Get paid to play Working for PSP is a great way to turn your passion into a career; this is your chance to get paid to play. What’s in it for you? • Flexible hours • Work multiple fun positions in various locations • Great part-time, full-time, and on-call seasonal positions • Acquire highly transferable skills in a dynamic work environment • Training based on duties and responsibilities • Competitive wages, working as a Recreation Instructor in Canada usually earns between $11.00/hour and $25.56/hour Kick-start your career in Recreation with PSP • Volunteer at a program or event to gain experience • Take a certification like HIGH FIVE, Group Fitness or Bronze Cross • Ensure your first aid is up to date • When you get certified ask for help setting up a practical teaching experience • Maintain your personal level of fitness for positions like personal trainers and lifeguards • Ask for a mentor or shadow an experienced staff member
JOB TITLES Recreation Technician Lifeguard
JOB DUTIES Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness perform some or all of the following duties:
Day Camp Leader Camp Counsellor Riding Instructor Fitness Instructor Aerobics Instructor Swimming Instructor - Sports Recreation Program Leader Ski Instructor Playground Worker Ski Patrol Gymnastics Teacher Fitness Appraiser Certified Personal Trainer Personal Trainer
• Plan and carry out recreational, athletic, fitness and sports activities • Assemble supplies and sports and game equipment • D emonstrate and instruct athletic, fitness or sports activities and techniques • Instruct classes in arts, crafts and other recreational or leisure programs • Attend to clients with special needs • Provide lifestyle awareness information • Conduct therapeutic recreational or athletic activities • Monitor recreational, sports or fitness activities to ensure safety • Provide emergency or first aid assistance as required • Enforce safety rules and regulations • Assist with co-ordination of special events • S chedule activities, keep logs, maintain records and prepare reports • Train and supervise staff • Maintain and repair sports equipment
June is Recreation month! PLAY, YOUR WAY! MAKING HEALTHY, ACTIVE, BETTER LIVING FUN AND EASY! PSP makes playing your way, easy and accessibl...