Recreation Programmer PPT(0.8)

The Recreation Programmer reports directly to the Director of Recreation Therapy and Volunteer Services and is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating recreation programs. Duties also include assessing residents and documenting residents' participation and progress. The Recreation Programmer helps supervise volunteers.


  • Assess the resident's leisure interests and records the results through recreation leisure profiles
  • Work cooperatively and collaboratively with the inter-disciplinary team in carrying out the resident's intervention plan and communicating resident's information to the team
  • Develope individual and group recreation programs


  • Minimum 2 year post secondary diploma in Recreation/Leisure Studies or an undergraduate degree in Recreation
  • Must be creative and innovative
  • Sincerely enjoy working with seniors
  • Basic computer skills
  • Experience working in a health care setting
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About Oakwood Terrace

Our Organization

Oakwood Terrace has been providing high quality residential long term care to patients since 1982. We recognise our ongoing success is achieved by skilled and engaged employees that are valued by the organization. As a company we always aim to retain employees first and foremost and when not possible carefully recruit individuals that share our values and strengthen our ability to deliver patient focused services in a holistic, home-like environment.

Oakwood is a small organization with 150 valued employees based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Recognised provincially as a good employer and nationally for quality, care and innovation by Accreditation Canada we are confident our workplace fosters a positive environment for all.

We have a team approach that respect and appreciates our employees feedback. We are transparent and also never forget we are not perfect; but we will always strive to be so, the first step of achieving this is to recruit you, our next employee.
Our Vision
A place to live, and for staff to work, where all are valued and respected.

What We Offer

  • An environment where you will be respected and valued.
  • Comprehensive health benefits including dental.
  • A pension plan.
  • Employee assistance program.
  • Training, education and learning development.
  • Corporate membership rates with Goodlife Fitness.
  • Free parking.
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