Summer Project Assistant (Therapeutic Assistant)
Temporary - Full Time (16 weeks from May to end August)
5 shifts/ week
7.5 hours per shift
-Opportunities to assists in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the Summer Recreational/Rehab Projects to enhance residents engagement and their life enrichment;
-Participates in meetings and discussions on enhancing the effectiveness of the projects to improve residents' health and quality of life;
-Assists to create and implement activities that enable greater residents engagement;
-Conduct therapeutic recreational/therapeutic rehab activities under supervision of Recreational Therapist/Occupational Therapist.
Successful candidates will be in an undergraduate health/therapeutic program or equivalent; work experience in a long-term care setting an advantage; excellent computer skills; well developed interpersonal and communication skills; ability to prioritize work and work independently in a team setting; good documentation skills.
This is a Canada Summer Job (CSJ) funded position. To be considered for the position you must meet below criteria to be eligible for funding:
- be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
- have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year
- be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment
- have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations
English; proven effective communication skills in Chinese (Cantonese/Mandarin) an asset
Competitve salary level within the health sector
Please send resume:
by E-Mail to:
or by Fax to:
or by Mail to:
Wing Kei Greenview
307 35 Avenue NE,
Calgary, Alberta T2E 7Y6
Attn: Human Resources
We are an equity employer and encourages applications from men and women, persons with disabilities and visible minorities who may contribute to the wellbeing of our residents.
Thank you for your interest in working at the Wing Kei. Unless you are contacted for an interview, you will receive no further acknowledgment of your application.
All new employees of the Wing Kei must complete a Criminal Records Check in accordance with the Protection for Persons in Care Act.