• Recreation Coordinator (Summer Student Position)

    Posted: 06/30/2021

    Are you currently looking for a summer position that is engaging and fast-paced? Do you have a passion for helping people in the community? If the answer is "Yes!", this is the job for you!
    This is a part-time contract summer job for 35 hours per week in Wetaskiwin, Alberta. The length of the contract will be 8 weeks.
    Candidates must be between the ages of 18 and 30.
    You will be joining an established Agency that is guided by faith to care for and bring hope to people in need with humility, compassion and respect. With more than 50 years of service delivery, Catholic Social Services is one of the largest multi-function social services agencies in Canada, with more than 1600 staff, and 2000 volunteers delivering 130+ programs through Central and Northern Alberta.
    If you have experience working in early childhood development, as a child and youth worker, as a community disability worker, or in other human service programs, this may be the summer employment opportunity you are looking for! As a role model for children and youth, you must have the capacity to research activities that reflect their needs to be involved in the community. With support from staff, you will plan various social, recreational, and fun events for children and adults with disabilities.
    As our programs operate on a 24 hour basis, shift work is required and may include evenings & weekends, depending on the needs of the program.


    Plan, coordinate, and deliver a summer program to children and adults with disabilities
    Help plan and support caregiver support groups for families impacted by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
    Assist adults with developmental disabilities with their day-to-day needs
    Special projects include file management systems and data entry
    Assist in promoting positive public relations at community events
    Attend staff meetings and participate in staff development training
    Other administrative duties

    Your ability to work with strength-based and solution-focused approaches, along with a strong desire to learn and develop in your chosen field will make you the ideal candidate. Experience working in a team environment and the ability to build rapport with relationship-resistant children/youth are assets, but not required as training will be provided.

    Education & Qualifications

    Grade 12 education (or equivalent)
    Further education in Disability Services, Early Childhood Development, Child and Youth Care, or Education is considered an asset
    Experience working with persons with developmental disabilities, behavior, & mental health
    Vulnerable sector record check from local RCMP or City Police
    Child Intervention Check
    Clear and current driver's abstract
    A vehicle and valid Class 5 driver's license - requirement to transport clients in your personal vehicle
    Proof of vehicle insurance showing $2 million liability coverage

    The salary for this position is $17.00 per hour.
    Please apply online at www.cssalberta.ca/careers and reference competition number 2212.
    This requisition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
    We thank all applicants. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
    We offer flexibility, a comprehensive benefits package and a supportive working environment.
    We embrace diversity and offer equal opportunities to all qualified applicants regardless of origin, culture, ethnicity, age, ability, gender identity, and people of faith or no faith.


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