Job Posting 72088

Community Care Durham
York / Durham area
closes in 2 days (Wed, 16 Jun)
on-call / relief / casual  •  $20.90 per hour with 4% vacation pay

Recreationist, Adult Day Program (2)



We are seeking enthusiastic and creative team members to join our Adult Day Program staff. Reporting to the Community Hub Manager and supported by the Adult Day Program Coordinator in day-to-day decision making, the Recreationist is responsible for implementing the Adult Day Program services and participates effectively as a member of the Community Care Durham staff team.


Working from our multiple locations in Durham Region (Ajax-Pickering, Clarington, Whitby and Uxbridge); Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Planning, implementing and evaluating social recreation programming to meet clients’ needs
  • Assisting with activities of daily living, including client transfers and hygiene
  • Completing client progress notes, assisting with medications and documentations, and recording updates in communication book
  • Participating in team meetings to provide input and suggestions on changes to internal procedures/practices, review agency/policy updates, work towards ADP goals, review client care needs
  • Providing support to clients and caregivers
  • Supporting the current ADP COVID -19 Hybrid model (Zoom programming, telephone checks, porch visits, deliver activity kits, etc.)
  • Additional duties and projects as assigned and promoting CCD services



Qualifications required:


  • Post-secondary diploma in social recreation, gerontology or a health-related field and experience in adult day programming and/or community-based services
  • Current Emergency First Aid Certificate CPR C & AED required
  • Good knowledge of the principles and practices of community respite or adult day programs
  • A solid working knowledge of Alzheimer’s Disease/Dementia processes and a holistic approach to recreation strategies, including the Montessori methods for dementia
  • Satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Check or Enhanced Police Record Check
  • Sensitivity to adults with needs related to aging, physical and/or mental health
  • Adhere to COVID-19 safety practices
  • Must work in a safe manner and promote the health and safety of all staff, volunteers, clients and the community as outlined within CCD policies


Compensation: $20.90 per hour with 4% vacation pay.

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