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Recreation Therapy Worker

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Recreation Therapy Worker Opportunity at Durand Manor in Golden, BC

Join our vibrant team at Durand Manor in Golden, BC, and play a pivotal role in enhancing the well-being and enjoyment of our residents!

As a Recreation Therapy Worker, you will operate within a client-centered framework, collaborating closely with the interdisciplinary team to implement and evaluate our established Recreation Therapy Program.

Your Role:
As a Recreation Therapy Worker, you'll be responsible for executing established individual and group leisure/recreation therapy programs, spanning a wide range of activities such as arts, cultural events, crafts, sports, music, cooking, gardening, and exercises, ensuring residents' active participation and comfort. Additionally, you'll organize program spaces and equipment for events and activities, creating a supportive environment for our residents to thrive. You'll also accompany residents on outings, ensuring they are well-prepared with appropriate clothing and funds, while coordinating with nursing staff to confirm program details. Furthermore, you'll take the lead in facilitating individual and group sessions, adapting programs to address residents' diverse needs, and meticulously maintain accurate attendance records for evaluation and reporting purposes.

Casual Employment Opportunities:
This casual position offers flexible work hours ranging from zero to 37.5 hours per week, with day and evening shifts available. Casual employees can apply for permanent part-time or full-time positions internally, providing avenues for career growth within Interior Health.

Why Join Us?
Embark on a rewarding journey with Durand Manor and Interior Health, where casual positions often lead to fulfilling long-term careers. Seize the opportunity to contribute to the well-being of our residents while advancing your career in a supportive and dynamic environment.

Apply today to join our team and make 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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