Arts and Recreation Leader

Human ServicesFull TimeMerritt, BC

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Lower Nicola Indian Band

Job Posting

Position Title: Recreation Assistant

Department: Human Services

Hours: 20-35 hours per week

Start Date: April 2022

Wage: $20 hour

Summary of responsibilities

Under the direction of the Recreation Coordinator, the successful candidate will be responsible for developing and participating in recreational programs and events for Lower Nicola Indian Band members.

Required knowledge, skills and abilities

· Excellent communication and high energy while working with youth

· Must be willing to take courses related to recreation ie. Skipper training, first aid and AED courses

· Must be willing to participate in overnight trips with recreation programs

· Organize fundraising events for the recreation department special events

· Overtime and weekend work may be required

· A strong team worker with a great work ethic, self-starter and able to work independently

· Computer competency in Microsoft products including Word, Excel, Outlook and Publisher software


· High school completion with one to two years related work experience, or an appropriate combination of education and experience, preferable with First Nation’s community services

· Must have level 1 first aid.

· Must have valid, unrestricted Class 4 Driver’s license or at least class 5

· Ability to speak or willingness to learn the Nlaka’pamux language

· Must be willing to produce a criminal record check and a vulnerable sector check

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter complete with references, specifying the position you are applying for. Complete Job Description can be obtained by contacting the Lower Nicola Indian Band.

Apply To: Deadline to apply: Feb 28, 2022


The Lower Nicola Indian Band thanks all those who apply, however, only qualified candidates will be considered for an interview.