Recreation contract instructor opportunities

Instructors are hired to teach programs on a seasonal contract basis in various parks and facilities throughout Kelowna. Some programs include Kick and Run Soccer, T-Ball, Gymnastics, Dance, Art, Cooking, Camps and much more!  Postings for current available positions are located below.

For new program proposals submit a resume and a brief summary of the program to

Current recreation opportunities

Contract Instructor opportunities are listed below and will be removed once they are filled.  

Basketball & Floor Hockey Instructor

You will be required to instruct a drop-in program that offers both Basketball and Floor Hockey for children aged 8-12 years. Half the gym will be floor hockey and half the gym will be basketball, which equals twice the fun! You will take kids through a variety of drills and games! See below for more information.


  • We are looking for a positive individual with high energy
  • Must be good with kids! 

Days: Mondays & Fridays

Hours: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Location: Parkinson Recreation Centre, Gymnasium

Wage: Starting $16.00 per hour, negotiable based on experience

Submit your resume to The subject of your email must be the job title that you are applying for.

Cooking Instructor-Children and Adults

Cooking Instructor required for Fall session and beyond. Must have experience working with children and adults in a kitchen setting.


  • Food Safe
  • Relevant experience teaching cooking to adults and children, or we would consider one person for adults and a different person for children if they do not possess qualifications for both.
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Standard First Aid


Children/Teens – Tues, afternoon/Thurs mornings/afternoon

Adults – Tues/Thurs afternoon/evening

Hours: Various

Location:  Parkinson Recreation Centre, Kitchen.

Wage: to be discussed and dependent on experience

Submit your resume to The subject of your email must be the job title that you are applying for.

Closing Date: required immediately for Fall programs

How to apply

Please submit your resume and coverletter to

For more details, please review the information below.

What should be in your resume?
  • Contact Information
  • Previous and current education
  • Skills and certifications
  • References
  • Acomplishments and achievements
  • Any relivant information to support the position you are applying for
Do you need to provide references?

Please include a list of at least 3 references with your resume.