segunda-feira, 31 de outubro de 2011

Temporary PROGRAM ASSISTANT (part-time)

The Program Assistant assists the Programmer in planning and implementing program activities; contacts participants and arranges transportation; greets & assists participants at the door of the Day Services site; assists participants with personal care, e.g. toileting, dressing, receiving medication, transfers from wheelchairs, heavy lifting, etc.; liaises with Cook to ensure specific needs of participants are met; and ensures personal safety and the health and safety of program staff, students, volunteers, participants and visitors at all site locations. This position also assists participants to actively participate in activities as planned for the program or special outings.
Qualifications include:
· College Diploma in Recreational Services/Therapy Assistant, Gerontology OR College Diploma in related field with certificate in Gerontology or Recreational Leadership/Programming or equivalent
· Standard First Aid, AED and CPR certification
· Valid Driver's License and use of Personal Vehicle for travel to various program sites in Cambridge and North Dumfries Township
· One year previous work experience implementing activation and recreation Programs, both in a group setting and on a one-to-one basis with individuals who are frail and/or developmentally, cognitively or physically impaired, living with chronic disease or mental health issues or other populations with special needs
· The ability and knowledge to carry out proper lifting and transfer techniques
· The ability to communicate in a second language such as Portuguese, Spanish would be an asset
This position is available in January 2012 for approximately 12 months. The position offers a current hourly salary range of $22.82 to $26.79 and the days of work are Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This is a unionized position and reports to the Community Support Services Supervisor (Allan Reuter Centre).
Our staff is aware this position is being advertised externally.
Applications are being accepted until 4:30 p.m., Friday, November 11, 2011
This position is advertised through WORKOPOLIS
Please ensure you answer the questionnaire that follows after you have submitted your resume.
We thank all who apply, however, only those who will be interviewed will be contacted by the Human Resources Services Division.
Personal information in relation to the recruitment and hiring process is collected under the authority outlined in the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (28-2). This information will be used to determine eligibility for employment with the City of Cambridge.

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