Current Openings0.52 FTE Therapeutic Recreation Attendant

Therapeutic Recreation Attendant

0.52 FTE Term Position


This position involves working with a variety of residents with varying medical and

psycho-social needs following the direction of the department manager.

The position functions in a manner that is consistent with the mission, vision and values of Salem Home Inc.


  1. Minimum Grade 12 education or equivalent
  2. Required to complete Violent Prevention Program, CARES and Dementability upon hire
  3. Has completed or willing to complete Food Safe Level 1 course
  4. Has completed or willing to complete Safe Feeding Techniques seminar
  5. Has completed four courses in Recreation Facilitator for Older Adults Certificate Program OR Activity Connections online courses.
  6. Verbal and written communication skills in English
  7. Physical and mental health to meet job requirements
  8. Ability to relate and communicate with empathy and compassion
  9. Physical and trained ability to assist residents
  10. Patience, adaptability and genuine understanding of dementia are essential
  11. Ability to remain calm when dealing with residents with cognitive impairment
  12. Ability to work well with a team and follow care plan directions
  13. Second language such as Low German or High German is an asset
  14. Please apply directly online at or by email to
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