Summer Camp Leader (Full Time)

Company

City of Prince Rupert

Description

This position is seasonal, for the period of July – August. Reporting directly to the Recreation
Coordinator, the Summer Camp Leader will help plan, lead, and monitor age-appropriate group
activities (arts and crafts, games, day trips, etc.) to provide a safe, fun and educational
environment for children participating in camp. This position is funded by the 2021 Canada
Summer Jobs program.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Helps with the planning, implementation and delivery of group activities.
• Effectively supervises camp participants, ensuring a positive, safe environment for all.
• Coordinates the daily set-up, usage, and clean-up of equipment, supplies and facilities.
• Responds promptly to all inquiries and communicates effectively with other Camp
Leaders, participants, management, and the public in a positive and professional manner.
• Promotes participation in recreation activities, games, sports, arts and crafts, and field
trips.
• Responsible for following all safety protocols as part of the facility safety plan.
• Enforces facility rules and regulations consistently.
• Administers first aid where required.
• Mediates any conflicts that may arise between camp participants.
• Attends staff training sessions and courses as required.
• Completes additional tasks as assigned by the Recreation Coordinator.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to plan and coordinate age-appropriate activities for children.
• Effective communication skills.
• Proven track record of superior organization and multi-tasking abilities.
• Ability to serve as an enthusiastic and positive role model and mentor.
• Must be able to participate in potentially strenuous physical activity.
• Knowledge of the philosophy and objectives of community recreation.
• Knowledge and understanding of the policies and procedures of the Prince Rupert
Recreation Complex.
Qualifications:
Required
1. 1+ year(s) of experience working with children aged 6 – 12
Notice of Employment Opportunity
Summer Camp Leader
Recreation and Community Services Department
Desirable
1. Current Standard First Aid certificate or equivalent (including CPR-C and AED)
2. High Five
3. Belay Ticket
This position is created specifically for applicants to the 2021 Canada Summer Jobs program,
and all applicants must meet eligibility guidelines as specified by Service Canada in order to be
considered for the above position.

Closing Date

May 30, 2021

How to Apply

Please apply in confidence by 5:00 pm on Sunday, May 30th
, 2021, with a cover letter, résumé,
and a minimum of three professional references to:
Human Resources – Recreation Department
1000 McBride Street
Prince Rupert, BC V8J 3H2
hrrec@princerupert.ca
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an
interview will be contacted.