City of Markham - Recreation

Centennial C.C. - 2024 WINTER - Program Assistant - Cooking - Centennial CC - Saturday

Minimum age for this position is 14 years old


Activity name & description

Help instruct basic safety skills in the kitchen while preparing fun, nutritious recipes to children ages 3 to 10 years old. Each chef helps prepare each recipe and assists in the cleanup.


Key Duties

  • Greet and welcome participants to the program
  • Assist with activities
  • Set-up and take-down, with the help of the instructor
  • Collect additional supplies needed by instructor
  • Report any safety issues to direct supervisor
  • Assist with supervision of participants, ensuring their safety at all times
  • Provide all participants with an educational and positive experience



Weekly: Saturdays from 9:30am to 3:30pm

Jan 13 to Mar 9 (9 weeks)


Please note to be eligible for this opportunity, you must be available for the vast majority of the shifts/weeks listed. If you are not able to attend at least 75% of the session, please pick another activity that you are able to do so, or select an event instead of a multi-week program. Note: if you sign up after the first week of the season, you should still be able to make the majority of the remaining shifts 



8600 McCowan Rd, Markham, ON, L3P 3M2


"Sign-up" if you are interested in this position. You will receive an email with more information if selected for this position. Please do not attend the activity until you are confirmed in the program.


Requirements (you will not be assigned to the volunteer job without the following):


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Kylie Chan

Community Program Supervisor

Qualifications Required

  • Age Must be at least 14 or 15 years old
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Status Must be Fully Vaccinated
  • General Orientation Workshop Must be Yes
  • Interview Must be at least Program & Event Assistant
  • Police Check (VSC) Must be Yes