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Date Posted:
Feb 28, 2018

Closing Date:
Apr 17, 2018

Job Status:
Part-Time Permanent

Health Occupations

Wage Comments:
ranges from $19-21.00

Hours per Week:

How to Apply:
Please email resumes to

PO BOX 3012 , Southampton on N0H 2L0

Recreation Therapist, Social Service Worker, ECE, Child and Youth Worker

Recreational Respite

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a team member to work 7-9:30am and/or 2:45-6/8pm (every other week) with a youth client with autism.


Recreational Respite provides meaningful respite solutions through therapeutic recreation support: 1:1 and group programs.  The services are provided within our clients’ home or in various community settings. Our team works with individuals who have various needs, including mental health, developmental, intellectual disabilities, physical challenges: children, youth, adults and older adults. Our team members are an integral part of our team at Recreational Respite. They possess a unique and skilled ability to develop, implement and evaluate innovative therapeutic programs that respond to individualized needs, interests, strengths and abilities of our clients.

RESPONSIBILITIES (but not limited to):

•     Must be able to identify needs, abilities, strengths and interests and adapt programming on a client to client basis with a strong focus on family and caregiver advocacy.

•     Plan, implement and ongoing evaluation of therapeutic programs

•     Must have proven programming techniques to improve the physical, cognitive, emotional and social and leisure needs of our clients

•     Ensure to operate in compliance with the relevant policies and procedures of Recreational Respite.


•     Effective verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills

•     Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently

•     Possess strong documentation skills

•     Current Standard and/or Emergency First Aid and CPR certification

•     Vulnerable Persons/Police Check

Reliable means of transportation is a must.


  • Bachelor of Therapeutic Recreation,
  • Diploma, Therapeutic Recreation, Social Services Worker, Child and Youth Worker, ECE, Developmental Service Worker

Work Site Location:

Port Elgin

Minimum Requirements / Work Experience:

Bachelor of Therapeutic Recreation, Diploma, Ther

Education Required:


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