Job Posting 70903

ALC Recreation Assistant
North York Seniors Centre
Toronto Metro area
North York
closing tomorrow (Fri, 14 May)
canada summer jobs / summer students


Recreation Assistant (Active Living Centre)

Active Living Centre (ALC)

Contract – Summer Position



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 Supervisor, Active Living Centre.



  • Assist with operational activities to aid the members and volunteers with physical distancing, screening, checking in and providing information
  • Assist with the re-opening plan
  • Perform assigned administrative duties including the collection of statistical information, enrol clients as members, computer work (word processing, database updates), telephone work, and answering general inquiries
  • Assist with program planning, delivery and evaluation via telephone and virtual platforms
  • Assist with developing online and print promotional materials
  • Create special events flyers, design bulletin board displays
  • Assist with facility maintenance, up keep and general cleanliness
  • Assist with food inventory/kitchen needs as required
  • Report to the supervisor of any information, comments and/or concerns regarding the programs, status of clients, health and safety concerns and any issues involving clients, volunteers, staff or students
  • Perform any other duties as required by the supervisor
  • Participate in continuous quality improvement processes and assist the ALC 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:                   Administration, Health Administration, Recreation, Gerontology, Activation

        Other:                            Extrovert, Excellent Communication Skills, Creative, Safe food handling


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 legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.

*Foreign students are not eligible.



Please submit your resume by Friday May 14, 2021

Mail:                                      North York Seniors Centre, Attn: Human Resources Dept.

                                               21 Hendon Avenue, Toronto, ON M2M 4G8

Fax:                                        416 733.1858       

E Mail:                                  


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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