Employment: Recreation Program Instructor (Day Camp – Youth Position – Age 15-30)

Under the direction of the Resource Opportunities Centre, the Recreation Program Instructor will:

  • Lead & engage in recreational programs for a variety of age groups
  • Responsible for delivery/participation in all scheduled programs/activities.
  • Responsible for daily duties such as greeting participants/parents, organizing equipment and distribution and collection of permission slips
  • Liaise with Community Centre staff regarding programs/events
  • Promote and create awareness of the ROC & prospectcommunities.com
  • Promote ROC services, projects and programs
  • Participate in training and planning sessions as required
  • Work with centre staff and support community initiatives as required

Requirements for Hire:

  • First Aid, CPR, High Five and WHIMS or willingness to obtain
  • At least one season/summer of experience leading children (Gr. P-5) and youth in a recreational setting.
  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment.
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment.
  • Be legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial legislation and regulations. *International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents.
  • Note: proof of all of the above will be required.
  • Successful screening through Child Abuse Registry.


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly motivated, personable & well organized
  • Experience working with the public, especially children and youth.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Drivers license, access to a vehicle or reliable transportation as the PRCC is not located on a public transit route.

Salary & Hours: The hourly wage for this position is $13.35 with full-time (35 hours/week) for 8 weeks of contract period. Contract Duration: June 27, 2022 to September 2, 2022.

Application Instructions:
Send resumes and cover letters by fax or e-mail (no phone calls).
Fax cover letters and resumes to (Fax) 902-852-2867
Email cover letters and resumes to jobs@prospectcommunities.com

Drop off to 2141 Prospect Road, Hatchet Lake, Nova Scotia, B3T-1S1

Application Deadline: Ongoing – ASAP – Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted; interviews will be on-going as applications are received.

Work Location: Prospect Road Community Centre, Hatchet Lake.