Job Posting 98776

Recreation Facilitator
Alzheimer Groupe (AGI)
Montreal Metro area
5555 Westminster Avenue Suite 304, Cote Saint Luc, H4W 2J2
closes in 4 days (Thu, 29 Feb)
full time  •  33,000.00-46,000.00

Reporting to the Support Service Managers, the Recreation Facilitator works in
collaboration with activity centre staff to lead and co-facilitate in-person and virtual
programming for people living with dementia. This role ensures the safety and comfort of
participants through assistance with ambulation and bathroom hygiene.

About Alzheimer Groupe Inc (AGI)
Located in Montreal, Quebec, Alzheimer Groupe Inc (AGI) is a charitable organization that
offers therapeutic programs to individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and other
dementias. Additionally, AGI provides support services to families and professional care
partners, focusing on best practices in dementia care while sensitizing the community at
large through education and awareness.

Job Type
• Full-time – 35 hours/week
• Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
• Occasional evenings as required by activities and programming needs
• In-Office (primary) and telework. Telework determined by the Executive Director. If
employees work from home, they are required to be available for emails, calls and
meetings during regular business hours providing effective and prompt
communication while completing all job responsibilities.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Assesses clients’ functions and abilities
• Evaluates if clients are in the appropriate programs, making recommendations to
transfer to another program if necessary
• In conjunction with the Recreation Therapist:
       o Evaluates programs’ strengths, weaknesses, efficiencies, and effectiveness in responding to client needs
       o Adopts, adapts, and modifies programs to ensure client satisfaction, full participation and leisure enjoyment
       o Create recreation programs and activities that respond to individual clients and overall group dynamic
       o Maintains and keeps abreast of current and future interventions and programs
• Facilitates in-person and virtual programming for people living with dementia
• Provides for the safety and comfort of in-person clients by assisting with transfers,
toileting and bathroom hygiene. Advises team of any changes to client abilities and
changes with activities of daily living while in the activity centre,
• Works in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary staff
• Co-supervises and mentors students in placement or volunteers
• Other duties as assigned

Essential Qualifications
• College diploma or technical training in leisure and recreation
• Previous experience working with people living with dementia and providing assistive
care related to daily activities
• Knowledge of Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias and the impact on the
• Fluent in English and French
• Comprehensive Knowledge of Microsoft Office
• Ability to demonstrate empathy, flexibility and leadership
• Strong ethical standards and respect for client confidentiality
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Proactive and takes initiative, seeing the big picture.
• Positive outlook, ability to integrate and collaborate with other professionals

Remuneration and Benefits
• $33,000 to $46,000 annually, commensurate with education and experience
• Following a successful 3-month probationary period:
→ 4% vacation indemnity (2 weeks); paid leave during December holidays
(dates determined by the Executive Director)
→ 2 sick days, 3 personal days, 2 family obligation days per year
→ Group Benefits Package that includes Health and Dental, AD&D, life
insurance, dependent life insurance, long-term disability, critical illness
and access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
→ Voluntary Retirement Savings Plan (VRSP)

How to apply
Interested candidates may mail or email their resume to the attention of:
Marivic Aplaon
Alzheimer Groupe Inc (AGI)
5555 Westminster Avenue, Suite 304
Montreal, QC H4W 2J2

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