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



Contact Sheila Roy: sroy@dovercourt.org


Customer Service 

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


Summer Camp 2019

Contact: Mat Clift, Manager of Camps, mclift@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


Music Teachers – Private Instruction

BSOMA is growing! We're seeking violin, piano and voice teachers for the 2018-2019
school year. BSOMA is dedicated to supporting cultural development within the greater
Ottawa community by creating opportunities through education that will allow students to
discover, explore and deepen a relationship with the arts. BSOMA is operated by Ottawa
Bluesfest and Dovercourt Recreation Association.

Music teacher Job description (pdf)

Submit a resume and cover letter to Kate Ritchie, Dovercourt Recreation Centre:
E-mail: kritchie@dovercourt.org (please state job title in the subject line)

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

WAVE (Work & Volunteer Experience for Adults) 

Contact: Caitlin Booth, Coordinator of WAVE, inclusion@dovercourt.org

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

Read about it (PDF)