Kenora and Rainy River Districts Child and Family Services Summer Recreation Counsellor (Summer Student)

Position Description

Summer Recreation Counsellor (Summer Student)  (quote file # 06/18)        


Closing Date: March 23, 2018 (midnight)

Hours of Work:  6.75 hours per day up to 33.75 hours per week

Location:  Atikokan Ontario (may include some travel)

Salary: $16.00/hour

Position Summary

Primary responsibilities of the Summer Recreation Counsellor Student position include but are not limited to: the organization and delivery of a recreation program(s) for children served by the Agency. This position supports the Agency in an administrative and frontline capacity to ensure that children in the community have access to recreational programs throughout the summer months. This is an excellent opportunity for the successful incumbents to build and enhance decision-making, problem solving and interpersonal skill sets


       Knowledge and Skills Required:

  1. Proven organizational and administrative skills.
  2. Strong work ethic, positive attitude, and a great team player.
  3. Must be able to work in a team setting and independently.
  4. Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
  5. Demonstrated time management and organizational skills.
  6. Interest in recreation and leisure activities and child care



  1. Be 15 to 30 years of age
  2. Be a returning full-time student (preferred post-secondary field of study related to social work/recreation)
  3. Be a Canadian Citizen or a permanent resident and legally entitled to work according the Legislation and Canadian regulations
  4. Have a valid “G” Ontario driver's licence in good standing & regular access to a reliable vehicle



  1. Must possess a valid Class G Ontario Driver's Licence and have access to a reliable vehicle with OPCF6A Insurance endorsement and minimum of $1000 000.00 Liability
  2. Clear criminal reference check, Clear Vulnerable Sector check, Clear Internal Records Check and a Clear Driver’s Abstract

Additional Information

Please submit resume with letter of application to:

Human Resources Department

Kenora-Rainy River Districts Child and Family Services

820 Lakeview Drive

Kenora, Ontario

P9N 3P7

Fax No. (807)467-5539 ATT: HR

Application Deadline

March 23, 2018


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