Recreation Leader (Casual)
The Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services (CFMWS) support the Canadian Armed Forces members and their families wherever they are in the world through the provision of fitness, recreation and leisure activities, family and charitable support, retail as well as personal financial services. We offer our employees the opportunity to work with a purpose every day in an inclusive, healthy, respectful, and rewarding work environment.
Imagine 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
Current CPR and Basic First Aid qualifications
HIGH FIVE Principles of Healthy Child Development or HIGH FIVE Sport
HIGH FIVE Healthy Minds for Healthy Children
In working with children
In programming activities for children
Leading children in activities
In ensuring safety protocols and procedures
Competencies, Skills, and Abilities
Client focus, organizational knowledge, communication, innovation, teamwork, and leadership
Work-Life Balance: Vacation pay.
Retirement Planning: Group Savings Plans.
Learning and Development: Free second language training.
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.
As soon as possible
INCLUSION AND ACCOMMODATION
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 all or any parts of the selection process.
Job Reference: CFMWS05631