August 02nd, 2022
Permanent Job Postings
How to Apply:
Interested applicants will submit a complete application package including cover letter and resume in .pdf format to: firstname.lastname@example.org (with the job title listed in the subject line).
All applicants will be screened based on receiving a complete application package and according to the qualifications listed in the posting. We thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Commitment to Equitable Recruitment:
The Alzheimer Society of Ontario recognizes the value and dignity of each individual and ensures everyone has genuine, open, and unhindered access to employment opportunities, free from any barriers, systemic or otherwise. We are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive work environment, where the rights of all individuals and groups are protected and all members feel safe, respected, empowered, and valued for their contributions.
Our values include justice and connection and are the guideposts we use for decision-making of all kinds. We believe that this will guide the organization toward a place of inclusion for all - where equity and access to essential supports and services becomes the reality.
We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Human Rights Code and AODA. The Alzheimer Society of Ontario welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity and social justice and we encourage applications from First Nations, Inuit and Métis, Indigenous Peoples of North America, Black and persons of colour, persons with disabilities, people living with dementia, care partners and those who identify as LGBTQ2S+.
Infection Prevention and Control & COVID-19 Considerations:
This position will require consistent wearing of proper PPE and completing education in proper Public Health guidelines surrounding PPE and Covid-19 protocols.
The Society requires that you be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, subject to any accommodation obligations you may have under human rights legislation.
Recreation Programs at the Alzheimer Society Southwest Partners are group-based recreation programs for clients living with dementia. Clients participating in recreation are typically in the early to mid-stages of the disease. The programs are designed to provide cognitive stimulation and social interaction for the person living with dementia. Care partners are also welcomed to participate in certain programs, providing the opportunity to build a support network and get in touch with the community and resources.
Duties and Responsibilities
Evaluations and Other Responsibilities:
You are an enthusiastic, energetic, and highly organized people person with a passion for working with diverse groups of people, older adults, and those living with dementia or cognitive impairment. You have experience coordinating and facilitating therapeutic recreation programs. You enjoy working with a multi-disciplinary team and utilize your excellent interpersonal skills. You are an enthusiastic, highly organized individual with a demonstrated ability to deliver. You manage your time well and you can problem-solve through challenging situations and unexpected circumstances