Recreation/Therapy Aide

District of Kenora Home for the Aged is hiring a Recreation/Therapy Aide! For more information about this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!


Employer Name: District of Kenora Home for the Aged
City: Kenora
Province: ON
Postal Code: P9N 2W7
Application Deadline: June 28, 2024
Hours of Work: Part-Time/Casual
Job Type: Part-Time
Wages: TBD

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:

Ready to spark some joy? For seniors in Long-Term Care, recreation can help spark a renewed sense of purpose. Reporting to the Program Services Supervisor and Recreation Lead, you will help plan, organize and deliver our comprehensive recreation program. Tailored to the needs of each resident, our holistic approach covers everything from physical and mental wellbeing, to emotional, spiritual and social sides of recreation.

In this role, you will participate in team planning and program planning for both individual residents and overall plans of care. Maintain resident and department records, including individual assessments. Work collaboratively with resident volunteers, family and staff. Keep abreast of current trends in recreation, through conferences and education.

Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in recreation and leisure studies, therapeutic recreation, kinesiology or a related field.
  • Recreational therapy experience, especially as it relates to seniors with physical or cognitive impairment.
  • The energy, compassion and patience needed to work with the elderly.
  • Knowledge of basic computer/ tablet functions. Current (within 6 months) Vulnerable Position/Sector Check.
  • Applicants must be fully immunized for COVID-19.

What we offer:

  • Technology to help you do your job better.
  • Benefits and Pension Package.
  • Better work life balance
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Interested applicants may submit their resume to:

Michelle Spencer, Human Resource Manager
1220 Valley Drive
Kenora, ON P9N 2W7
Fax: (807) 468-6346

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

District of Kenora Home for the Aged welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Please submit requests via

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