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JOB POSTING: Recreationist, LTC Recreation Services
Casual (2 Positions)
The Recreationist develops knowledge about participants in order to respond to their individual and group needs through a
process of formal and informal assessment. The Recreationist plan, implements, facilitates, and evaluates individual and group
programs suited to the individual needs of the participants. Provides input to the monthly calendar of events utilizing program
planning and development. The Recreationist contributes to participant care plan with attention to goals and measurable
outcomes. The position also works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team with the focus on the resident’s best interests.
Emphasizes and encourages participation utilizing resident centered approaches tailoring to their abilities, needs, interests, and
Education & Experience: Key Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Minimum 2 year college
diploma or post diploma
certificate in recreation and/or
leisure studies, or therapeutic
o or, active enrollment in
such a field of study and
completion will be
obtained within 1 year
o or, current registration
association in Ontario
Eligibility for registration with
recreation association in
Ontario within one year
DementiAbility and GPA
Ability to problem solve and provide innovative solutions to residents program needs
Commitment to resident centred care
Creative and forward minded thinking to provide programming to meet the needs of varying
populations within the long term care home
Ability to assist with maintenance of appropriate department records including program
development, program delivery, assessments, evaluations, participation, and documentation
according to professional standards of practice
Understanding of the goals of activities and restorative care programs in a long term care
Demonstrated leadership skills to coordinate and supervise volunteers, students, residents, and
Demonstrated commitment to the Mission, Vision, Values, Ethics and strategic directions of
Demonstrated ability to create an inclusive and welcoming environment that values each
individual; respects their values, preferences and unique abilities; and mitigates against the
experience of stigma
Demonstrated commitment to ongoing process improvement and delivering outstanding quality
Demonstrated understanding and alignment to, expectations and deliverables of the
organizational, department and team goals; effective stewardship of resources
Demonstrated interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and ability to
demonstrate tact and diplomacy with diverse groups of stakeholders
Demonstrated ability to effectively work independently with proven reliability and
Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work effectively, manage a full work-load and
meet deadlines in a busy environment with frequent interruptions
Demonstrated commitment to continued learning and professional growth
Demonstrated effectiveness as a team member through collaboration, respect, attendance, and
Demonstrated understanding and commitment to health and safety policies, procedures and
applicable legislation, promoting a physically and psychologically safe environment for everyone
Demonstrated good physical condition to meet the physical demands of the position and attend
work on a regular basis
Bilingual in French and English language, preferred