Summer Day Camp Recreation Leader Job opening - Williams Lake state BC ( Job openings )
Williams Lake , state BC
( By Press Release office )
2022-01-24T00:00 - 2022-02-23T00:00 | 42 | 2
Summer Day Camp/Recreation Leader
DEPARTMENT: Community Services Department
CURRENT RATE OF PAY: $20.13 per hour plus 4% in lieu of benefits
HOURS OF WORK: 40 hours per week, pursuant to the Collective Agreement
Must be available Monday – Fridays between 7:30am and 5:30pm
June 22, 2022 to September 2, 2022
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
The incumbent shall assist the Day Camp Programmer in the planning, implementing and evaluation of the Summer Day Camp and Recreational Programs and shall exercise good judgement and initiative in his/her work.
Responsible to the Manager of Recreation and Leisure Services under the direction of the Children and Youth Recreation Program Coordinator and the Summer Day Camp Programmer.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Plan a wide variety of day camp and recreational activities suitable for children and youth; including games, sports, arts and crafts, drama, puppetry, singing, storytelling, field trips, visitors, and special events.
Work with supervisors and co-workers from other businesses/agencies for outings and educational adventures.
Ensure that activities are provided in an environment that is safe, respectful, and enjoyable for all the children participating in the program.
Ensure standards and level of care are maintained at a high quality for each participant.
Ensure that the program reflects the cultural diversity of Williams Lake.
Follow pre-determined procedures for dealing with behavior challenges and emergency situations.
Ensure that there is open communication with the Summer Day Camp Coordinator and Day Camp/Recreation Leaders.
Prevent problems from arising by thinking pro-actively and anticipating possible barriers to success.
Respond in a positive manner to inquiries from other staff, parents, guardians, and children.
Follow all licensing regulations and predetermined behavioral action plans.
Attend staff meetings as scheduled.
Perform other related duties as required.
Submission of the Canada Summer Jobs survey within one (1) week of starting employment and again, within one (1) week of employment end date.
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Grade XII education.
Minimum 19 years and over.
Must have a clean criminal record check including vulnerable persons.
Valid B.C. Driver’s License.
Valid Standard First Aid Certificate.
High Five Certification recommended
Previous experience working with children.
Ability to deal courteously, tactfully, and diplomatically with people of all ages.
Knowledgeable in all aspects of camp and recreational programming including crafts, sports, and community resources.
Motivated, energetic, and able to work within deadlines.
Strong leadership, communication, and administration skills.
Proof of the following MUST be submitted with your application:
Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License (or other province / higher classes may be accepted)
Valid Standard First Aid Certificate (valid for the term of employment) or ability to complete the Standard First Aid Course before May 20, 2022
Proof of a credited course, or a combination of courses, of at least 20 hours in duration in child development (or child guidance, health and safety, nutrition, or related topic)
Proof of Full COVID-19 Vaccination status will be required at the time of hiring
Interested candidates are invited to submit a detailed resume and cover letter outlining qualifications, experience, copies of applicable certifications, and letters of reference no later than
4:00 pm, February 11, 2022
to the attention of Ashley Williston, Director of Human Resources, City of Williams Lake, 450 Mart Street, Williams Lake, BC, V2G 1N3 - Fax (250) 392-8484.
We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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