Employment Opportunities

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

A note about the impact of Minimum Wage increases on Program fees - Dec. 2017

Read about it (PDF)



May 17, 2018 - We are looking for a highly detail-oriented Finance Administrator who thrives in a small, responsive and flexible accounting team environment and has at least three years relevant experience.

Finance Administrator job posting (PDF)

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your resume and a cover letter to sroy@dovercourt.org by May 31, 2018. We thank all applicants for your interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.


Customer Service 

Contact Tyler Skerkowski:  tskerkowski@dovercourt.org


Day Camps & After School programs


We have now completed our hiring for Summer 2018.


Contact Laura Bond, lbond@dovercourt.org

Arts & Culture Programs

Contact: Kate Ritchie, Manager of Programs, kritchie@dovercourt.org

Sport-based Programs

Contact: Christine Pelletier, Manager of Programs, cpelletier@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 Stephen Nason, Senior Director of Programs, snason@dovercourt.org.

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness Professionals:

Ongoing applications accepted. Contact: Alanna George, 613-798-8950 ext. 269, ageorge@dovercourt.org


Ongoing applications accepted.

Contact: Christine Pelletier, Manager of Aquatics, 613-798-8950 ext.236, cpelletier@dovercourt.org


Contact: Doug Wanke, dwanke@dovercourt.org

Facility Maintenance

Contact: Doug Wanke at dwanke@dovercourt.org or 613-798-8950 ext. 248

BSOMA - Bluesfest School of Music & Art

Currently seeking private lesson teachers in guitar & piano

Contact: Kate Ritchie, Manager of Bluesfest School of Music & Art, kritchie@dovercourt.org

WAVE (Work & Volunteer Experience for Adults) & ALIVE Ottawa

Contact: inclusion@dovercourt.org