Now Hiring: The Recess Project

Working as a Recess Coordinator enables students to build connections with local schools and gain valuable experience working with kids by promoting their physical and social-emotional health. 

The Recess Project Canada is looking to employ recess coordinators for the 2018-2019 school year in the Niagara, London, Sarnia, York, and Toronto regions. 

Contract position: We are currently accepting applications for positions at the above locations.

Hours per week: 6 (Flexible depending on your class schedule)
Pay: $17.85/hr
London and Sarnia schools require French language proficiency.

  • Facilitating and implementing the program
  • Organizing, training, guiding, and supervising junior recess leaders during recess (indoor and outdoor)
  • Organizing and supervising university volunteers during recess
  • Managing equipment
  • Arranging and promoting a calendar of fun recess activities

A recreation background (camp counsellor, sports coaching, dance/athletic experience, play/movement programs) is required. We provide a complete two day training and continuous guidance throughout the school year. A Police Check (Vulnerable Sector) is required.


For more information:


If you are interested in applying for this position, please email Paige Colley with your cover letter and resume.



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