New Job Recreation Leader - Program Leader & Youth Centre In Manitoba

Recreation Leader - Program Leader & Youth Centre
Recreation Leader - Program Leader & Youth Centre

Recreation Leader - Program Leader & Youth Centre

Company : City of Brandon
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Manitoba

Full Description

General Information

We are now accepting applications for:
Recreation Leader – Youth Centre & Program Leader
June 19 – August 25, 2023
Multiple positions may be available.

Under the general direction of the Recreation Hub Programmer and Program Assistant, Recreation Leaders are required to lead and oversee the activities of the Recreation Department. Recreation programs and activities promote the wellbeing of the participants in an active, fun & safe environment. Activities could include but are not limited to; Youth Centre leader, fitness, arts & culture program leader.

This position is currently primary at the Youth Centre; however has the ability to accommodate additional recreation programs & events. The Youth Centre hours of operation are Monday-Friday 3:45-9:00 p.m., Saturday 1:00 – 9:00 p.m. and Sunday 1:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Mandatory Qualifications & Experience

  • Emergency (Basic) First Aid/Level C CPR (must be obtained prior to program start date);
- Successful completion of a Child Abuse Registry Check and Criminal Reference Check, including Vulnerable - Sector Verification (must be obtained prior to start date).

Preferred Qualifications & Experience

  • Grade 12, G.E.D., or Mature High School Diploma;
  • Post-secondary education related to community services field;
  • Related experience in recreation, programming, education, instruction, lifetime sports background;
  • Previous experience working with youth and volunteers;
  • Previous experience working in a multi-ethnic setting.

NOTE: The qualifications are not intended to limit the opportunities for interested candidates but provide the candidates with an understanding of the level of expertise required in this position.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plan, supervise and participate in program activities;
  • Act as City of Brandon representative for participants and instructors of Recreation programs;
  • Provide leadership and direction to participants and show enthusiasm;
  • Provide a safe, cooperative and enjoyable environment for program participants;
  • Adjust program activities to accommodate a variety of group sizes, interests and participant skill levels;
  • Assist in problem solving and conflict management related to the program;
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required.

Competition #230048

Please apply with a cover letter and resume on-line at:

Posted on: April 13, 2023

Applications will be accepted until 11:59pm on May 4, 2023.

This opportunity is open to all applicants; however, first consideration will be given to current City of Brandon CUPE employees.

The selection process for this competition will include an interview.

The City of Brandon reserves the right to underfill this position.

Position Conditions:
This seasonal position will be offered in accordance with conditions identified in the Collective Agreement between the City of Brandon and CUPE Local 69.

The City of Brandon is committed to an inclusive, barrier free environment and will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Accessibility for Manitobans Act (AMA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. We thank all applicants for their interest; only those advancing in the competition will be contacted. If contacted to participate in the process, please advise if you require an accommodation.

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City of Brandon



Opening Date

Apr 13, 2023

Closing Date

May 04, 2023