Job Posting #22484

Recreationist (20)

Closing Date:Tue., May. 28, 2019
Department:Community Services
Location:Northland Pointe
Type:Temporary Part-Time
Duration:12 to 18 months
Union:CUPE 1263
Salary:$24.10 - $24.61 per hour
Work Hours:20 hrs / week

Temporary Duration

Approximate Duration: 12 to 18 months


Responsible to develop, coordinate, implement, promote, and evaluate a diversified program of recreation activities for residents based on and responsive to their abilities, strengths, needs, interests, and former lifestyles    


  • College Diploma in Recreation required.
  • Completed courses in special populations and Therapeutic Recreation - Preferred    


  • A minimum of 6 months current experience in the recreation field working with special populations preferably in a long term care setting. 
  • Knowledge of community resources.
  • Valid First Aid Certificate - Required   


  • Demonstrated leadership and organizational skills. 
  • Excellent communication skills. 
  • Basic computer knowledge and skill. E.g. Microsoft Word, Outlook   

Special Requirements

  • In accordance with the Corporate Criminal Record Check Policy, the position requires the incumbent to undergo a Criminal Records Check and submit a Canadian Police Clearance Certificate – Condition of Employment
  • Must be physically and mentally capable of performing the duties of the position, have an excellent rapport with people and demonstrated working ability with Senior Citizens.
  • Must have a good attendance record.

Shift Information

Currently scheduled 20 hours days/afternoons and may be required to work days, evenings and nights, including weekends.

Closing Statement

Uncover the wonder of the Niagara Region and join a team dedicated to meeting tomorrow's challenges TODAY!

Let us know why you would be an excellent team member by submitting your online application.

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

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