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11 May 2022

Part-Time Child Life Assistant

The Hospital for Sick Children – Posted by Anywhere

Job Description

JO#: 16439

Deadline to Apply: 2022-05-20


The Child Life Assistant will assist in supporting the activities of the Child Life department under the scope of the central programming and events.


Here’s What You’ll Get To Do:

  • Assist in developing and implementing individual and group therapeutic activities in Marnie’s Lounge
  • Provide children with opportunities for self expression, distraction, family involvement, peer interaction, and gaining a sense of mastery
  • Support special events and holiday planning
  • Train and supervise volunteers
  • Additional administrative duties and liaison role between community volunteers and entertainment providers will also be included


Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • College certificate in an appropriate discipline such as Early Childhood Studies or Therapeutic Recreation
  • Experience working with children and families with special needs
  • Specific experience in Child Life is preferred
  • Demonstrated belief in constant learning and evidence-based practice
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize critical thinking and problem solving
  • Ability to work well as a team player
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Evening and weekend availability 


Employment Type: Temporary, Part-Time (1 year contract)

How to Apply

To apply, please visit The Hospital for Sick Children's (SickKids) website:

Job Types: Part-Time.

Job expires in 28 days.

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