Adult Day Program Assistant, Uxbridge

Canada Summer Jobs
Adult Day Program Assistant

We welcome an energetic compassionate individual to join our Adult Day Program this summer as an Adult Day Program Assistant!

Community Care Durham’s Adult Day Program (ADP) offers individuals the opportunity to socialize with their peers, maintain their level of independence while remaining in the community, and provides an opportunity for caregiver relief. Our team works to meet the needs of clients with limitations resulting from aging, mental and/or physical illness and clients with impaired cognition. A typical day of social and recreational programming in the ADP may include crafts, cooking, baking, entertainment, exercising, gardening, special guests and more!

In this role, you will be responsible for assisting with planning and implementing a variety of social and recreational activities for our clients, ensuring client safety and security. In addition, you will assist clients with their activities of daily living and provide support with problem solving to primary caregivers. Office support may include assisting with administrative duties such as updating client files, data entry, creating client intake packages and maintaining service records.

The successful candidate will:
• Apply strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
• Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of the elderly, individuals with mental health issues, and persons with disabilities
• Utilize Microsoft Office Programs efficiently
• Provide a satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Check (as age appropriate)
• Work in a safe manner and promote the health and safety of all staff, volunteers, clients and the community as outlined within CCD policies

Canada Summer Job Requirements:
• Must be considered a Youth, between the ages of 15-30 at the start of employment
• Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred
• Possess a valid Social Insurance Number and be legally entitled to work in Canada

Summer positions are conditional on Community Care Durham receiving funding from Canada Summer Jobs.

Compensation, Hours & Duration: $14.25 hour plus 4% vacation;
June to August–up to 12 weeks 35 hours per week.*
(General office hours 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)
* Duration and weekly hours may change due to funding approval

Please apply in writing referencing posting number CSJ-ADP-04, outlining qualifications and experience by
4pm Friday April 12, 2019 to:
Human Resources, Community Care Durham

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity, values differences and supports the full participation of all employees. We recognize the importance of ensuring that all job seekers and employees are treated with equal respect and dignity, and are protected from discrimination and harassment. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code we provide accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout our hiring process. If you require this information in an alternate format; require communication supports; an accommodation in applying for a posting and/or if you are selected for an interview, please inform our HR department.