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Current Positions Available

Kelowna Bike Rentals – Manager (Contract, Full Time) 

Kelowna Bike Rentals – a social enterprise that supports Elevation Outdoors and the Community Recreational Initiatives Society(CRIS) is looking for a manager for our 2022 season. The manager will be responsible for the daily operations of our bike rental enterprise with a full fleet of E-bikes, mountain bikes, city comfort bikes, and Western Canada’s largest fleet of adaptive cycle rentals.

We are looking for a motivated manager to help build on a successful first season. If you have experience leading a team, creating an environment where customer service is always a priority, and you enjoy thinking on your feet and building relationships we would love to hear from you.

The season runs from Mid May – late October with some pre-season work as well. We are looking for a full time manager (35-40 hours) during the season, with the possibility of part time work in the off season as well.

For more information including application details, please read more here.


Summer Staff Positions

Adaptive Adventures Recreation Program Staff Adaptive Adventures (AA) (Contract, Full Time) 

Recreation Program Staff will assist individuals with disabilities participate in the CRIS Adaptive Adventures program which includes barrier-free outdoor activities such as hiking, paddling (canoe, SUP, kayak), and cycling. They will work with participants and their support workers to assist participants in using adaptive equipment and guide and support them during the activity. They will also be involved in the planning, scheduling, and organizational tasks involved with the running of programs, events and fundraisers. AA Recreation Program Staff function in a team along with volunteers, support workers, and/or guests. The position requires physical fitness, sensitivity to diverse populations, energy, and problem solving abilities. This position is for you if you possess strong values of community, social inclusion, interaction, and team participation to successfully assist on outings.

For more information including application details, please read here. 

Accessible Wilderness Expeditions Program Coordinator (Contract, Full Time)

As the Accessible Wilderness Expeditions (AWE) program coordinator, you will assist in the daily operations of the Accessible Wilderness Expeditions Program. The AWE Program Coordinator will support in the planning, marketing, execution, and evaluation of AWE trips and events. These programs provide barrier-free single and multi-day outdoor activities in Western Canada such as rugged backcountry alpine hikes, ocean kayak expeditions, mountaineering, rock climbing, zip-lining, fly-in remote game hunting and many more. The position requires good verbal and written communication skills, organization, and problem solving abilities. This position is for you if you possess strong values of community, social inclusion,sensitivity to diverse populations, and willingness to take instruction and learn about how to adapt outdoor experiences such that they are accessible, regardless of ability.

For more information including application details, please read here.

CRIS Marketing and Event Coordinator (Contract, Full Time)

The Event and Marketing Coordinator will be responsible for assisting in planning and promoting special events and fundraisers along with working to elevate the profile of CRIS within the community. This position requires strong organizational skills, experience in event planning and/or community partnerships, and knowledge around digital marketing and social media best practices with a focus on inclusion. The ideal candidate will be a team player who is eager to work collaboratively, yet take initiative and ownership on tasks and projects assigned to them. CRIS is seeking someone who is a creative storyteller, is passionate about inclusion and wants to help raise awareness around accessibility and adaptive recreation

For more information including application details, please read here.


Are you the right fit?

  • compassionate and people oriented
  • a team player
  • able to think on your feet and solve problems
  • creative and adaptable
  • interested in learning about all facets of a non-profit organization
  • have a desire to make a difference and promote inclusion within your community
  • have an interest in outdoor recreation
  • are able to follow direction
  • enjoy the journey as much (or more than) the destination


Our ideal candidate possesses the following (note qualifications for different positions may vary):

  • Clean criminal record check
  • Comfortable interacting and assisting persons with disabilities
  • Class 5 driver’s license
  • Comfortable on and in the water, hiking local park trails and cycling paths
  • Works well unsupervised or supervised
  • Can work independently or within a Team
  • Knowledge of bike and other equipment maintenance
  • Available for days, evenings, weekday and weekend shifts
  • Valid First Aid & CPR certificate

Eligibility (for seasonal staff positions)

  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
  • Be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or persons to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and 
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations