Contract: September 2018 – December 2019 (16 months)


THRIVE Child Development Centre/Centre de développement de l’enfant is an incorporated, non-profit Children’s Treatment Centre employing 50 staff made up of occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech-language pathologists, social workers, therapy assistants, early childhood educators and support staff. We provide inter-disciplinary pediatric rehabilitation, respite care, an on-site child care program and resource support to community child care centres in Sault Ste. Marie and throughout the District of Algoma. Our philosophy of service delivery upholds family involvement and enablement as an integral part of effective intervention. Our services support the long-term outcomes of community participation and quality of life.


If you are seeking a dynamic and challenging role in supporting the development of children and youth with a variety of physical, developmental and communicative challenges, THRIVE has a position for you. Using a family-centred, strengths-based approach, you will join our experienced and dedicated professional staff to provide a range of assessment, intervention and community based services.


We currently require an Occupational Therapist on a contract basis, from September 2018 to December 2019 (16 months). This position supports children & youth in Sault Ste. Marie and surrounding areas throughout the District of Algoma. As the successful candidate, you will have a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy, will be eligible for membership in the College of Occupational Therapy of Ontario and will have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle. Location: Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma District.


Benefits include a competitive salary, paid sick days, and contribution to a leading industry pension plan. Eligibility for a moving allowance will be considered.


If you are interested in building a brighter future for children and strengthening families, submit your resume by July 13, 2018 to:


Business Director

THRIVE Child Development Centre

74 Johnson Avenue

Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6C 2V5

Fax: (705) 759-0783


Please reference “OT ad” in your email subject line.


All applications are appreciated; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. THRIVE Child Development Centre is an equal opportunity employer.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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