Early Years/Community Services Support Summer Student

Westbank First Nation

Westbank First Nation

Early Years/Community Services Support Summer Student

Early Years EARLY01202

  • Posted: May 21, 2020
  • Full-Time
  • Westbank, BC, CAN

Westbank First Nation is a self-governed band located on the traditional, unceded territory of the Syilx Okanagan people. At Westbank First Nation we operate just like any other municipality while constantly seeking ways to incorporate Syilx culture into our system of governance through perseverance, leadership, and community. All qualified individuals who are interested in learning more about Westbank First Nation are strongly encouraged to apply. 

The  Westbank   First  Nation  summer  programs  provide  recreational  and  learning  activities  for children and youth ages 5 -11 throughout  the  summer  months.  The Summer Camp Leaders will be responsible for introducing a variety of games, sports, and educational activities to the program participants ensuring the main objectives of the program are to be innovative, exciting, professional, safe, fun, and positive.


  • Assists in the organization and implementation of fun, interesting, and safe recreational and educational activities for program participants
  • Assists in the supervision of the various summer programs as directed
  • Assists in the coordination of attendance, safety, and supervision of all participants as directed
  • Assistance with Community Garden
  • Administrative tasks
  • Completing tasks as assigned such as cleaning, organizing curriculum, answering phones
  • Contributes to ensuring all of the summer programs are innovative, positive, and fun
  • Assists with the set-up and take down of equipment for the various programs
  • Applicants aged 19 or over must be prepared to fill the Responsible Adult role in the absence of the After School Program Supervisor and may be required to complete opening and closing duties of the facilities
  • Takes on a leadership role amongst the Summer Camp Leaders
  • Performs all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Westbank First Nation policies, standards and procedures, and as directed by the After School Program Supervisor or his designate
  • Maintains confidentiality on all matters relating to the affairs of the Westbank First Nation


  • Must be a post-secondary student, returning to a post-secondary institution in Fall 2019
  • Must be age 19 or older and able to qualify for the Responsible Adult role

  • Previous experience working with children preferred
  • Ability to relate to all ages
  • Experience working with First Nation community is considered an asset

  • Valid Food Safe certificate preferred
  • Valid First Aid with Child CPR required
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills (written and oral)
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Must live a healthy lifestyle, be physically fit, and be a positive role model
  • Ability to exercise mature judgment and initiative; Organized and reliable
  • Ability to work unsupervised and in a team atmosphere
  • An acceptable Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search required

A competitive starting hourly rate, commensurate with appropriate experience is offered.

Interested applicants should begin the application process by fully completing the MY PRESENCE tab, including the MY REFERENCES. Upon completion, click APPLY NOW, fill in the application form, and ensure your cover letter and resume is attached.

Opportunity is open until Sunday, June 7th, 2020

*Incomplete and/or late submissions will not be accepted"


Organization: Westbank First Nation
Location: Kelowna, BC
Region: Okanagan Valley / Similkameen
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation
Posted: May 21, 2020, 12:28 pm
Expires: June 7, 2020, 4:30 pm

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