Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness - Emploi d'avenir

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Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness

Lead and train people and groups in sports, recreation, fitness and athletic programs.
Equally creative and athletic, you find it easy to communicate and work in a team. Your dynamism and leadership rival your spirit of initiative and your sense of organization. You like to educate and train others on physical fitness as well as a healthy and balanced lifestyle.

 
Average salary14$ / hour
 

Description

Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness lead and instruct groups and individuals in recreational, sports, fitness or athletic programs. They are employed by community centres, sports and fitness clubs, outdoor centres, resorts, recreational facilities, health care facilities, retirement homes, correctional institutions, government departments, private businesses, tourism associations and similar establishments.

Main tasks

  • Plan and carry out recreational, athletic, fitness and sports activities
  • Assemble supplies and sports and game equipment
  • Demonstrate and instruct athletic, fitness or sports activities and techniques
  • Instruct groups and individuals in arts, crafts and similar activities and lead groups and individuals in recreational or leisure programs
  • Attend to clients with special needs
  • Provide lifestyle awareness information
  • Conduct therapeutic recreational or athletic activities
  • Monitor recreational, sports or fitness activities to ensure safety and provide emergency or first aid assistance when required
  • Enforce safety rules and regulations
  • Assist with co-ordination of special events
  • Schedule activities, keep logs, maintain records and prepare reports
  • May train and supervise staff
  • May maintain and repair sports equipment.

Training

DIPLOMA OF COLLEGE STUDIES (DCS)

Community Recreation Leadership Training

More information

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This trade is in highest demand in these regions:

  • Montréal
  • Outaouais
  • Laurentides

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