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

Cooking instructor needed for various Childrens and Adult programs.


  • Food safe certification
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Standard First Aid/CPR prefered

Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays

Hours: Tuesdays 4:00-5:30pm & 6:30-8:30pm, Thursdays 12:30-1:30pm

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

Martial Arts for Kids Program Instructor

The Active Living and Culture Dept. is looking for a Martial Arts Instructor for children and youth with DiverseAbilities. The program will focus on groundwork and the basics of martial arts that the instructor is trained in. Participants will be beginners and will enjoy a combination of skills along with an emphasis on fun!


  • Qualified in a particular style of Martial Arts. Provide details

  • Experience teaching children who are beginners

Days: Wednesdays Sept 18th-Dec 4th

Hours: 5:30-6:15pm

Location: Parkinson Activity Centre, Main Hall

Wage: $22.00 per hour. There paid is 15 min set up and 15 min take down time. A total of 1.25 hours including teaching time paid.

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



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.