Program Instructors – Part Time

Municipal Corporation Guelph City Of Guelph

Program Instructors – Part time

The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto. Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life – all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

Job summary

The City of Guelph Recreation Division offers a variety of recreation program for people of all ages and abilities in weekly sessions throughout the school year.

Reporting to the Recreation Program Coordinator, successful candidates will lead or help facilitate preschool, children, youth or family programming. The Recreation Division is looking for Program Lead Instructors and Program Instructors who have direct experience working with groups in a recreational program setting. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate Administrative Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.


  • Create a welcoming environment for all participants
  • Lead/assist with all aspects of programming including planning, preparation and set up/take down.
  • Lead activities and fully engage with participants in all activities.
  • Communicate with the program team, and participant’s support person/family as appropriate
  • Ensure participant confidentiality
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Experience working with specified age group for program
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to respect and maintain participant confidentiality
  • High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development certification (willing to obtain within 3 months)
  • A satisfactory Police Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Check is required at time of offer
  • Full availability is required for scheduled program day and time

Hours of work

Depending on the program(s) the instructor is hired for, the hours will include the program time and up to a 15 min for preparation and 15 min for take down.

We are looking for qualified fitness instructors to teach in the following areas/skill sets:

  • Children’s Introduction to Dance- Saturdays and Sundays (April to June)
  • Daytime Preschool Instruction- Tuesdays and Thursdays (April to June)


$14.00 – $14.20 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply by Friday, March 22, 2019 by sending their cover letter and resume to Sarah Farwell or Tonie Sacchetti, Public Services Recreation Division at the West End Community Centre or email,

For more information about some of the programs we are hiring for, please reference programs listed in preschool, children’s and youth sections in the Guelph Community Guide at

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

This entry was posted on March 6, 2019.
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