The Ottawa Safety Council seeks part-time, seasonal Crossing Guards to assist in the safe passage of children at various intersections across Ottawa as part of the City of Ottawa School Zone Safety initiative.  Shifts last on average forty (40) minutes during morning and afternoon school bell times.  Crossing guards can expect to earn $ 16.50 per shift.

The successful candidate must have an intermediate command of spoken and written English (bilingualism an asset), be a skillful communicator, have a dedicated work ethic and possess a positive attitude. Our ideal candidate will have experience working with children, exemplary customer service and multi-tasking skills, and the ability to communicate via email.

If you are passionate and committed to your communities safety; if you enjoy working with children and being outdoors; if you’re interested in part-time work that gives you flexibility; this is the job for you!

To apply, please reach out to Erin Welch c/o the Ottawa Safety Council at 613-238-1513 ext.231 or by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Candidates may also apply online through our “Get Involved” page .