Westminster Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay
  • Virginia Beach, VA, USA
  • Per Diem/Pool

Westminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay currently has an amazing opportunity to serve others and grow professionally in a supportive environment. Our residents choose to live in our community based on the impeccable service, the warm, family-friendly atmosphere and the clean and inviting living spaces. We welcome YOU to join in on the incredible rewards of serving our residents.

Westminster Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay is currently hiring a PRN Recreation Aide.

"PRN" employees do not have a set schedule and will be called in to work as an "as needed" basis, depending on when events are scheduled for the department.

Typical weekday shifts include 9am-12pm, 1pm-5pm, or an occasional 9am-5pm. On weekends, typical shifts include Saturdays from 9am-12pm. Schedules are posted a month in advance. 


  • Flexible scheduling 
  • Opportunity for growth
  • Emotionally fulfilling atmosphere 

What will I do?

Our Recreation Aide, under the direction of the Therapeutic Recreation Supervisor:

  • Leads and directs activities for residents in our Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living departments.
  • Implements the therapeutic recreational needs of the residents to include their physical, social, emotional, vocational, spiritual, and cognitive needs.

Examples of events include bus excursions into the community, musical performances, art therapy, exercise programs, baking activities, crafts, and holiday events. 

What do I need for this role?

  • Experience working with senior population.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office software, including Word, Outlook, Publisher, and Excel.
  • Upbeat and engaging attitude.
  • Organized and detail oriented.
  • Ability to meet the physical requirements of this role such as: set up for activities (moving and rearranging furniture); helping residents in wheelchairs and geri-chairs; climbing stairs; helping residents get on and off the van or bus, etc.

 What makes Westminster Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay unique? 

Founded in 1982, Westminster Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay is a faith based, not-for-profit, Life Plan Continuing Care Community to serve older adults of all beliefs, their families and the broader community. 

Our waterfront community, located on the southern shore of Chesapeake Bay in Virginia Beach, in a beautiful, resort-like setting, provides innovative and comprehensive services designed to offer independent living, assisted living, and nursing care solutions. Our employees, residents and guests carry out our mission daily: Creating community to foster joy and well-being.  

We maintain a close and friendly culture for our staff and residents by adhering to our Values of achieving excellence by giving and expecting:   RESPECT for each Person. PASSION for what we do.  PROFESSIONALISM in all we do.

Stay updated on Westminster Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay's response to the coronavirus: https://www.wcbay.com/coronavirus

Westminster Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability or veteran status. Candidates are screened, in accordance with the Code of Virginia, with the State Police criminal background check including sex offender crimes. All new hires are subject to a Pre-Employment Drug Screen.

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