KidZone Play Specialist

Website Muskoka Steamships & Discovery Centre

Muskoka Discovery Centre is hiring seasonal staff for the position of KidZone Play Specialist. As a member of our team you would work in KidZone at the Muskoka Discovery Centre. Engaging with our regular members as well as tourists visiting the area for the first time. KidZone is meant to be a safe space where fun & learning never stops! Fun is serious business and we provide a variety of play-based STEAM learning experiences for all ages.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Enriching children/family interests through delivery of daily STEAM activities that includes arts, crafts, and experiments
  • Ensuring materials are on site for activities
  • Provide excellent customer service to guests spending time in KidZone and to those visiting the museum
  • Ensuring that Kidzone is organized, clean, equipment is in good condition
  • Communication with children and adults of all ages
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High energy, self-starter
  • Excellent people skills and a friendly, responsible, service-oriented attitude
  • Strong communication and teamwork abilities
  • Able to problem solve effectively
  • Ability to observe/assess client’s behaviour, enforce safety regulations & emergency procedures and apply appropriate behaviour management techniques
  • Physically able to provide care during emergency situations that may arise
  • Having First Aid/Level C CPR certifications is an asset.
  • Valid driver’s license an asset
  • Candidates should be prepared for physical active, play and engagement is encouraged

Perks of the Position:

  • Sail through history on one of the last operating steamships in North America.
  • Work in a picturesque setting surrounded by the stunning landscapes of Muskoka.
  • Forge friendships with a crew as diverse as the tales woven into the Segwun’s past.
  • Competitive salary and opportunities for professional growth.

What to know when Applying:

Employment would be from mid-June to mid-September. Applicants should apply with a resume and list any relevant experience. Applicants currently enrolled in Early Childhood Education Programs, Bachelor of Education, Educational Assistant programs should apply. Applicants must love to work with children.

Job Types: Part-time, Seasonal
Contract length: 5 months

Salary: From $16.55 per hour

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