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 August 13, 2014 Temporary Employment

Recreation Program Assistant

 (Temporary Full Time 0.97 FTE)

On or Before August 2015

Description of Position:

Under the supervision of the Recreation Therapy Manager, the Recreation  Assistant works as member of the Interdisciplinary Care Team implementing Recreation Therapy services to 100 seniors who live in a supportive living environment at Grace Manor.  You will assist in planning, implementing and evaluating group and individual, structured and unstructured therapeutic programming that enhance resident recreation and leisure lifestyles.  This includes assisting resident(s) with community outings.



  • Post-secondary education in Recreation Therapy or a related field;
  • Experience working in recreation, with mental health and seniors is an asset.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and use of the Internet*
  • CPR and Standard First Aid


Additional Information: The successful candidate will implement the daily therapeutic recreation programs (structured and unstructured), including but not limited to physical, emotional, cognitive and social programs; will also implement other standard RT interventions.  Completes and maintains all documentation required by policy, procedure and regulations of funding agencies.

 Please note a high level of physical fitness is required as this position entails program setup, take down, and resident gathering.


Hours of Work 37.5                    Hourly Rate

Monday – Friday                                 as per AUPE Collective Agreement

9:00am – 5:00pm

May include some evenings & weekends                          


Benefits                                                           Closing Date

Not applicable                                                August 20, 2014


*Successful candidate may be required to demonstrate proficiency.


Submit resume in confidence to:

12510 - 140 Ave.

Edmonton, AB T5X 6C4


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We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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