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Job Summary: To plan, organize, implement, direct, evaluate and promote recreation programs and activities for Older Adults.
Machines and Equipment Used: Cash register, safe, Point of Sale, recreation, first aid kit, automobile and various office equipment.
Season(s): All
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  • Plans, organizes, implements, directs, evaluates and promotes recreational programs and activities for Older Adults.
  • Recruits, selects, trains, schedules, directs and participates in the evaluation of part time staff and volunteers.
  • Evaluates facility attendance and program registration and recommends adjustments to supervisor.
  • Prepares proposals for funding (grants and sponsorship).
  • Interacts with staff, outside agencies and the public to provide program needs and information.
  • Handles cash and issues receipts to program participants.
  • Prepares bank deposits, completes deposit summary form and delivers to bank.
  • Ensures that program facilities, equipment and supplies meet Health and Safety standards.
  • Performs administrative tasks to support the program.
  • Takes action to deal with incidents, problems and emergencies as outlined in Divisional/City Policies and Procedures.
  • Attends and participates in meetings and training sessions.
  • Travels from site to site.


  • Experience developing, implementing, organizing and evaluating recreation programs and services for older adults.
  • Experience in leisure studies or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience with older adults.
  • Ability to prepare budgets, grant proposals, facilitate fundraising activities newsletter.
  • Proficiency in the use of current office and workplace technology and other computer applications relevant to the position.
  • Good knowledge & understanding of all relevant regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Must produce original current Standard First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation certifications as recognized by the WSIB.
  • Valid Ontario Class 'G' Driver's license and use of a properly insured automobile.
  • You must possess certification in Parks and Recreation Ontario's Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD). Applicants who meet all other qualifications and obtain a conditional job offer will be advised of PHCD course offerings in order to meet this qualification.
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