Staff Positions

CRIS is searching for amazing, talented, people to fill roles within our organization!

Current Positions Available

Program & Equipment Coordinator (Permanent, Full-time)

As a Program and Equipment Coordinator you will be involved in program planning, community partnerships, and equipment coordination. This includes the development, scheduling, and evaluation of CRIS programs. You will be involved with creating and maintaining program partnerships with other community organizations and tailoring programs to their specific needs. Equipment responsibilities include the upkeep of the organization’s equipment and coordinating equipment logistics for program delivery. You will be the one to ensure that your colleagues have the best physical resources available to complete their duties in line with program goals and budget.

A great program and equipment coordinator will have experience planning seasonal program schedules and working with community stakeholders. You are trainable and willing to learn about adaptive and accessible equipment and programs. The ideal candidate will have a passion for outdoor sport and recreation and have a great attitude geared towards customer service. You are a problem solver, highly organized, and will ensure our equipment is in good repair and is in the right place at the right time for our field teams and our clients. Experience with basic equipment maintenance is an asset, but training will be provided. The goal is to ensure the organization’s programs are well planned and equipment is well-cared for and adequate to support the organization’s operations.

For more information including application details,  please read here. 

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Summer Staff Positions

Adaptive Adventures Recreation Program Staff Adaptive Adventures (AA) (Contract, Full Time) 

Recreation Program Staff will assist individuals with disabilities participate in the CRIS Adaptive Adventures program which includes barrier-free outdoor activities such as hiking, paddling (canoe, SUP, kayak), and cycling. They will work with participants and their support workers to assist participants in using adaptive equipment and guide and support them during the activity. They will also be involved in the planning, scheduling, and organizational tasks involved with the running of programs, events and fundraisers. AA Recreation Program Staff function in a team along with volunteers, support workers, and/or guests. The position requires physical fitness, sensitivity to diverse populations, energy, and problem solving abilities. This position is for you if you possess strong values of community, social inclusion, interaction, and team participation to successfully assist on outings.

For more information including application details  please read here.

Accessible Wilderness Expeditions Program Coordinator (Contract, Full Time)

As the Accessible Wilderness Expeditions (AWE) program coordinator, you will assist in the daily operations of the Accessible Wilderness Expeditions Program. The AWE Program Coordinator will support in the planning, marketing, execution, and evaluation of AWE trips and events. These programs provide barrier-free single and multi-day outdoor activities in Western Canada such as rugged backcountry alpine hikes, ocean kayak expeditions, mountaineering, rock climbing, zip-lining, fly-in remote game hunting and many more. The position requires good verbal and written communication skills, organization, and problem solving abilities. This position is for you if you possess strong values of community, social inclusion,sensitivity to diverse populations, and willingness to take instruction and learn about how to adapt outdoor experiences such that they are accessible, regardless of ability.

For more information including application details, please read here.

CRIS Marketing and Event Coordinator (Contract, Full Time)

The Event and Marketing Coordinator will be responsible for assisting in planning and promoting special events and fundraisers along with working to elevate the profile of CRIS within the community. This position requires strong organizational skills, experience in event planning and/or community partnerships, and knowledge around digital marketing and social media best practices with a focus on inclusion. The ideal candidate will be a team player who is eager to work collaboratively, yet take initiative and ownership on tasks and projects assigned to them. CRIS is seeking someone who is a creative storyteller, is passionate about inclusion and wants to help raise awareness around accessibility and adaptive recreation

For more information including application details, please read here.