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Summer/Seasonal: Youth Centre Leaders & ME TA WE TAN Youth Centre Leaders

Department or Division: Recreation & Community Development

Term: Temporary part-time for approximately two months


  1. Plans, delivers and evaluates a balanced recreation program incorporating a variety of activities for children and youth.
  2. Adapts activities based on skill, age or number of participant at any given time.
  3. Prepares activity plans incorporating a balanced recreation program based on weekly themes that meet the needs of the target group.
  4. Coordinates and completes all required reports accurately and on time.
  5. Uses the appropriate leadership style based on activity and needs of participants.
  6. Ensures a safe play environment and, where applicable, monitors the paddling pool in accordance with Public Health standards.
  7. Performs various daily maintenance and cleaning duties in relation to operation of the paddling pool, spray pool, washrooms, and/or dry program areas.
  8. Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Grade 12
  • Successful completion of one year of post-secondary education in recreation/leisure, physical education, early childhood development, education or related field, preferred.
  • One year’s experience working with children and/or youth.
  • Possession of a valid, recognized first aid certificate and CPR level C.
  • Knowledge of the theory and principles of recreation program planning, growth and development with regard to children and youth.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to facilitate and lead participation in recreation programs.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the public in a friendly and diplomatic manner.
  • Ability to pass the Saskatoon Police Service security clearance process.
  • Demonstrated skill in creative program planning and evaluation.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills.

Dates of Employment:
June 27 to August 18, 2020

Salary: $17.38 to $19.16 per hour (2018 rates)

Closing Date: Friday, February 21, 2020 - 5:00 pm

Labour Group: CUPE 59