Part-Time, Bargaining Unit Position
Scarborough
Posted 2 weeks ago

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Programs and Support Services Supervisor, the Activity Aide will assess, deliver and evaluate age-appropriate recreational, leisure, and educational programs according to the abilities, residents’ quality of life by using a resident-driven approach.

Main Duties:      

  • Support and help provide a resident advocacy program through the promotion and respect of the Residents’ Bill of Rights.
  • To participate in plans, develop implements and monitor recreation and leisure services to the residents;
  • Assist the residents’ participation by using the humanizing elements (pets, plants, birds, children, volunteers, décor, and programs) and support and integrating them into the everyday life of the residents.
  • Communicate with and support families in their involvement and participation.
  • To organize and implement activities for providing physical and mental stimulation as well as social interaction to attain the special goals;
  • To work on a one-on-one and small group basis when implementing activities;
  • To participate in meetings on clinical, administrative and/or educational issues;
  • To assist and escort residents to group activities according to resident’s interests and abilities, both within the facility and in the community;
  • To supervise volunteers when implementing activities;
  • To participate in the assessment of the resident’s recreation, social and family needs of new and current residents;
  • To ensure accurate documentation of recreation and leisure services for the residents;

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in recreation and leisure studies, therapeutic recreation, kinesiology or other related field from a community college or university
  • Experience in working with seniors and in providing programs;
  • Understanding of the Alzheimer’s disease;
  • Good oral and written communication skills (English and Chinese);
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Capable of working as team player;
  • Able to work evenings and weekends;
  • Able to participate in outdoor activities;
  • Valid Certification in Standard First Aid and CPR (HCP) level;

Note: We thank all candidates for their interests. However, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. No telephone calls please.

Disclaimer: Mon Sheong Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act . If contacted for an employment opportunity or testing, please advise Human Resources if require accommodation