Therapeutic Recreation Assistant

Time Commitment: 
Long-Term (6+ months)
Deadline to Apply: 
Friday, August 30, 2019
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Work alongside our Therapeutic Recreation staff with the Veterans at our Parkwood location!  This is a great opportunity for students to acquire their 40 hours of community service (needed for highschool graduation), for those seeking more experience in a healthcare environment, or for anyone wanting to work with our Veterans. 

Position details include:

  • assist Therapeutic Recreation staff to implement recreation programs for their patient population

  • assist with promotion of programs to residents

  • assist residents who require portering to and from program (by pushing their wheelchair)

  • interact with residents and assist them in various recreational activities (from crafts to sports)

  • encourage a welcoming and positive program environment

  • assist with the preparation, execution and cleanup of program areas

  • provide 1:1 visits with patients, as required

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