The FirstOntario Arts Centre Milton is an interdisciplinary arts venue that builds community and supports art and culture as part of everyday life in Milton. We host a variety of shows and eventsgallery exhibitions and art programs and workshops for individuals of all ages. Come be a part of a fun collaborative team as we celebrate our 10th Season hosting the following exciting shows; Jann Arden, Steel Magnolias, An Evening with Leahy, Ron James, Derek Edwards and a spring season full of dance competitions.

Reporting to the Coordinator, Culture, this part-time position assists with the delivery of safe, fun and inclusive recreation programs for a specific age group.

Key Responsibilities

  • Program implementation with a focus on quality customer experiences
  • Assist with the preparation and delivery of lesson plans to meet the needs of the program level
  • Assist in providing a safe and well-supervised learning environment
  • Assist with the provision of a welcoming and positive atmosphere for children to actively participate and excel
  • Prepare materials and program space as per lesson plan
  • Set-up and take down of required equipment
  • Provide guidance and oversight of volunteers
  • Establish positive relationships and clear communication channels with all staff and participants
  • Maintain a safe and clean facility including proper usage and use of equipment
  • Proactively communicate program needs to facility operations staff and communicate any facility or equipment deficiencies to supervisor
  • Evaluate situations for potential risks and proactively take action to address such risks. Communicate any action or concerns to supervisor
  • Maintain communication with customer service desk to provide relevant program updates and to request support in the event of an emergency
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism and handle sensitive situations with mature judgement.
  • Comply with all health and safety practices as it relates to the work, standard operating guidelines and the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Provide supplies list to Supervisor, Recreation
  • Attend and participate in mandatory staff functions.
  • Maintain accurate attendance and other administrative records as required
  • Report any incidents, concerns or site damage to the Coordinator, Culture

Education and Experience

  • Grade 10 education
  • Courses in art, early childhood education, recreation or related field preferred
  • Standard First Aid and CPR C
  • HIGH FIVE® Principles of Healthy Child Development
  • Basic knowledge of art, design  and/or craft preferred
  • Experience working with children of various age groups preferred
  • Experience working with persons with disabilities preferred
  • An interest in performing arts/drama/music/dance
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening

 Hourly Rate: $15.90


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