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Job Req ID:  1267

Title:  Community & Education Program Assistant

Company: Canada Lands  
70 Canuck Ave Toronto ON
Employment Status: Employee (Part-Time)

Please submit your application by Monday, March 27 at 4:00 pm EST.


Short Summary

The Community and Education Program Assistant will be responsible facilitating events in the Downsview Park Hub and assisting in opportunities that help to promote the Park. The primary focus of this position is to act as a community liaison and provide customer service within the Downsview Park Hub under the supervision of the Manager, Education and Community Programs.

Job Description

  • Support the mission of Downsview Park in building and maintaining partnerships with community members.
  • Act as a resource and support for Park Ambassador volunteers during their shifts
  • Support Park users during high traffic times (evenings/weekends)
  • Assist Park users with permits and bookings 
  • Facilitate the set up and clean-up of the Hub space and other customer service focused duties related to the Hub bookings,
  • Monitor and track Hub use and look for ways of further developing the community space.
  • Assist with Downsview Park community events, as needed.
  • Opportunities may be available to assist with Downsview Park Education programming.
  • Perform other duties as may be required. 
  • Acts as a liaison between the Park and the public regarding information about the Park. 


Post-secondary student or graduate, within the following, or similar fields of study:
    Education/ECE
    Recreation
    Environmental studies 
    Social Work
    Urban Planning

  •  One or more years of customer service experience required.
  •  In addition to English conversational ability in one or more of the languages (Spanish, Italian, Tagalog, Vietnamese, or Portuguese) is considered a strong asset
  • Bilingual (French/English) is a strong asset 
  • Community outreach, program delivery and/or camp experience would be considered an asset.
  • First Aid and CPR certification an asset

Working Conditions

Ability to work flexible hours, as needed
Able to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines, conflicting demands, frequent interruptions, and heavy work loads.
Must be able to work in a physical capacity requiring extended periods of standing, moderate lifting, pushing, pulling, bending and reaching.
This role is primarily evenings and weekends
Work environment includes in-office, in-classroom and outdoors; must be comfortable working outdoors in varying weather conditions for prolonged periods of time


Canada Lands Company is a self-financing, federal Crown corporation that specializes in real estate, development and attractions management. The company’s goal in all it does is to produce the best possible benefit for Canadian communities and the Government of Canada. Canada Lands Company works to achieve its mandate with industry leading expertise; the company prides itself on its consultation based approach to pursuing community-oriented goals, environmental stewardship and heritage commemoration with all its projects across Canada.

The company’s activities ensure that former government properties are redeveloped or managed in accordance with their highest and best use, and that they are harmoniously reintegrated into local communities. Our goal is to help transform surplus parcels and reshape them to meet the needs of Canadians with inspiring and sustainable new neighbourhoods in which they can live, work and play.


Canada Lands Company CLC Limited is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Canada Lands Company is proud to provide employment accommodation during the recruitment, selection and/or assessment processes. Should you require an accommodation, please inform us as soon as possible and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.