At MAX, we’re raising the bar in the delivery of healthy and active programs for individuals and families. We’re seeking dynamic and motivated Recreation Counsellors to join our After School team in St. John’s, Mount Pearl and CBS.

Role and Responsibilities

Recreation Counsellors must be energetic and enjoy working with children (ages 5-12 years) in a leadership role.

Duties Include:

  • Meeting and safely organizing designated participants upon school dismissal
  • Program planning and implementation (planning and organizing specified activities, requesting supplies, efficiently carrying out program plan in a group setting)
  • Enhancing program content through building on children’s interests and directly supervising program participants
  • Carrying out activities with a strong awareness for safety
  • Keeping areas clean and organized by sweeping, emptying garbages, sanitizing tables and chairs, cleaning up behind the children
  • Breaking down and storing tables and chairs at the end of shift
  • Participating and being active with the children during programming
  • Communicating and reporting to parents
  • Serving snacks to the children and supervising snack time
  • Keeping proper record of attendance throughout the day
  • Reporting incidents or injuries by completing specified forms
  • Using equipment in a reasonable manner and being accountable for its overall care and proper storage

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) Certificate of Conduct
  • Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Minimum of 1 year post-secondary
  • Standard or Emergency First Aid
  • HIGH FIVE® Principles of Healthy Childhood Development Certification
  • Class 4 driver’s license (or willing to obtain)

Preferred Skills

  • Enthusiastic, energetic and passionate about providing our children with a positive experience everyday
  • Experience with program planning and instructing in a group setting
  • Experience with school aged children in a recreation or daycare setting
  • Exceptional oral communication skills
  • Natural appreciation to deliver exceptional customer service to both children and parents
  • Ability to recognize and solve problems efficiently

Candidates must be available from 2:00pm-6:00pm Monday to Friday. To apply for these positions, reply in confidence by email to [email protected] for Mount Pearl and CBS, and [email protected] for St. John’s.