Title:                                    Líl̓wat Nation Recreation Assistant/Mentor
Location:                          Recreation Department, Mount Currie, B.C.
Status:                               (1) – Recreation Assistant/Mentor (28 hours/week for 52 weeks)
Reporting to:                  Alphonse Wallace, Recreation Coordinator
Wage/Salary:                $15.00/hour
Closing Date:                 September 6, 2019 @ 4 pm
Start Date:                       September 11th, 2019
End Date:                         September 11th, 2020


The Recreation Department is looking to hire a Recreation Assistant from September 11, 2019 to September 11, 2020.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the planning, coordination and support of programs to ensure effective and cohesive operation on a day-to-day-basis the training, support and supervision  Líl̓wat Recreation Programs   This position will require the successful candidate to work flexible hours, Monday to Sunday.  They will be supervising and reporting back to the Recreation Coordinator. Training will be provided.

Mentors will attend 2 Mandatory week-long training out of community held by Right to Play Partner. 

Key Deliverables:

  • Plan organize and implement recreation Programs for ages 6-18 years old in the Líl̓wat Nation Community
  • Plan and disseminate weekly program schedules for all activities to staff and management
  • Plan & Coordinate daily work schedules including training & supervision
  • Ensure supervision of children at all times and provide a safe and enjoyable experience by adhering to all safety and emergency procedures
  • Prove a quality customer service to community members, volunteers and parents
  • Actively participate in planning and delivering training, and weekly staff meeting
  • Build positive relations with resource people, team members, and staff, public
  • Keep updated records and create bi-weekly activity report for Recreation Coordinator
  • Ensure safe practices of/for visitors, volunteers & staff while on site
  • Ensure high levels of morale by providing mentorship and support to staff to ensure that the program’s objectives and mission are met
  • Manage registration process and logistics related to Recreation Department
  • Monitor safety of children and volunteers at all field trips and local activities
  • Recognize and respond effectively to emergencies
  • Submit weekly reports to management detailing the summer camp’s progress
  • Act as direct liaison with parents, and other community members
  • Maintain records of first aid incidents, actions and results
  • Conduct safety checks of program equipment and facilities daily
  • Reporting anything that impacts the quality and safe delivery of the program in a timely manner
  • Work both independently and in a team environment to complete assigned tasks
  • The Coordinator may be asked to perform other Recreation related duties not listed above
  • Keep daily monitoring reports of activities, and submit weekly to the Recreation Coordinator
  • Communicate with the public in the field in a courteous and respectful manner as a representative of Líl̓wat Nation 

Key Responsibilities and Expectations:

  • Under direction of the Recreation Coordinator, the successful candidate is responsible to plan and implement a comprehensive, inclusive, age-appropriate camp program that meets the needs of all participants
  • Be reliable, safety conscious and able to work in the field without supervision
  • Be responsible in time management 

Key Qualifications and Attributes:

  • A valid BC Driver’s License is an asset;
  • Must be First Nations/Inuit ancestry
  • Must have social insurance number (SIN)
  • Must be available for the 52 weeks of employment
  • Ability to communicate well with the public
  • Ability to work independently without supervision
  • Ability to fill in daily monitoring reports
  • Proficient in use of a computer or laptop is an asset

 Please submit a cover letter and your resume no later than
4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 6th, 2019 to:
Alphonse Wallace, Recreation Coordinator to Recreation Department
P.O. Box 602, Mount Currie, B.C. V0N 2K0
Phone: (604)894-6115 Ext: 2254 Email: Alphonse.Wallace@lilwat.ca

We thank for your interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted