Position: Recreation Therapy Program Assistant

  • Organization: West Park Healthcare Centre
  • Date Posted: 2020-01-07
  • Date Needed: 2020-01-07
  • City: Toronto
  • Location: Ontario
  • Country: Canada
  • Primary Category: Health Care Support Positions
  • Type of Position: Long-Term (3 months or more)

Description & Details

Role as a volunteer:

Volunteers are needed in order to provide assistance on the following recreation programs. Please take note that there are designated times on the corresponding locations, so make sure you are available if committed in volunteering.

Recreation Therapy Programs:

Coffee House = Monday, 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Bingo = Wednesday, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Poker = Thursdays, 2:45 pm – 4:15 pm
Crafts Group = Tuesday, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Foodies Corner = Tuesdays, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Hearts to Art = Wednesdays, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Looming Program = Thursdays, 10:00 – 12:00
Pub Night = Tuesdays, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm (Volunteer must be 19 years or older for this program)
Happy Chefs = Tuesdays, 1:45 pm – 3:45 pm
Community Outings & Special events = Full or half days, with the day of the week varies
Recreation Weekend Programs = Saturday and Sunday morning and afternoon opportunities (Different programs offered each week afternoon)
Social = Wednesdays, 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm (entertainment, scoops ice cream parlour, games)

Additional Information

  • Centre wide orientation plus position specific orientation
  • Required language: English
  • Transportation: Close to bus or streetcar stop
  • Minimum age: 14
  • Minimum hours per week: 2 hours
  • Task requirements: Friendly, enjoy recreation activities and socializing with others, MUST be able to make a minimum four-month commitment to the program
  • Accessibility: Building is accessible

West Park Healthcare Centre is committed to offering manageable employment practices in agreement with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you need accommodation for a disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please direct this in your communication to Volunteer Resources. For further assistance, please contact the Volunteer Resources Department at (416) 243-3600 extension 2097.

How to Apply / Contact

If interested, please contact:

  • Lucy Ngaruiya CVRM
  • Volunteer Resources Coordinator, West Park Healthcare Centre
  • T: 416-243-3600 ext. 2097;
  • 82 Buttonwood Ave., Toronto, ON M6M 2J5
  • lucy.ngaruiya@westpark.org

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