Recreation Aide

Status: Open

Department: Care Services

Type: Full-Time

Work Site: Kensington Village, Vanguard Campus

Location: Edmonton, AB

Recreation Aide

This posting is funded by Canada Summer Job Grant, please kindly ensure you that you are eligible for the program prior to applying: https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/funding/canada-summer-jobs.html.

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

38.75 hours weekly

Kensington Village Campus: 8 weeks of employment

Vanguard Campus: 12 weeks of employment 

Hourly Rate of Pay: $18.00

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.

You have demonstrated skills and experience in gerontology and recreation therapy as well as the ability to lead, communicate, and provide outstanding customer service. You are currently enrolled in or have graduated from a Therapeutic Recreation program. Education credentials with health care related fields will also be considered. A valid driver’s license are preferred and strong organizational and computer skills are required.

How to Apply

Click the Apply Now button below or apply directly to HR@shepherdscare.org. We thank all applicants; only those under consideration will be contacted.

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 throughout Edmonton and in Barrhead. Our seven 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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