2019 Summer Day Camp Leaders - Community Recreation Services
City of Surrey
Surrey, BC
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Employment Status

Union – Auxiliary
Non-Union Instructors

Scope

Spend your summer creating positive recreation experiences for kids and youth!
As part of the Community & Recreation Services Division, you’ll be working in a fast-paced, creative environment focused on delivering active, safe programs for kids and youth to develop their skills, while meeting new friends. The City of Surrey is a HIGH FIVE® registered organization. We are committed to ensuring that every child in our programs has a positive recreation experience. Our Summer Day Camps are offered in a variety of facilities including recreation centres, schools, community halls, arenas, pools and parks. Our summer day camps range from 2-7 hours in length and are offered in a variety of facilities including recreation centres, schools, community halls, arenas and pools.

We’re looking for enthusiastic individuals who enjoy working with children and youth, and are:

Flexible and are able to quickly adapt to new environments and situations.
Strong team players, focused on providing great customer service.
Self-motivated and can take initiative with little supervision.
Great communicators with the ability to work with people of all ages.
Highly organized.
If you’ve got the skills required, we want to hear from you about one of the exciting opportunities we have. Applicants must upload all relevant certificates to their online application.

We are recruiting for both Auxiliary and On-Call City Wide positions. On-Call and is ideal for an individual who cannot commit to working on a regular basis Monday – Friday in July and August 2019.

Responsibilities

Senior Day Camp Leaders (Community Services Assistant 2) are responsible - in addition to the responsibilities associated with the Junior Leader (CSA1) - for the design and implementation of day camp programs for children and youth.

Junior Day Camp Leaders (Community Services Assistant 1) are responsible for providing day camp participants with an active, safe and stimulating environment to develop social skills and general well-being.

Specialty Day Camp Leaders (Non-Union) are responsible for the design and implementation of day camp programs for children and youth. Experience in specific skills, such as sports, dance, swimming, skating, etc. is an asset for our camps that run in a recreation setting.

Qualifications

The Senior Day Camp Leaders (Community Services Assistant 2) will have:

Current Emergency First Aid and CPR C with AED certificate.
Completed Grade 12.
Previous experience working with children.
The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with program participants, volunteers, staff, and the public.
Experience working in a recreation setting.
The ability to swim and skate are an asset.
Demonstrated effective leadership skills.
High Five (Asset).
The Junior Day Camp Leaders (Community Services Assistant 1) will have:

Current Emergency First Aid and CPR C with AED certificate.
Completed Grade 12.
Previous experience working with children.
The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with program participants, volunteers, staff, and the public
Experience working in a recreation setting.
The ability to swim and skate are an asset.
High Five (Asset).

The Non Union Specialty Camp Instructors will have some of the following:

Current Emergency First Aid and CPR C with AED certificate.
Previous experience working with children.
The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with program participants, volunteers, staff, and the public.
Experience in a recreation setting.
Experience in specialized instructional skill in visual arts or performing arts.
Experiencing teaching sports, language, science or cooking.
High Five (Asset).
Other Information

Approximate Recruitment Time Line

Accepting Applications November 19 2018 – January 21 2019
Screening Applications January 21, 2019
Interviewing February/March
References and Police Information Checks March
Extending Employment Offers April
Training Commences June 2019
If you know of any talented people that would be a good fit for this job and the City, we encourage you to refer them through the Talent Referral Online Form.

Visit CityNet to learn more about the Talent Referral Program.

Conditions of Employment

These positions require completion of a Police Information Check including a Vulnerable Sector Check.
Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications. All documents bust be uploaded to applicants City Career Profile
Posting will close January 20, 2019.
Closing Date

This job will be posted until January 20, 2019.

Our Values

Integrity - Service - Teamwork - Innovation - Community