Recreation Facilitator
Town of Georgina
Georgina, ON
Successful candidates will be Responsible for facilitating the afterschool programs and/or gymnasium operation which
includes but not limited to program/equipment set up and takedown, program instruction, participant supervision,
cash handling, registrations and administering sign in and out procedures.
For full details, please see attached job description.

Qualifications:
Eligible candidates must have experience working in a recreation/customer service related setting, previous
experience instructing programs or coaching is considered an asset. Eligible candidates must also submit a Police
Vulnerable Sector Check and the ability to work evenings and weekends as required.

How to apply:
Please forward your cover letter and resume in confidence by identifying the job title and ID# 2019.129SS in the
subject line to careers@georgina.ca or in person or by mail to Human Resources, Town of Georgina, 26557 Civic
Centre Road, Keswick, ON L4P 3G1

Committed to diversity and a barrier-free environment:
The Town of Georgina is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and
selection process and as we grow, it’s important that our workforce reflect the citizens we serve. We respect,
encourage, and celebrate diversity. We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights
Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and
selection process. Please advise the Human Resources Office to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated
throughout this process. Personal information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of candidate selection.

JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION: RECREATION FACILITATOR

DEPARTMENT: Recreation & Culture DIVISION: Recreation Services

DATE PREPARED: August 27, 2019

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Responsible for facilitating the afterschool programs and/or gymnasium operation which includes but
not limited to program/equipment set up and takedown, program instruction, participant supervision,
cash handling, registrations and administering sign in and out procedures.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Recreation Services Supervisor

INDIRECT SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Recreation Programmer

DIRECTION EXERCISED: None

WORKING PROCEDURES:
  • Plan and deliver lessons for children and youth.
  • Deliver enjoyable, structured and well-planned program lessons;
  • Ability to plan the course content and arrangement of instruction for various levels of skill;
  • Ability to teach in a class/group setting;
  • Meet the needs of each participant and ensure adequate safety while facilitating the
program.

  • Take attendance, handle inquiries, manage participants, and ensure policies and
procedures are enforced when/where necessary.

  • Follows all specified cash handling procedures including; float reporting, cash reconciliation,
and cash depositing.

  • Answers all in person and telephone inquiries and responds to voicemails in a timely
manner;

  • Demonstrates a high level of customer service and provides this service on the front-line of
operation and does so in an efficient, courteous and respectful manner;

  • Participate in the Town’s Health and Safety Program and follow safety practices in work
methods and procedures; observes and complies with all relevant Health & Safety

regulations.

  • Immediately report all concerns (including product), suspicious occurrences and hazardous
conditions to the Recreation Services Supervisor or designate.

The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the
principal functions and duties of the position and will not be construed as a detailed job
description of the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

SKILL/KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:
Previous experience and knowledge working in a recreation/customer service related setting is
considered and asset;

Previous experience instructing programs or coaching is considered an asset;

Confident in teaching large groups in a classroom setting;

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

Willingness to work with others and responding constructively to feedback;

Previous administrative and customer service experience is considered and asset;

Responsible, courteous, good communication skills;

Strong organizational skills;

Ability to work independently without close supervision;

Effective conflict resolution, problem solving and critical thinking skills;

Excellent customer service skills to deal effectively with the general public, participants, parents or
guardians.

Must be available to work flexible hours including daytime, evenings, weekends and holidays;