RECREATIONAL ACTIVITY AIDE

Bathurst & St. Clair, Midtown Toronto
Posted 2 weeks ago

Location: Bathurst & St. Clair

Your passion is to improve the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of people of all ages and care needs, in their homes and in the community, by advocating the use of recreation and leisure activities to improve functional ability.  You are a dedicated and compassionate professional with experience in assessing needs, developing treatment plans, and educating clients in the benefits of participating in recreation and leisure activities. 

Your passion is to improve the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of people of all ages and care needs, within supportive living environments or in the community, by advocating the use of recreation and leisure activities to improve functional ability.  Under the general supervision of a Recreational Therapist, you will assist with assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating recreation programs to meet the needs of clients.

Here are many reasons why you will want to bring your talent to us:

  • You will be part of a distinguished Canadian, not-for-profit organization with over a century of experience
  • You will experience opportunities to use many of your skills and expand your knowledge
  • Ongoing opportunities for continuing education, training and professional development
  • Round-the-clock access to clinical and managerial support
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Work in your own community
  • Competitive wages                
  • Paid orientation

Requirements:

  • Grade 12 diploma and post secondary Therapeutic Recreation Aide course
  • At least 2 years recent related experience (group leadership, music, arts and crafts and fitness)
  • Able to work autonomously, with minimal supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • A vehicle and a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to lift up to 25 kilograms and frequent movement and bending
  • Criminal record check and references required (upon hire)

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Job CategoryHealthcare

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