Simeon, Recreation Programmer - Mountain Lea Lodge

"Every day is an adventure!"

What do you love about working here?

The staff and residents are so much fun.

Why do you continue to stay?

The joy and satisfaction of being able to help someone out. I often leave the building happier than when I arrived.

What would you say to a friend who was thinking about working here?

Definitely come and add to the Mountain Lea Lodge family!

How does working for MMCG help you to achieve your personal goals?

This job has helped me learn to let loose and have fun, while becoming a better Rec Programmer. It has been beneficial for my personal growth, and helped me both mentally and spiritually. It has helped me overcome my fear of being in front of large groups.

How would you describe the company culture/atmosphere?

Friendly, warm, cheerful, helpful.

Describe your best day at work.

Making cookies and singing are fun activities. Being able to dress up on holidays and special occasions, and make a complete fool of myself!

Describe the moment when you knew you had made the right decision to work here.

When I had my first breakthrough moment with a resident.

What are 5 things about your work that you’re most passionate about?

1. Helping others

2. Seeing residents come out of their shells

3. Church services with the residents

4. Dressing up for special occasions

5. Seeing the residents having a good time

Everyone has a personal story about the impact their work has on them. Tell us yours.

My work helps me find purpose in my life. Making a difference in the lives of seniors is a rewarding pursuit. I’m thankful for this opportunity.