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

Administration & Finance

Contact: Sakina Meghjee, smeghjee@dovercourt.org


Summer Camps

Contact: Robin Cloutier, rcloutier@dovercourt.org

Recreation, After School, Breakfast Club, PD Days

Contact: Robin Cloutier, Director of Programs, rcloutier@dovercourt.org

Jan. 6, 2022 – Recreation Program Coordinator

We’re hiring! Dovercourt is looking for an energetic, creative, compassionate individual to join the BEST recreation team in the city. This person will work closely with the Program Managers to develop and deliver exceptional programs to kids and families all year long. If you or someone you know is looking for an exciting opportunity to contribute to a non-profit, community-focused organization, and have a TON of fun doing so, apply as soon as possible!

See the Job Posting for Program Coordinator 2022

Please apply by Jan 17, 2022 to Robin Cloutier, Recreation Director

Posted Nov 26, 2021:

Recreation Program Supervisor, Notre Dame After School Program

We are looking for a fun, well organized and skilled individual who is able to assist in the delivery of activities and supervision of staff during the after school hours including sports, group games, and creative arts. Programs take place at Dovercourt Recreation Centre and Notre Dame High School.

The Notre Dame Program, “NDAfter3” program offers students in grade 7-8 a variety of fun activities from 3:00 until 5:30pm. The program runs on Mon-Thurs until the end of May. Opportunities to work in other programs at Dovercourt are also available.

Qualified candidates must be available to work Monday-Thursday from 1:00pm-6pm.

Wage range is $17.74-$18.80 per hour.

Program Supervisors are required to provide:

  • a police record check for service with the vulnerable sector
  • proof of full vaccination against COVID-19, and valid Standard First Aid & CPR C

For questions about the position, or to apply:

Robin Cloutier (she/her)
Program Director
Dovercourt Recreation Association
613-798-8950 x230


Contact: Kathleen Finn, Director of Programs, kfinn@dovercourt.org

Arts, Music & Dance

Contact: Robin Cloutier, Director of Programs, rcloutier@dovercourt.org

Customer Service

Contact Tyler Skerkowski, Manager of Customer Experience, tskerkowski@dovercourt.org

Health, Fitness & Wellness

Contact: Kathleen Finn, Director of Programs, kfinn@dovercourt.org

WAVE (Work & Volunteer Experience for Adults)

Contact: Caitlin Booth, Manager, inclusion@dovercourt.org

Jan. 14/22: We are looking for a W.A.V.E. (Work and Volunteer Experience) Program Support & Job Coach (part-time), 6-20 hrs/ wk, Monday to Friday

Read the job posting (pdf)

Send cover letter and CV to Caitlin Booth at cbooth@dovercourt.org

Facility Maintenance

Contact: Andrew Burrows, Facility Manager,  aburrows@dovercourt.org


Contact: Kathleen Finn, Director of Programs, kfinn@dovercourt.org

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 John Rapp, Executive Director, jrapp@dovercourt.org.

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