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Part time Children Recreation Program Instructors (Seasonal)
Job Type: Casual
Location: Halifax, NS, CANADA;
Job Category: Customer Service ; Other Customer Service Jobs
Job Industry: Sports, Health, Wellness and Fitness, Government and Public Sector
Job Career Level: Entry Level
Year(s) of Experience: <1
Date Posted: Sep 25, 2012

Job Posting Date: September 25, 2012
Internal / External
Competition # 12-141N

Community Recreation Services

Halifax Regional Municipality is inviting applications for part-time positions of Child Recreation Program Instructors for our Fall/Winter/Spring programs. These job opportunities are a perfect way for you to gain valuable work experience, learn new skills and contribute to your community.

The Child Recreation Program Instructor leads recreation programs for a variety of child (Under the age of 12) age groups at various locations throughout the Municipality.

We are seeking individuals looking for PART TIME seasonal work. Individuals would be required to plan and lead various recreation instructional programs (such as children’s sports and play programs, craft and wellness programs) A complete list of potential instructor opportunities is found in the follow up questionnaire and on our website at and click on “Employment with Rec”.

Summary of Duties:
• Responsible for developing a specific program plan.
• Responsible for greeting participants, leading activities, ensuring the safety and enjoyment of participants, organizing equipment and supplies, preparing for activities.
• Supports persons with disabilities in programs (e.g. personal care, lifting procedures, adapting activities, etc).
• Reports to the Recreation Program Coordinator in a specific geographic area or recreation centre

Basic Qualifications:
• Experience working or volunteering with children in a recreational setting.
• For specialty positions (ie. Tennis, Gymnastics, Skating, etc.) Candidates must have appropriate certification and/or skill set (contact your local Community Recreation Centre for further details).

Conditions of Employment:
• Applicants must have current certification in Emergency First Aid and Level B CPR.
• Applicants must complete screening through the Child Abuse Registry and if applicable, a Police Records Check.
• Applicants must be willing to obtain HIGH FIVE training and WHMIS training if applicable.

Hours of work: Casually/Seasonally, September through May, contingent upon program registration.

Hours of work varies per program. Mondays to Fridays and possibly weekends. Typically one program runs 2 to 3 hours per week, however, some applicants may be considered to instruct one or more program per week, depending on qualifications

Wage Range: Wage will vary based on HRM Recreation Wage Scale, Certification and Experience.

Closing Date: Applications will be accepted ongoing until February 12, 2013 

Please Note: Once you have submitted your resume, an on-line questionnaire(s) will appear on your screen and must be completed in order to be considered for this position.

As an Employment Equity employer, the Halifax Regional Municipality is seeking to increase the representation of qualified racially visible persons, women in non-traditional positions, persons with disabilities and Aboriginal persons in the workplace. HRM encourages applicants to self-identify.

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