Current Postings

SUMMER CAMP LEADERS

(Casual, Non-Union)

Do you enjoy working with children and youth between the ages of 3-17 years?

Located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, West Vancouver is a vibrant community on the North Shore and home to parks, beaches, and to sports, recreation and arts amenities. We are seeking employees with a passion for public service who share our commitment to creating a complete, inclusive and livable community. Our dedicated staff deliver services, operate facilities and run the programs that enhance the well-being of our community.

The Community Services Department is hiring Summer Camp Leaders for various camps aimed at preschool, school-aged children and youth. Staff may be hired to work at a variety of camps throughout the summer.

Candidates must be able to prepare and lead a variety of programs and activities including sports, games, arts and crafts and out trips. Responsibilities may include creating lesson plans and camp itineraries, scheduling activities, implementing policies and procedures, and provide mentoring to other camp leaders and volunteers. Candidates must have strong organizational, supervisory and interpersonal skills, and must be able to work effectively with children and youth. They must also be able to work cooperatively with staff, parents and volunteers while providing safe, quality camp programs.

The Summer Camp sessions run weekly from July 2, 2024 to August 30, 2024 during the daytime. Hours of work will vary according to placement and registration. All Summer Camp Leaders should be prepared to work at any District of West Vancouver Summer Camp location. The successful candidates will possess:

  • Current Emergency First Aid with CPR-C and AED certifications (certifications must be obtained or renewed before the start date).

Additionally, the following certifications or qualifications will be considered an asset:

  • Bronze Cross or National Lifeguard – Pool Option
  • Standard First Aid or higher
  • Coaching certification (i.e. NCCP)
  • High Five®
  • Play It Fair!
  • Babysitter certification (i.e. Red Cross)
  • Class 4 Unrestricted Driver’s License
  • Past experience with West Vancouver Summer Camps as a staff or volunteer

We recognize the importance of a diverse workplace, and strive to meaningfully reflect the community we so proudly serve. We encourage Indigenous applicants, people of colour, all genders, 2SLGBTQIA+, and persons with disabilities to apply. The successful candidate will be required to supply a police information check and a copy of their credentials.

Position Status:
Casual, Non-Union

Hours of Work:
Hours and days of work vary depending upon position; up to 40 hours per week. Mandatory training dates: June 15-16, 2024 between 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Rate of Pay:
$20.00 per hour plus 4% in lieu of benefits.
This position has a pay structure that increases based on education and experience

Closing Date:
11:59 p.m. on May 17, 2024

To Apply:
Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Centre at westvancouver.ca/careers to apply for this position.

We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted