Home Job Board Recreation Program Facilitator
|City of Wetaskiwin||
Posted Date: October 18, 2023
Closing Date: October 29, 2023
|Contact||City of Wetaskiwin|
The City of Wetaskiwin:
Welcome to the home of possibility! Do you want to be a part of a different kind of local government? We are a diverse, and eager team that knows it can be done better and we are doing it! Wetaskiwin is a collaborative and inclusive place where we share ideas for making things better; and turn these ideas into actionable plans. Our values are Trust, Resourcefulness, and Integrity. Here we cultivate well-being through our team’s dedication to building positive, trusting, and fulfilling relationships!
We are seeking an energetic, enthusiastic, and positive individual to join our team for a one year full-time term position. Reporting to the Recreation Coordinator, the Recreation Program Facilitator plays a pivotal role in fostering community engagement and promoting a healthy and active lifestyle! This position provides a variety of recreation programs tailored to the needs and interests of youth, adults, and seniors, and is responsible for special events throughout the year.
This opportunity offers the following incentives:
• Opportunities for growth within the organization
• Benefits (Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance) commencing on date of hire.
• Employee, Family Assistance Program
• Participation in Earned Day off Program
• Manluk Wellness Benefit Program
• Develop, implement, and facilitate a variety of recreational programs targeted to the needs and interests of the community, and ensure programs are inclusive and align with the organization’s vision.
• Ensure program effectiveness and ensure feedback is received and reviewed for continuous improvement and maintain accurate records of attendance and evaluations.
• Oversee training and development of program staff.
• Plan, organize, and execute recreational events and celebrations such as Canada Day, Taste of Wetaskiwin and National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
• Assist with the budget process and manage event budgets.
• Create promotional items including social media content and program guides in collaboration with the Marketing Coordinator.
• Build and maintain positive relationships with community partners, volunteers, and program participants.
• Assist with the administration of the Community Grant Program.
Education, Qualifications, and Work Experience:
• Diploma in Recreation or related field.
• 2 years of recreation experience planning and facilitating programs. Experience in municipal recreation programming is an asset.
• First Aid and CPR Level C or willingness to acquire at your own cost.
• Experience working with ActiveNet recreation software is considered an asset.
• Previous supervisory experience is an asset.
• Previous event planning experience is an asset.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Excellent communication (verbal and written), and customer service skills, with the ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships.
• Strong time management and organizational skills.
• Advanced skills using Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word)
• Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable safety related legislation.
October 29, 2023
How to Apply:
Please email your resume to email@example.com.
The City of Wetaskiwin is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. The personal information submitted pursuant to this advertisement will be utilized for this Employment Opportunity only and is subject to compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Applicants are thanked in advance for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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.