Join Our Team

Last updated on Mon, 15 Jul 2019 11:25 AM

Did you know SFU Recreation is one of the largest student employers on campus?

Depending on the term we employ between 150 and 350 student volunteers and employees. We have many employment, leadership and volunteer opportunities every term. 

 

  • AquaticsBe a lifeguard, lessons instructor, volunteer lessons instructor.
  • Camps & Youth Programs: Work or volunteer with children and youth.
  • Climbing Wall: Be a wall instructor, attendant, or volunteer.
  • Fitness: Be an fitness instructor, weight room supervisor, trainer or volunteer.
  • Instructional Programs: Teach a specialty program (such as martial arts, dance, yoga, pilates).
  • Promotions & Marketing: Be on our promotions team.
  • Rec Sports: Help us run our sport leagues and drop-in sports programs.
  • SFU Athletics: Be McFogg the Dog or join the Clan home events team.
  • Equipment Room: Help us run events and be a part of our customer service team.
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    Employment and volunteer positions are generally posted in July/August; November/December; and March/April. 

    For detailed job descriptions click the name of the opportunity. A resume and cover letter are required for all applications, unless there is a specific application form.

    Aquatics

    Opportunity
    Contact Information   
    Posting Dates
    Status
    Lifeguard

    Cara Bethel

    Aquatic Coordinator

    778-782-5804

    cara_bethel@sfu.ca

    Fall term – July
    Spring term – November
    Summer term – March
    Job posting for Fall 2019 term is now OPEN Please refer to SFU Human Resources for more information. Thank you to all of those who applied. Please note that only those shortlisted candidates will be contacted.    
    Aquatic Full-time Summer Camp Instructor

    Aquatic Summer Camp Part-time Instructor

    Applications OPEN

    Feb 29

    -

    March 22

    Job posting for the Summer 2019 term is now CLOSED Email your Resume and Cover letter to curtis_lau@sfu.ca to apply! Please note that only those shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Volunteer Swim Instructor
    Ongoing OPEN for applications. Please email Cara Bethel at cara_bethel@sfu.ca
    Swim Instructor
    Fall term – July
    Spring term – November Summer term – March
    Job Posting for Fall 2019 now OPEN. Please email cara_bethel@sfu.ca with a Cover Letter, Resume and Certificates.
    First Aid Instructor Ongoing Open for applications. Please email Melanie Klapstock, Aquatic Assistant, at klapstoc@sfu.ca 

    Aquatic Leader - Swim Lesson Supervisor

    Aquatic Leader

    Fall term – July
    Spring term – November Summer term – March
    Job posting now closed. Please note: These positions are hired from our existing lifeguards (please see above). 

    Climbing Wall

    Opportunity
      Posting Dates
    Status

    Climbing Wall Belayer
     

    Mikayla Wong

     

    Climbing Wall Programmer

     

    778-782-4059

     

    climbing@sfu.ca

    Ongoing Open

    Climbing Wall Assistant (Volunteer)
     

    Spring 2019 to hire for Summer 2019

    Deadline to Apply: April 30th

    Closed
    Climbing Wall Attendant
     

    Spring 2019 to hire for Summer 2019

    Deadline to Apply: April 15th

    Closed
    Climbing Camp - Instructor

    Spring 2019 to hire for Summer 2019

    Deadline to Apply: May 4th

    Closed
    Climbing Camp - Head Instructor

    Spring 2019 to hire for Summer 2019

    Deadline to Apply: May 4th

    Closed

    Fitness

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    Opportunity
    Contact Information
    Posting Dates
    Status
    Group Fitness Instructors
    Nick Sirski
    Recreation Coordinator, Fitness
    778-782-3634
    nsirski@sfu.ca
    n/a
    Open for applications. 
    Fitness Assistants (Volunteer)
    Spring 2018 to hire for Summer 2019

    Deadline March 17

    Apply through myinvolvement.sfu.ca ID 4812

    Weight Room Supervisors
    & One-on-One Trainers

    n/a
    Hired from our existing Fitness Assistants, see above.
    Fitness Camp
    Head Instructor

    n/a Closed
    Yoga Instructors

    Sarah Minassian
    Fitness Programmer
    778-782-3634
    fitadmin@sfu.ca  

     

    For work in Spring 2018 - Apply by November 2, 2017
    For work in Summer 2018 - Apply by March 15, 2018
    For work in Fall 2018 - Apply by July 19, 2018

     

    Open for applications.

    Instructional Programs

    Opportunity
    Contact Information
    Posting Dates
    Status
    Instructional Program Application Forms & Details

    (word version)

    To Apply, please submit the following documents:

    a) A cover letter
    b) A teaching resume itemizing your experience
    c) Teaching references
    d) The application form listed above
    Recreation Department
    778-782-4142
    rec@sfu.ca
    Deadline is March 1
    (for summer programs)

    Deadline is July 1
    (for fall programs)

    Deadline is November 1
    (for spring programs)
    Intake is ongoing.

    Promotions & Marketing

    Opportunity Contact Information Posting Dates  

     

    Recreation Promotions Assistant

    Nick Sirski
    Recreation Coordinator
    778-782-3634
    nsirski@sfu.ca
    Promotions Assistant Hiring for Summer 2019

    Leaders are hired from our existing Promotion Assistants. 

    Promo Assistants Deadline March 17

    Please apply through myInvolvement ID 4813

     

    Athletics Event Staff Tiffani Martinez
    Events Coordinator
    Please see athletics.sfu.ca for full postings. n/a

    Rec Sports

    (Intramural Leagues, Drop-In Sports & Sport Clubs)

    Opportunity & Details
    Contact Information
    Posting Dates
    Status
    Rec Sports Assistant
    Curtis Lau
    Recreation Coordinator, Rec Sports
    778-782-4060
    rec_sports@sfu.ca
    Open - Deadline July 14 Open for applications
    Intramurals Official
    (Basketball & Soccer)

    Ongoing Open for applications

    Equipment Room

    Opportunity & Details
    Contact Information
    Posting Dates
    Status
    Student Equipment Assistant
    Bradley Thomas
    Associate Director, Facilities
    778-782-3931
    bradley_thomas@sfu.ca
    Deadline is August 24
    Ongoing