Career opportunities

The Alzheimer Society of Durham Region is growing and is interested in qualified, passionate and dedicated candidates to join our team. Please see the links below for complete job descriptions.

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The Alzheimer Society of Durham Region (ASDR) is a community support service organization that provides programs and services to people living with dementia and their care partners in Durham Region. We work closely with other service providers to ensure quality care and support for our clients to achieve our mission to improve the quality of life of people living with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia and their care partners. 

We employ administrative and fund development staff, educators, social workers, social service workers, nurses, occupational therapists, recreation staff, and volunteers who work together as a team to meet the needs of people living with dementia and their care partners. 

We promote an equitable and inclusive environment that is healthy and discrimination-free and recognizes and respects the personal worth, dignity and diversity of our staff, volunteers, students, and Board members. We respect the values and beliefs of all who gather in our organization. 

We are currently hiring for the following roles:

Community Engagement Coordinator - Part Time

The Community Engagement Coordinator is responsible for the planning, implementation, administration, and evaluation of the Dementia Friendly Communities program throughout Durham Region, as well as for the overall coordination of volunteer activities for this program. The Dementia Friendly Communities program aims to create a more inclusive, supportive, and dementia-friendly community that is responsive and respectful to the needs of people living with dementia in Durham Region. The Community Engagement Coordinator also provides support with general society outreach and delivery of public education.

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Recreationist - Permanent Full Time

Under the direction of the Active Living Manager, the Recreationist will be responsible to assist with the design, implementation, evaluation, and delivery of ‘The Social’ and/or the Adult Day Program. The Recreationist will liaise with internal and external referral agents as well as care partners and potential service recipients to coordinate assessments and admissions, create client care plans, and maintain records in the Client Database. The role of Recreationist will also fulfill all expectations outlined in agency Policies and Procedures.

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