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Recreation Aide, Career Opportunity in Ancaster, Ontario

Job description

The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • 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 practices.
Required Skills

The ideal candidates will possess:

  • A minimum of 1-3 years of experience with activity planning, preferably in a long term care residence;
  • Excellent computer skills;
  • A Degree or Diploma in Therapeutic Recreation/Activation/Leisure studies, Kinesiology or a related field;
  • Current first aid and CPR certification;
  • A Smart Serve or Food Handler certificates are considered an asset. 

Candidates must be available to work days, evenings, and weekends. 

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