Coal Harbour / JOB POSTING – Summer Day Camp Leaders


girls at summer camp sitting on grass

Summer Day Camp Leader

The West End Community Centre Association enhances the quality of life of the residents and visitors of the West End and Coal Harbour communities by providing recreational, educational and social activities and services.

The West End Community Centre will be running a summer camp between July 20 – September 4, 2020, and is looking for energetic, enthusiastic and responsible individuals to lead it.

The camp will be completely focused on outdoor activities and will be run just outside the community centre.

Qualifications:

– Experience working in a day camp or related setting as a leader or volunteer
– Strong knowledge of age-appropriate activities for children ages 6 to 12 years
– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
– Demonstrated leadership & problem solving skills
– Familiarity with working within a budget and tracking expenses
– Demonstrated administrative skills in program planning, word processing and reporting
– Current First Aid/CPR certification
– Ability to work independently and within a team
– Ability & willingness to work within a culturally, economically and socially diverse community

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

– Providing direct leadership, supervision and instruction to Day Camp participants
– Planning, promoting and implementing age-appropriate activities (ie. arts & crafts, games, out-trips) that fit with
the weekly theme developed by the Day Camp Managers
– Providing a safe, educational and engaging environment
– Working cooperatively with and being a positive role model to fellow staff
– Preparing and submitting feedback for the Day Camps & providing recommendations for future programs
– Liaising & working with Recreation Staff at the West End Community Centre to ensure the efficient operation of Day Camp programs
– Collecting information for medical & waiver forms from participants each week and ensuring that the sign-in &
sign-out of children each day is conducted in a safe & efficient manner
– Tracking & reporting petty cash usage on a weekly basis
Conditions of employment:
– Successful Police Records clearance
– Current First Aid and CPR C certification
– Preference will be given to those who are choosing a career in recreation, education, social services or social sciences

Terms of Employment:

*positions, rate of pay, total hours, and start date dependent on funding from the Canada Summer Jobs Grant
– July 20 to September 4, 2020
– 30 to 40 hours per week

Please forward your cover letter & resume, via email by Monday, June 29, 2020 at 5pm to: Jordan.moorhead@vancouver.ca (Please send CL & Resume as one PDF)

We would like to thank all applicants for taking their time to apply. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.