Program Leaders

Competition Number:

Job Title: Program Leaders

Department: Recreation Division

Employment Type: Casual

Salary: $15-$18 / hour

Posted Date: November 1, 2017, 12:00 am

Closing Date: November 15, 2017, 11:45 pm

Last Modified: December 8, 2017, 6:08 am

Posting: Closed

Status: Filled


Courtenay Recreation is looking for fun and energetic individuals who enjoy working with children and youth to join our team as Program Leaders. This is a great opportunity if you share our Core Values, have a desire to continue to learn and grow in the job, are committed to serving the public, and enjoy teamwork and collaboration. This is a non-union, casual position responsible for working with children 0 - 18 years old, in structured and unstructured environments.

Program leaders are expected to:

  • Establish and maintain a safe environment
  • Setup all chairs, tables, supplies & equipment
  • Take attendance
  • Plan & lead activities
  • Have the ability to deal with challenging behaviour, resolve conflicts and deal with group dynamics
  • Communicate effectively with participants, parents, and city staff.

Applicants must have experience working with children and/or youth, possess strong communication and public relation skills, have experience planning and leading recreational programs and have a valid emergency first aid certification. Preference will be given to candidates with Food Safe Level 1, High 5, Fundamental Movement Skills, & Crisis Intervention Certification.

Wage ranges from $15-$18 depending on certifications and experience.

To Apply:

Email your application to or

Deliver them to the Lewis Centre, Attention: Caleigh Ellis by November 15th, 2017.

We sincerely thank all applicants – only those short-listed for interviews will be contacted.

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