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Recreation Therapy Worker

Position Summary

Join Our Recreation Services Team in Creston, BC.

About Us:
Are you passionate about enhancing the lives of individuals through engaging recreational activities? Swan Valley Lodge in Creston, BC, is seeking a dedicated Recreation Therapy Worker to join our dynamic team. Working within a client-centered model, you'll play a vital role in implementing our established Recreation Therapy Program, contributing to the well-being and enjoyment of our residents.

Your Role:
As a Recreation Therapy Worker, your responsibilities will encompass a wide range of activities designed to meet the physical, social, cognitive, spiritual, and emotional needs of our residents. From organizing arts, sports, and cultural events to leading individual and group sessions, you'll create a stimulating environment that fosters growth and connection. Your role will also involve planning and accompanying residents on outings, ensuring their safety and enjoyment. Additionally, you'll collaborate with our interdisciplinary team, reporting any changes or concerns and participating in care conferencing and program evaluation.

Work Schedule:
This position offers a rotating schedule of day and evening shifts, providing flexibility and work-life balance.

What We Offer:
• Relocation allowance for eligible positions
• Comprehensive employer-paid benefits package
• Recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary
• Employer-paid training and education opportunities
• Employee and Family Assistance Program
• Job stability in a collaborative team environment

Why Join Us?
Swan Valley Lodge offers a supportive and inclusive work environment where you can make a meaningful impact on the lives of our residents. Embrace the opportunity to grow professionally, supported by a comprehensive benefits package and a team that values your contributions.

Apply today to become part of our dedicated team in Creston, BC, and make a difference in the lives of others through the power of recreation therapy.


Grade 12, completion of a recognized recreation course(s) plus two year’s recent, related 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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