The Recreation Worker is responsible to plan and implement activity programs designed to optimize the social, mental, emotional and physical functions of residents, utilizing the facility and community resources. He shall assess residents and actively contribute at team conferences and promotes the quality of life of residents and performs other related functions. The Recreation Worker demonstrates a commitment to the vision, mission and values of Actionmarguerite.


Service: Care and Service
Starting Date: April 1, 2018
Shift and Hours of Work: 0.70 FTE – part-time – term – evenings, currently 13:15 – 21:30
Pay Scale: As per MGEU Collective Agreement
Specifications: Term ending April 13, 2018 or subject to 2 weeks’ notice, with possible extension.  Assignment and hours of work are subject to change at any time as per operational requirements.
Closing Date: March 20, 2018


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Required Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Degree in Recreation or completion of the Recreation Facilitator for Older Adults Certificate or equivalent;
  • Valid Food Handling Certificate;
  • Related experience in long term care and/or with disabled individuals; and
  • Experience with the use of personal computers in a Windows environment.

Abilities and Skills:

  • Ability to communicate in both official languages (French and English) is required;
  • Mental and physical ability to meet the demands of the jobs;
  • Ability to plan, organize and to work independently or as a team member;
  • Demonstrated group facilitation skills;
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and leadership skills;
  • Ability to demonstrate a satisfactory employment record, including attendance; and
  • Current Criminal Record Check for the Vulnerable Sector and Adult Abuse Registry check deemed satisfactory by the Employer.

Knowledge:

  • Workplace Health and Safety and work practices; and
  • W.H.M.I.S program.
This position is designated bilingual (French/English). All staff are hired for the facility.

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