Program Instructor - Youth Programs

Competition Number: 22087

Job Title: Program Instructor - Youth Programs

Department: Recreation, Culture & Community Services

Employment Type: Program Instructor

Salary: $17.00 to $22.00 per hour, depending on education & experience

Posted Date: September 27, 2022, 12:00 am

Closing Date: December 23, 2022, 11:30 pm

Last Modified: January 13, 2023, 8:25 am

Posting: Closed

Status: Posting Extended. Interviews may be initiated prior to closing date.


Courtenay Recreation’s The LINC Youth Centre is looking for a fun and energetic individuals who enjoy working with youth to join our dynamic team!

Develop your leadership and facilitation skills while working with youth 8-18 years in structured and unstructured environments.  Continue to learn and grow in the field of Recreation and Youth Work while enjoying team work, collaboration and serving the public!  This is a non-union, casual position and may include afternoon, evening or weekend shifts, week-long day camps, or weekly pre-registered programs, depending on registration and staff availability.

As a program instructor you are responsible for supervising and facilitating drop-in activities and special events (LINC’s Haunted House, Youth Week, etc.) at The LINC Youth Centre and Indoor Skatepark and have the opportunity to plan, facilitate or assist in our pre-registered programs for youth and/or drop-in centre.  Registered camps and programs may include: cooking & bakingarts & craftssports, including skateboarding and scooteringleadershipspecialty out-trips and more!  Hours are variable and may include daytime, evenings, and weekends.  Wage $17 - $22 depending on experience and qualifications.


  • Must have completed grade 12
  • Must have previous experience working with children and/or youth 8 years & over
  • Willing to work afterschool, evenings and weekends or interested in working interested in working week-long camps (e.g. winter, break, spring break)
  • Must possess First Aid and CPR-C certification (or be willing to obtain)
  • Should have the ability to instruct special hobbies or skills such as dance, art, sports, skateboarding, scootering or cooking, or a willingness to learn.  Skatepark familiarity, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, Class 4 BC driver’s license, High Five, Physical Literacy Training, Food Safe, & NLS certifications are an asset but not required.
  • Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and maintain a level of confidentiality with program participants, volunteers, staff and the public.
  • Experience and/or certificates in recreation, education, child & youth care, human services or equivalent will be preferred

How to apply:   Please submit your cover letter and resume through the APPLY button below

We sincerely thank all applicants – only those short-listed for interviews will be contacted.   Interviews will continue until all positions are filled. Successful candidates must consent to completing a criminal record check.

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