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ID# 000390

Wellness Coordinator

CNIB Lake Joseph Centre
MacTier, ON P0C 1H0
705-665-4339 (Main Phone)
Experience Required

Job Description

With exceptional guest safety and experience at the forefront, the Wellness Coordinator will collaborate with the Program Manager, Wellness Assistant and contracted catering company to provide care to all guests, with a focus on overall wellness, including special diets. The Wellness Coordinator will work with the Wellness Assistant to ensure smooth running of the Wellness Centre. They will be responsible for healthcare related matters which include, but is not limited to guest wellness (hydration, sun safety), first-aid and/or emergency medical response, maintaining of medical records and notes, as well as provide support with daily living needs.

Essential Duties entail (but not limited to):
Collaborate and assist the Wellness Assistant in the planning, monitoring and evaluating of all components of the Wellness Centre services area
Provide complete first-aid service to all guests, volunteers and staff
Contact EMS for transportation to local area hospital, if required
Organize and maintain a well-kept Wellness Centre
Inform Program Manager when supplies need reordering or replenishing
Maintain and keep record of all first-aid kits for site, vehicles and staff
Reorder supplies for first-aid kits with approval of Program Manager
Act as liaison between the Lake Joseph Centre and local medical clinics and services
Assist with staff training sessions as well as attend all required training and meetings
Be a positive role model for staff, volunteers and guests
Champion a Culture of Volunteerism by supporting an environment where volunteers are respected and valued members of the team
Ensure all dietary needs for guests are provided to the kitchen two weeks in advance, as well as coordinate all special diets with the kitchen for all off-sites and boat trips
Work with the catering company on an on-going basis for changing dietary requirements
Attend all meals to ensure appropriate dietary meals are getting to the appropriate persons
Ensure that there are water stations for guests, volunteers and staff outdoors to ensure sun-safety practices
Assist campers/guests with daily living and minimal personal care
Deliver programming when schedule allows
Share 24-hour on call requirements
Other duties as assigned
The duties and responsibilities outlined above are indicative of the role, but aren’t exhaustive and may be subject to change as required

Job Requirements

Current Standard First Aid and CPR-C, CPR-HCP preferred
Post-secondary education in Nursing or related field
Current and clear Police Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Check before start of contract
“G” Class driver’s license
Current and clear Drivers Abstract
Experience/comfort working with animals is an asset
Experience working with special populations
Able to assist in daily living activities
Able to understand clients and their special situation
Ability to increase client’s comfort, safety and mobility
Ability to assist client with nutrition, ambulation and hygiene
Ability to chart guests’ progress
Must be willing to reside at Lake Joseph Centre
Must be willing to work standard camp hours and flexible hours
Self-directed and self-motivated
Able to work in a busy and changing environment
Willing to share accommodations if required
Experience working with special diets/diabetic diets
Excellent interpersonal skills
Experience working with children and adults who are blind, deaf-blind as well as special need populations an asset
Occasional travel may be required