Recreation Program Assistant

Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


231 Water St. Port Perry: Scugog Memorial Library26 Beech Ave, Bowmanville: Older Adults Assoc.Douglas Crossing: 6 Douglas Rd, UxbridgePickering, Bowmanville, Uxbridge, Port Perry, Durham L1N 9B2CA
Help for today, hope for tomorrow.


Position Title: Recreation Program Assistant - Volunteer

Minimum Age: 14

Reports To: Program Coordinator or Program Leader

Position Summary: ASDR offers a wider range of physical and social recreation opportunities including; arts, choir, walking programs, coffee socials, exercise programs, and knitting lessons. By applying for this position you are applying to have access to the full range of recreation assistant positions. Contact to learn more to and to get involved in your community.

Role Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Assist the Instructor in facilitating a program of your choice
  • Meet, greet, and social with people who are living with dementia, care partners, volunteers, and other staff members
  • Participate in scheduled programing and provide leadership and support to others
  • Help to create a safe, welcoming, and inclusive atmosphere for new and returning clients
  • Help with the set up and take down process including the physical arrangement of the room as well as planning and preparing for activities
*Recreation assistant positions are available at a variety of position throughout the Durham region for a range of positions.


  • Painting
  • Music Therapy
  • Fitness Instruction
  • Crocheting
  • Visual Arts
  • Music Arts

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies from 3 hrs/ week - 2 hrs/ month

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