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Recreation Program Facilitator & Senior Recreation Coordinator


Squamish Nation consists of 23 villages and is comprised of descendants of the Coast Salish Aboriginal people who live in the present day Greater Vancouver area, Gibson’s Landing, and Squamish River watershed. The Squamish Nation has occupied and governed the territory since beyond recorded history. 

The Squamish culture is rich and resilient. We continue to practice our customs and traditions, which are strongly interconnected with our traditional territory.  Together with our lands, our customs and traditions are the foundations of who we are as Skwxwú7mesh.


We have two exciting opportunities for a Senior Recreation Coordinator (term position with the possibility of becoming permanent) and a Recreation Program Facilitator and to join our team in North Vancouver on a full-time basis. 

The Senior Recreation Coordinator will also report to the Manager, Recreation, and will make recommendations regarding the indoor/outdoor programming schedule developed by the Manager, Recreation.

In this role, you will be responsible for planning/delivery of the majority of sports/courses/programs/events that are delivered throughout the whole year to ensure they are designed to be accessible by/to a broad range of age groups/capabilities. You will also negotiate agreements to deliver a wide variety of sports/programming and will be responsible for task assignment, overseeing the conduct of staff/volunteers during the running of courses/programming, and ensuring that all activities run according to regulations/safety rules. 
For the role of Senior Recreation Coordinator, we are seeking someone with a Diploma/Certificate in Recreation Management, Sport Management, Physical Education, Outdoor Programs Management or related field from a recognized post-secondary institution (an Office Administration or Provincial Instructors Diploma may be considered) combined with  5 - 7 years of experience (with a diploma) or 7 - 9 years of experience (with a certificate) of related experience. Candidates with Grade 12 plus 10-12 years of related work experience may substitute for the above education/experience.

The Recreation Program Facilitator will report to the Manager, Recreation, and will participate as a part of the indoor/outdoor programs team within the North Vancouver Recreation and Community Facilities Department.

In this role, you will instruct and coordinate classes, and while working with the department, you will design, coordinate, and deliver on a full year of recreational events and programs which encompass a broad range of age groups and capabilities. 

For the role of Recreation Program Facilitator, we are seeking someone with a Certificate in Recreation Management, Outdoor Programs Management (or a Provincial Instructors Diploma or a related field may be considered) from a recognized post-secondary institution combined with 2 - 3 years of relevant experience. Candidates with Grade 12 plus 5 - 6 years of related experience or an ECE certificate in combination with related work experience may substitute for above education and experience. 


In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary plus a great host of benefits for yourself and your family. Above all, you will have the opportunity to contribute at an exciting time of growth within the community and play a part in employee initiatives, and community building. 

If you're looking for a new opportunity to use your recreation experience, consider joining Squamish Nation. Apply online today! 

For more info and to apply see:

Community and Social Services Sports and Recreation