Job Posting 61176

Activation Leader
North York Seniors Centre
Toronto Metro area, Thornhill
closes in 4 days (Mon, 2 Mar)
full time

Activation Leader

Hesperus Village, Thornhill

Full-time, 35 hours/week

Flexible work hours may  include some evening and weekends



North York Seniors Centre provides programs and services to promote the physical, emotional and social well-being of adults 55+ living in our diverse community.


This position reports to the Supervisor, Care @ Hesperus.


  • Research, implement, evaluate daily programs for clients with dementia
  • Assess and assist clients in program participation, respond to clients’ concerns and needs
  • Assist in the development of care plans and maintain documentation on client’s progress/changes
  • Assist clients with activities of daily living
  • Participate in continuous quality improvement processes and assist team with research and development of best practices
  • Promote and maintain a high standard of customer service that is client focused
  • Take all necessary precautions to ensure the health and safety of themselves, clients, staff, volunteers and students


Qualifications/ Skills:

    Education:             Activation, Therapeutic Recreation, Gerontology or Social Service Worker Diploma


  • Minimum of 1 year of working experience with seniors with cognitive and physical disabilities, preferably in an Adult Day Program setting


  • Own vehicle with valid driver’s license
  • Proven skills in therapeutic recreation programming
  • Current Safe Food Handler’s Certificate
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English (verbal and written); other
  • languages, an asset
  • Good physical condition as position requires lifting of heavy objects and supporting/assisting clients
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification            

Please submit your resume by March 2, 2020 to:

Mail:                                North York Seniors Centre,  Attn: Human Resources Department

                                        21 Hendon Avenue, Toronto, ON   M2M 4G8

Fax:                                 416 733.1858       

E Mail:                           


No phone calls, please.

North York Seniors Centre is an equal opportunity employer.  Thank you to all who express interest in this position.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


North York Seniors Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’).  Applicants need to make their request for accommodation known when contacted.

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