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Organization Overview VON is Canada's largest, national, not-for-profit, charitable home and community care organization. We are a national health organization and registered charity offering a wide range of community health care solutions that meet the needs of Canadians from coast to coast. VON is committed to continuous quality improvement and is accredited by the Accreditation Canada.
Position Title Activationist
Employee Group Regular PT
Program or Dept. Adult Day Program
Job Summary The Activationist is responsible for collaborating and working in conjunction with other Adult Day Program team members in planning, implementing and evaluating therapeutic recreational programs provided to clients. This is an overnight position, providing support from 9pm to 9am Friday and Saturday, every second weekend.
Responsibilities Planning, implementing and evaluating therapeutic recreational programs provided to clients.
Qualifications
  • Certificate in Therapeutic Recreation
  • Activation Techniques in Gerontology, or another related field
  • Personal Support Worker Certificate
  • Current First Aid and CPR
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with frail and/or cognitively impaired clients and their caregivers
  • Working knowledge of PIECES and Montessori based programs
  • Experience with documentation practices
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in program planning, implementation and evaluation
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Computer literacy an asset
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Date Posted 2/20/2013
Deadline Date 4/1/2013
Site Peterborough Victoria Haliburton Location
City Peterborough
Province Ontario [ON]
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