Job Posting 101183

Health & Wellness Program Intern
Caledon Community Services
Halton / Peel area
Bolton, ON
closed 12 days ago (Thu, 16 May)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  $16.55 per hour

Canada Summer Jobs Summer Employment Opportunity

Health & Wellness Program Intern

(Canada Job Bank Classification Job Title:  Recreation Therapy Assistant)

Position Details:   Seasonal Full-Time, 35 hours per week for 8 weeks (daytime hours Monday – Friday)

Total Hours:      280                                   

Compensation: $16.55/hour     

Start Date:         **June 10, 2024**                  

Anticipated End Date:   August 2, 2024

Location:            CCS Health Services Office, 4 Industrial Rd., Bolton, ON

Deadline to Apply:  May 16, 2024 (noon)

Agency Overview: Throughout the entirety of the Town of Caledon, Caledon Community Services (CCS) is helping shape the future of a caring and engaged Caledon community.  Our social service programs address community needs in a uniquely challenging and increasingly diverse GTA community.  CCS is home to Caledon’s only accessible transportation program, the Exchange Community Hub that includes food support and a range of activities, the Caledon Specialist Clinic, and personal support services for seniors. We offer settlement services and language classes for newcomers and comprehensive employment services for job seekers and local businesses. We provide paid training programs for Caledon youth as well as exciting internships and volunteer opportunities.  Finally, we invite the community to shop at Evolve, a retail shopping destination. We host a variety of fundraising events annually.  We invite you to volunteer with us. Proceeds raised support service delivery for many of our programs. The breadth of our services makes for compelling opportunities to attract new friends and raise support for our work. Learn more at ccs4u.org. 

Summary of Responsibilities: 

Under the supervision of the Manager, Seniors Health & Wellness program, the incumbent will be responsible for:

  • Facilitating in the coordination and implementation of a variety of activities for Seniors designed to improve their general health and social wellness; activities may include physical exercise, social interactions, creative and recreational activities;
  • Assisting with the planning and coordination of recreation activities one-on-one and to groups;
  • Providing administrative support to the Program Coordinator;
  • Assisting with program requirements and activity preparations;
  • Travelling throughout the Caledon area on a daily basis;
  • Other duties as assigned to assist the program.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary field of study that would be an asset to this position:  Activation & Recreation,
  • Life Enrichment - Art Therapy, Music Therapy, Complementary Therapy, Health & Wellness, Gerontology or related field;
  • Leadership & planning skills; Group facilitation skills as related to activation and recreation;
  • Experience working with older adults 55+ is an asset;
  • Access to a vehicle, valid driver’s license and insurance;
  • Able and willing to travel throughout the Caledon area;
  • Ability to set up materials required for recreational activities and the ability to facilitate physical exercises
  • Police records check – vulnerable sector will be required.

To be eligible for this Canada Summer Jobs initiative, individuals must:

  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of the employment*
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
  • Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

*Note: International students are not eligible for the Canada Summer Jobs Program. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian citizens or permanent residents.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest but will only be contacting those selected for an interview. CCS is an equal opportunity employer encouraging applications from qualified individuals from diverse groups including Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientation or gender identity and other grounds identified under the Ontario Human Rights Code. CCS will provide information and/or accommodation pertaining to this job posting and/or the recruitment process in an accessible manner upon request.

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