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Employment

Dovercourt Recreation is always looking for dynamic and motivated individuals to join our staff team. We have some application deadlines each season but positions become vacant throughout the year so ongoing applications are always welcome. All employees require a current Standard First Aid and CPR Certification, a police check plus job-specific requirements.

Apply with a resume or application form to the appropriate email or mail to:

Dovercourt Recreation Centre
411 Dovercourt Avenue
Ottawa, ON K2A 0S9

Contact us at [email protected] and direct your inquiry to the appropriate person listed below.

Administration & Finance

Contact: Sureen Gosal

Summer Camps

Contact: Robin Cloutier

Recreation, After School, Breakfast Club, PD Days

Contact: Robin Cloutier

Aquatics

We are always on the lookout for staff 16 yrs and up with lifeguard & swim instructor qualifications. Please send your resume to [email protected].org, directed to Christine Pelletier

Contact: Kathleen Finn, Director of Programs

Arts, Music, Dance & Sports

Contact: Meghan Draper, Coordinator of Sessional Programs

Job Posting: Assistant Dance Instructor (Jan. 18, 2023)

We are looking for a fun, well organized and skilled individual who can help implement lesson plans focusing on fundamental dance techniques and skills at a variety of styles, levels and ages.

Read the job posting (pdf):

• Assistant Dance Instructor Job Posting

Submit a resume and cover letter to Meghan Draper, Program Coordinator at Dovercourt
Recreation Association.

Email: [email protected] (please state job title in the subject line)

 

Job Posting: Dance Instructor (Jan. 18, 2023)

We are looking for a fun, well organized and skilled individual who can plan, develop, and implement lesson plans focusing on fundamental dance techniques and skills at a variety of styles, levels and ages.

Read the Job posting (pdf):

• Dance Instructor Job Posting

Submit a resume and cover letter to Meghan Draper, Program Coordinator at Dovercourt
Recreation Association.

Email: [email protected] (please state job title in the subject line)

Job Posting: Music Instructor (Jan 2023)

We are looking for a fun, well organized and skilled individual who can plan, develop, and implement lesson plans focusing on fundamental music techniques and skills at a variety of styles, levels, and ages.

Music Instructor Job Posting (pdf)

Submit a resume and cover letter to Meghan Draper, Program Coordinator at Dovercourt
Recreation Association.

Email: [email protected] (please state job title in the subject line)

Job Posting: Music Assistant (Jan 2023)

We are looking for a fun, well organized and skilled individual who can help implement lesson plans focusing on fundamental music techniques and skills at a variety of styles, levels, and ages.

Music Assistant Job Posting (PDF)

Submit a resume and cover letter to Meghan Draper, Program Coordinator at Dovercourt
Recreation Association.

Email: [email protected] (please state job title in the subject line)

Job Posting: Preschool, Children & Youth Instructor

We are looking for a fun, well organized and skilled individual who can plan, develop, and
implement lesson plans for a variety of programs for preschool, children, and youth.

Preschool, Children & Youth Instructor Job Posting (pdf)

Submit a resume and cover letter to Meghan Draper, Program Coordinator at Dovercourt
Recreation Association.

Email: [email protected] (please state job title in the subject line)

Job Posting: Preschool, Children & Youth Assistant

We are looking for a fun, well organized and skilled individual who can help implement lesson plans focusing on fundamental dance techniques and skills at a variety of styles, levels, and ages.

Preschool, Children & Youth Assistant Job Posting (pdf)

Submit a resume and cover letter to Meghan Draper, Program Coordinator at Dovercourt
Recreation Association.

Email: [email protected] (please state job title in the subject line)

Job Posting: Sports Instructor

We are looking for a fun, well organized and skilled individual who can plan, develop, and
implement lesson plans focusing on fundamental sports techniques and skills at a variety of sports, levels, and ages.

Sports Instructor Job Posting (pdf)

Submit a resume and cover letter to Meghan Draper, Program Coordinator at Dovercourt
Recreation Association.

Email: [email protected] (please state job title in the subject line)

Job Posting: Sports Assistant

We are looking for a fun, well organized and skilled individual who can help implement lesson plans focusing on fundamental sports techniques and skills at a variety of sports, levels and ages.

Sports Assistant Job Posting (pdf)

Submit a resume and cover letter to Meghan Draper, Program Coordinator at Dovercourt
Recreation Association.

Email: [email protected] (please state job title in the subject line)

Customer Service

Contact Trish Stolte, Director of Customer Experience

Health, Fitness & Wellness

Contact: Kathleen Finn, Director of Programs

WAVE (Work & Volunteer Experience for Adults)

W.A.V.E. (Work and Volunteer Experience) is a day program for adults on the autism spectrum and/or living with developmental disabilities.

Contact: Caitlin Booth, Manager, [email protected]dovercourt.org

Job Posting: Jan 18, 2023

Inclusion Coordinator Full-Time, Permanent (Full Time)

The Inclusion Coordinator reports to the Manager of Accessibility & Inclusion and is responsible for facilitating the integration and inclusion program for children and families. Dovercourt welcomes participants of all abilities into its programs and some clients require additional support, especially in day camp programs. The Inclusion Coordinator will be the main point of contact for parents or caretakers and ensure that participants have the support needed to allow for a quality experience in programs. The Coordinator will also facilitate individual needs assessments and provide recommendations regarding the level of support required for specific programs.

Read the job posting:

To apply or for inquiries: Dovercourt Recreation Association, c/o Caitlin Booth, 411 Dovercourt Ave, Ottawa ON, K2A 0S9

e-mail: [email protected]   Please indicate the position in the subject line.

Job Posting: Jan 18, 2023

WAVE support worker

The support worker provides direct support for W.A.V.E. participants by assisting with meaningful volunteer placements and recreation activities, while promoting the development of life skills. 

Read the job posting (PDF):

Please send cover letter and CV to Caitlin Booth at [email protected]

Job posting – Oct 11/22

WAVE Program Lead (Full Time)

The Program Lead reports to the Manager of Inclusion and Accessibility and is responsible for the daily activities that provide a well-rounded program that balances physical activity, social activities, and individual life and work skills. The successful candidate will work with a team of program support staff to plan day-trips and in-house activities, as well as assisting with staff scheduling, budget tracking, purchasing, and basic administrative tasks like incident reporting, attendance tracking, etc. The Program Lead will help facilitate fundraisers and special events that raise awareness and funds for the program. The ideal candidate is a strong and passionate advocate for people living with developmental disabilities.

See the job description here:

To apply or for inquiries:

Dovercourt Recreation Association, c/o Caitlin Booth, 411 Dovercourt Ave, Ottawa ON, K2A 0S9

e-mail: [email protected]   Please indicate the position in the subject line

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Facility Maintenance

Contact: Andrew Burrows, Facility Manager

Rinks

Contact: Kathleen Finn, Director of Programs

Program Proposals & Partnerships

The Dovercourt Recreation Department is always looking for new and unique program opportunities, workshops and partnerships.
If you are interested in presenting a unique program please contact [email protected]

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