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Assistant Resident Legacy Project Coordinator

Maplewood House and MSA Manor are senior residential care facilities in Abbotsford, operated under the Maplewood Seniors Care Society, a non-profit organization dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in supporting individuals with chronic illness. Our around the clock residential care serves 112 clients. We also run an Adult Day Program that serve an average of 85 clients a week.

We currently have a summer job opportunities, in partnership with Canada Summer Jobs, in areas of nursing care, program & activity, general administration and special projects. These positions will be open for 12 weeks ending, August 2018.

Position Title: Assistant Resident Legacy Project Coordinator

Purpose: This position will gather the social history of Residents living in the two homes.

Objective:
• To improve person-centred care and expand focus on the emotional and cognitive domains of the Leisure Ability Model.
• To develop Individual reminiscence kits using the social history collection tool, as well as, contacting family and friends to gather social history. These kits contain mementos and items that support conversation and reflection.

Wage Rate: $14.01/hr

Hours: 37.5 hours per week for 12 weeks

Reports to: Manager, Recreation/Day Programs for Aging Adults

The student will interact directly with the resident and may be required to work some evenings or weekends.

This position is suitable for a student studying in the areas of nursing, therapeutic recreation or social services, who want to pursue their careers in Health and Long-Term Care Sectors. The student will have exposure to nursing care, residential operation and other healthcare related roles and responsibilities. The student will also assist in quality improvement initiatives.

Applicants must have been registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year.

If you are interested in gaining work experience in the health and long-term care sector, we invite you to forward your resume to careers@maplewood.bc.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Posting Date: April 24, 2018 Closing Date: May 1, 2018