Job Posting 64318

Recreation Programmer
North York Seniors Centre
Toronto Metro area
closes in 7 days (Wed, 30 Sep)
canada summer jobs / summer students

Employment Opportunity


Recreation Assistant

A Day Away Club

Contract – Summer Student



North York Seniors Centre provides programs and services to promote the physical, emotional and social well-being of adults 55+ living in our diverse community.


This position reports to the Manager, Senior Care.



  • Work with the Day Program Team to plan, implement, and evaluate programs and activities for clients. Provide suggestions for new and innovative virtual programming and be prepared to take the lead role in some programs
  • Facilitate the goals and objectives and implementation strategies for clients
  • Ensure the well-being and safety of the clients while in the program
  • Perform assigned administrative duties including the collection of statistical information, computer and telephone work, updating client information and assisting with client satisfaction surveys, as required
  • Complete projects , as assigned
  • Participate in continuous quality improvement processes and assist the Team with research and development of best practices
  • Promote and maintain a high standard of customer service that is client focused


Qualifications/ Skills:

     Education:           Post-Secondary

     Experience:          Recreation, Gerontology, Activation, Health Administration

      Other:                   Extrovert, Personable, Good Communication/Listening Skills


To be eligible to participate in Canada Summer Jobs, individuals must:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act* and;
  • be a student in a secondary, post-secondary, CEGEP (Quebec only), vocational or technical program;
  • be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.


*Foreign students are not eligible.




Please submit your resume to:  



No phone calls, please.

North York Seniors Centre is an equal opportunity employer.  Thank you to all who express interest in this position.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


North York Seniors Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that   are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’).  Applicants need to make their request for accommodation known when contacted.


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