- Language training provided
- Paid time off
- Tuition reimbursement
WHO WE ARECFMWS. A job with purpose. Our 4000+ person strong organization champions a healthy, fun, creative and active lifestyle for Canadian Armed Forces members, Veterans and their families. Help us deliver a variety of recreation and fitness programs, offer family support, organize charity events and make sure our members access retail, travel and banking discounts and customized financial services. At Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services (CFMWS), we love what we do. And we live it too.
THE ROLEImagine spending time with a great group of people and sharing your passions. We are searching for energetic and talented people to take on exciting challenges and contribute to our community.
Our recreation leaders work in multiple fun positions in various locations and program formats ranging from weekly classes to day camps. In each program, you will have the opportunity to lead activities that help our community members learn new skills and make social connections.
You will be working mainly with preschoolers, children and youth in this position.
You will be leading arts and crafts, fitness and wellness, performing arts, sports and outdoor adventure activities.
You will get experience designing recreational programs, teaching and leading individuals and groups while ensuring a healthy and safe environment. Working for us is a great way to turn your passion into a career. This is your chance to get paid to play.
Education, Certifications and Licenses
An acceptable combination of education, training, and experience will be considered
Current CPR and Basic First Aid qualifications
A valid driver’s license (Province), an asset
HIGH FIVE Principles of Healthy Child Development or HIGH FIVE Sport (successful completion by end of probation)
HIGH FIVE Healthy Minds for Healthy Children (successful completion by end of probation)
In working with children
In programming activities for children
In leading children in activities
In ensuring safety protocols and procedures
Competencies, Skills and Abilities
Client focus, organizational knowledge, communication, innovation, teamwork and leadership
English Essential / Bilingual an asset
Health Benefits: Accidental Death and Dismemberment coverage.
Work Life Balance: Paid/unpaid leave, including vacation pay, family related leave and personal days.
Retirement Planning: A Defined Benefit Pension Plan and Group Savings Plans.
Learning and Development: Tuition Assistance Program, payment of professional association memberships, online learning opportunities and second language training.
Perks: Discounts provided through CF One Member Appreciation.
Perform moderate lifting, carrying, pulling and/or pushing (i.e. more than 10 lbs/4.5 kg but less than 50 lbs/23 kg)
The successful candidate will be required to complete a Vulnerable Sector Check.
This unionized position is open to all interested parties. Preference will be granted in accordance with the Collective Agreement.
As soon as possible
INCLUSION AND ACCOMODATION
CFMWS is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and accessible environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates who can help us build a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live. Accommodations are available to all candidates identifying a need during the selection process.
Job Reference: CFMWS08010