Community Services Assistant 1 – Junior Leader - Historic Stewart Farm - City of Surrey

City of Surrey

Community Services Assistant 1 – Junior Leader - Historic Stewart Farm

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The City of Surrey’s Parks, Recreation and Culture Department provides exciting opportunities and challenges in an active and energetic environment and is looking for multiple enthusiastic Junior Leaders for Public Programs, Tours, and Day Camps at Historic Stewart Farm.

Employment Status 
Union - CUPE Local 402 – Temporary Grant


  • Leads children in heritage Summer Day Camps.
  • Performs heritage demonstrations.
  • Assists with researching crafts, games, and educational activities.
  • Interprets local history.
  • Assists with special events.
  • Prepares Day Camp materials.


  • Completion of Grade 10 supplemented by some relevant experience, or an equivalent acceptable combination of training and experience is required.
  • Current Emergency First Aid and CPR certificates (or willing to obtain prior to start).
  • Previous experience working with children and the public and delivering programs to preschool and child audiences.
  • Experience in a heritage facility setting.

Students enrolled in Museum Studies, History, Anthropology, Archaeology, or Education will be suited to these positions.
These positions are supported by the Canada Summer Jobs Program. These positions are contingent on Federal Government Grant funding. Successful candidates must meet the criteria set forth by the Grant Program, including:

  • Between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment.
  • Must be current (January-April 2023) full-time student in a recognized post-secondary program.
  • Planning to return to full-time studies in the Fall of 2023.

Below you will find our approximate recruitment timelines for this process:

  • Screening Applicants: Early April
  • Interviews: Early April
  • References and Police Information Checks: Mid April
  • Extending offers: Dependent Upon Grant Funding
  • Training Begins: Mid June (may be dependent on Grant Funding)

Applicants under consideration will be required to consent to a Police Information Check/Vulnerable Sector Check.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply at

This Posting Closes on April 11, 2023

Organization: City of Surrey
Location: Surrey, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Arts & Cultural Services, Heritage
Posted: March 17, 2023, 3:27 pm
Expires: April 11, 2023, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Temporary
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset

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