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The Perley and Rideau Veterans' Health Centre

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Creative Arts Instructor - Horticulture

JOB POSTING: 2017-197

 The 450 bed Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre is a leading regional resource in long-term, respite and convalescent care, with particular emphasis on providing for the needs of seniors, veterans and people requiring dementia care. We are seeking a motivated and team-oriented individual for the contract position of: 


(45 hours bi-weekly Temporary Contract from May 1 to Dec. 31, 2017)

 With your excellent communication skills and your practical knowledge of gardening, harvesting and food activities, you will provide programming, instruction, guidance and assistance to participating senior residents in the health care environment. This position requires varied day, evening and weekend hours.

 You must possess a Post-secondary degree or diploma in Horticultural Therapy or related Horticulture program from an accredited institution. Bachelor of Fine Arts or Studio Arts Degree with a teaching certificate or equivalent professional experience an asset. Experience working in Long-Term Care and/or with the elderly. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

 All serious candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter, resume and salary expectations by 4:00 p.m. Thursday, July 27th to:

Human Resources Services

The Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre

1750 Russell Road

Ottawa, ON. K1G 5Z6

FAX 613-526-7190

E-Mail: prvhc%23com|jobs

We thank all candidates for applying; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

No telephone inquiries please.