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Now Hiring

Castlegar - Trail - Nelson - Slocan Creston - Cranbrook - Kimberley - Fernie
and surrounding communities


Working with Kids

The ideal candidates are ready to make an impact by working with youth age 3-12. We run birthday parties, weekly dance, yoga, sports and music classes, after school programs, camps and more!

Flexible Schedules

Imagine having flexibility to be able to join YOUR kids school field trip, or always being home for bed time! You will have up to 15 hours a week which can be based around your current schedule.

Let's Play

Have you dreamed of a job where PLAYING is the main objective? Look no further! We need instructors that are full of playful energy that will easily engage the kids.

Room for Growth

Play Kootenays is rapidly growing by introducing new locations and programs. The opportunities are endless when it comes to growth within this position!

Play Kootenay's Mission Statement: 
We are here to revolutionize kids recreational programming by focusing on positive mental health through the power of play.


You work independently while reporting back to your manager. This means you are responsible for always showing up early to jobs, being able to prepare yourself with all the materials you need to teach a rockstar class and be able to report back with attendance and hour

Tech Savvy

We rely heavily on technology to book programs, communicate, do attendance, share photos or registrations forms. It is critical that you can quickly and effectively use various platforms.

The Pay

Starting wage is $18-$25 / hour and is based on experience and certification.


You must have reliable transportation to and from various job locations.

Must Haves

You must be able to obtain and hold a valid first aid certification, criminal record check and personal liability insurance.


The ideal applicant will

- have at least 3 years of experience working with kids

- be a movement enthusiast

- be able to make a minimum 12 month commitment

- be ready to learn new programs and ways of teaching


Preference goes to

- Some one with a background in summer camps, physical activity programming, teaching.

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