Recreation Worker

Job title: Recreation Worker
Posted on: May 2, 2023
Job Description:

Overseeing the recreation program for an 8 week summer program for children and youth 4 to 14 years.
• Take the lead for the recreation aspects of the camp, including, but not limited to: planning and organizing age appropriate sport events; ensure required equipment are available and in workable order; requisition funds from Administrative Staff as required to effectively facilitate recreation programming; and ensure staff are aware of their responsibilities during these events;
• Ensure weekly and daily program plans are being delivered;
• Supervise and co-facilitate all other daily activities, programming, and excursions;
• Liaise with parents/guardians, as needed, in the absence of the Program Supervisor
• Ensure safety on the site while carrying out planned activities;
• Maintain program equipment, supplies and general upkeep of the facility;
• Inform Program Supervisor of any issues and/or concerns in the facilitation of the Program;
• Complete accident/incident reports, if required;
• Be familiar with WHMIS regulations and observe all Health and Safety policies and procedures of the Town of Ajax;
• Support the Program Supervisor in the preparation of the end of summer report; And,
• any other duties assigned by the Program Supervisor.

Employment Type: Temporary
Field of Work: Other
Required skills:

• Experience working with children and youth in a camp setting or something similar
• Be between the ages of 15-30 years at the start of employment
• Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
• Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Ability to work in a team environment with diverse communities
• Vulnerable Sector Police Clearance

Company information

Company Name: Refuge City Pentecostal Church
Contact Name: Carol Grant
Address: 10 Fuller Road
City: Ajax
Postal Code:L1S 3R2
Telephone: (905) 427-6922
Additional information:

Must have experience working with children and youth with diverse needs.

Prefered method of contact: Email