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Activity Aide - Veteran’s Centre - LGSE - Regular Part-time (0.47 FTE) (214213)

Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 5/20/2022 9:46:37 AM

We currently have a Regular Part-time (0.47 FTE) opportunity for a Activity Aide in the Veteran’s Centre - LGSE department at our Bayview campus.

Hours of Work: Weekdays: Evenings, 5 hrs; As per schedule

Alternating Weekends: Evenings, 5 hrs; As per schedule

Statutory Holidays Required

Summary of Duties:

The Activity Aide, under the leadership of the Activity Aide Supervisor, assists residents to participate in a variety of meaningful activities. These activities include but are not limited to:

  • Engaging residents in one-to-one recreational activities
  • Escorting residents to and from recreation programs, both on the unit and off the unit
  • Preparing residents for meals and assisting as required
  • Providing cueing and support to residents regarding their personal care (e.g. assisting to washroom) when requested by staff
  • Participate in educational activities and other duties as required

The Activity Aide works collaboratively with the inter-professional team to maintain and enhance the quality of life for the residents. The Activity Aide participates as a member of the team in a manner that reflects the Hospital’s Patient Focused Care philosophy, promoting and maintaining good public relations with residents, families, visitors and Hospital staff.


  • Minimum Grade 12 or equivalent as recognized by the Province of Ontario Ministry of Education
  • Experience working with seniors required
  • Dementia care experience required
  • Keen interest in working with the elderly
  • Completion or current enrolment in post-secondary Human Services programs an asset
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally
  • Team player
  • Computer skills required

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 214213 to:

Human Resources
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

To apply, please click "Apply for Position" at the bottom of this page.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Sunnybrook, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days ago. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.