Spring Break Job Opportunity – Daycamp Leaders

Spring Break Job Opportunity – Daycamp Leaders

The Kerrisdale Community Centre is looking for energetic, enthusiastic and responsible individuals to provide program planning, supervision and direct leadership for the Spring Break Safaris Camp. We are looking to fill the following position:

Position Title

Safaris Daycamp Leaders
(For 6-12yrs Camp)

Term (Mar 19-23 & Mar 26-30)

40 hours/5 shifts per week
(8:30am-4:30pm)

Rate of Pay

$16.00/hour

 

Responsibilities of the Daycamp Leaders will include:

  • Plan and develop daily and weekly age-appropriate activities working with weekly themes including: out-trips, arts & crafts and games
  • Provide direct leadership and instruction for daily activities and outings by supervising children, ensuring safety of children and organizing and implementing planned activities
  • Communicate with parents who may have questions and concerns regarding the daycamp program and forward major questions and concerns to the Recreation Programmer
  • Work with other Recreation Staff at the Kerrisdale Community Centre to ensure the efficient operation of the daycamp program
  • Supervise, evaluate and mentor program volunteers
  • Provide some administrative support to the Recreation Programmer

Qualifications required for the Daycamp Leader position:

  • Knowledge of and experience with age-appropriate activities for children and demonstrated experience in problem-solving
  • One or more years of professional experience working with children in a daycamp, childcare or recreational setting and some educational courses relating to child development, recreation, social services or a related field
  • A minimum of Emergency First Aid and CPR ‘B’ is required (CPR ‘C’ is preferred)
  • Ability to speak a second language is an asset

Please forward your cover letter and resume via mail, fax or e-mail by Monday March 5, 2018 to:
Shannon Brown, Recreation Programmer Kerrisdale Community Centre
5851 West Boulevard, Vancouver BC, V6M 3W9
Fax: 604-257-8313 E-mail: shannon.brown@vancouver.ca

We thank all applicants but only those short-listed for an interview will be contacted.

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