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Job Number:  42378
Summer Recreation Facilitator
Job Posted: Friday, 2 March 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 30 March 2018
(87 days ago)
Delta Community Living Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Delta Salary: $19.04

We are seeking a Summer Recreation Assistant Facilitator for a special project.  The person will work 35 hours flexible every week with our Recreation Program (most hours are evenings and weekends). You will ensure the well being of the individuals we support by promoting recreation and leisure opportunities in the community.  Your manner promotes greater community interdependence and personal dignity.  This position is open to male and female applicants.


Working with the Recreation Facilitator, the successful candidate will:

  • Plan and implement individual and group recreational opportunities and vacations for adults with developmental disabilities. The activities will include local events and overnight vacations for individuals who would not otherwise have an opportunity to experience recreational opportunities.
  • Conduct a needs assessment, organize a calendar of recreation events, coordinate registrations, organize and purchase supplies, participate in and supervise activities, provide a written summary report.


Skills and abilities include:

  • Experience with adults with developmental disabilities, recognizing and respecting people’s diversity, individual differences and perspectives
  • Good organizational, coordination, administration and budgeting skills.
  • Good awareness of community resources; locating, gathering and organizing information
  • Current Emergency First Aid
  • Experience in recreation with ability to plan and implement individual and group activities.
  • Experience and training in needs assessment, program design, implementation and evaluation.
  • Proficiency in the operation of computer software including word processing and budgets.
  • Working as a part of a team and understanding the dynamics of groups
  • Planning and managing time, money and other resources to achieve goals
  • Developing communication skills with individuals of varying abilities
  • Being creative and innovative in exploring opportunities and solutions
  • Experience with outdoor sports, camping, etc. an asset
  • Ability to obtain Class 4 Driver’s License immediately (mandatory)


Applicants must have been a student this past year and returning to full time post secondary status in September (full time defined as a minimum of 8 units).  Must be between the ages of 19 and 30.

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Contact Details:
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