Recreation Aide (Summer Position)

GEF Seniors Housing

Recreation Aide (Summer Position)

GEF Seniors Housing
Description of Position / skills Required

Details:  Full time, Days, 30 hours per week, Monday to Friday, various shifts between 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (Hours may vary on occasion to meet the needs of the program, occasional weekend events. This is a temporary summer position beginning on July 2, 2019, ending on or before August 23, 2019)
Pay Scale: $17.00 per hour
Location: Virgina Park, 11033 – 76 Street NW, Edmonton, AB, T5B 4T2

Typical Duties: The successful candidate will be responsible for set up and take down of events, execute daily activities and events for the recreation program and assist the Recreation Coordinator when needed. This position will also be responsible for assisting residents on scheduled outings and to assist in the planning, organization and implementation of meaningful programs for the residents, in collaboration with the Recreation coordinator as well as other site specific duties as assigned. The Recreation Aide will report to the Recreation Coordinator.   




Certifications / Qualifications / Education

Experience/Education Preferences:

  • Strong English communication skills, both written and verbal is required
  • Completed or currently enrolled in a post-secondary education program is required preferably in areas of Social Work, Recreation, Human Sociology, or Human Ecology.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Suite programs, such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook is required

Other Requirements:

  • Excellent communication and time management skills is required
  • Knowledge and awareness of current issues affecting seniors is preferred
  • Experience with interviewing, active listening skills, and interpreting information is an asset
  • Flexible, adaptable, and able to work effectively in a cross-cultural context
  • Ability to work as a team toward achieving common goals
  • Own vehicle and valid driver’s license is an asset
Job Location
Edmonton, AB
Nature of Work
Full Time, Temporary
Volunteer Opportunities, Human Services, Recreation and Sport
$17.00 per hour
How to Apply

Please send your resume quoting job posting number
(V20) RCA 3 by June 4, 2019 to:
Human Resources, GEF Seniors Housing
14220-109 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5N 4B3
Fax: 780-482-4054 | Email: