2020 Summer Day Camp Leaders - Community Recreation Services

City of Surrey

City of Surrey
2020 Summer Day Camp Leaders - Community Recreation Services


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SCOPE
Spend your summer creating positive recreation experiences for kids and youth!

As part of the Community & Recreation Services Division, you’ll be working in a fast-paced, creative environment focused on delivering active, safe programs for kids and youth to develop their skills, while meeting new friends. The City of Surrey is a HIGH FIVE® registered organization. We are committed to ensuring that every child in our programs has a positive recreation experience. Our Summer Day Camps are offered in a variety of facilities including recreation centres, schools, community halls, arenas, pools and parks.

We’re looking for enthusiastic individuals who enjoy working with children and youth, and are:
  • Flexible and are able to quickly adapt to new environments and situations;
  • Strong team players, focused on providing great customer service;
  • Self-motivated and can take initiative with little supervision;
  • Great communicators with the ability to work with people of all ages;
  • Highly organized.

If you’ve got the skills required, we want to hear from you about one of the exciting opportunities we have. Applicants must upload all relevant certificates to their online application.

We are recruiting for both Auxiliary and On-Call City Wide positions.

On-Call is ideal for an individual who cannot commit to working on a regular basis Monday – Friday in July and August 2020.

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Union – Auxiliary
Non-Union Instructors – Auxiliary

RESPONSIBILITIES
Junior Day Camp Leaders (Community Services Assistant 1) are responsible for providing day camp participants with an active, safe and stimulating environment to develop social skills and general well-being.

Senior Day Camp Leaders (Community Services Assistant 2) are responsible - in addition to the responsibilities associated with the Junior Leader (CSA1) - for the design and implementation of day camp programs for children and youth.

Specialty Day Camp Leaders (Non-Union) are responsible for the design and implementation of day camp programs for children and youth. Experience in specific skills, such as sports, dance, swimming, skating, etc. is an asset for our camps that run in a recreation setting.

QUALIFICATIONS
The Junior Day Camp Leaders (Community Services Assistant 1) will have:
  • Current Emergency First Aid and CPR C with AED certificate (current certifications or willing to be obtained by Jan.20, 2020)
  • Completed Grade 12.
  • Previous experience working with children.
  • The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with program participants, volunteers, staff, and the public
  • Experience working in a recreation setting.
  • The ability to swim and skate are an asset.

The Senior Day Camp Leaders (Community Services Assistant 2) will have:
  • Current Emergency First Aid and CPR C with AED certificate (current certifications or willing to be obtained by Jan.20, 2020)
  • Completed Grade 12.
  • Previous experience working with children.
  • The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with program participants, volunteers, staff, and the public.
  • Experience working in a recreation setting.
  • The ability to swim and skate are an asset.
  • Demonstrated effective leadership skills.

The Non-Union Specialty Camp Instructors will have some of the following:
  • Current Emergency First Aid and CPR C with AED certificate (current certifications or willing to be obtained by Jan.20, 2020)
  • Previous experience working with children.
  • The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with program participants, volunteers, staff, and the public.
  • Experience in a recreation setting.
  • Experience in specialized instructional skill in visual arts or performing arts.
  • Experiencing teaching sports, language, science or cooking.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
  • These positions require completion of a Police Information Check including a Vulnerable Sector Check.
  • Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.
  • Posting will close January 20, 2020.

OTHER INFORMATION
Approximate Recruitment Timeline


Accepting Applications - November 20, 2020 – January 20, 2020
Screening Applications - January 20, 2020
Interviewing - February
References and Police Information Checks - March
Extending Employment Offers - April
Start Date - Late May/Early June

APPLY
If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply at Surrey.ca/careers to Job ID 3292. Posting will remain posted until January 20, 2020.
 

Organization: City of Surrey

Location: Surrey, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation,Community Services
Posted: December 4, 2019, 9:53 am
Expires: January 20, 2020, 4:30 pm

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