Work With Us

Wonder what it's like to love your job?

Watch our video! Go behind the scenes and find out from our rec team what it's like to work at a Vaughan community centre!

Media

Love your rec job!

Recreation Services offers a lot to love about a part-time rec job at Vaughan community centres. Flexible work hours and shifts; competitive wages; discounted courses and ongoing training that leads to career advancement. All this while making new friends and doing feel-good work that makes a difference in the community.

 

Recreation Services is a major youth employer with close to 1,000 part-time staff – mainly students. Work at Vaughan community centres to earn spending money or savings toward school, while gaining important life experience and references for your resume or college/university application.

Applying is easy!

To guarantee an interview time, register in advance for the hiring event at vaughan.perfectmind.com. Once you have registered, a Recreation Services staff member will call you to coordinate an interview time and email you any required information. Walk-ins will also be accommodated with an interview. If you are unable to attend the hiring event date, register anyway and our recruitment team will coordinate an alternate interview date. Questions? Email recjobs@vaughan.ca.

Start your career here

Use the dropdowns below to filter and view available rec jobs!

Select view block
Job listing view
Title Closing Date
Fitness Counsellor
Fitness Instructor
Health & Wellness Instructor: Pilates & Zumba
Assistant Camp Supervisor
Camp Supervisor
Camp Counsellor
Camp Specialist I, II & III
Aquafit Instructor (certified)
Attendant I, II & III
Camp – Behaviour Management Specialist
Inclusion Program Assistant I
Inclusion Program Assistant II

Specialty Areas

View the specialty areas below to see how you too can love your rec job!

Two people holding basketballs preparing for a shot.

Recreation Programs Jobs

Master chef? Great dancer? Computer (geek) expert?

Get paid to do what you’re good at! If you’re an authority on creative or culinary arts, a health and wellness guru, or a sports superstar, you have a teachable skill!

We’re looking for talented individuals to teach a diverse range of recreation programs for all ages – from preschool to older adult at Vaughan community centres. Choose from specialty courses or represent our flagship brands: Vaughan Sports, City Playhouse Academy, Vaughan Playschool.

 

What you need to work for us:

  • Eligible to work in Canada
  • Minimum 16 years of age
  • Social Insurance Number
  • Standard First Aid & CPR-C
  • Police Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Specialty certifications where required
A camp counsellor and two attendees smiling.

Camps Jobs

Best. Job. Ever.

Said every camp counsellor, ever. Get paid to be a leader, role model, and hero! If you’re energetic, encouraging, caring, kind – and have a soft spot for kids – you’ll love working in a camp setting. Have FUN cheering on children from the sidelines as they score a goal / bust a (dance) move / mount a horse / paint a canvas / get a hole-in-one / play guitar / build a robot.

 

We’re looking for CAMPassionate people to mentor children and youth at camp. Choose from one and two-week camps during December and March Break or work full-time hours in July and August as a Summer Camp counsellor, director or specialist. Earn competitive wages (spending money! savings toward school or a vacation!) while doing feel-good work that makes a difference in your community.

 

Priceless perk: the life-ready skills (teamwork, communication, problem-solving) you’ll be able to add to your resume so it stands out in the crowd.

 

What you need to work for us:

A swim instructor assisting a swimmer with swimming.

Aquatics Jobs

Teaching a life-saving skill or saving a life: it doesn’t get more rewarding than that!

Swim instructors & lifeguards are prestigious part-time jobs that look impressive on a college/university application or resume. With 10 pools to choose from plus flexible shifts (from early bird to evening) it’s a job that can work around any schedule. And did we mention discounted training and advancement? Get a specialty certification to qualify for high-paying aquatic leadership positions.

 

What you need to work for us:

  • Eligible to work in Canada
  • Minimum 15 years of age
  • Social Insurance Number
  • Standard First Aid & CPR-C
  • Police Vulnerable Sector Check
  • National Lifeguard AND/OR Lifesaving & Swim Instructor
  • Specialty certifications where required

 

Applying is easy!

Register for an in-water interview at your local pool.

 

Questions? Email recjobs@vaughan.ca.

 

What’s an in-water interview? Watch our demo videos to prepare yourself. 

Fitness instructors leading a class.

Fitness Jobs

Personal trainers & fitness instructors: want to get your (sneaker) foot in the fitness door?

Does a close-knit culture, flexible schedule (read: work-life balance) and fitness membership discount (naturally) sound like a good gig? We think so.

 

If being motivational is your motto and you have energy to spare, we want you to help us (and our members) reach our #fitnessgoals. We’re looking for personal trainers and a variety of specialty instructors (zumba, yoga, HIIT) to teach group fitness classes.

 

With 6 fitness centres across Vaughan open 7 days a week (early morning to night) you can choose a work location and shift that’s convenient for you. You’ll make friends and have fun, all while doing feel-good work that makes a difference in your community.

 

Wonder what it’s like to love your job? Watch our video! Go behind the scenes and find out from our rec team what it’s like to work at a Vaughan community centre!

 

What you need to work for us:

  • Eligible to work in Canada
  • Minimum 16 years of age
  • Social Insurance Number
  • Standard First Aid & CPR-C
  • Police Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Specialty certifications where required

 

To apply, email your resume to RecJobs@vaughan.ca with the subject line: Fitness Job.

City Playhouse Theatre building

City Playhouse Theatre Jobs

Lights, camera, action! A lot of work goes into creating a theatre performance –on stage and behind the scenes! It takes a team, and if you’re a people-person with a passion for the arts, we want you to join ours! Work as a Concession Attendant, Usher, and Front of House Lead at the City Playhouse Theatre. 

To apply, email your resume to RecJobs@vaughan.ca with the subject line: City Playhouse Theatre Job.

Two people sitting and smiling.

Inclusion

Do you believe everyone deserves the right to participate in recreation? We do!
If you’re a caring person who wants to help individuals with disabilities live their best life, then a part-time job in integration is for you. A day at work will see you providing one-on-one support to an individual with a disability as they enjoy a range of recreational activities: from cooking and crafting to playing bocce or bowling. It’s excellent experience if you’re considering a career in social work – or just want a feel-good job that makes a difference in your community.

 

What you need to work for us:

  • Eligible to work in Canada
  • Minimum 16 years of age
  • Social Insurance Number
  • Standard First Aid & CPR-C
  • Police Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Specialty certifications where required
A group of volunteers posing for a picture.

Need volunteer hours?

Volunteers make it all possible!

Need volunteer hours for your high school requirement? Work experience for your resume or college/university application? Your local community centre has lots of opportunities to choose from.

Volunteer with our Recreation team to instruct a preschool, dance or sports class. Create arts & crafts with children who have a disability. Assist in delivering swim lessons and earn credits for aquatic leadership courses to save up to 60%!
 

What you need to volunteer for us:

Following successful completion of the course, Recreation staff will work with candidates to coordinate a volunteer placement at a Vaughan community centre.

To volunteer for an event, including the Vaughan Celebrates Winterfest, Concerts in the Park and Canada Day series, email vaughancelebrates@vaughan.c


Volunteer Leadership Program

Make a difference. Be a volunteer. Make new friends, build confidence and gain valuable skills for future employment, including leadership, teamwork, self-government, and introduction to the HIGH FIVE Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD). This program serves as a prerequisite for volunteering in recreation and aquatic programs, school break and summer camps, and inclusion programs and camps (i.e., Leisure Buddies). Following successful completion of the course, Recreation Services staff will work with candidates to coordinate a volunteer placement at a Vaughan community centre.  

Is your preferred session full? Add yourself to the waitlist. If a spot becomes available you will receive an email notification with the option to accept and register or decline the spot, directly from your online account. If your spot has not been accepted within 24 hours of receiving the email, it will be made available to the next person on the waitlist.  

If you require assistance accessing or creating an account call Service Vaughan at 905.832.2281 or email rec@vaughan.ca. For more information on registered programs, refer to our Frequently Asked Questions webpage.

Contact

Recreation Services

City Hall, Level 300
2141 Major Mackenzie Dr.
Vaughan, ON L6A 1T1
Canada