Recreational Coordinator (Part-time, Contract)

Wetaskiwin, AB, Canada Req #284
Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Catholic Social Services is currently recruiting for a contract, part-time summer job for (35 hours per week) in Wetaskiwin, Alberta. The length of the contract will be 15 weeks. This position is dependent upon government funding.

Candidates must be between the ages of 18 and 30.

The contract start and end dates will be from May 15, 2024 to August 30, 2024.


Job Summary:

As a Recreational Coordinator, you are responsible for planning, coordinating, and delivering a recreation program to children and adults with disabilities. You will be supporting caregiver support groups for families impacted by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Assist adults with developmental disabilities with their day to day needs
  • Promote Agency at community events.ie. kids activities / FASD Awareness Day
  • Attend staff meetings and participate in staff development training
  • Work as part of the Agency team
  • Administrative duties, such as filing, copying, scanning, shredding, supplies, special projects
  • Participate on activities and tasks in various locations (required to travel)

Education and Qualifications:

  • High school education completed
  • Currently enrolled or completed studies in Early Childhood Development, Child and Youth Care Worker, Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Arts in Sociology/Psychology, or Disabilities programs would be considered an asset
  • Experience working with children or adults with developmental disabilities is considered an asset
  • Skills in planning and delivery of a program
  • Gain knowledge of children/adults with disabilities
  • Skills in problem solving, initiative, organizing, teamwork, communication
  • Apply professional/technical/safety knowledge and skills that are learned
  • Gain knowledge of policies, procedures, and health and safety expectations
  • Development of verbal and written communication skills
  • Technical skills- computer programs/data bases/photocopiers
  • Development of Professional Boundaries, Confidentiality & Privacy, Respectful Workplace
  • Work ethic – punctuality, commitment, reliability
  • Conflict Resolution skills and how to work as a team member
Conditions of Employment:
  • Satisfactory Security Checks including Criminal Record Check (CRC) with Vulnerable Sector Check from local RCMP or City Police detachment issued within six (6) months
  • Child Intervention Record Check issued within six (6) months
  • A Valid class 5 Driver’s License and vehicle that enables you to safely transport clients is required
  • Summary of driving record with no more than six (6) demerit points current within one (1) year
  • Vehicle Registration and Third Party Liability Insurance (amount of two million)

What We Offer:

  • The compensation for this position is $18.00 per hour
  • Work within a highly collaborative, team-oriented organization, where your ideas are heard, and you can see your impact daily.
  • Growth Opportunities: apply and grow your skills within a dynamic, innovative and expanding Agency that is taking a leadership role in our industry.

About Catholic Social Services:

CSS is an established Agency that is guided by faith to care for and bring hope to people in need with humility, compassion and respect. With more than 50 years of service delivery, Catholic Social Services is one of the largest multi-function social services agencies in Canada, with more than 1800 staff, and hundreds of volunteers delivering 130+ programs throughout Central Alberta. 

“As a Catholic social services agency, we are guided by faith to care for and bring hope to people in need with humility, compassion and respect.” 

Our values are at the core of everything we do!

  • Humility: We acknowledge with gratitude our human abilities and limitations. We demonstrate humility by doing the best that we can with the resources that we have.
  • Compassion: We respond to people in need with love. We demonstrate our compassion by caring for people without judgment and without condition.
  • Respect: We demonstrate our respect by being personally present, open and attentive to those we care for and by honouring their dignity and freedom.



We thank all applicants. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

We embrace diversity and offer equal opportunities to all qualified applicants regardless of origin, culture, ethnicity, age, ability, gender identity, and people of faith or no faith.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Wetaskiwin, AB, Canada