Instructional Recreation & Group Fitness Recreation Facilitator

Join the CCR Instructional Recreation and Group Fitness departments for the 2022-2023 school year!


Instructional Recreation & Group Fitness

Recreation Facilitator


The Recreation Facilitator position is responsible for assisting in the delivery of Campus & Community Recreation Instructional Recreation classes - Dance, Martial Arts, Sport Skills, Leisure & Crafts, as well as Group Fitness classes. This position will provide invaluable experience for anyone interested in the area of Student Wellness, Fitness, Sport and Recreation.

The responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Instructional Recreation programs consist of Dance, Martial Arts, Sport Skills, and Leisure & Crafts classes. Fitness programs consist of Strength & Conditioning, Mind/Body Fitness, Spin and Zumba classes.
  • Provide day-to-day administrative assistance in coordinating all aspects of Instructional Recreation and Group Fitness programs
  • Work as part of a team, providing troubleshooting for more than 100 classes of programming per week
  • Monitor all Instructional Recreation and Group Fitness classes and assist with supervision of all instructors
  • Provide support for the weekly virtual Instructional Recreation and Group Fitness classes
  • Assist with instructor and class evaluations by administering evaluations and summarizing the results
  • Implement administrative requirements of instructors such as preparation of class lists, venue signage, etc.
  • Assist with participation statistics and reports
  • Assist with publicity and promotion of Instructional Recreation and Group Fitness programs and events
  • Participate in Instructional Recreation and Group Fitness Program classes
  • Assist in the implementation of Campus & Community Recreation special events
  • Adhere to and implement Campus & Community Recreation policies and procedures in a fair, prudent and professional manner
  • Assist full-time Program Coordinators with other tasks in support of department-wide goals when requested
  • Attend weekly Recreation Facilitator team meetings
  • Serve as a Campus & Community Recreation and University of Alberta Ambassador while at work and away, or when on or off duty
  • Time commitment will be approximately 12-15 hours per week – including two evenings per week and occasional weekends, in addition to daytime hours. Additional time commitment in September and January, with minimal time commitment in December and April.


  • The selected applicants must be enrolled at the University of Alberta in the 2022-2023 academic year as this position is a Student Peer Educator position
  • Ability to work independently to improve the overall quality of all Instructional Recreation and Group Fitness Programs
  • Excellent organization, priority setting, communication (written and oral), interpersonal and time-management skills
  • Knowledge of fitness, sport and recreation as well as experience in event management is an asset
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure
  • Demonstrate strong positive leadership qualities
  • Experience with customer service and conflict resolution
  • Must be goal oriented, detailed, and someone who takes initiative
  • Must be able to work cohesively with a team as well as independently

Required Certification:

  • Standard First Aid and CPR ‘C’ certification required

 Mandatory Dates:

  • RecStock - September, 2022
  • Find What Moves You - Various Offerings
  • Turkey Trot - October, 2022
  • Red Eye Tournaments - November, 2022 & March, 2023

If selected, candidates MUST be available for training on the following dates*:

  • Saturday, August 27 OR Sunday, August 28, 2022 - Casual Staff Orientation (6 hours)
  • Monday, August 29 to Wednesday, August 31, 2022 - Recreation Facilitator Training (24 hours)
  • Sunday, January 8, 2023 - Recreation Facilitator Winter Retreat (8 hours)

*Training dates are tentative and subject to change

 Selected candidates must also be available for contact via email and/or phone during the month of July/August for planning purposes.


  • $16.06 per hour for 12-15 hours per week
  • Estimated contract dates: August 27th, 2022 – April 30th, 2023

 Application Procedures:

  • Submit your application, including your resume and cover letter, through the online application form.
  • We thank all interested applicants; however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Deadline for application is April 22nd, 2022 @ 4:00 PM

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.


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Contact Us

General Inquiries:
2-670 Van Vliet Complex, University of Alberta

Ph: 780.492.2555

If the staff member’s recertification date for Standard First Aid* and/or CPR level C** is due within the first 3 months of employment, they must recertify prior to beginning employment.

*Standard First Aid - (Recertification: every 3 years)
**CPR level C - (Recertification: annual / every 1 year)