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Part Time Activity Aide, Career opportunity in Ottawa, Ontario

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Job Description: 

Performs duties involving the implementation and planning of events and activities with direction from the Recreation Manager, which meet physical, mental and psycho-social needs and interests of the residents.

Duties and Responsibilities: The employee is required to be able to perform the essential functions of the job with minimal supervision. The following functions are considered essential to this position:

  • Responsible for the planning and implementation of activities that meet resident’s specific needs, including large groups, small groups, and individual participation.
  • Maintain documentation as required by RHRA regulations
  • Assist with Resident activity assessments and evaluations.
  • Tend the Bar during Happy Hour
  • Lead group fitness classes.
  • Escort Residents on outings when needed
  • Front Desk coverage.
  • Will be expected to participate in Department in-service training.

Qualifications Required:

  • Great organizational, communication and social skills while displaying a pleasant and mature personality.
  • Must have previous experience planning and implementing activities for seniors.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Diploma in Recreation & Leisure Services or equivalent.
  • Must be able to move furniture and lift 40lbs.
  • Must be able to work independently and with limited supervision as well as being able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must having dementia training and/or experience working with individuals who have dementia
  • Total of 15.5 hours bi-weekly with the possibility to pick up extra hours
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