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Coordinator, Recreation (Children & Youth, Inclusion)

Job Details
Open Date Apr 08 2019 - 11:39:00 AM Close Date Apr 22 2019 - 11:59:00 PM
Position Title Coordinator, Recreation (Children & Youth, Inclusion) Posting Type Full Time
Posting Status Active Position Length Permanent
Department Group Community Services Hours per Week 35
Department Community Services Openings 1
Education College Diploma    
Location Milton Sport Centre: 605 Santa Maria Blvd, Milton, L9T 6J5

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Position Summary

Reporting to the Supervisor, Recreation Programs, this full-time position is responsible for the safe and accessible delivery and administration of children and youth recreation programs as well as inclusion programming for the Town of Milton.  This role directly supervises part-time staff and volunteers in the day-to-day delivery of recreation programs within the children & youth portfolio and ensures compliance with all applicable regulations, policies and procedures. 

The successful candidate must be available to work evenings and weekends as required.


Key Responsibilities

  •  Plans and Implements recreation programs related to children & youth; including camps and inclusion programs
  • Supervises part-time staff and volunteer team including; recruiting, hiring, training, supervising, scheduling, coaching and development
  • Provides daily direction and support to all part-time staff and volunteers as needed
  • Researches and monitors trends, community demographics, participation levels, customer requests and customer satisfaction results to offer recommendations for program development 
  • Enters all program information into recreation software and is responsible for the associated promotion of these programs
  • Anticipates customers’ needs and proactively addresses potential concerns before they arise
  • Responsible for training recreation staff relating to the needs of inclusion participants
  • Meets with parents/guardians to create integration plan for all inclusion participants and supports the recreation team to ensure successful integration
  • Responsible for the oversight of all ICAN (Integrated Care for Assisted Needs) and SNAP (Special Needs Activity Program) camps
  • Maintains ongoing communication with program, facility and customer service staff to maintain a high level of team efficiency
  • Maintains program records, daily and/or session checklists, attendance, stats collection
  • Attends and supports community events and initiatives to increase brand awareness and promote recreation programs
  • Completes part-time onboarding paperwork, payroll input and submission, and part-time staff evaluations
  • Conducts regular staff meetings to ensure policies and procedures are communicated, quality standards are maintained and to solicit feedback from staff
  • Prepares program area budget for supervisor approval; inputs budget into budget system and monitors program budget areas
  • Recommends revenue generation or cost saving initiatives to meet or improve budget targets throughout the year
  • Provides input on fees for programs/services based on the approved user fees By-Law, corporate costing methodology and market value
  • Leads related programs/classes when required
  • Complies with and assumes appropriate supervisory responsibility for compliance with all health and safety practices of the Division in accordance with standard operating guidelines and the Occupational Health & Safety Act
  • Performs other duties as assigned in accordance with department objectives



  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in Recreation & Leisure or a related field
  • Minimum three (3) years progressive supervisor experience in a municipal or recreational setting
  • Experience working with individuals with special needs an asset
  • Standard First Aid and CPR
  • High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development - PCHD
  • High Five Quest 1 & 2 Certification preferred
  • High Five Trainer Certification preferred
  • Behaviour Management Systems certification or equivalent preferred
  • Behaviour Management Systems Trainer certification or equivalent preferred
  • Safe Food Handling Certification preferred
  • Knowledge of Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and Human Rights legislation
  • Proficiency in Recreation Management Software
  • Experience working in financial management software preferred
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening


Travel between multiple work sites within Milton on a regular basis is a requirement of this position.  Candidates must have access to transportation, travel is reimbursed in accordance with the Town’s Mileage Allowance policy.


Annual Salary: $64,844 - $81,055

The Town of Milton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code; the Town of Milton will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform the Town’s Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require. All applicant information collected is in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Privacy legislation and under the authority of the Municipal Act; used strictly for candidate selection.