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Elder Recreation Program Leader

Description

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.

Objectives

  • 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

Qualifications

  • 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

OR

[email protected]

Deadline: September 30, 2022

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