February 25, 2010

Summer Job Spotlight ... LMHC looking for recreation staff

With the summer job search season in full swing, the student-focused Service Canada Job Bank is up and running. The database lists student and youth employment opportunities with business and organizations across Canada, so you're bound to find something close to where you live.

And if you happen to live in London, Ontario or the surrounding area and are interested in securing a recreation-related summer job, then check out the London & Middlesex Housing Corporation (LMHC) which is currently looking to hire staff for its various summer programs.

The LMHC is looking to fill the following positions:

Recreation Coordinator

- 1 vacancy
- Key responsibilities: assist with planning and development of recreational programs for children in social housing communities; coordinate, supervise, and evaluate special events, program activities and on-site programs.
- Salary: $13.50/hr
- Start date: May 3, 2010

Activity Leader (Assistant Leader)

- 2 vacancies
- Key responsibilities: assist other team leaders to design, implement, and evaluate children and youth programs in social housing communities; control of equipment and supplies; assist in the preparation of promotional material.
- Salary: $9.60/hr
- Start date: June 28, 2010

Recreation Program Leader (Team Leader)

- 16 vacancies
- Key responsibilities: design, assist, implement, and evaluate an on-site recreational program for children aged 5-12; manage and control petty cash, equipment and supplies; recreational experience & valid driver's license an asset.
- Salary: $11.25/hr
- Start date: June 28, 2010

For all positions, successful applicants will need to have a valid First Aid Certificate and must agree to a criminal background check.

To apply for a position, submit a cover letter and resume in-person or via mail to:

London Middlesex Housing Corproation
379 Dundas Street, Suite 207
London, Ontario, N6B 1V5

You can also send your application via fax to 519 679 7000.

Take note that applications for the Recreation Coordinator position are due by March 12, 2010 as the position begins early May 2010.

For the Activity Worker and Recreation Program Leader positions, applications are due by May 14, 2010 as the positions are set to begin on June 28, 2010 and will run until the end of August.

For more information, or if you have any questions, please contact the LMHC Human Resources team at 519 434 2765 ext. 214 or 232.

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