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Educator - Day Services

Federation CJA

Federation CJA

Canada · Montreal, QC, Canada
Posted on Saturday, January 28, 2023

Posting Date


Job Title

Reporting to

Program Manager - Day Services

Salary Range


Cummings Jewish Centre for Seniors (CJCS)

Job Summary

The Educator’s role is to work with participants of the Therapeutic Dementia Care Program (commonly referred to as the “Drop In”) and their caregivers. The Educator will facilitate therapeutic recreational programming based on the needs of older adults living with Dementia and provide support to caregivers in the program.


• Research, preparation, and implementation of stimulating in-person recreational
programming for people living with dementia (PLWD).
• Maintain a caseload of participants and their respective caregivers. This consists of
communicating with families regarding program logistics, providing education about
dementia, offering support and referrals to community resources.
• Collaborate and work in a multi-disciplinary team with the program’s core team, students,
volunteers, and other specialists.
• To assume administrative responsibilities and reporting requirements.
• Consult and work with internal and external professionals and community partners to build
solid partnerships.

Education, Knowledge and Skills

• Minimum Special Care Counselling DEC, Bachelor’s degree is a plus (e.g. Therapeutic
Recreation, Social Work)
• Experience in recreational activity planning
• Competency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook & Zoom
• Experience working with people living with dementia and their caregivers an asset
• Knowledge of the Jewish community and other cultures an asset

• Solid base of clinical knowledge and skills
• Excellent listening and communication skills
• Organized, collaborative, works well with teams
• Strong organizational and administrative skills

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