Employment Opportunities at UBC Recreation

UBC Recreation is always looking for great people to join its team of staff and volunteers. We rely on both paid staff and volunteers to operate various aspects of our programs.

Types of Opportunities

Paid Positions with Athletics & Recreation

UBC Recreation hires for the following paid job opportunities at various times throughout the year. Find out more about the various positions and how you can join our team!

  • Administrative support staff
  • Fitness Instructors
  • Coaches
  • League Sports Officials
  • Lifeguards and Supervisors
  • Event staff
  • Marketing & graphic design program staff
  • Front desk staff
  • Facility Operations staff
  • Camp Instructors

Search for ‘UBC – Athletics and Recreation‘ on Careers Online to view available jobs.

Volunteer Positions with UBC Recreation Intramurals

UBC Recreation Intramurals is a team of over 120 passionate volunteer students responsible for organizing some of UBC’s most iconic events, leagues, and marketing initiatives. With support from 7 professional staff members with experience in sport management and student development, all of our student staff are challenged to grow as individuals and innovate within their roles as student leaders.

Current Employment Opportunities

HIRING: Program Lead – Future Global Leaders

September 16, 2022

Be an integral part of a unique program for Canadian and International youth this summer! Apply today!


Work with UBC Athletics & Recreation

August 29, 2022

Come work with UBC Recreation! We’re looking for instructors, sport officials, & lifeguards.


HIRING: Personal Trainers

July 8, 2022

Interested in applying? Email your resume and cover letter to fitness.programs@ubc.ca.