Job Opportunities

Recreation Assistant-Part-time, 8 month term

AVENS currently has a temporary and exciting role available in the Recreation Department:

Reporting to the Volunteer and Recreation Supervisor, The Recreation Coordinator is responsible for organizing, implementing and coordinating group activities to enhance the social, physical and psychological well-being of residents at AVENS – A Community for Seniors.

Education and Experience Requirements

 Education or training related to Recreation Therapy

  • Current certification in Standard First Aid, CPR (level C)
  • Experience working with an elderly population and individuals with dementia is preferred
  • Must be able to obtain, provide and maintain a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check

Equivalencies of education and experience may be considered. For more information on necessary qualifications, knowledge, skills, abilities, and essential job functions of this position, please email [email protected]

Pay and Benefits

SALARY: $30.09 per hour

PENSION PLAN: Term position, not eligible

GROUP BENEFITS: GROUP BENEFITS: dental, extended health care and vision, life insurance, accidental death & disability insurance, long term disability insurance and dependent life insurance

VACATION: Collective Agreement governs how term vacation leave is allotted and administered

SICK LEAVE: based on hours worked

OTHER BENEFITS: free energized parking, a subsidized meal plan, the gratifying feeling of knowing you are making the difference in the daily lives of seniors.


Applications will only be accepted through email or in person. Email [email protected]

Please note – only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. No late applications will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by Wednesday August 12, 2020

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