POSITION: Recreation Coordinator – TERM
CLOSING DATE: March 30, 2023 at 4 PM
Under the direction of the Wellness Prevention Manager the Recreation Coordinator develops, plans, organizes, executes activities to meet the social, cultural, recreational, physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community.
- Support, build and maintain meaningful cultural, family and community connections for First Nation children, youth and families.
- Coordinates various services.
- Coordinates and arranges transportation for community participation where as needed.
- Ensures recreational areas are secured to match the cognitive/physical needs of participants.
- Coordinates and provides set up, decorating and clean up following activities.
- Develops, plans, organizes, schedules and delivers recreational programs and activities for the community.
- Develop goals and assessment process for each activity carried out.
- Maintain up to date records of cost and participation of activities.
- Work with the community to determine priorities.
- Schedules and coordinates volunteers.
- Obtains social histories, outing and photo consents, takes photographs for program documentation.
- Other duties as assigned and/or outlined in the job description.
- Must be 18 years of age.
- High School Diploma or equivalent.
- Degree or diploma from an accredited University or College in Recreation and Leisure studies or a similar program preferred. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
- Minimum 2 years of experience working in recreation in a variety of program areas and age groups, including administration and supervision.
- Experience working with and in First Nations Communities.
- Experience supervising program volunteers.
- Experience working with children, youth and families.
- Experience with program development, implementation and reporting.
- Demonstrated organizational and planning skills coupled with good knowledge of current recreational trends.
- Excellent communication skills; written, verbal and interpersonal.
- Strong motivational and leadership skills.
- Respectful to engage people and build relationships.
- Ability to respond effectively and positively in diverse relationships.
- Maintain a high level of independence and self-initiative.
- Ability to work under pressure and adhere to deadlines and commitments.
- Sounds judgement, analytical and decision-making skills.
- Proficient in a variety of computer applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
- Ability to function effectively as a team member.
- Work flexible hours.
Conditions of Employment
- Valid Manitoba Class 5 Driver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle. Current first aid and CPR certificate.
We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Interested applicants are invited to forward a cover letter, resume with two references to: