The Town of Morinville is a growing community on the doorstep of Metro Edmonton. Developed on a foundation of rich heritage and culture spanning 100+ years, it offers an excellent quality of life with convenient access to all nearby big city amenities while retaining the characteristics of a vibrant and flourishing center for the surrounding rural community.
Key Responsibilities Include:
The Town of Morinville is seeking a Temporary Recreation Programmer who will support the Community Recreation Coordinator (CRC) in 3 focus areas: assisting with summer recreation events, direct program delivery for the summer recreation program, and administrative support for implementation of the Parks, Recreation, Culture and Trails Master Plan (PRCTMP).
• Support the event plans as determined by the CRC (including pre-event planning and day-of site assistance).
• Planning the details and deliver the recreation program at various Town of Morinville playgrounds and park areas.
• Provide administrative support for the PRCTMP implementation plan (i.e., updating the outdoor amenity inventory database).
• Assist with the planning and implementation of community programs and services (including the Travelling Summer Adventure Program, etc.) for children and youth.
• Prepare marketing and promotional materials.
• Maintain accurate program budgets and reports.
• Ensure all activities are carried out in a safe environment and adhere to Health and Safety Standards.
• Attend weekly staff meetings and prepare weekly and end of term reports.
• Other related duties as required.
• Attending Post-Secondary education in Recreation, Education or related field.
• Minimum of one (1) year direct related experience in leading recreational, cultural or related educational programs.
• Valid Standard First Aid and CPR/AED Certificate.
• Valid Class 5 Driver’s License with access to a vehicle is required.
• Exceptional communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
• Previous experience working with children in a program setting is an asset.
• High Five Training is an asset.
• A satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check and Drivers Abstract is a condition of employment.
This position will be partially funded by a grant program and requires applicants to meet the following eligibility: applicants must be between 15-30 years of age, and either a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred (foreign students are ineligible) and be legally entitled to work in Canada.
Wage/Term: $19.00 – $21.00 per hour. The term of this temporary summer position will be approximately May 9, 2022 through August 26, 2022. Regular hours of work will be based on a 35 hour work week.
Note: This position is dependent on current federal and provincial COVID-19 restrictions and regulations