Job Posting 83723

Summer Activity Worker
LutherCare Communities
Saskatoon area
closed 5 days ago (Wed, 18 May)
canada summer jobs / summer students

The Organization:

LCC is a leading provider of housing communities and supportive healthcare services and has been for over 65 years. LCC is a hybrid organization comprised of a number of companies that include for-profit and not-for-profit.  Services include long-term care, community day programs for adults, seniors’ housing, home support, intermediate care homes, group living homes, and subsidized family housing.  These services are fully accredited, showing our commitment to provide excellence in care, shelter and support. Taking a resident-first, all-inclusive approach, LCC seeks to ensure it maintains the integrity of the organization by always focusing on its residents. LCC does this by placing value on resident’s interests, feedback and guidance, engagement, and collaborative leadership.

The Position:

In support of the Vision, Mission and Values of LutherCare Communities, and with funding from Canada Summer Jobs, we are seeking (4) Summer Activity Workers to join our team. These positions will support long-term care residents in their pursuit of leisure activities and will provide 1:1 visitation support to allow safe residents and family member/friend visitation in both virtual and in-person settings following all COVID-19 Safety Protocols.

Location: These positions are located at Luther Special Care Home in Saskatoon. 

This position is only available to youth who:

  • is between the age of 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;
  • is a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and
  • is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations;

*International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents.

Position Details: 

  • 7 weeks
  • 40 hours per week
  • $11.81 per hour

The Applicant: These positions will provide day-to-day support to Luther Special Care Home that include:

  • Provide assistance with activities of daily living such as eating assistance and range of motion
  • Help support recreation programs as well as assist residents to and from planned programs
  • Ensure supplies are available for activities planned
  • Create posters and informational bulletins
  • Other duties as assigned by the Manager, Staff and Volunteer Development

Applicants would typically have a grade 12 education and have a valid class 5 driver's license. Enrollment in a post-secondary program is preferred. Must have sufficient practical experience to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position and be physically able to perform duties outlined. Experience working with seniors and adults with dementia is an asset. Applicants must have good interpersonal skills, strong work ethic and the ability to effectively deal with seniors. Applicants must be able to read, write, speak and understand English fluently.

We believe in the power of diversity and we're dedicated to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment at LutherCare Communities. We ensure equal opportunity for all applicants and encourage people of all visible minorities and those of any religion, sex, age, ability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression to apply.

LutherCare Communities wishes to thank all applicants for their interest in this position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Applicants must provide a criminal background check prior to employment.

A Safe and Caring Continuum of Living™ for all.

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