Program Facilitator

Spring and Summer Position

By Amber Doyle

Availability must include days, evenings, and weekends. This position reports to the Fit Kids Healthy Kids Coordinator

Fit Kids Healthy Kids is seeking a Program Facilitator to deliver programming based on physical literacy and the development of fundamental movement skills from March 2023 through the end of August 2023 with the possibility of continued part-time employment.


Duties and Responsibilities
  • Aid in the outreach to agencies, programs, and events, in specified but not limited to low income, underserved communities in Winnipeg and Manitoba to promote the Fit Kids Healthy Kids program and physical literacy.
  • Assist in planning, creating, implementing, organizing, and facilitating Fit Kids Healthy Kids programming throughout Manitoba.
  • Facilitate weekly programs with various community partners based on fundamental movement skills and the Fit Kids Healthy Kids model.
  • Facilitate community large community events within Winnipeg and surrounding areas.
  • Act as a role model for the children and youth involved in all aspects of the program.
  • Work with and lead community partners, volunteers, and youth mentors.
  • Build leadership capacity at the community level.



Education and Experience

  • Have or working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology, Recreation, Education, Health Promotion, or in a related field.
  • Experience working with and delivering children’s programming for multiple ages. The ability to work with children under 6 is preferred.
  • Experience in a gym setting developing programs and leading multi-skill games.
  • Ability to carry and transport equipment for programming.
  • The ability and willingness to travel throughout the designated region and work irregular hours when deemed necessary. Access to a reliable motor vehicle and a valid driver’s license is required.
  • Must provide a criminal record check with vulnerable sector search that has been done within 6 months of application to the position.


Technical/Job Specific Knowledge

Aware of and/or understand

  • Community development principles and approaches.
  • Benefits of physical activity and understanding of the importance of physical literacy in the LTAD (long term athlete development) model.
  • Working with diverse communities.
  • Managing projects, programs, and special events.


Skills and Attributes

  • Strong organization, planning, oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Ability and energy to work with children 2-12 as a leader and role model.
  • Knowledge and ability to work in Microsoft office programs (Excel, Word, Outlook, Publisher, PowerPoint)


Additional Assets

  • A valid First Aid Certificate
  • French


Please submit in Microsoft Word or PDF format your confidential cover letter and resume including references to the attention of


Sport Manitoba is committed to ensuring our recruitment and selection processes and work environment are inclusive and barrier-free. At Sport Manitoba, we celebrate and welcome the diversity of all employees and believe that having a team of individuals with different backgrounds, views, experience and capability working together makes us stronger and better as an organization.