Recreation Assistant (Part Time Benefited)

Berwick By The Sea - Campbell River, BC (6 months ago)

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Job Summary

Join the Berwick Team

Berwick By The Sea in Campbell River is looking for a regular part time Recreation Assistant working 22.5 hours weekly. This is an opportunity to work in a dynamic, hospitality oriented environment where you can make a difference in the lives of our residents. This position includes full benefits (medical, dental, extended health, RRSP match).

Recreation Assistant – Part Time

Benefits Eligible – 22.5 hrs/week

Hours of Work:

Days & Evenings – Including one day of the weekend


The Recreation Assistant is responsible for assisting the Recreation Manager in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of recreational programs on a daily basis. Helps arrange recreation programs by contacting community members to provide entertainment, educational and/or social opportunities for residents. Encourages resident participation and researches recreational interests and needs. Assists with the development of a monthly recreation schedule, implements ongoing programs including set up and clean up. Provides bus transportation to various activities, works collaboratively with other departments and maintains a clean and safe environment for residents and other team members. Work as a cohesive team member with Administrative staff to ensure the delivery of seamless customer services for coverage of reception and main switchboard.


  • Excellent communication skills, tact, diplomacy and good judgment
  • Strong ability to motivate others to achieve the desired result
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with seniors and the general public
  • Professional, confidential and strong time management skills
  • Strong ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and be well organized


  • Completion of a degree in Leisure Studies or a Certificate in Recreation
  • Class 4 drivers license
  • Standard First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Level B or C
  • Proficient skills with Microsoft Office programs (Excel & Word)


  • A minimum of two years related experience working with seniors and/or with providing recreation or leisure programs
  • Experience with events planning would be an asset

Personal Competencies:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to providing the highest quality of customer service
  • Self driven individual who thrives on working in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and still maintain focus on priorities

Please apply via Indeed to the attention of the Recreation Manager.

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

Class 4 Driver's License,

Post Secondary Education in Recreation.

Company Profile

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $20.83 to $22.35 /hour


  • working with seniors: 2 years (Preferred)


  • AEC / DEP or Skilled Trade Certificate (Preferred)


  • Class 4 Drivers Licence (Required)