determine urgency or reportable incidents

Personal Requirements

  • Maintain a professional, but functional, appearance in dress and grooming
  • A Recreation Team uniform will be provided (TBD)
  • Maintain high standards of cleanliness and personal hygiene

Special Requirements

  • A current and clear Criminal Records Check with a Vulnerable Sector Search
  • Involves extensive standing, walking, bending and lifting (up to 10kg is often required)
  • Requires the ability to critically assess the needs and abilities of the residents

Royal Oak Village offers an exceptional workplace with a competitive compensation package, opportunity for career growth and exceptional health benefits.

Please send a cover letter and resume to Karen Drummond at karend@cdlhomes.com.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Recreation Coordinator

Our Parents' Home provides Independent & Supportive Living options for seniors in a diverse, active and vibrant community in Edmonton, Alberta.

It takes a special kind of person to work at Our Parents' Home. We look for people who have a passion for engaging with older adults. People who have a real commitment to treating residents with the respect, honor and dignity they deserve. People with the experience, and expertise, to help residents live the lives they envision for themselves. If making a difference in people’s lives is one of the things that make you tick, then you are the right fit for us.

We are currently seeking a full-time FTE 0.8 Recreation Coordinator to join our team at our Downtown Edmonton location, Our Parents' Home.

The Recreation Coordinator plans, develops, implements and evaluates holistic recreational programming that meets the criteria set forth within the “7 Dimensions of Wellness”. The programs are based on individual assessment and identified outcomes of all Supportive Living, Memory Care and Private Pay residents. The Recreation Coordinator will work with residents, family members and volunteers to create an environment which fosters diversity, enables independence and dignity, promotes overall safety, and provides the utmost opportunity for optimal wellbeing and self-actualization. All residents living in the community may participate as desired.

  • The Recreation Coordinator facilitates the Inspired Living program by ensuring the Resident Interest Inventory has been completed by all independent residents and added/updated to the spreadsheet. Results are communicated quarterly to the residents via open forum and program direction is based on consensus.
  • The Recreation Coordinator plans, develops and implements Community Parties and Events in coordination with the Executive Chef with approval of the Executive Director.

Areas of Accountability

  • Provides on-going contributions to the structuring and development of recreation departmental goals
  • Welcomes and orientates new residents to the community. Introduces resident to recreation programs and facilitates introduction into social groups.
  • A Resident Interest Inventory is completed for all residents living in the community, regardless of classification
  • A Life History is completed for all Supportive Living and Memory Care residents.
  • Maintains records of resident participation and individual responses to the programs offered.
  • Encourages and supports participation in recreation programs.
  • Escorts residents to and from programs as per Policy
  • Engages in highly innovative program planning within the 7 Dimensions of Wellness and is reflective of the Resident Interest Inventory and recommendations of resident feedback mechanisms.
  • Considers and applies program adaptations to ensure equal access for all people who would like, and/or would benefit, from the recreation program(s) offered. This may involve extensive collaboration with Wellness Team.
  • Engages in all areas of recreation programming including, but not limited to: set up, take down, volunteer recruitment, implementation, charting (if appropriate) and participation tracking.
  • Collaborates with committees to provide guidance and assistance with resident led activities.
  • Works with committees to develop and distribute monthly newsletter and activity calendars to residents.
  • Practices safety consciousness and maintains an organized and clean environment both in the office and in activity areas.
  • Complies with safety regulations and policies. Ensures no undue risk beyond that associated with thoughtful program participation.
  • Maintains the recreation department budget by completing month end reconciliation and tracking spending.
  • Identifies and orders appropriate program supplies and equipment.
  • Engages in one-to-one visitations, based on resident assessment.
  • Facilitates the provision of information and education on special topics of interest to residents and/or families through monthly “Wellness Seminars”.
  • Where applicable, assists with coordination and set up of the monthly Inspired Living Brunch.
  • Facilitates resident orientation by communicating monthly, weekly and daily schedules through a multitude of mediums which may include the use of calendars, announcements, posting and white board notifications
  • Reports unsafe conditions within the living and work environment; takes required action to decrease the risk of injury immediately and/or notify the Wellness Manager of the concern.
  • Be accountable for personal mandatory education and development; attend relevant workshops, seminars and conferences. Will apply learning in the workplace and may be required to share knowledge gained at sponsored educational opportunities.
  • Demonstrates commitment to learning new skills, methods and ideas: broadens experience through research, work on projects and committees.
  • Coordinates and manages volunteers
  • Attend meetings and teleconferences as required.

Job Specifications

The core competencies of the Recreation Coordinator’s role consist of the following knowledge, skills and abilities.

Minimum Educational/Experience Requirements

  • Diploma/Degree in Recreation studies or adapted Physical Education -Desired
  • Experience with seniors and/or people with disabilities -Desired
  • Minimum of 1 year working in the area of recreation/creative arts -Required
  • CPR Level C Certificate -Required
  • AFLCA or other relevant Older Adult certification –Required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task
  • Exceptional time management skills, ability to prioritize
  • Good judgment and ability to exercise discretion
  • Creativity, ability to “think outside the box”
  • Motivated and willing to take calculated risks
  • Ability to self-initiate and also work well as a team member
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher
  • Compassionate, courteous and respectful
  • Excellent observational skills and ability to determine urgency or reportable incidents

Personal Requirements

  • Maintain a professional, but functional, appearance in dress and grooming
  • A Recreation Team uniform will be provided (TBD)
  • Maintain high standards of cleanliness and personal hygiene

Special Requirements

  • A current and clear Criminal Records Check with a Vulnerable Sector Search
  • Involves extensive standing, walking, bending and lifting (up to 10kg is often required)
  • Requires the ability to critically assess the needs and abilities of the residents

Our Parents' Home offers an exceptional workplace with a competitive compensation package, opportunity for career growth and exceptional health benefits.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Sales Tour Host

Christenson Communities is dedicated to providing engaging lifestyles in the "Age in Place" seniors campus and has been redefining what it means to age in today's society. With eight luxury facilities in Edmonton, Sherwood Park, St. Albert and Lacombe with over 1,000 suites, including the award winning Devonshire Village, Citadel Village, Glastonbury Village, and Royal Oak Village, Christenson Communities is the leader in Assisted Living.
 
It takes a special kind of person to work with Christenson Communities. We look for people who have a passion for engaging with older adults. People who have a real commitment to treating residents with the respect, honor and dignity they deserve. People with the experience, and expertise, to help residents live the lives they envision for themselves. If making a difference in people’s lives is one of the things that make you tick, then you are the right fit for us.
 
We are currently recruiting for a Part-Time Tour Host to join our team. This position will cover our Edmonton Zone communities.
 
Hours of work: 20 hours per week; 1:00pm - 5:00pm
 
The Tour Host provide front line sales information and customer service to potential clients, their families, and current residents.
 
Areas of Accountability
 
Sales information and Public Relations
  • Welcome and greet residents and visitors, answer questions, and direct people to the appropriate locations.
  • Provide information about services and amenities available in the building, the neighborhood, and the community.
  • Assist with sales as required. Proven competencies include knowledge of all marketing material and a basic knowledge of the organizational structure.
  • Answering incoming phone calls and relaying relevant information to the Lifestyle Consultant.
  • Compile relevant information including, but not limited to customer data, community interest and client suitability.
  • Provide comprehensive site tours. This requires being knowledgeable on all site features, amenities, and services.
  • Assist in community marketing initiatives. This may include community trade shows and public events at the request of the Lifestyle Consultant.
Customer Service and Relationship Development
  • Ensure future clients receive clear, consistent information on all facets of CCL Communities including, Independent Living, Supportive Living, and Private Services.
  • Maintain a friendly, positive attitude and demeanor, displaying a keen awareness that they are a CCL representative at all times.
  • May be required to assist with reception duties at the discretion of the Community Administrator.
General Sales and Reporting
  • Prepare reports, memos, letters, and other documents.
  • Send and receive faxes, emails, couriers, etc.
  • Inventory, order, and maintain sufficient stock of office supplies.
  • Perform other clerical duties such as compiling and recording data, maintaining files and inventories, and operating office equipment.
  • Coordinating appointments for the Lifestyle Consultant and relaying client messaging, with an emphasis on prioritizing more urgent information.
  • Ongoing use of the Yardi Property Management Software System.
Job Specifications
 
The core competencies of the Tour Host’s role consist of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities.
 
Minimum Educational/Experience Requirements
  • High School Diploma required.
  • Sales, customer service and related experience.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Outlook) would be an asset.
Proven Skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • General computer skills.
Demonstrated Abilities
  • Outstanding customer service focus.
  • Promotes a positive team spirit and company image at all times.
  • Proven organizational, multi tasking, and priority management skills.
  • A demonstration of patience and caring attitude when dealing with clients.
Other Bona-Fide Occupational Requirements
  • A current and clear Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Check completed in the past six (6) months is required for all new site-based employees.
Job Type: Permanent, Part-time

Christenson Communities offers an exceptional workplace with a competitive compensation package, opportunity for career growth and exceptional health benefits.

Please forward your cover letter and resume to deving@cdlhomes.com. We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
 
 
 
Sales Tour Host, Central Zone

Christenson Communities is dedicated to providing engaging lifestyles in the "Age in Place" seniors campus and has been redefining what it means to age in today's society. With eight luxury communities in Edmonton, Sherwood Park, St. Albert and Central Alberta with over 1,000 suites, including the award winning Devonshire Village, Citadel Village, Glastonbury Village, Park Avenue, Timberstone and Royal Oak Village, Christenson Communities is the leader in Supportive Living.

It takes a special kind of person to work with Christenson Communities. We look for people who have a passion for engaging with older adults. People who have a real commitment to treating residents with the respect, honor and dignity they deserve. People with the experience, and expertise, to help residents live the lives they envision for themselves. If making a difference in people’s lives is one of the things that make you tick, then you are the right fit for us.

We are currently recruiting for a Part-Time Tour Host to join our team in the Central Zone. This position will cover our Central Zone communities which include Red Deer, Lacombe and Rocky Mountain House.

Hours of work: 9:00AM to 5:00 pm, approximately 3 to 4 days a week.

The Tour Host provide front line sales information and customer service to potential clients, their families, and current residents.

Areas of Accountability

Sales information and Public Relations

  • Welcome and greet residents and visitors, answer questions, and direct people to the appropriate locations.
  • Provide information about services and amenities available in the building, the neighborhood, and the community.
  • Assist with sales as required. Proven competencies include knowledge of all marketing material and a basic knowledge of the organizational structure.
  • Answering incoming phone calls and relaying relevant information to the Lifestyle Consultant.
  • Compile relevant information including, but not limited to customer data, community interest and client suitability.
  • Provide comprehensive site tours. This requires being knowledgeable on all site features, amenities, and services.
  • Assist in community marketing initiatives. This may include community trade shows and public events at the request of the Lifestyle Consultant.

Customer Service and Relationship Development

  • Ensure future clients receive clear, consistent information on all facets of CCL Communities including, Independent Living, Supportive Living, and Private Services.
  • Maintain a friendly, positive attitude and demeanor, displaying a keen awareness that they are a CCL representative at all times.
  • May be required to assist with reception duties at the discretion of the Community Administrator.

General Sales and Reporting

  • Prepare reports, memos, letters, and other documents.
  • Send and receive faxes, emails, couriers, etc.
  • Inventory, order, and maintain sufficient stock of office supplies.
  • Perform other clerical duties such as compiling and recording data, maintaining files and inventories, and operating office equipment.
  • Coordinating appointments for the Lifestyle Consultant and relaying client messaging, with an emphasis on prioritizing more urgent information.
  • Ongoing use of the Yardi Property Management Software System.

Job Specifications

The core competencies of the Tour Host’s role consist of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Minimum Educational/Experience Requirements

  • High School Diploma required.
  • Sales, customer service and related experience.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Outlook) would be an asset.

Proven Skills

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • General computer skills.

Demonstrated Abilities

  • Outstanding customer service focus.
  • Promotes a positive team spirit and company image at all times.
  • Proven organizational, multi tasking, and priority management skills.
  • A demonstration of patience and caring attitude when dealing with clients.

Other Bona-Fide Occupational Requirements

  • A current and clear Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Check completed in the past six (6) months is required for all new site-based employees.

Christenson Communities offers an exceptional workplace with a competitive compensation package, opportunity for career growth and exceptional health benefits.

Please forward your cover letter and resume to mylesb@cdlhomes.com. We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Wellness Manager, Licensed Practical Nurse, Park Avenue, Rocky Mountain House

Christenson Communities is dedicated to providing engaging lifestyles in the "Age in Place" seniors campus and has been redefining what it means to age in today's society. With eight luxury facilities in Edmonton, Sherwood Park, St. Albert and Lacombe with over 1,000 suites, including the award winning Devonshire Village, Citadel Village, Glastonbury Village, and Royal Oak Village, Christenson Communities is the leader in Assisted Living.

It takes a special kind of person to work with Christenson Communities. We look for people who have a passion for engaging with older adults. People who have a real commitment to treating residents with the respect, honor and dignity they deserve. People with the experience, and expertise, to help residents live the lives they envision for themselves. If making a difference in people’s lives is one of the things that make you tick, then you are the right fit for us.

We are currently recruiting for a full-time Wellness Manager to join our team. This position is based out of our Rocky Mountain House Community, Park Avenue.

The Wellness Manager is accountable for the direction of resident care in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plans, directs, coordinates and supervises the overall nursing program for residents within the facility.
  • When occupancy reached, reviews all resident applications for admission to determine appropriate level of care and placement.
  • Ensures accurate and complete processing of admission and discharge papers including DAL residential contracts.
  • Assists Community Administrator in Fire Plan including regular drills.
  • Adhere to site specific admission process and protocols.
  • Provides Pre-Assessments and Annual Assessments on all residents receiving care and services at the community. Coordinate dates with team for all scheduled care conferences.
  • Hire, orientate, supervise and evaluate the performance of the nursing personnel. This includes the use of the disciplinary process in conjunction with Human Resources.
  • Manage the nursing department budget under the direction of the Community Administrator.
  • Implements and monitors controls and safekeeping of drugs and narcotics. Supervises the drug administration program including the administration of medication by all registered staff.
  • Provides support and works in conjunction with the HR to hire, orientate, and evaluate the performance of nursing personnel.
  • Involved in the progressive disciplinary process in conjunction with the Community Administrator and Human Resources.
  • Responsible for Incident Form process.
  • Directs the maintenance of health care records to ensure and promote compliance with regulations and quality care for the resident.
  • Establishes and maintains good working relationships with all staff, residents’ families, the community, physicians and other professionals.
  • Meets with resident’s family to resolve problems/concerns/complaints.
  • Liaises with other local health agencies and educational institutions.
  • Promotes a wellness philosophy throughout the community.
  • Promotes resident satisfaction and continuous quality improvement.
  • Maintains contact with residents/families to ensure a high quality of care.
  • Participates in facility committees as requested to promote a cross functional approach.
  • Maintain and upgrades nursing knowledge through on going courses and seminars and a through self-study.
  • Work in conjunction with the Community Administrator to provide exceptional care and services to residents within Supportive Living/Independent Living, Home Care, and Dementia Care.
  • Establishes and maintains good working relationships with all employees.

Minimum Educational/Experience Requirements:

  • Current Registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • Minimum of five to seven years relevant experience in organizational management.
  • Knowledge of computer applications.
  • Proven ability to plan, coordinate, supervise and implement a comprehensive nursing care program.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Outstanding customer service focus.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Able to work with little or no supervision.
  • Able to respond quickly and appropriately in emergency situations.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Trustworthiness and integrity.
  • Desire to work with the senior population.
  • Strong organizational skills (ability to multi-task and prioritize).

*Christenson Communities offers a competitive compensation, opportunities for career growth and exceptional health benefit package*

Qualified Candidates can submit their cover letter and resume to suew@cdlhomes.com


Employment Opportunities

 

Our People Are What Make Our Communities Special

 

It takes a special kind of person to work with Christenson Communities.

We look for people who have a passion for engaging with older adults and providing outstanding seniors care, dementia care and other health services.

People who have a real commitment to treating residents with the respect, honor and dignity they deserve.

People with the experience and expertise to help residents live the lives they envision for themselves.

 

Why choose Christenson?
 

  • Innovative and direct involvement in community supports
     
  • Opportunity for career growth through training and development
     
  • Family values and support for family initiatives
     
  • A cooperative, team spirited working atmosphere

Christenson Communities Employment Opportunities

Foot Care Nurse

Christenson Communities is dedicated to providing engaging lifestyles in the "Age in Place" seniors campus and has been redefining what it means to age in today's society. With eight luxury facilities in Edmonton, Sherwood Park, St. Albert and Lacombe with over 1,000 suites, including the award winning Devonshire Village, Citadel Village, Glastonbury Village, Royal Oak Village, Park Avenue and Timberstone Mews, Christenson Communities is the leader in Assisted Living.

We are currently recruiting for a Private Foot Care Nurse to join our team. This is a contract position to offer on-demand foot care services to our residents.

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Active registration with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Albert (CLPNA) or the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA)
  • Commercial Insurance
  • Personal WCB Coverage in Alberta
  • Foot Care Certificate

Please send a cover letter and resume to isabelles@cdlhomes.com. We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Recreation Aide

Passionate to be THE Difference in Seniors Living.

Quality is our Compass. We Build Communities that Care. We fulfill our Greatest Potential Everyday. Our Best Ideas come from Our People.

Royal Oak Village provides Independent & Supportive Living options for seniors in a diverse, active, vibrant and premier community in Lacombe, Alberta.

It takes a special kind of person to work at Citadel Village. We look for people who are Passionate to be THE difference in Seniors Living. People who have a real commitment to treating residents with the respect, honor and dignity they deserve. People with the experience, and expertise, to help residents live the lives they envision for themselves. If making a difference in people’s lives is one of the things that make you tick, then you are the right fit for us.

We are currently seeking a part-time (6 days in a 14 day period) Recreation Aide to join our team.

The Recreation Aide plans, develops, implements and evaluates holistic recreational programming that meets the criteria set forth within the “7 Dimensions of Wellness”. The programs are based on individual assessment and identified outcomes of all Supportive Living, Memory Care and Private Pay residents. The Recreation Aide will work with residents, family members and volunteers to create an environment which fosters diversity, enables independence and dignity, promotes overall safety, and provides the utmost opportunity for optimal wellbeing and self-actualization. All residents living in the community may participate as desired.

  • The Recreation Aide facilitates the Inspired Living program by ensuring the Resident Interest Inventory has been completed by all independent residents and added/updated to the spreadsheet. Results are communicated quarterly to the residents via open forum and program direction is based on consensus.
  • The Recreation Aide plans, develops and implements Community Parties and Events in coordination with the Executive Chef with approval of the Community Administrator.

Areas of Accountability

  • Provides on-going contributions to the structuring and development of recreation departmental goals
  • Welcomes and orientates new residents to the community. Introduces resident to recreation programs and facilitates introduction into social groups.
  • A Resident Interest Inventory is completed for all residents living in the community, regardless of classification
  • A Life History is completed for all Supportive Living and Memory Care residents.
  • Maintains records of resident participation and individual responses to the programs offered.
  • Encourages and supports participation in recreation programs.
  • Escorts residents to and from programs as per Policy
  • Engages in highly innovative program planning within the 7 Dimensions of Wellness and is reflective of the Resident Interest Inventory and recommendations of resident feedback mechanisms.
  • Considers and applies program adaptations to ensure equal access for all people who would like, and/or would benefit, from the recreation program(s) offered. This may involve extensive collaboration with Wellness Team.
  • Engages in all areas of recreation programming including, but not limited to: set up, take down, volunteer recruitment, implementation, charting (if appropriate) and participation tracking.
  • Collaborates with committees to provide guidance and assistance with resident led activities.
  • Works with committees to develop and distribute monthly newsletter and activity calendars to residents.
  • Practices safety consciousness and maintains an organized and clean environment both in the office and in activity areas.
  • Complies with safety regulations and policies. Ensures no undue risk beyond that associated with thoughtful program participation.
  • Maintains the recreation department budget by completing month end reconciliation and tracking spending.
  • Identifies and orders appropriate program supplies and equipment.
  • Engages in one-to-one visitations, based on resident assessment.
  • Facilitates the provision of information and education on special topics of interest to residents and/or families through monthly “Wellness Seminars”.
  • Where applicable, assists with coordination and set up of the monthly Inspired Living Brunch.
  • Facilitates resident orientation by communicating monthly, weekly and daily schedules through a multitude of mediums which may include the use of calendars, announcements, posting and white board notifications
  • Reports unsafe conditions within the living and work environment; takes required action to decrease the risk of injury immediately and/or notify the Wellness Manager of the concern.
  • Be accountable for personal mandatory education and development; attend relevant workshops, seminars and conferences. Will apply learning in the workplace and may be required to share knowledge gained at sponsored educational opportunities.
  • Demonstrates commitment to learning new skills, methods and ideas: broadens experience through research, work on projects and committees.
  • Coordinates and manages volunteers
  • Attend meetings and teleconferences as required.

Job Specifications

The core competencies of the Recreation Aide’s role consist of the following knowledge, skills and abilities.

Minimum Educational/Experience Requirements

  • Diploma/Degree in Recreation studies or adapted Physical Education -Desired
  • Experience with seniors and/or people with disabilities -Desired
  • Minimum of 1 year working in the area of recreation/creative arts -Required
  • CPR Level C Certificate -Required
  • AFLCA or other relevant Older Adult certification –Required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task
  • Exceptional time management skills, ability to prioritize
  • Good judgment and ability to exercise discretion
  • Creativity, ability to “think outside the box”
  • Motivated and willing to take calculated risks
  • Ability to self-initiate and also work well as a team member
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher
  • Compassionate, courteous and respectful
  • Excellent observational skills and ability to determine urgency or reportable incidents

Personal Requirements

  • Maintain a professional, but functional, appearance in dress and grooming
  • A Recreation Team uniform will be provided (TBD)
  • Maintain high standards of cleanliness and personal hygiene

Special Requirements

  • A current and clear Criminal Records Check with a Vulnerable Sector Search
  • Involves extensive standing, walking, bending and lifting (up to 10kg is often required)
  • Requires the ability to critically assess the needs and abilities of the residents

Royal Oak Village offers an exceptional workplace with a competitive compensation package, opportunity for career growth and exceptional health benefits.

Please send a cover letter and resume to Karen Drummond at karend@cdlhomes.com.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Recreation Coordinator

Our Parents' Home provides Independent & Supportive Living options for seniors in a diverse, active and vibrant community in Edmonton, Alberta.

It takes a special kind of person to work at Our Parents' Home. We look for people who have a passion for engaging with older adults. People who have a real commitment to treating residents with the respect, honor and dignity they deserve. People with the experience, and expertise, to help residents live the lives they envision for themselves. If making a difference in people’s lives is one of the things that make you tick, then you are the right fit for us.

We are currently seeking a full-time FTE 0.8 Recreation Coordinator to join our team at our Downtown Edmonton location, Our Parents' Home.

The Recreation Coordinator plans, develops, implements and evaluates holistic recreational programming that meets the criteria set forth within the “7 Dimensions of Wellness”. The programs are based on individual assessment and identified outcomes of all Supportive Living, Memory Care and Private Pay residents. The Recreation Coordinator will work with residents, family members and volunteers to create an environment which fosters diversity, enables independence and dignity, promotes overall safety, and provides the utmost opportunity for optimal wellbeing and self-actualization. All residents living in the community may participate as desired.

  • The Recreation Coordinator facilitates the Inspired Living program by ensuring the Resident Interest Inventory has been completed by all independent residents and added/updated to the spreadsheet. Results are communicated quarterly to the residents via open forum and program direction is based on consensus.
  • The Recreation Coordinator plans, develops and implements Community Parties and Events in coordination with the Executive Chef with approval of the Executive Director.

Areas of Accountability

  • Provides on-going contributions to the structuring and development of recreation departmental goals
  • Welcomes and orientates new residents to the community. Introduces resident to recreation programs and facilitates introduction into social groups.
  • A Resident Interest Inventory is completed for all residents living in the community, regardless of classification
  • A Life History is completed for all Supportive Living and Memory Care residents.
  • Maintains records of resident participation and individual responses to the programs offered.
  • Encourages and supports participation in recreation programs.
  • Escorts residents to and from programs as per Policy
  • Engages in highly innovative program planning within the 7 Dimensions of Wellness and is reflective of the Resident Interest Inventory and recommendations of resident feedback mechanisms.
  • Considers and applies program adaptations to ensure equal access for all people who would like, and/or would benefit, from the recreation program(s) offered. This may involve extensive collaboration with Wellness Team.
  • Engages in all areas of recreation programming including, but not limited to: set up, take down, volunteer recruitment, implementation, charting (if appropriate) and participation tracking.
  • Collaborates with committees to provide guidance and assistance with resident led activities.
  • Works with committees to develop and distribute monthly newsletter and activity calendars to residents.
  • Practices safety consciousness and maintains an organized and clean environment both in the office and in activity areas.
  • Complies with safety regulations and policies. Ensures no undue risk beyond that associated with thoughtful program participation.
  • Maintains the recreation department budget by completing month end reconciliation and tracking spending.
  • Identifies and orders appropriate program supplies and equipment.
  • Engages in one-to-one visitations, based on resident assessment.
  • Facilitates the provision of information and education on special topics of interest to residents and/or families through monthly “Wellness Seminars”.
  • Where applicable, assists with coordination and set up of the monthly Inspired Living Brunch.
  • Facilitates resident orientation by communicating monthly, weekly and daily schedules through a multitude of mediums which may include the use of calendars, announcements, posting and white board notifications
  • Reports unsafe conditions within the living and work environment; takes required action to decrease the risk of injury immediately and/or notify the Wellness Manager of the concern.
  • Be accountable for personal mandatory education and development; attend relevant workshops, seminars and conferences. Will apply learning in the workplace and may be required to share knowledge gained at sponsored educational opportunities.
  • Demonstrates commitment to learning new skills, methods and ideas: broadens experience through research, work on projects and committees.
  • Coordinates and manages volunteers
  • Attend meetings and teleconferences as required.

Job Specifications

The core competencies of the Recreation Coordinator’s role consist of the following knowledge, skills and abilities.

Minimum Educational/Experience Requirements

  • Diploma/Degree in Recreation studies or adapted Physical Education -Desired
  • Experience with seniors and/or people with disabilities -Desired
  • Minimum of 1 year working in the area of recreation/creative arts -Required
  • CPR Level C Certificate -Required
  • AFLCA or other relevant Older Adult certification –Required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task
  • Exceptional time management skills, ability to prioritize
  • Good judgment and ability to exercise discretion
  • Creativity, ability to “think outside the box”
  • Motivated and willing to take calculated risks
  • Ability to self-initiate and also work well as a team member
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher
  • Compassionate, courteous and respectful
  • Excellent observational skills and ability to determine urgency or reportable incidents

Personal Requirements

  • Maintain a professional, but functional, appearance in dress and grooming
  • A Recreation Team uniform will be provided (TBD)
  • Maintain high standards of cleanliness and personal hygiene

Special Requirements

  • A current and clear Criminal Records Check with a Vulnerable Sector Search
  • Involves extensive standing, walking, bending and lifting (up to 10kg is often required)
  • Requires the ability to critically assess the needs and abilities of the residents

Our Parents' Home offers an exceptional workplace with a competitive compensation package, opportunity for career growth and exceptional health benefits.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Sales Tour Host

Christenson Communities is dedicated to providing engaging lifestyles in the "Age in Place" seniors campus and has been redefining what it means to age in today's society. With eight luxury facilities in Edmonton, Sherwood Park, St. Albert and Lacombe with over 1,000 suites, including the award winning Devonshire Village, Citadel Village, Glastonbury Village, and Royal Oak Village, Christenson Communities is the leader in Assisted Living.
 
It takes a special kind of person to work with Christenson Communities. We look for people who have a passion for engaging with older adults. People who have a real commitment to treating residents with the respect, honor and dignity they deserve. People with the experience, and expertise, to help residents live the lives they envision for themselves. If making a difference in people’s lives is one of the things that make you tick, then you are the right fit for us.
 
We are currently recruiting for a Part-Time Tour Host to join our team. This position will cover our Edmonton Zone communities.
 
Hours of work: 20 hours per week; 1:00pm - 5:00pm
 
The Tour Host provide front line sales information and customer service to potential clients, their families, and current residents.
 
Areas of Accountability
 
Sales information and Public Relations
  • Welcome and greet residents and visitors, answer questions, and direct people to the appropriate locations.
  • Provide information about services and amenities available in the building, the neighborhood, and the community.
  • Assist with sales as required. Proven competencies include knowledge of all marketing material and a basic knowledge of the organizational structure.
  • Answering incoming phone calls and relaying relevant information to the Lifestyle Consultant.
  • Compile relevant information including, but not limited to customer data, community interest and client suitability.
  • Provide comprehensive site tours. This requires being knowledgeable on all site features, amenities, and services.
  • Assist in community marketing initiatives. This may include community trade shows and public events at the request of the Lifestyle Consultant.
Customer Service and Relationship Development
  • Ensure future clients receive clear, consistent information on all facets of CCL Communities including, Independent Living, Supportive Living, and Private Services.
  • Maintain a friendly, positive attitude and demeanor, displaying a keen awareness that they are a CCL representative at all times.
  • May be required to assist with reception duties at the discretion of the Community Administrator.
General Sales and Reporting
  • Prepare reports, memos, letters, and other documents.
  • Send and receive faxes, emails, couriers, etc.
  • Inventory, order, and maintain sufficient stock of office supplies.
  • Perform other clerical duties such as compiling and recording data, maintaining files and inventories, and operating office equipment.
  • Coordinating appointments for the Lifestyle Consultant and relaying client messaging, with an emphasis on prioritizing more urgent information.
  • Ongoing use of the Yardi Property Management Software System.
Job Specifications
 
The core competencies of the Tour Host’s role consist of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities.
 
Minimum Educational/Experience Requirements
  • High School Diploma required.
  • Sales, customer service and related experience.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Outlook) would be an asset.
Proven Skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • General computer skills.
Demonstrated Abilities
  • Outstanding customer service focus.
  • Promotes a positive team spirit and company image at all times.
  • Proven organizational, multi tasking, and priority management skills.
  • A demonstration of patience and caring attitude when dealing with clients.
Other Bona-Fide Occupational Requirements
  • A current and clear Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Check completed in the past six (6) months is required for all new site-based employees.
Job Type: Permanent, Part-time

Christenson Communities offers an exceptional workplace with a competitive compensation package, opportunity for career growth and exceptional health benefits.

Please forward your cover letter and resume to deving@cdlhomes.com. We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
 
 
 
Sales Tour Host, Central Zone

Christenson Communities is dedicated to providing engaging lifestyles in the "Age in Place" seniors campus and has been redefining what it means to age in today's society. With eight luxury communities in Edmonton, Sherwood Park, St. Albert and Central Alberta with over 1,000 suites, including the award winning Devonshire Village, Citadel Village, Glastonbury Village, Park Avenue, Timberstone and Royal Oak Village, Christenson Communities is the leader in Supportive Living.

It takes a special kind of person to work with Christenson Communities. We look for people who have a passion for engaging with older adults. People who have a real commitment to treating residents with the respect, honor and dignity they deserve. People with the experience, and expertise, to help residents live the lives they envision for themselves. If making a difference in people’s lives is one of the things that make you tick, then you are the right fit for us.

We are currently recruiting for a Part-Time Tour Host to join our team in the Central Zone. This position will cover our Central Zone communities which include Red Deer, Lacombe and Rocky Mountain House.

Hours of work: 9:00AM to 5:00 pm, approximately 3 to 4 days a week.

The Tour Host provide front line sales information and customer service to potential clients, their families, and current residents.

Areas of Accountability

Sales information and Public Relations

  • Welcome and greet residents and visitors, answer questions, and direct people to the appropriate locations.
  • Provide information about services and amenities available in the building, the neighborhood, and the community.
  • Assist with sales as required. Proven competencies include knowledge of all marketing material and a basic knowledge of the organizational structure.
  • Answering incoming phone calls and relaying relevant information to the Lifestyle Consultant.
  • Compile relevant information including, but not limited to customer data, community interest and client suitability.
  • Provide comprehensive site tours. This requires being knowledgeable on all site features, amenities, and services.
  • Assist in community marketing initiatives. This may include community trade shows and public events at the request of the Lifestyle Consultant.

Customer Service and Relationship Development

  • Ensure future clients receive clear, consistent information on all facets of CCL Communities including, Independent Living, Supportive Living, and Private Services.
  • Maintain a friendly, positive attitude and demeanor, displaying a keen awareness that they are a CCL representative at all times.
  • May be required to assist with reception duties at the discretion of the Community Administrator.

General Sales and Reporting

  • Prepare reports, memos, letters, and other documents.
  • Send and receive faxes, emails, couriers, etc.
  • Inventory, order, and maintain sufficient stock of office supplies.
  • Perform other clerical duties such as compiling and recording data, maintaining files and inventories, and operating office equipment.
  • Coordinating appointments for the Lifestyle Consultant and relaying client messaging, with an emphasis on prioritizing more urgent information.
  • Ongoing use of the Yardi Property Management Software System.

Job Specifications

The core competencies of the Tour Host’s role consist of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Minimum Educational/Experience Requirements

  • High School Diploma required.
  • Sales, customer service and related experience.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Outlook) would be an asset.

Proven Skills

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • General computer skills.

Demonstrated Abilities

  • Outstanding customer service focus.
  • Promotes a positive team spirit and company image at all times.
  • Proven organizational, multi tasking, and priority management skills.
  • A demonstration of patience and caring attitude when dealing with clients.

Other Bona-Fide Occupational Requirements

  • A current and clear Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Check completed in the past six (6) months is required for all new site-based employees.

Christenson Communities offers an exceptional workplace with a competitive compensation package, opportunity for career growth and exceptional health benefits.

Please forward your cover letter and resume to mylesb@cdlhomes.com. We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Wellness Manager, Licensed Practical Nurse, Park Avenue, Rocky Mountain House

Christenson Communities is dedicated to providing engaging lifestyles in the "Age in Place" seniors campus and has been redefining what it means to age in today's society. With eight luxury facilities in Edmonton, Sherwood Park, St. Albert and Lacombe with over 1,000 suites, including the award winning Devonshire Village, Citadel Village, Glastonbury Village, and Royal Oak Village, Christenson Communities is the leader in Assisted Living.

It takes a special kind of person to work with Christenson Communities. We look for people who have a passion for engaging with older adults. People who have a real commitment to treating residents with the respect, honor and dignity they deserve. People with the experience, and expertise, to help residents live the lives they envision for themselves. If making a difference in people’s lives is one of the things that make you tick, then you are the right fit for us.

We are currently recruiting for a full-time Wellness Manager to join our team. This position is based out of our Rocky Mountain House Community, Park Avenue.

The Wellness Manager is accountable for the direction of resident care in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plans, directs, coordinates and supervises the overall nursing program for residents within the facility.
  • When occupancy reached, reviews all resident applications for admission to determine appropriate level of care and placement.
  • Ensures accurate and complete processing of admission and discharge papers including DAL residential contracts.
  • Assists Community Administrator in Fire Plan including regular drills.
  • Adhere to site specific admission process and protocols.
  • Provides Pre-Assessments and Annual Assessments on all residents receiving care and services at the community. Coordinate dates with team for all scheduled care conferences.
  • Hire, orientate, supervise and evaluate the performance of the nursing personnel. This includes the use of the disciplinary process in conjunction with Human Resources.
  • Manage the nursing department budget under the direction of the Community Administrator.
  • Implements and monitors controls and safekeeping of drugs and narcotics. Supervises the drug administration program including the administration of medication by all registered staff.
  • Provides support and works in conjunction with the HR to hire, orientate, and evaluate the performance of nursing personnel.
  • Involved in the progressive disciplinary process in conjunction with the Community Administrator and Human Resources.
  • Responsible for Incident Form process.
  • Directs the maintenance of health care records to ensure and promote compliance with regulations and quality care for the resident.
  • Establishes and maintains good working relationships with all staff, residents’ families, the community, physicians and other professionals.
  • Meets with resident’s family to resolve problems/concerns/complaints.
  • Liaises with other local health agencies and educational institutions.
  • Promotes a wellness philosophy throughout the community.
  • Promotes resident satisfaction and continuous quality improvement.
  • Maintains contact with residents/families to ensure a high quality of care.
  • Participates in facility committees as requested to promote a cross functional approach.
  • Maintain and upgrades nursing knowledge through on going courses and seminars and a through self-study.
  • Work in conjunction with the Community Administrator to provide exceptional care and services to residents within Supportive Living/Independent Living, Home Care, and Dementia Care.
  • Establishes and maintains good working relationships with all employees.

Minimum Educational/Experience Requirements:

  • Current Registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • Minimum of five to seven years relevant experience in organizational management.
  • Knowledge of computer applications.
  • Proven ability to plan, coordinate, supervise and implement a comprehensive nursing care program.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Outstanding customer service focus.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Able to work with little or no supervision.
  • Able to respond quickly and appropriately in emergency situations.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Trustworthiness and integrity.
  • Desire to work with the senior population.
  • Strong organizational skills (ability to multi-task and prioritize).

*Christenson Communities offers a competitive compensation, opportunities for career growth and exceptional health benefit package*

Qualified Candidates can submit their cover letter and resume to suew@cdlhomes.com