Job Posting 100515

Facilitator, Social Recreation and Wellness Programs
Alzheimer Society
Southern Ontario
closed 11 days ago (Tue, 9 Apr)
part time  •  $22.58 - $28.23 per hour

The Alzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton (ASBHNHH) is looking for a part time Facilitator, Social Recreation and Wellness Programs. Under the direction of the Team Lead, Haldimand Abilities Centre (HAC), this position supports HAC social and wellness programs with a focus on individuals living with dementia and care partners in the Haldimand Community. This position provides support to individuals 1:1 and in group settings.


The Alzheimer Society is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities in which we serve. We respect the diversity in our community that includes, but is not limited to, race, ethnicity, national origin, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, ability, socio-economic status, class, neurodiversity and religion. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Human Rights Code and AODA and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request.


This role is located in our Hagersville office with occasional travel.  Office hours are Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm, but occasional evening and weekend work may be required. The hourly rate for this role is $22.58 to $28.23 working approximately 28 hours per week. We also offer an excellent Group Benefits and RRSP package.



  • Provides 1:1 support and group programming for individuals with dementia and care partners.
  • Connects individuals with diagnosed or suspected dementia and care partners to various community supports and services available at HAC and in the Haldimand community.
  • Works with the Team Lead to develop social and wellness programs and integrate programs for individuals with dementia and care partners at the HAC through quality improvement, program planning and evaluation activities. 
  • Ensures required MSAA (Multi Sector Accountability Agreement) funding targets are met with the support of the Team Lead; is accountable for set monthly targets for the role.
  • Monitor social media channels, respond to inquiries and foster positive interactions with HAC community members.
  • Utilizes social media to promote upcoming events, share program highlights and encourage community participation.
  • Completes program attendance and documentation in agency database and other program-related administration. 
  • Takes an active role in promoting and protecting personal health and safety and the health and safety of others, both staff and consumers. [Sec. 28(2) OHSA]

All above tasks are representative but not all inclusive


Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • University degree or college diploma in Therapeutic Recreation or a related field, or relevant experience in a similar field that compliments the position
  • Demonstrated experience working with individuals with dementia, ABI and/or ABC
  • Demonstrated experience working with older adults
  • Demonstrated experience organizing and facilitating social recreation and wellness programming
  • Knowledge of adult education principles and experience working with populations served by the HAC
  • Ability to build collaborative relationships with professionals from a variety of disciplines
  • Must have proficiency of Microsoft Office Suite applications
  • Must have valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Knowledge of Haldimand County is an asset
  • Fluency in a second language is an asset

Benefits and Working Conditions:

  • 28-hour work week
  • 3 weeks paid vacation to start (+ 2 additional float days)
  • Excellent Group Benefits package
  • Generous paid sick time after 3 months
  • Competitive Group RRSP package after 1 year
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Collaborative and supportive team environment

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