Specialist, Therapeutic Recreation
City of Ottawa
Ottawa, ON, CA
4d ago

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Coordinator, Inclusive Recreation Portfolio, this position is responsible for assisting with all functions relating to the delivery of the Program, a Therapeutic Recreation / Variety day program.

This includes some aspects of Therapeutic Recreation Programming.

Education & Experience

Four year Therapeutic Recreation degree or a three year general degree with a Therapeutic Recreation Diploma.

Minimum Range of Year : 3 to 5 years

Type : Therapeutic Recreation Adult Day Program / ABI / Special Needs / Rehab / Community / Inclusive Recreation

Language, Certificates & Licenses

English oral, reading, writing required

French oral, reading, writing is considered an asset

Current CPI Certification

Current Standard First Aid / CPR "C" certification

Current Automated External Defibrillator (A.E.D.) certification

AODA Accessibility Training

Vulnerable Sector Check

Note : Under the age of 18, requires a Criminal Record and Judicial Matters check in place of the Vulnerable Sector Check.


  • Legislation protecting rights of special needs client, populations
  • Client care
  • Health and Safety legislation, policies and procedures
  • City of Ottawa and Parks & Recreation Branch Policies and Procedures
  • Professional standards of practice, legislative requirements and Policy / Procedures
  • Competencies & Skills

  • Ability to lead small groups
  • Leadership skills
  • Well developed understanding of TR tools
  • Able to design rehab and adapted recreation programming
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