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In the spirit of the Religious Hospitalers of St. Joseph, we reveal God’s love and mercy through compassionate care focused on the body, mind, soul of all those lives we touch.

JOB TITLE: Recreation Programmer (Temporary Part Time)

DUTIES: Under the direction of the Director of Therapeutic Services, reporting to the Supervisor of Recreation and Volunteer Services; develops, innovates, implements and evaluates Resident Programmes; serves as an active member on committees as directed; coordinates the resident activities with other departments; provides support, guidance to volunteers and co-op students surrounding resident programming, safety and regulations. Assists in designing, publicizing, implementing and evaluating programs that meet the recreational and therapeutic needs; contributes to treatment plans, program development and evaluations; including but not limited to, care-planning and MDS. Utilizes community resources for outings and recreational programs within the Home; maintains proper resident and statistical records in accordance with policy and procedure; completes all required documentation and all other tasks assigned. Accommodation will be provided for all parts of the application process in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).  Applicants must make their needs known in advance


  1. Degree or Diploma in Recreation/Leisure Studies from a Post Secondary Institution or equivalent

  2. Previous work experience in a long-term care setting

  3. Must have the ability/requirements to document in RAI-MDS and Care-Plan

  4. Demonstrates skills in group dynamics, communication and interpersonal relationships

  5. Interest in applying concepts of the Butterfly Approach to Care

  6. Ability to communicate in both official languages is an asset

  7. “G” Drivers License an asset

RATE OF PAY: Per collective agreement

HOURS OF WORK: Average of hours per week- 30 hours/weekdays, evenings and weekends

Accommodation will be provide for all parts of the hiring process in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA ). Applicants must make their needs know in advance.

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Recreation Programmer, Temporary Part-Time