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Recreation Assistant-6 month term

Avens - A Community for Seniors
December 19, 2022
Yellowknife, NT
Job Type
Base Salary
$30.69-34.82 per hour


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

Pay and Benefits

SALARY: $30.69-34.82 per hour

PENSION PLAN: Not available on short term positions

GROUP BENEFITS: GROUP BENEFITS: Not available on short term positions

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

SICK LEAVE: Collective Agreement governs how sick leave is allotted and administered.

OTHER BENEFITS: Subsidized meal plan, supportive team environment, 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

Please note – only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. No late applications will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by Friday January 6, 2023.

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