Sports & Active Games Leader

Number of Positions: 1

All students must be full time day students at a recognized secondary or post-secondary institution and be returning to full time attendance in fall of 2021.

Students must meet the basic requirements of the position. Should you be offered the position, with the City of Cornwall, you will be required to submit verification of school status.

Your resume must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position, and have documentation to substantiate how you meet the requirements. We thank all those who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Submissions for summer student positions will only be accepted via email and must be submitted by the closing date.


  • To design and conduct a program tailored for playground leaders that guide them in planning interesting sports and active living activities for children of all abilities. Help to include and implement action plans for special needs children and their caregivers
  • To coordinate sports tournament and special game activities with the assistance of programmers and playground leaders
  • To ensure compliance with leaders on weekly equipment maintenance reports and subsequently make these reports available to the Playground Supervisor for prompt attention to problems
  • To record an inventory of all purchases of portable playground equipment and supplies
  • To conduct pre-season and post-season inventory of all playground equipment and supplies and assist with yearend equipment/supply clean up
  • Responsible to work with programmer to ensure each park has a basic kitbag of essential supplies ready for the opening of the season
  • Provide information to media on sports activities and special needs component pending approval of Leisure Arts Coordinator
  • Responsible for organizing at least two specialized sports clinics in such areas as softball, soccer, basketball, etc. by utilizing local expertise from the various sports regarding off the park events (facility, transportation, Buddies etc.) or virtual fun fitness / game, trivia, program
  • Assist Playground Supervisor, Clinic Instructors and Playground Leaders in matters of sports, special needs, and/or equipment when needed
  • Maintain a log of special needs program participants, as well as tournaments
  • Assist Playground Supervisor with weekly playground statistic reports
  • Solicit Cornwall businesses through set up of a Committee for sponsorship for Special Events
  • Assist with the many Special Events taking place in Lamoureux Park
  • To be a representative of the City of Cornwall and always maintain outstanding public relations skills and professional image
  • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications: (documentation to be provided at time of application unless indicated not required)

  • College or University Program related to Education, Physical Education and Recreation etc.
  • Must have 1 year of experience in Summer Playground Program or similar program
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suites and Database programs; Documentation not required
  • Must obtain and maintain a satisfactory CPIC (Criminal Record Check), at the candidates own expense
  • Once hired the applicant must successfully complete the City of Cornwall’s Playground Leader Training Program; this training program will be made available to all successful applicants at the beginning of the program
  • Possess a Valid Class G Drivers License
  • Current Emergency First Aid Certificate

The deadline for submissions is April 13, 2021. 

To apply, fill out the application form online quoting File 21-57 Sports & Active Games Leader

Note: Please include position title and file number in the subject line of your email application. Ensure all required documents are included. Ensure the cover page is included. Any incomplete applications will not be accepted.

The Corporation of The City of Cornwall is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.  Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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