CBRM Recreation Summer Job Postings
Resumes are being accepted for the following summer positions with CBRM Recreation. Applicants must be residents of the Cape Breton Regional Municipality.To qualify for a summer job with CBRM’s Recreation Department, all applicants must consent to the carrying out of a Search of the Child Abuse Register and a Police check by CBRM. Applicants must be willing and able to work flexible hours (daytime and evenings) for any of the seven days of the week. They must have excellent oral and writing skills, as well as possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Detailed job descriptions are listed below.
A resume quoting the Reference Number must be submitted for each position applied for and directed to:
Recreation Department, Cape Breton Regional Municipality, 320 Esplanade, Room #204, Sydney, NS, B1P 7B9 OR
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS : 12:00 PM, Wednesday, March 31, 2021
2021 Summer Core Student Job Posting
Active Living Coordinators (21-ST01-1)
CBRM Active Living Coordinators will be responsible in part for the planning, implementation, and evaluation of CBRM recreation programming, including but not limited to outdoor recreation, sport, and other children, youth, and adult active living programs. Successful candidates must demonstrate program leadership skills, staff supervision, knowledge and understanding of program development, and facilitation in a recreation setting. Staff will be required to plan and deliver programs for a diverse demographic of participants. Training, knowledge, and certification in High Five, Fundamental Movement Skills, Stand Up Paddle, OCC Field-leader training, NLS National Lifeguard and Emergency First Aid are considered an asset.
Community Gardens Leader (21-ST01-2)
Work with rural community groups and local partners on the Fostering Our Roots community garden development initiative. Be involved in early stage planning, networking, and development of educational programming around community gardens. Applicants for this position should be comfortable working and collaborating with adults and older adults. Professional/academic experience in gardening, agriculture, horticulture, or food sustainability considered an asset.
Gender Equity Leader (21-ST01-3)
Be a key player in researching, developing, and planning for gender-inclusive sport and recreation initiatives that focus on empowering girls, women, and those with intersecting identity factors in the CBRM. This project aims to increase opportunities for girls and women to participate in sport and recreation, as well as to become certified leaders in a variety of recreation-based fields and gain practical program-lead experience. Applicants should be comfortable working with youth and adults. Professional/academic experience in gender studies, or diversity and inclusion are considered an asset.
Arts & Culture
ConnectArts Coordinators (21-ST02-1)
The ConnectArts Coordinator will provide direct delivery of activities within the ConnectArts Program. Coordinator will be responsible for administrative tasks of the program, coordination and/or delivery of arts-based programming (visual, performing), and management of studio-based facility and/or traveling programs. This position requires well rounded arts-based experience – portfolio or resume must show examples of work – as well as travel within the CBRM. Prior instructional experience, computer skills (graphic design, recording, etc), and a Class 5 driver’s license and full access to a vehicle would be considered assets.
Marketing & Communications
Creative Content & Event Intern (21-ST02-2)
The Creative Content Intern will provide support for regional events of CBRM Recreation, as well develop and maintain content for CBRM Recreation digital platforms. Intern will be responsible for administrative tasks, management support of event logistics, and coordination and delivery of ancillary activities associated with municipal run events. In addition, Intern will be responsible for developing creative content to support the efforts of the CBRM Recreation Department. This position requires the candidate to be 19 years of age or older, have prior event management experience, as well as travel within the CBRM. Social media management skills, graphic design (Illustrator/InDesign/Canva/) skills, and a Class 5 driver’s license and full access to a vehicle are considered an asset.
Marketing & Communications Coordinator (21-ST02-3)
To provide support to the recreation department regarding marketing and communications for summer programs. Will be responsible for writing copy, updating web platforms and social media, developing content, and other duties. Understanding of marketing and public relations practices is required. Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office, Internet, E-mail, etc). Previous experience and training in Marketing and Communications and with programs likes Canva, Hootsuite, and Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator would be considered an asset.
Rural Recreation Development
Rural Recreation Intern (21-ST03-1)
At least two hundred (200) hours of proven experience in developing, organizing, and evaluating recreation programs through a variety of delivery methods for a diverse demographic of participants. At least fifty (50) hours of proven experience with the supervision of paid and/or volunteer staff, including leading, scheduling and direction of staff. Must have First Aid and CPR certification. Class 5 Driver’s License and full access to a vehicle.
Rural Recreation Activity Coordinator (21-ST03-2)
At least one hundred (100) hours of proven experience in developing and organizing recreation programs through a variety of delivery methods for a diverse demographic of participants. At least twenty-five (25) hours of proven experience in the supervision of paid and/or volunteer staff, including the scheduling, guiding and direction of staff. Must have First Aid and CPR certification. Class 5 Driver’s License and full access to a vehicle.
Events & Festival Assistant Coordinator (21-ST04-1)
Working with the Events, Festival and Community Support Coordinator, this position will assist with coordination of CBRM led summer events and provide information and booking support services to community led summer festivals and events. This position will require strong administrative and communication skills, and an understanding of event planning. Must possess a valid Class 5 Drivers’ License, with a clean driving record. Previous experience with event