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Easter Seals NL is a charitable organization that has operated in this province since 1937 and is one of the many Easter Seals Canada jurisdictions.

Since then, we have dedicated ourselves to engaging, inspiring, and maximizing opportunities for people with disabilities of all ages by providing meaningful programs and services.

Approximately 100,000 people of all ages in our province live with disabilities

such as physical, sensory, cognitive, or other disabilities, which present barriers to full participation in society.

We aim to tear down these barriers and build an inclusive Newfoundland and Labrador.

Easter Seals NL seeks a part-time contractual Recreation Program Lead to join our team. This person will be responsible for frontline delivery of recreation programs and events for people of all ages with disabilities.


Understanding of and experience with:

  • Experience in frontline delivery and program leadership.
  • Program facilitation and implementation.
  • Administration tracking
  • Experience working with people of all ages and people with disabilities.


  • Strong group facilitation and public speaking and group facilitation skills.
  • Strengths in organization, time management, and efficiency.
  • Ability to connect with participants, families, volunteers, and coworkers.


  • Ability to build professional relationships with community members, co-workers, volunteers, families, and participants.
  • We are willing to break out of our shells and have lively engagement with the families and participants.
  • Ability to communicate and work with groups and provide instruction to program registrants, campers, and staff.


  • Education or related experience in recreation program delivery or related field.
  • Experience working with or caring for people with disabilities.


  • Experience working in the recreation programs in a leadership role.
  • Experience in Program leadership


  • Support the delivery of a variety of adapted recreational programs for adults and youth
  • Maintain accurate and current program attendance records and update program administration weekly.
  • Ensuring a safe and inclusive environment for all participants and families to feel comfortable and enjoy our activities and space.
  • Assist with building and equipment maintenance for program delivery and building operations.
  • Other duties, as required


  • Flexible Scheduling
  • The joy of knowing you are contributing to the organization that is changing lives daily

Job Type: Part-time

Wage: $16.50

The hiring process will include First Aid Certificates, Criminal Records, and Vulnerable Sector Checks.

Own transportation and a valid driver’s license are assets.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: From $16.50 per hour

Expected hours: 10 – 20 per week


  • On-site parking


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • St. John’s: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Sports coaching: 1 year (preferred)


  • Driving Licence (preferred)

Work Location: In person

To apply, please email your Cover Letter, Resume, and References to Megan Fitzgerald, Recreation Programs Manager, 709.754.1399 ext 230

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Our goal is to provide people of all ages with physical, cognitive, and any other disabilities with the opportunity to participate in programs and services that aim to build inclusion in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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