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Recreation Therapy Aide Full Time & Part Time Positions | Seton SE Calgary, AB

AgeCare — Vibrant Seniors Communities
We’re founded on the belief that all seniors are entitled to a rich quality of life, with the opportunity to live as independently as possible, and we’re looking for the very best to join us. If you’re motivated by the privilege of serving our seniors with dignity, respect and compassion, keep reading.

The Opportunity:
Reporting to the Recreation Manager, the Recreation Therapy Aide assists in the assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and daily operations of therapeutic recreation programs. The Recreation Therapy Aide promotes teamwork and a culture that demonstrates the guiding principles of AgeCare; Trust, Respect, Teamwork, Quality and encourages practices that respect resident, family and staff rights, individuality and diversity.

We have both Full Time and Part Time (0.8) opportunities available with shifts that include evenings and weekends.

Top talent, high standards

With 2,400+ employees across Canada, our team includes some of the best in the industry. You’ll work alongside kind and caring people who will inspire you to put your best foot forward.

A difference you can measure

We’re about improving the lives of those around us and making a difference, every day. You’ll build lasting relationships with team members and residents, learn their unique stories, and many will even feel like family.

Appreciation through and through

We don’t just employ our people — we celebrate them, we support them, and we recognize them for their amazing commitment all year long. Your wow moments won’t go unnoticed.

About these Full Time and Part Time Positions

What you’ll do:

  • Using your experience in geriatrics, support our residents in having meaningful life experiences through the development and execution of a diverse recreation program
  • Flex your creative talents in the creation of activity calendars and resident news letters
  • Allow the Residents to participate in offsite activities by transporting them in an AgeCare provided vehicle
  • Ensure you have the materials and resources for program delivery by conducting regular inventory of supplies
  • Be resident-centred in your approach and model our values in all your interactions with the public, team members, residents and their families

What you’ll need:

  • 1 or more years experience working with seniors in a similar role
  • A certificate in Recreation therapy or HCA Certificate
  • A Class 4 driver’s license or willing to obtain one
  • High energy and fluent in English with strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Must be fluent in English, both orally and in writing

Perks & Benefits

  • Happy, fulfilled team members working in a culture of caring
  • Amazing residents with rich life stories
  • Affordable meals prepared daily in our community kitchen

Send us your cover letter and resume and don’t forget to tell us about yourself. We want to get to know you — what you’re passionate about, who inspires you and why you’d be an awesome fit for AgeCare?  Please also indicate if you are interested in the full time positions, or a part time 0.8 FTE position.

NOTE: In an effort to further protect our vulnerable residents as well as other employees and volunteers, AgeCare requires all new employees to produce a clear Vulnerable Record Search prior to starting work. This search can be obtained through your local police service.

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