Recreation Wellness Coordinator

Location: Meadow Lake Tribal Council
Program: Health & Social Development

Employment Terms: Full Time
Length of Employment: 2-3 Years
Number of Positions: 1

Date Posted: 02/14/2019
Expiration Date: 02/28/2019

Employment Opportunity

                                Recreation Wellness Coordinator   

 Employment Opportunity

Term Position


MLTC Health & Social Development Department is seeking a dynamic motivated individual to fill the two (2) year full-time term position of Recreation Wellness Coordinator.


Under the direct supervision of the Senior Health Director, the Recreation Wellness Coordinator (RWC) will support the development of recreation programming capacity for the 9 Meadow lake First Nations. The RWC will develop, Design, coordinate recreation wellness programming and the evaluation of those recreation programs. The RWC will recommend implementation, and monitor recreation policies and directives with the Senior Health Director. The RWC prepares and submits proposals to funding agencies, for the development or recreation wellness programming, programming guidelines, and develops budgetary guidelines and prepares an annual operating budget summary for all recreation wellness programs.


POSITIONS DUTIES (include but not limited to):


  • Develop, design, promote, deliver and oversee recreation wellness programs, leisure activities and events.
  • Develops and plans for active participation in arts/culture, recreation/sport, and beautification related activities that enhance quality of life
  • Helps to guide volunteer groups, community organizations and service clubs in the planning, organization, promotion of recreation wellness events at community facilities
  • Work and liaise with organizations in the area including local schools, organizations, businesses, local sports groups, volunteer organizations and provincial agencies or associations for the purpose of recreation wellness services and events
  • Develop communications and promotions for recreation wellness programs, leisure activities and other internet/intranet based systems such as the newsletter, media releases, and social media
  • Provides administrative functions including preparing reports, administrative briefing notes, business planning, policies, and budgets
  • Assist in preparation of annual budget for recreation wellness programs and events
  • Secures program funding to implement recreation programs and support long terms program sustainability, through proposal development to funding agencies
  • Planning, implementing and managing a broad range of community recreation services and facilities, and encouraging maximum community involvement and coordination with other organizations
  • Directing the development and implementation of recreation wellness programs and the cooperation and maintenance of recreation facilities to fulfill community leisure requirements in accordance with policies set out by the municipality/recreation board
  • Planning, organizing and promotion of recreation activities and special events for the community



  • Post-secondary Certificat, Diploma or Degree in Recreation, Events Planning, or related field with experience delivering recreation programs and events

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience with project management and event logistics in delivering recreation, activities and community events

  • Ability to deliver a high level of customer service to the general public

  • Proficient in computers, ie, Microsoft office 2010, word, excel, power-point, outlook

  • Creative and independent problem solver

  • Valid driver’s license, certification in First Aid, CPR and AED

  • Training in High Five or High Five Certified an asset

  • Preference will be given to individuals who speak either Cree or Dene


    Interested applicants are invited to submit: A letter of application, resume stating qualifications, related work experience, copies of credentials, current RCMP Security Clearance/Vulnerable Sector Check, copy of valid driver’s license, and three (3) current professional supervisory references to:

    Human Resource Department

    8003 Flying Dust Reserve



    Phone: (306) 236-5654   Fax: (306) 236-6301


    For more information on position requirements, please contact Flora Fiddler, Senior Director of Health & Social Development @ (306) 236-5817 or visit our website


    Deadline:   Wednesday, February 27, 2019


    MLTC sincerely appreciates and thanks all individuals for their applications,

    however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.