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Recreation Therapy Worker

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Join Our Dynamic Team at Nelson Jubilee Manor in Nelson, BC!

About Us:

We are on the lookout for passionate individuals to become valued members of our thriving Recreation Therapy Department at Nelson Jubilee Manor. Here, we prioritize creating a supportive and engaging environment for our residents, and we need dedicated team members to help us achieve this goal.

Your Role:

As a Recreation Therapy Worker, you will be an integral part of our interdisciplinary team, taking charge of implementing our established Recreation Therapy Program. Your responsibilities will include leading individual and group leisure/recreation therapy programs, organizing various activities such as arts, socio-cultural events, crafts, sports, music, cooking, and gardening. You will also conduct resident programs outside the facility, ensuring residents have everything they need for a memorable outing. In addition, you'll lead one-to-one sessions, groups, and large special events, adapting programs to cater to the diverse needs of our residents.

Work Schedule:

This is a casual position with flexible work requirements ranging from zero to 37.5 hours per week. Rotating day shift options include 08:00 to 16:00.

Opportunities for Growth:

Once you join us in a casual role, you'll have the chance to apply for internal postings, opening doors to permanent part-time or full-time positions. At Nelson Jubilee Manor and within Interior Health, countless success stories begin with casual on-call positions and evolve into fulfilling, long-term careers.

Why Join Us?

• Be part of a fantastic team committed to enhancing the well-being of our residents.
• Embrace a dynamic work environment with diverse opportunities for professional growth.
• Contribute to a positive and supportive workplace culture.

Apply Today:

Take the first step towards an exciting career with us! Apply now to become a vital member of our Recreation Therapy Department at Nelson Jubilee Manor in Nelson, BC. Join us in making a difference in the lives of our residents!


• Grade 12
• Completion of a recognized recreation course(s) plus two year’s recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience


This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Indigenous Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process and/or career exploration, send your question(s) via email to to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

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