Home Job Board Manager, Community Recreation
Posted Date: November 15, 2023
Closing Date: November 21, 2023
|Contact||Canadian Forces Morale & Welfare Services, Attn: Kenneth Brunton|
CFMWS. A job with purpose. Our 4000+ person strong organization champions a healthy, fun, creative and active lifestyle for Canadian Armed Forces members, Veterans and their families. Help us deliver a variety of recreation and fitness programs, offer family support, organize charity events and make sure our members access retail, travel and banking discounts and customized financial services. At Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services (CFMWS), we love what we do. And we live it too.
The Community Recreation Manager plays an important role, providing quality leisure programs, services and facilities to our military members and their families.
Our services are tailored to help families with the challenges they may face due to military life and make the most of everyday activities such as going to the playground or day camp. We believe that when members of the Canadian Armed Forces are able to take good care of themselves and their families, they can do better both at home and at work. Whether families need to sign the kids up for swimming lessons, improve their fitness, make friends in a new community, our services are here to help.
You will have a diverse portfolio, providing programs to preschoolers, to adults and seniors. Each day will be different as you lead and manage the department and operations of community fitness, sports, arts and culture programming, and oversee services such as libraries and membership offices. You will have a chance to expand your skills and share your passions as you mentor junior staff and volunteers all with the goal of improving the quality of life for our military.
We are looking for dynamic, independent and motivated individuals to join our team, helping us ensure recreation is all about fun!
Education, Certifications and Licenses
College diploma or certificate in Recreation, Leisure Studies, or Community Development, or a related field
Current AED, CPR and Basic First Aid qualifications
HIGH FIVE Principles of Healthy Child Development or HIGH FIVE Sport (successful completion by end of probation)
HIGH FIVE QUEST 2 (successful completion by end of probation)
HIGH FIVE Healthy Minds for Healthy Children (successful completion by end of probation)
In planning, managing, controlling and evaluating the operations and delivery of recreation, aquatic and water safety programs
In writing, interpreting, applying policies, procedures, regulations, and applicable legislation
In strategic business and financial planning
In budget administration
In personnel administration
In collecting, analyzing and reporting data for the purpose of program evaluations
In group facilitation, training and team building
In inventory control and loss prevention
In project management
In marketing and publicity including the use of social media
Competencies, Skills and Abilities
Client focus, organizational knowledge, communication, innovation, teamwork and leadership
English Essential / Bilingual an asset
Health Benefits: Drug coverage, travel insurance, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance and accidental death and dismemberment coverage.
Work Life Balance: A wide range of paid/unpaid leave, including paid vacation, family related leave and personal days.
Retirement Planning: A Defined Benefit Pension Plan and Group Savings Plans.
Learning and Development: Tuition Assistance Program and Advanced Learning Program, payment of professional association memberships, online learning opportunities and second language training.
Perks: Discounts through CFAppreciation.
Perform moderate lifting, carrying, pulling and/or pushing (i.e. more than 10 lbs/4.5 kg but less than 50 lbs/23 kg) The successful candidate will be required to complete a Vulnerable Sector Check
This is an on-site position with an assigned work location.
As soon as possible
INCLUSION AND ACCOMMODATION
CFMWS is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and accessible environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates who can help us build a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live. Accommodations are available to all candidates identifying a need during all or any parts of the selection process.
The Alberta Recreation & Parks Association would like to acknowledge the First Nations, the Métis, and all of the people across Alberta who share a history and a deep connection with this land. We dedicate ourselves to moving forward in partnership with Indigenous communities in the spirit of reconciliation and collaboration.