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Front Desk Concierge/Activity Aide

Gardens of Parry Sound Retirement Residence

Front Desk Concierge/Activity Aide

Gardens of Parry Sound Retirement Residence

Parry Sound, ON

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Job details

Salary:  From $17 an hour

Job type:  Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Full Job Description

Activity Aide

Reports to: Activity Director


  • Successful completion of Grade 12 or equivalent;
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills with the ability to facilitate positive relationships;
  • Ability to adapt to continually changing priorities;
  • Self-motivated with the ability to perform work assignments with minimal supervision and good judgment;
  • Demonstrated professionalism, tact, and diplomacy in interactions with others;
  • Demonstrated satisfactory attendance levels, performance levels, disciplinary history and positive work references;
  • Previous experience working with seniors, preferably in a retirement residence or long term care setting.



  • Actively screen individuals as they enter the Gardens of Parry Sound by completing a health screening questionnaire and conducting temperature checks
  • Maintaining proper records for tracing purposes
  • Other tasks as assigned from time to time


  • Reception, transfer or take messages as required
  • Proper phone etiquette, identify yourself to the caller
  • Answer questions and direct residents
  • Photocopies – Forms
  • Make Hair Salon Appointments
  • Reminder calls to residents for appointments if requested or wake up calls
  • Duties as requested by the management team

Accounting help

  • Filing, shredding
  • Petty cash logging and balancing
  • Resident account logs for meals/incidental charges
  • Other duties from time to time


  • Help with special events
  • Run activities with Residents
  • Starting/executing planned activities as per the monthly calendar


  • Weekend Tours/Inquiry Calls
  • Duties to be assigned


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Holidays
  • Weekend availability

Work Location: One location

Hiring Insights:  Ongoing need to fill this role

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