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Job Summary: To develop, implement, and evaluate environmentally responsible and Eco friendly children's programs in the Franklin Children's Garden on Toronto Island.
Machines and Equipment Used: First aid kit and recreation equipment.
Season(s): Spring, Summer
District(s): Toronto and East York District  District map (pdf)
Wage: View wage rate chart (pdf)


  • Develops, implements, and evaluates environmentally responsible and Eco Friendly children's programs in the Franklin Children's Garden at Toronto Island.
  • Instructs specialized custom designed programs for schools and day care centres.
  • Performs administrative tasks to support the program.
  • Interacts with the public and provides program information.
  • Assists with special events.
  • Takes action to deal with incidents, problems and emergencies and comply with Divisional/City Policies and Procedures.
  • Attends and participates in meetings and training sessions.
  • Follows the principles of Healthy Child Development (HIGH FIVE®) in the planning and delivery of programs.


  • Must be minimum 16 years of age.
  • Organic gardening programming skills.
  • Knowledge of Eco/Environmentally responsible activities for children under 10 years of age.
  • Must produce original current Emergency First Aid certification as recognized by the WSIB.
  • You possess certification in Parks and Recreation Ontario's Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD). This is a mandatory course that will be provided to you at no cost upon obtaining a conditional offer of employment. You will be provided with course dates and details at that time.
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