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January 25, 2023

Wellington West Retirement Community




We’re Signature Retirement Living, and we believe that enjoying life is what Vibrant Seniors Living should be all about. We hire outstanding people who truly care about seniors and understand their needs. We value our staff and believe in providing a culture that cultivates and celebrates success, offering excellent benefits and perks, and a vibrant, fun, safe work environment and much more! As we continue to expand, we invite you to be a part of building a reputation that will stand the test of time. If you are passionate, creative, caring and energetic, we would like to hear from you!



Wellington West Retirement Community, located in Ottawa, Ontario is actively seeking an energetic, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to join our growing team.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Lifestyle Manager is responsible for developing, managing and implementing recreation and leisure programs for residents to create a vibrant atmosphere and provide unique experiences for the broad demographics of the residence/community, and in accordance with all legislative/regulatory requirements and Company policies and procedures.



  • Plan, implement, communicate and evaluate activity and lifestyle programs relating to the physical, spiritual, emotional, social and intellectual needs of the residents.
  • Conduct the orientation of new residents and assess their individual interests, needs and capability in activities and leisure pursuits; document and update appropriate resident records accordingly.
  • Work closely with all departments to assist in the execution of Sales and Marketing programs/events.
  • Maintain a positive image of the residence through ongoing communication and networking in the community; maintain information on community programs, services and resources.
  • Drive bus for resident outings as required.
  • Sets annual goals and objectives for the department, evaluates and reports results; prepares annual budget for approval by Executive Director.
  • Participate actively in all Health and Safety, Fire Safety and Quality Insurance programs.
  • Recruit, hire, orient and train support staff (e.g. Lifestyle Assistant) and coordinate volunteer and co-op student programs.
  • Enforce and adhere to all appropriate workplace regulations, compliances, legislation and Company policies and procedures, including Company dress code.
  • Act as weekend Manager on Duty on a rotational schedule.



  • Walking, stretching and standing on a variety of surfaces for at least 3 hours per day.
  • Lift alone, up to 35 pounds.
  • Pushing, pulling wheeled equipment up to 50 pounds.
  • Bending, stooping on a regular basis.
  • Physical exertion consistent with teaching Aqua Fit and Exercise classes.
  • Some evening and weekend work required.
  • Must be able to provide a police check with vulnerable sector screen upon hire.
  • Must be able to provide a record of immunization for TB test upon hire.



  • Post-Secondary education in recreation/leisure program at a College level of certification.
  • Preferably 3 years of relevant experience.
  • Fitness (e.g. Can-Fit Pro, Aqua Fit) and Smart Serve certification preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal English language skills.
  • Computer proficiency (Microsoft Office and Recreation applications).
  • Knowledgeable of the Health and Safety regulations.
  • Maintains a current certificate in CPR/First Aid.
  • Valid driver’s license (F) where required.



In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, candidates who require accommodation throughout the application and/or selection processes may contact the Executive Director for assistance.


We thank all candidates in advance for their interest in this position. Please be advised that only those required for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.


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