Program Leader/Assistant Program Leader - After School Programs

Competition No.: 2019-PL
Duration: Auxiliary / On Call
Salary: $19.27 - $21.66 + 12% in lieu of benefits
Last Updated: 10/16/19 9:56 PM


The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver quality recreation services to our community. You will be providing recreation services for children and youth in the City of Burnaby. Our goal this year, and every year is to offer high quality recreational programs for children and youth in Burnaby. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion and those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our team. People like you!

Are you looking for a job leading high quality recreation programs for children? Our dedicated and dynamic staff team is looking for others who share our goal of putting children first! In this role you will use a positive approach to independently plan and lead after school programs that are fun, safe and inclusive.

Benefits include leadership training, mentorship and the opportunity to work as a part of a dynamic and creative team of leaders and supervisors. Our programs are known in the community for excellence, inclusion and fun.

Candidates should be passionate, enthusiastic, with strong leadership skills and a commitment to recreation. Experience in coaching, tutoring, or volunteering in recreation or a childcare leadership environment is considered an asset. Education and training including Recreation Leadership or Therapeutic Recreation Diplomas, Teacher Certification (PDP), Early Childhood Education, Child and Youth Care, High Five® and experience working with children and youth with disabilities are desired. Successful completion of Grade 10 is required for Assistant Program Leaders. Successful completion of Grade 12 is required for Program Leaders.

Successful completion of Emergency First Aid (8+ hour equivalent) and CPR ‘C’ is required.

Successful applicants must be available to work a minimum of two weekday afternoons between 2:30-5:00 PM.

Hourly wage:        Assistant Program Leader: $19.27 + 12% in lieu of benefits. 

                           Program Leader: $21.66 + 12% in lieu of benefits. 

The opportunity will remain open until filled.

Applicants under consideration will required to consent to a Criminal Record Search.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

If you would like to include a cover letter along with your application, please ensure to include it in the text area for a cover letter section of the application.


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