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Recreation Aide

Job Type: Casual
Date Posted: February 08, 2013

The ideal candidate will be a positive person who will coordinate programs to meet the residents’ interests and needs.

Reporting to the Programs & Support Services Manager, the Recreation Aide possesses the ability to develop, implement, and evaluate diversified programs and services to meet the physical, cognitive, social, emotional, and spiritual needs of all residents. The incumbent will have a minimum of one (1) – three (3) years experience with activity planning, preferably in a long term care residence and excellent computer skills. A Degree or Diploma in Recreation/Activation/Leisure studies or a related field is required along with current first aid and CPR certification.Italian speaking is an asset.

Drawing on their excellent communication and organizational skills, the successful candidate’s responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Identifying and assessing the residents’ needs to develop fulfilling activities;
  • Encouraging resident participation in programs;
  • Providing one on one support to residents while promoting interrelationships within our community;
  • Providing support with the process of forecasting and monitoring expenditures of funds allocated to activation/recreation budgets;
  • Providing residents with a safe and comfortable environment by remaining aware of risk management issues that could compromise safety or incur liability;
  • Maintaining excellent documentation systems;
  • Participating in strategic planning and quality management practises.

Please forward your cover letter and resume, in confidence, to:
Pam Hocaluk, Programs and Support Services Manager
Email: phocaluk@villaforum.ca
Fax: (905) 501-0094

We thank all applicants for their interest in Chartwell Retirement Residences.
Please be advised that only those invited to an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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