Therapeutic Recreationist TPT
St Joseph's Care Group
Thunder Bay, ON
Bargaining Unit: UNIFOR-HRM
Department: Program & Support
Site: Hogarth Riverview Manor
Shifts: Days/Evenings including weekends
Rate of Pay: $20.80 - $22.12 per hour

  • Degree/Diploma in Therapeutic Recreation or Recreation and Leisure Studies with Therapeutic Recreation course content (Therapeutic Recreation specialization) or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in Therapeutic Recreation programming as it relates to programs offered in varied therapeutic institutional settings
  • Specialized experience or certification may be required or desirable for some positions; Current First Aid and CPR, etc.
  • Demonstrated eligibility for registration with Therapeutic Recreation Association (TRO)
  • Demonstrated regular attendance at work is required
Preferred Credentials/Affiliations:
  • Professional member in good standing with TRO
  • Membership with the Canadian Therapeutic Recreation Association or similar related associations
For new employees, or current employees transferring into a Long Term Care position from outside of Long Term Care, this position requires the submission and acceptance by Human Resources of a Police Record Check - Vulnerable Sector Check that is issued for St. Joseph's Care Group (SJCG) and is determined to be negative and/or pose no significant risk to St. Joseph's Care Group and its clients.

St. Joseph's Care Group is committed to providing high quality client-centred care by building a respectful and inclusive workforce that reflects the diverse population it serves. Individuals who speak a second language including French, Finnish, Italian, Ojibway, Cree, Oji-Cree, etc. are encouraged to apply.

Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.

Applications from all qualified individuals are welcome. We thank you for your interest; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.