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Employment Opportunities

Digby Area Recreation Commission (DARC) is recruiting two After School Program Leaders for the 2022-2023 school year.

Reporting to the Active Living Coordinator, the After School Program Leaders will play a strong role in the design, promotion, and delivery of after school programs for youth ages 5-14. Leaders will work with children/youth and must have an understanding of the importance of being a positive role model. The position requires individuals who enjoy physical activity, sport and/or recreation, and are interested in learning new skills around youth engagement and delivering quality programs which promote being active for life.

These leaders will deliver fun and interactive programs, DES Kids in Motion (after school program for children in grades primary to six) and This Girl Can (after school program for girls only in grades six to nine). This is a part-time position consisting of 15 hours per week, Tuesday-Thursday, throughout the school year, with opportunity for extra hours with holiday and other programming if required. Starting at $13.80/hour.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide instruction and leadership for activities while ensuring participant safety at all times.
  • Ensure all participants are actively engaged, motivated, having fun and remaining safe.
  • Responsible for daily reporting of any concerns to supervisor and dealing with initial problem solving when issues arise.
  • Be able to modify activities according to participants needs

Qualifications:

  • Current CPR/first aid certificate
  • Volunteer or work experience that involves children/youth is an asset
  • High energy with a positive outlook with the passion for working with children/youth
  • Possess strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
  • Ability to lead each program as planned but with the flexibility to meet participants’ needs and other variables such as weather and numbers
  • A satisfactory criminal record and child abuse registry checks

We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Monday, October 3, 2022

APPLY TO: Digby Area Recreation Commission
Email: darc@ns.aliantzinc.ca


Digby Area Recreation Commission (DARC) is recruiting an Open Gym Attendant. The Open Gym Attendant will be responsible for the supervision of patrons and enforcement of rules and regulations in the Digby Regional High School Gymnasium during Open Gym Hours (Fridays, 6-8:30 pm and Saturdays, 10:00 am – 2:30 pm).

Essential responsibilities:

  • Monitors gym at all times.
  • Keeps accurate attendance for all open gym days.
  • Greets all participants and keeps open line of communication with each.
  • Familiarizes participants of gym rules and regulations.
  • Holds patrons accountable when not following gym rules.
  • Performs set-up and clean up responsibilities for the programs.
  • Communicates times of open gym and make sure participants are out of the gym at the end of the program.
  • Provides first aid supplies to participants injured during activity. Completes accident/incident reports in their entirety and submits within 24 hours of the incidents.
  • Inform supervisor of any unsafe conditions or hazardous work procedures.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Wednesday, October 5, 2022

APPLY TO: Digby Area Recreation Commission
Email: darc@ns.aliantzinc.ca