Active Living Coordinator - Yarmouth Recreation

A partnership between the Town and Municipality of Yarmouth, Yarmouth Recreation is dedicated to providing sport, recreation and leisure activities for all citizens of the Municipality of the District of Yarmouth & Town of Yarmouth.

Applications are now being accepted for the full-time position of Active Living Coordinator.

Under the direction of the Director of Yarmouth Recreation, the Active Living Coordinator will be responsible for responding to the increasing diverse needs and opportunities available to our community surrounding physical activity and health and wellness. Working through the lens of reducing barriers, especially in underserved populations, and promoting fairness, the Active Living Coordinator will create strategies, opportunities and initiatives that focus on increasing daily physical activity levels and unstructured opportunities for movement, along with policy recommendations. A primary focus of this role is to implement, refresh and evaluate the Yarmouth Physical Activity Strategy and to advance and provide leadership on the Make Your Move Yarmouth initiative.

The successful candidate will have a post- secondary degree or diploma in Recreation, Human Kinetics, Community Development, Health Education or a related field and a minimum of three years’ experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The Active Living Coordinator will be skilled in community development work, meeting facilitation, project management, partnership building, have a capacity for understanding data and promising practices, and have excellent communication, organizational and presentation skills.

In addition, the ideal candidate will thrive in a culture of collaboration, demonstrate a professional and positive attitude and embrace the principles of a safe, harassment free workplace.

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume with a cover letter, in confidence to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 6th , 2023.

Salary Range is $51,327 – $80,198

*A copy of the job description can be obtained upon request.

We thank all applicants, however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Municipality of Yarmouth is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in our workplace and in our hiring practices. We offer equal employment opportunities based on qualifications and performance, free from discrimination. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please let us know.