Job Posting

Recreation Services Assistant

Salary: $23.93/Hourly
Job Type: Full Time, Casual
Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English
Minimum Education: Diploma
Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: Nurse Aides, Orderlies and Patient Service Associates (3413)
NOC Job Title: Patient Care Aide
Expires in 53 days
Expires: 2020-09-30
Last Updated: 2020-07-02

Job Number: 626803

Job Location(s)

Vancouver, British Columbia
970 Union Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6A 3V1, Canada

Job Description

Exciting opportunity within a Seniors Care Home!

Location - Vancouver, BC

Offering a rewarding, supportive work environment working with a great inter-disciplinary team with an excellent salary and benefits (including pension plan) package.

Position Summary:

The Recreation Services Assistant is responsible and accountable for the provision of resident assessments and interventions and the site recreation programs to optimize resident physical, cognitive, sensory, emotional and social functions.

The Recreation Services Assistant works in close liaison with the Activities Manager.

What You Bring:

  • As the Recreation Services Assistant you bring your passion for helping seniors enjoy life by providing a variety of recreational services that maximize our residents’ physical, cognitive, social, emotional and spiritual well-being.
  • Knowledge and experience working with those with dementia is certainly an asset
  • As the Recreation Services Assistant you will assess the needs of each resident, develop individualized plans, and deliver important programs and services to all.
  • Ultimately, the goal is to ensure that our seniors have ample opportunities to enjoy a rich, full life, maximizing their abilities and raising their levels of enjoyment.


  • Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Therapeutic Recreation from an approved accredited academic institution and/or Degree in Recreation and Leisure with a major in Therapeutic Recreation or active CTRS credential
  • A current Basic First Aid Certificate
  • Current or eligible for (require to obtain the license within 3 month of the start date) BC Class 4 driver’s license
  • One year of recent, related experience preferred


  • Eligible for joint membership in the BC Therapeutic Recreation Association (BCTRA) and the Canadian Therapeutic Recreation Association (CTRA)
  • Active CTRS credential desired

How to Apply

Expiring: Sep 30, 2020