Posted Jan 19, 2023Recreation and Culture Coordinator



Business: Cook's Ferry Indian Band
Address: Mandy Cormier, Director of Community and Social Development Cooks Ferry Indian Band PO Box 130, 3691 Deer Lane Spences Bridge, BC V0K 2L0




WAGE: $22/Hr to start
BENEFITS: As per Band Policy

POSITION SUMMARY: The Recreation and Culture Coordinator is a connector, facilitator and collaborator who engages with local community partners and departments in the design and delivery of community-based, culturallyrelevant recreation and wellness programs for children, youth, families, and Elders. Reporting to the Director, the Recreation and Culture Coordinator – will work closely with the Director to develop programs and complete the necessary monthly reporting requirements. The Recreation and Culture Coordinator will work to complete and deliver programs that align with the needs of the community and work plan that will be provided for reference to the successful candidate.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Serve as primary coordinator and communicator for recreation, cultural and wellness programs for community members in the evenings and weekends; • Develop monthly program plans focused on physical health, wellness, and culture; • Oversee setup, delivery and take down of programs, ensuring the program location is kept well organized, clean and secure; • Ensuring the safety of participants at all times. • Passionate about recreation and able to lead indoor and outdoor activities. • Identify program goals, monitor and evaluate effectiveness of each program on a regular basis; • Maintain required records and project reports; and • Ability to work evenings and weekends as required.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS Experience or education in sport, recreation, community or health sector • Experience delivering programming • Knowledge writing reports and applying for funding opportunities • Experience collaborating with networks and connections among Indigenous communities and sport, physical activity, recreation, health or education organizations. • Valid Driver’s License, Class 5. • First Aid Certificate minimum 8 hour course. • original Police Information Check, including Vulnerable Sector Check issued within the past 6 months. You will have good interpersonal, communication and organization skills. You work effectively within a team environment. • You are enthusiastic, creative a self-starter. Additionally, you must be in compliance with the Band’s Mandatory Vaccination Policy at the time of work scheduling.

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