Recreation Aide – Summer Employment

Status: Open

Department: Care Services

Type: Part-Time

Work Site: Eden House

Location: Edmonton, AB

This posting is funded by Canada Summer Job Grant, please ensure you that you are eligible for the program prior to applying:

Come join our team! Being part of Shepherd’s Care Foundation means having an opportunity to belong, grow, and succeed. Our employees work in engaged teams, which are present in the lives of our residents where our employees make a difference.

The Opportunity

Temporary Part Time – FTE 0.90 – 70 hours biweekly

Hourly Rate of Pay: $18.65

Reporting to the Recreation Therapy Manager, the Recreation Aide assists in the development and implementation of therapeutic recreational programming and interventions with a focus on resident safety and choice in accordance with the resident’s plan of care.

Consider applying if you are currently enrolled in or have graduated from a Therapeutic Recreation program, have demonstrated skills in gerontology/recreation therapy; can read, write, and speak English effectively; and have strong interpersonal and customer service skills. Education credentials with health care related fields will also be considered

How to Apply

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Who We Are

Shepherd’s Care Foundation is a mission driven, faith-based, not-for-profit organization providing quality care and accommodations to more than 900 seniors in Calgary, Edmonton, and Barrhead. Our seven (7) campuses provide living options for residents with a full spectrum of care needs, including independent living, supportive living, supportive living with dementia, long-term care, and complex care.

What We Offer

Shepherd’s Care Foundation offers competitive total rewards, a strong focus on employee safety and wellness, and a commitment to progressive work teams, personal development, and collaboration. We also offer respectful and culturally inclusive workplaces that align with our employee-developed Behaviour Standards, and pride ourselves on open and connected work environments.

Canada Summer Job Grant Youth Requirements

  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment; and;
  • Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations
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