Recreation Program Facilitator

Recreation Program Facilitator
Thunder Bay, Ontario            
Application Deadline: Monday April 17, 2017

Work Environment
The Independent Living Resource Centre (ILRC) Thunder Bay is a cross-disability, non-clinical/non-medical non-profit organization currently celebrating its 30th anniversary in Thunder Bay. We provide a rich and diverse set of programming that is primarily self-directed by the participants of the programming.

We are currently recruiting an energetic, creative and genuine person to facilitate all aspects of our Recreation Programming. The successful applicant will develop, implement and facilitate recreation programming for persons with disabilities visiting our Centre. Recreation programming at IRLC Thunder Bay currently combines exciting workshops in a variety of areas, such as art, crafting, fitness, cooking, and much more. Our Full-Day Drop-In Connectors Program each Wednesday is well subscibed to and has a vibrant following.  There are a variety of ways that the successful applicant will enrich this programming with their own creativity and ideas.


  • Friendly, outgoing, personable
  • Creative thinker
  • Strong communication skills
  • Can maintain a professional and friendly customer service stance
  • Excellent organization and planning skills
  • Works well independently and part of a team

This is a Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) Internship, to be eligible you must meet the following criteria: 

Northern Ontario secondary school graduates 29 years of age or under who recently graduated from an accredited college or university. Graduates from a high school outside of Northern Ontario who have resided in Northern Ontario for at least one year are also eligible. 

Mature graduates may be considered.

Conditions of Employment

  • The use of a vehicle is required to attend to off-site events;
  • Must possess a valid Ontario driver’s license; 

Terms of Employment

  • Full-time (not to exceed 35 hours per week), Provides coverage Monday to Friday;
  • Time Limited Contract, 1 Year (52 weeks)
  • Salary: $16.85-$17.50
  • Must be availble immediately

How To Apply: 
You must include a well written and specific covering letter articulating your interest in this opportunity and how your skills will be best utilized for this position. 

Addressed to:
Tom Pugliese
Executive Director

ILRC Thunder Bay
130 Brodie St. S., suite 102
Thunder Bay, Ontario  P7E 1B9

In Person:
Between 9am-12pm and 1pm-3pm: Monday to Friday only