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Elder Recreation Program Leader


With a certification for Recreation therapy or accessible recreation this position will support age-appropriate sport, recreation, land-based programming in collaboration with community organizations which serve their Elders. This position will travel to, as well as work with communities to establish and implement their own independent programs.


  • Support Elders to get them holistically active and promote positive lifestyle alternatives
  • Researching and developing programs which speak to the needs of a unique community
  • Develop a series of programs to serve elders in health and wellness
  • Act as a liaison for the MASRC with organizations and communities, to develop, plan, support and deliver programs
  • Report and meet with MASRC management through the planning, implementing, and reporting stages of the programing
  • Travel with the intention of building relationships with stakeholders who serve elders
  • Provide current and trending opportunities in holistic wellbeing
  • Create, test and pilot programs which would become permanent and evolving MASRC resources


  • Recreation program certification, recreation therapy certification, education and/or physical education, NCCP Community Coach levels, or equivalent experience
  • Fitness, dance or sport certifications, or equivalent experience
  • Previous administration and computer skills are required
  • Strong interpersonal skills are required
  • Must be able to work independently and be self-driven
  • Must be willing to travel to remote communities (including by plane, train, or car)

Position to start immediately.

Salary range $37-39,000 depending on experience.

To be considered, please send a cover letter and resume by mail or email addressed to:

Mel Whitesell, Executive Director

Manitoba Aboriginal Sports & Recreation Council

105-145 Pacific Ave

R3B 2Z6


[email protected]

Deadline: September 30, 2022

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