Recreation Leader - Children's Services

District of Mission

Mission is located in the lower mainland of BC, and is nestled on the southern coastal mountain slopes overlooking the lush Fraser River Valley. Mission is a rapidly growing and dynamic community of approximately 38,000 residents, located 15 minutes north of the US border and 70 kilometers east of Vancouver. Although Mission is part of a broader metropolitan area, it still maintains its distinct and welcoming small town flavor.

If...working for a growing community and making a difference...
working for a progressive employer in the beautiful Fraser Valley...
working with an exceptional team, appeals to you...
You may be the person we are seeking.

Recreation Leader - Children's Services

Full-time, temporary (18 months)

Are you eager to ensure that the children of this community have a variety of recreational programs to enhance their well-being? If so, this opportunity could be for you!

Our Parks, Recreation & Culture Department is seeking an energetic, organized individual to coordinate a variety of programming for children’s programs including primarily the Club Kids program. Under the general direction of the Program Coordinator, you will assist with the planning, delivery, coordination, marketing, budgeting and evaluating of children’s programs. You will also recruit, supervise, coordinate and schedule instructors for the programs.

We are looking for a self-directed individual who is able to effectively organize and prioritize their workload and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced recreation environment.

Along with a Certificate in Community Recreation with a focus on children’s services, or a related field such as Child and Youth Care or Social Work, supplemented by a supervisory course, the preferred candidate will have three years’ of experience working directly with children’s programs in a community recreation environment combined with experience in program planning, administration, supervision and training of staff. You will have also have knowledge of the Community Care and Assisted Living Act and Child Care Licensing Regulations.  

Excellent customer-service and interpersonal skills are necessary to establish and maintain effective working relationships and excellent communication skills to work with internal and external customers.  You must have valid Standard First Aid certification, current CPR certification and a valid BC driver’s license.

The hourly rate for this temporary, full-time CUPE position is $32.44 plus an additional 12.4% in lieu of all benefits following successful completion of the probationary period. The hours of work will be Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., on a 9-day fortnight schedule (extended hours for 9 days and 1 day off every two weeks). This temporary position will conclude at the end of August 2020.

If this career opportunity interests you, please apply via the Careers page on our website (Job ID 2019-04) by Tuesday, February 19, 2019.
We thank all interested candidates; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Organization: District of Mission
Location: Mission, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation
Posted: February 4, 2019, 7:39 am
Expires: February 19, 2019, 4:30 pm

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