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Community Recreation Leader

Job Number:
J0224-1195
Job Title:
Community Recreation Leader
Job Type:
Contractor
Subgroup:
NF01 - Other(non-Fund)
Location:
Abbotsford & Matsqui Recreation Centres
Number of Positions:
4
Date Posted:
February 27, 2024
Closing Date:
June 30, 2024
Salary:
$18.30 - $22.80/Hour


Term Contract Opportunity –Community Recreation Leaders


Location:                 Abbotsford Parks, Recreation, and Culture Facilities

Position Title:         Community Recreation – Leaders and Instructors –(Sport programs, arts and crafts programs, birthday parties, child minding, special events and drop-in activities)

Number of Positions:     As needed

Hours of Work:               Various hours per week dependent on programs

Start & End Date:          On going

Rate of Pay:                   $18.30 - $22.80 hourly + 4% in lieu of benefits

Under the supervision of the Community Recreation Programmers, Community Recreation Leaders are responsible for planning and facilitating a variety of social, cultural, sport and general interest activities for early years, child, youth and adult programs.

Core Characteristics:

  • Outstanding leadership and customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a culturally diverse community setting
  • Excellent customer service, communication skills & positive attitude

Duties:

  • Plan and lead weekly pre-registered programs (sports, arts & crafts, dance, cooking, early years, parent participation, children, youth and adult)
  • Supervise, facilitate and lead drop-in sessions
  • Childminding
  • Supervise Birthday parties
  • Lead games, sports, and craft making activities with children
  • Lead activities at special events
  • Set-up and take down of programs
  • Report safety hazards and respond to First Aid incidents

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and experience playing/instructing a variety of sports.
  • Knowledge and experience instructing a variety of recreation programs and activities.
  • Knowledge and experience leading/supervising children (new born - 12 years old) while providing a safe and fun environment for program participants. 
  • Knowledge and experience leading games and craft making activities with children.
  • Leadership skills including ability to model appropriate behaviors and demonstrate sound judgment while creating a positive, enthusiastic & fun environment.
  • Current Emergency First Aid or Standard First Aid with CPR ‘C’ & AED cerfitifcation.
  • High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development Certificate considered an asset.

The applicant/ incumbent will be required to provide a satisfactory criminal record check in order to work in this position and to report to their Manager if any criminal charges are laid against them that may be related to their employement.

Posting Closing date: June 30, 2024

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