Apply for a job in recreation in the Northwest Territories from the list below. 

NWTRPA - Active Communities Coordinator

The NWT Recreation and Parks Association (NWTRPA) is seeking an energetic, motivated and organized individual for the position of Active Communities Coordinator. This is a three year term position.

The Active Communities Coordinator will lead an Active Healthy Intergenerational Connections project. This project targets the engagement of older adults in active, healthy intergenerational activities by promoting the benefits of healthy ageing, and partnerships, complementing existing activities, and monitoring and encouraging sustainable programs.

The successful candidate must possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills, strong oral and written communication skills, and the ability to manage multiple projects. The ideal candidate will have experience working with older adults and demonstrate strong computer skills (e.g. Word, Excel), have excellent time management and multi-tasking skills. In addition the successful candidate must lead a healthy lifestyle, be respectful, and demonstrate a sound work ethic.

The position will be based in Yellowknife and will be a term position until June 30, 2021.

Please forward resume and cover letter along with three references to by Tuesday April 24, 2018 at 4:00pm.

City of Yellowknife- Part Time Casual Facility Assistant (Climbing Wall)

Reporting to the Indoor Facilities Supervisor, the Climbing Wall Attendants hold primary responsibility for enforcing safety rules and facility regulations as they relate to the Climbing Wall. This is a safety-sensitive position exercising a high degree of discretion, trust, and confidence to properly execute duties efficiently. Individuals in this position are responsible for ensuring a safe, but fun rock climbing wall environment for all users of the facility. They will also be primary responsible for executing Belay certifications, Climbing Wall Orientations, supervision for classes and special interest group rentals held at the climbing wall.

The closing date to apply for this position is April 23, 2018.

Town of Fort Smith - Recreation Assistant Program Summer Student

Reporting to the Community Services Program Coordinator, the Recreation Assistant – Program Summer Student will support program planning and
implementation of special events and summer recreation programs for children/youth and families. This position will require evening and weekend work. This is a full time summer position which will run from May 14 to August 24. This is a shift work position and may require evening and weekend work.

Forward applications to Cynthia White at by April 25, 2018.

Hamlet of Tulita - Seasonal Aquatic Supervisor

Required Qualifications:
-Red Cross Water Safety Instructor and/or Royal Lifesaving Swim Instructor Certification
-National Lifeguard or Shallow Water National Lifeguard Certification/ Bronze Cross
-First Aid & CPR-C certification
-18 years of age or older

Preferred Qualifications:
-Experience with pool maintenance and manual chemical application
-Experience carrying out seasonal  start-up, end of season shutdown and maintenance duties (Pool operators level 1 an asset)

Start date approximately June 1st  2018. End date approximately September 3rd  2018. Housing and relocation costs included. Salary to be discussed.

Please forward a resume and two references to by April 27th 2018 11:59pm.

Town of Fort Smith - Recreation Assistant

Reporting to the Recreation Administration Lead, the Recreation Assistant is responsible for supporting all recreation programming, reception, maintaining facility cleanliness, and interacting with public users of all Town facilities. This is a shift work position and may require evening and weekend work.

Forward applications to Cynthia White at by May 2, 2018.

NWT Montessori Society - Counsellor, Day Camp

Lead groups and individuals in recreational or leisure programs; Instruct groups and individuals in arts and crafts; Ensure health and safety regulations are followed; Plan and carry out recreational, fitness and sports activities; Assemble supplies, sports and game equipment; Monitor recreational, sports or fitness activities to ensure safety and provide emergency or first aid assistance when required

Please forward your application to by May 4, 2018.

Old Town Community Association - Cultural Coordinator and Children's Coordinator

Interested in being part of one of Yellowknife’s favorite family summer festivals? Seeking 2 perspective candidates for the 12th annual Old Town Ramble & Ride festival, August 4th & 5th, 2018.

1. A cultural coordinator to organize and manage events at the designated cultural area.

2. A children’s coordinator to organize and manage family area. Duties include setting up/ tearing down, managing arts & crafts and activities, obtaining required volunteers with the assistance of main festival coordinator, etc. No childcare or babysitting involved. Parents are not permitted to leave children unattended.

Arctic Inspiration Prize - Executive Lead

The Arctic Inspiration Prize (AIP) is seeking a dynamic Executive Lead who fosters connections, relationships and partnerships with leaders, organizations and governments across the North and in the South.

The Executive Lead will drive development and expansion of its large, growing, and dynamic network in the North and South and establish and deliver effective communications with it, including Ambassadors and Prize Partners, in order to raise the profile and general awareness of the Prize and ensure growth in both nominations and prize funding. Additionally, they will work with the AIP Board of Trustees to ensure sound governance and set the strategic vision for the AIP.

Please submit your resume and covering letter by May 14, 2018 to

Hamlet of Paulatuk - Recreation Coordinator

Reporting to the Senior Administrative Officer (SAO), The Recreation Coordinator is reponsible for the development and implementation of recreation programs that provide opportunities for sport and recreation and promote a healthy lifestyle for all community residents. The Recreation Coordinator will manage all recreation facilities and assist with sports, recreation and leisure programs in the community.

The ideal candidate has strong interpersonal and leadership skills and will be able to communicate effectively with all levels of the community.

To apply, send your application to

Town of Fort Smith - Casual Recreation Assistant

The Town of Fort Smith is seeking individuals interested in being on our casual Recreation Assistant list. Reporting to the Recreation Administration Lead, the casual Recreation Assistant is scheduled to work on an as and when needed basis. Recreation Assistants are responsible for assisting with reception desk duties, janitorial services, providing supervision of all activities and events, and may work at all Town recreation facilities. Shift and weekend work are the norm.

Forward applications to Cynthia White at

City of Yellowknife- Day Camp Leaders

We are currently seeking students who have a love of working with children and being outdoors enjoying our beautiful northern summer! Please keep in mind the following requirements for our Day Camp positions with the Community Services Department:

1.You must have valid First Aid and CPR-C certifications. You will have to provide copies of these.
2.Include the dates you are available to work. A start date, and the date you must return to school are necessary. These positions do not begin until the third week of June. You must be available for mandatory training during this time. No exceptions.
3.Include any childcare experience you may have, either at a workplace, or informal babysitting.
4.You must have a Criminal records check completed prior to commencing work. You should keep in mind that this can take a couple of weeks to be processed.
5.There are both full-time and part-time positions available. Positions will be awarded based upon education and experience.

The closing date to apply for this position is June 30, 2018.

City of Yellowknife - Part-Time Casual Lifeguards, Pool Assistants, Cashiers and Instructors

The City of Yellowknife is currently seeking qualified individuals to work part-time casual hours as Lifeguards, Pool Assistants and Instructors with the Community Services Department.

Under the direction of the Pool Supervisor, our Pool Staff provide constant safety supervision, assist with special events, and complete necessary administrative work associated with programs, accidents, incidents and cleaning.

The successful incumbent must possess some of the following:

– National Lifeguard Service
– Current First Aid Award/ CPR Basic Rescuer
– Bronze Cross/Bronze Medallion
– Water Safety Instructor

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