Professional Experience

Work Experience

Recreationist

Baycrest

North York, Ontario                                                                                      01/2023 – Present  

  • Plan home-wide events to foster community and connection

  • Develop and implement goal-oriented therapeutic programs for residents in the Apotex Centre, Jewish Home for the Aged

  • Coordinate with outside vendors to implement therapeutic-based programs 

Recreation Therapist Assistant

Maple Health Centre

Maple, Ontario                                                                                        05/2021 – 08/2021  

  • Create, plan, and run group programs for the residents based on the needs and interests of the individuals

  • Develop recreation/leisure-based interventions to assist in the health and well-being of the clients

  • Complete recreation/leisure assessments with new clients and their caregivers and complete and update clients care plans

  • Used mindfulness practices to help clients manage their difficult behaviours

Outreach Program Staff

Reena

Thornhill, Ontario                                                                                        06/2019 – 08/2019  

  • Supported individuals with developmental disabilities on a one-on-one and a one-on-three basis

    through various recreational programs and delegated tasks to volunteers

  • Designed and guided art and physical activities to improve individuals’ participation and satisfaction

  • Implemented communication and problem-solving skills when faced with challenges

Sales Associate

Terra Garden Center

Vaughn, Ontario                                                                                        04/2018 – 04/2019  

  • Consulted with customers on a broad cross-section of products

  • Successfully maintained plant health and built custom planters 

Marketing and Human Resources Assistant

Digitcom Canada

Toronto, Ontario                                                                                        05/2017 – 08/2017  

  • Refreshed and updated the company’s website using HTML to increase customer usability

  • Created and implemented direct marketing campaigns for existing customers

  • Reviewed resumes and assisted HR with interviewing candidates for a position in the inside sales department

Extracurricular Experience

After School Program Assistant

Family SOS

Spryfield, Nova Scotia                                                                               09/2019 – 03/2020

  • Assisted the program leaders in taking care of the after-school program participants

  • Created and ran multiple art activities for as many as 20 participants with varying levels of skill

  • Designed and implemented a weekly art and lunch program for adults in the community 

Marketing and Program Coordinator Co-op Student

Revera: The Renior Retirement Residence 

Newmarket, Ontario                                                                               07/2017 – 06/2017  

  • Created and promoted events, managed activities, and schedules, and worked on promotional activities

  • Assisted the residents in their daily activities 

Program Coordinator

Richview Retirement Residence

Richmond Hill, Ontario                                                                               09/2019 – 03/2020

  • Assisted the program leaders in taking care of the after-school program participants

  • Created and ran multiple art activities for as many as 20 participants with varying levels of skill

  • Designed and implemented a weekly art and lunch program for adults in the community 

We Can Change the world day fundraiser

We Charities

Richmond Hill, Ontario                                                                               01/2013 – 02/2015  

  • Instrumental in fundraising and organizing a large event that successfully raised $30,000 to adopt a village in Kenya

Click here to view my full resume: Wiener, Jessica – Resume 2022

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