Job Description – Recreation Programmer/Coordinator



  • Collaborate and report to the Community Services Officer to provide appropriate and safe activities in both a drop-in and scheduled setting at the Irricana Recreation Complex.
  • Supervision/Monitoring of Drop-In Programs
  • Assist with planning and organizing activities from beginning to end focusing on increase quality of life for youth, adults, families and seniors.
  • Organize and prepare activity materials and spaces for designated activities
  • Help develop and maintain accurate documentation including activity program plans, evaluations, and inventory sheets.
  • Assist in the development of monthly activity calendars.
  • Maintenance and cleaning of the equipment, floor area and waiting area
  • Take inventory before and after programs/events/rentals
  • Will be required to fill out incident reports and monitoring sign in sheets and memberships.
  • Other administrative tasks as requested.


Summer staff is required to be ready to work Split Shifts according to the programming Schedule for the Summer of 2017 at the Rate of $15.00 per hour.


Start Date: May 23, 2017


Schedule Structure


Programming May 23 – June 16 Monday to Friday 9:30am – 3:30pm (30hrs/week)


Coordination June 19 – August 25 Must be available to work any day of the week Hours will vary depending on program needs

(up to 37.5/week)

Total hours 495

Desired Skills & Requirements

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build and maintain trusting relationships.
  • Ability to adapt to the changing needs of the environment
  • Dedicated to respecting the values, customs, preferences and beliefs of the residents and their families/representatives.
  • High level of discretion.
  • Strong team player and demonstrated ability to take initiative.
  • Positive, enthusiastic and energetic.
  • Certification in First Aid and CPR before start date
  • Fit to bend, stretch, sit and stand for extended periods of time. Fit and able to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to work flexible hours including holidays, evenings and weekends.
  • Computer proficiency in Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the use of Internet


Staff will be under direct supervision from the Community Services Officer- Town of Irricana.  403-935-4672. To apply please send your Cover Letter and Resume to Tawnia Cardinale, Community Services Coordinator –