Program Instructor - General

Competition Number: 23089

Job Title: Program Instructor - General

Department: Recreation, Culture & Community Services

Employment Type: Program Instructor

Salary: Wages starting at $20.00 per hour based on experience and qualifications

Posted Date: October 26, 2023, 12:00 am

Closing Date: November 19, 2023, 11:30 pm

Last Modified: November 20, 2023, 5:59 am

Posting: Closed

Status: --


The City of Courtenay invites applications for the position of Adapted Program Instructor in the Recreation, Culture and Community Services Department.

The Recreation Programming Division is responsible for the provision of programs and leisure opportunities for all age groups and abilities year-round.  The Division promotes healthy lifestyles and works with individuals and community groups in the provision of recreation services.

Our organization's culture is demonstrated by ourCorporate Mission and Core Values.


The Recreation Activity Leader – General is responsible for the organization, supporting and facilitation of recreation programs.  Using creative skills in a leadership role to organize activities that may include a variety of physical activities, crafts, sports, STEM activities, cooking and games.  This may include child-minding and drop-in programs with adult participation. Reports to the Assistant Manager of Recreation Programming, Adapted Programs Coordinator and/or Youth Services Supervisor.  Hours of work will be part time, as required, as may include evening, days and weekends.

This is a non-union position.  Wages starting at $20.00 per hour based on experience and qualifications. An additional 4 % of gross wages is paid in lieu of vacation and benefits.

The Successful Candidate Will Have: 

  • Completion of Grade 10
  • Criminal Records Clearance
  • Current Standard First Aid & CPR C
  • High Five Principles of Healthy Childhood Development (recommended)
  • Class 4 Drivers Licence (recommended)
  • Related experience with children/youth
  • Related program experience in recreation, sports, education, instruction, drama, crafts, special needs education and/or summer camp experience
  • Strong commitment to professionalism
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to actively participate in creation programming

If you have the qualifications along with the passion to help the City of Courtenay be the most livable City in British Columbia, then submit a resume outlining how you meet the qualifications with a covering letter clearly marked “Application Recreation Activity Leader - General”.  Submit your application through the “Apply” button below.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those short listed will be contacted.


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