Recreation Aide- Summer Position

Status: Open

Department: Care Services

Type: Full-Time

Work Site: Barrhead

Location: Barrhead, AB

Recreation Aide – Summer Position

Eight week position – funded by the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program. Please ensure that you are eligible for the CSJ 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

Located at  Shepherd’s Care Barrhead                                                                                                                                                           5236 59 Ave, Barrhead, Alberta

Eight week position – 35 Hours Weekly

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.

Consider applying if you are currently enrolled in a Therapeutic Recreation program or have an interest in Therapeutic Recreation, 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

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, and 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.

How to Apply

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Note that the successful applicant must provide a Vulnerable Sector Check (satisfactory to the employer).

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