Cowichan Valley Regional District

Casual Play & Learn and Afterschool Program Assistant

Job Locations CA-BC-Lake Cowichan
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Community Services
Cowichan Lake Recreation
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Cowichan Lake Recreation

General Information

The Cowichan Valley Regional District is now accepting applications from prospective candidates to join our organization as a casual Play & Learn and Afterschool Program Assistant in the Cowichan Lake Recreation Division within the Community Services Department. Reporting to the Manager, Cowichan Lake Recreation and supervised by the Play & Learn and Afterschool Program Facilitator, the Play & Learn and Afterschool Program Assistant assists with developing and implementing the Play & Learn and Afterschool Program at Cowichan Lake Recreation.


  • Secondary school graduation plus college or university courses in Early Childhood Education and behaviour management, or training as a Teacher’s Aide, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Experience working with groups of children, ages three to five years old.
  • Experience in assisting with the planning and implementation of age appropriate activities for children, ages three to five years old.
  • First Aid Level 1 with Child CPR
  • Class 5 BC Driver’s License

Please click here for full job description 

Hours of Work

The play & learn and afterschool program runs from Steptember to June and hours of work are based on operational need and may vary. As this is a casual position, there are no guaranteed hours of work. 


This non-union casual opportunity has a starting wage in 3 steps, $20.42 - $21.59 - $22.75 per hour, plus an additional 6% pay in lieu of benefits, 6% pay in lieu of vacation and 5.2% pay in lieu of statutory holidays, as per the CVRD non-union wage scale (2024 rates).

Application Instructions

Please submit a resume and cover letter at the link above by 4:30 pm on the date indicated. Please include a driver’s abstract with your application.


Testing may be required during the interview process. Testing will be based on the knowledge, skills, abilities and qualifications outlined in the job description. In addition, the successful candidate will be required to submit a satisfactory police information check


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