City of Mississauga Activity Assistant – Next Step to Active Living Part Time in Mississauga, ON

City of Mississauga

Branch Mississauga ON CA

Activity Assistant – Next Step to Active Living
Mississauga, ON

Community Services Department/Recreation. Excellent communication and customer service skills are essential. Through exercise and social interaction you will be…


Working for the City means you are part of something big, something special!! You will be part for a team of engaging, enthusiastic and dedicated people that are committed to collaborating with one another to deliver on our commitment to the residents, visitors and businesses of Mississauga.

Are you a caring and knowledgeable individual that is passionate about working with older adults and individuals with disabilities? Through exercise and social interaction you will be able to support participants in living a healthy active lifestyle!

Your Job Responsibilites:
Under the general supervision of the Program Coordinator, the Activity Assistant is responsible for:

Assisting with the planning, implementation and evaluation of recreation and leisure activities which contribute to the well-being of Next Step participants.
Group fitness class instruction, aquatic program supervision, individual exercise program supervision, maintenance of records and statistical data
Respond to requests for program information.
Flexible hours are periodically required for meetings, staff training and special events.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Specifications :
The successful candidate will be a graduate of a post-secondary program in recreation, gerontology, therapeutic recreation, kinesiology, physical education or related field.
Group fitness certification and certified personal trainer with experience is necessary. Aquatic certification and experience is an asset.
You must have demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to work in a team environment;
A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a community recreation setting with older adults and individuals with disabilities
The successful candidate will have strong leadership skills and have the ability to work independently and in a team environment
Excellent communication and customer service skills are essential
Proficient with Microsoft Office
Current CPR B and Emergency First Aid certification.
Candidates must provide a Criminal Records Search – Vulnerable Sector Screening.

Please note:
Schedule may change to reflect program needs
Hours are split between two programs locations (South Common CC & Huron Park RC)

Hours of work are weekdays Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

This is a contract up to 12 months

Hours of Work : Up to 17.5 hours per week
Salary : 17.78 – 18.33
Closing Date: January 30, 2015

Number of Openings : 1 Temporary Part-Time
Department/Division/Unit: Community Services Department/Recreation
Work Location: South Common CC & Huron Park RC

A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate, at their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.
We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
All personal information is collected under the authority of the municipal Act

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Mississauga, ON, CA
Posted on: 2015-01-24
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