Summer Recreation Worker

Submitted on Monday, 03/11/2024 - 4:38 pm

Hull Services has an organizational commitment to pursuing truth and reconciliation, decolonization and anti-oppression.

About Us:

Hull Services has long had a reputation for providing leading edge child, youth, and family mental health services. We work with children, youth and families who have experienced mental health struggles, behavioural problems, developmental delay, neglect, abuse and trauma. Hull offers them an opportunity to seek well-being and happiness, with a focus on mental health. Hull’s vision is for resilient young people and families to thrive within communities that support their mental health and well-being. Hull’s programs and services include prevention and early intervention, family-based treatment, school-based services, community group care, campus-based care, adult services and education and training. Located in Calgary, we have been serving Alberta’s young people and families for 60 years, and support over 8,000 young people and families each year.

For more information about Hull Services, please visit our website:

The Position:

We are currently hiring two Summer Recreation Workers. Reporting to the Recreation Worker III, the Recreation Worker assists with the planning and coordination of summer recreational programs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Take a leadership role in organizing and planning recreational events and activities.
  • Establish work experience for adolescents, provide training in job readiness skills, work with and supervise the adolescents in these work situations.
  • Provide direct services in the recreational area through planning, coordinating and implementing specialized recreation activities and programs.
  • Take part in campus and community-based recreation programs as required.
  • Contribute to the evaluation if the overall summer programs.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Leadership and organizational abilities.
  • Ability to initiate activities and to work independently.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Experience or certification in outdoor pursuits, physical recreation and vocational experience.
  • Ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with staff, children and all contacts.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule.
  • Cross-cultural competence; knowledge of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the recommendations, goals and activities of the commission.
  • A Police Information Check, which includes a vulnerable sector search, is required (or is in process of being completed) prior to employment.
  • A Child Intervention Record Check is required upon commencement of employment.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive Agency vehicles is preferred (min. 21 years of age and 2 years driving experience with a class 5/GDL class 5 license).
  • Formal educational experience in the human services field would be considered an asset.
  • Completion of ASIST, First Aid, Therapeutic Crisis Intervention and Certified with CYCAA would be considered an asset.
  • Must be eligible for Canada Summer Jobs program funding (between 19 and 30 years of age, Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident or Refugee Protection Status) and must have confirmation of enrollment in post-secondary studies for Fall 2024.

 Other Working Conditions:

  • Hourly Rate of Pay: $19.00
  • This position is subject to government funding approval.
  • Start Date: May 27,2024
  • Ending Date: August 16,2024

How to Apply:

  • If interested, please direct your cover letter, and resume to
  • Please indicate “Your Full Name – Recreation Worker” in the subject line of your email.

The application deadline is Tuesday, April 30, 2024

At Hull, one of our core values is Inclusion and we seek to understand people’s lived experience, holding a deep respect for their unique backgrounds, ethnicities, abilities, cultures and identities. It is our desire to humbly build trust and mutual respect with the people we serve who have often been marginalized and oppressed for their differences. To achieve this, Hull seeks open, self-aware individuals who reflect the diversity of those we serve and can help us build a safe, healthy, inclusive culture. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, place of origin, religious beliefs, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical disability, mental disability, marital status, family status, or sexual orientation.