Job Posting 76453

Recreational Counsellor
Richmond Society for Community Living
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closed 7 days ago (Mon, 18 Oct)
part time  •  $22.68 hourly

Recreational Counsellor (20 hours weekly, Monday- Friday)


Spark your passion and discover your potential with Richmond Society for Community Living (RSCL). Join a team that truly cares about what matters to you. Be empowered, challenged and supported to ignite change!

Our roots run deep in the Richmond community with nearly 40 years of program delivery and almost 300 employees. We live and breathe inclusion with a strong belief in the importance of grassroots advocacy, deep connections and kindness. We treat our employees with the same care as those that we support. In addition to creating rewarding relationships, you can expect respect, flexibility, significant professional development, comprehensive compensation and career growth with us.

The Recreation Counselor provides opportunities for school aged children with developmental disabilities to have fun and make friends by participating in community based activities in an afterschool program (full days during school breaks). Counsellor's promote inclusion by developing programs that are responsive to each child's personal choices by always offering a wide variety of recreation options.


  • Provide direct support when required to a wide variety of children with developmental disabilities, mental health challenges; and with complex and/or challenging behaviour or support needs.
  • Provide opportunities for the children to learn social, creative and recreational skills, and to improve existing ones by enthusiastically participating alongside the children in activities
  • Establish respectful relationships with the children which recognizes their rights; and promote their dignity and well-being.
  • Follow and/or implement support agreements to achieve personal outcomes by using RSCL Planning Tools.
  • A belief that people with developmental disabilities can live self-determined lives in the community surrounded by friends and family.


  • Experience supporting children with developmental disabilities or working in a similar environment.
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certification.
  • Clear, current Criminal Records Check
  • Valid BC Driver’s License
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.
  • Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to interact at all levels of an organization.
  • Reliable problem solving, critical thinking and communication skills.

Richmond Society for Community Living (RSCL) offers a continuum of care throughout the lifespan of an individual with a disability. This includes early intervention supports for infants and children, child and youth care, adult day and residential services, employment options and more.

Whether you are brand new or a veteran in the community living field, we’ve got a spot for you! Our extensive professional development will allow you to make a meaningful impact right away. We are looking for people who share our passion to create a community where everyone belongs that is rooted in our values of trust, openness, fairness, respect, responsiveness and continuous learning.

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