Recreation Leader

Posted on September 22, 2022. Primary Region: Portage la Prairie, MB

The Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services (CFMWS) supports the Canadian Armed Forces members and their families wherever they are in the world through the provision of fitness, recreation and leisure activities, family and charitable support, retail as well as personal financial services. We offer our employees the opportunity to work with a purpose every day in an inclusive, healthy, respectful and rewarding work environment.
Fitness, sports, recreation and health promotion programs are delivered by PSP on Bases, Wings and Units across Canada and in deployed operations. PSP delivers evidence-based programs, which contribute to the health and well-being of the military community and operational effectiveness of the CAF.

Imagine spending time with a great group of people and sharing your passions. We are searching for energetic and talented people to take on exciting challenges and contribute to our community.
Our recreation leaders work in multiple fun positions in various locations and program formats ranging from weekly classes to day camps. In each program, you will have the opportunity to lead activities that help our community members learn new skills and make social connections.
You will get experience designing recreational programs, teaching and leading individuals and groups while ensuring a healthy and safe environment. Working for us is a great way to turn your passion into a career. This is your chance to get paid to play!

Education, Certifications and Licenses:
An acceptable combination of education, training, and experience
Current CPR and Basic First Aid qualifications
A valid driver’s license (Manitoba), an asset
HIGH FIVE Principles of Healthy Child Development or HIGH FIVE Sport
HIGH FIVE Healthy Minds for Healthy Children

In working with children
In programming activities for children
In leading children in activities
In ensuring safety protocols and procedures

Competencies, Skills and Abilities:
Client focus, organizational knowledge, communication, innovation, teamwork and leadership

Health Benefits: Accidental Death and Dismemberment coverage.
Work Life Balance: Paid/unpaid leave, including vacation pay and family related leave.
Retirement Planning: Group Savings Plans.
Learning and Development: Tuition Assistance Program, payment of professional association memberships, online learning opportunities and second language training.
Perks: Discounts provided through CFAppreciation.

Temporary Part-Time. The anticipated term of this position is 6 months (until 31 March 2023).
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.

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.

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Southport, MB

Job type: Part-time

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Contact Information

Carla Barth