Careers That Make Life Better

For over 40 years, ARBI’s team has been dedicated to making life better for individuals with brain injuries and their families. We believe that every client and every family deserves to have hope for the future. ARBI team members share this belief and are vital to helping brain injury and stroke survivors regain their independence and live fulfilling lives.

If you are looking for a rewarding career, are passionate about helping people, and are motivated to make a difference, we encourage you to apply and join the ARBI team.

  • Comprehensive health and dental coverage
  • Paid vacation starting at three weeks
  • Group RRSP matching program
  • Positive, supportive work environment
  • Research/pilot project opportunities
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Flexibility

If you are interested in future opportunities, please submit your CV to:

Community Recreation Assistant Temporary Part-Time (0.6 FTE)

This position will be temporary part-time (0.6 FTE) from July 2024 to March 2025. Contract renewal is dependent on confirmation of ongoing funding.

A highly motivated, caring, and skilled individual is needed to provide support for adults with acquired brain injury to participate in therapeutic recreational activities in a community-based rehabilitation program and clinical setting.


  • As a team member of the Recreation Program, facilitate recreation therapy programming in a group and one-to-one setting
  • Provide support for adults with acquired brain injury to participate in leisure activities at ARBI, in the community, and in continuing care homes
  • Provide ongoing supervision and support for clients and volunteers
  • Work closely with a client-centered, multi-disciplinary team under the direction of a Recreation Therapist(s)
  • Communicate closely with families/guardians and residential staff regarding client-related needs and/or concerns
  • Administrative duties that support the Recreation Program
  • Assist with the development and evaluation of recreation programs, including partnerships with community organizations and continuing care homes
  • Engage in ongoing continuing education and support student placements
  • Other duties as assigned by Recreation Therapist(s)


  • Therapeutic Recreation or Therapy Assistant diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution strongly preferred. Consideration may be given to applications with equivalent education and/or experience
  • Experience in a rehabilitation environment and/or with the brain injury population
  • Emergency First Aid or CPR
  • Vehicle is required and a valid Class 5 Driver’s License


Please forward curriculum vitae to: Geri Turner, Director, Community & Wellness Programs:

Application Deadline: July 19th, 2024

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