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City of Surrey

2020 Summer Day Camp Leaders - Surrey Nature Centre


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SCOPE
The Surrey Nature Centre is operated by the City of Surrey’s Urban Forestry section and offers nature-based programs and events for schools and the public with the goal of increasing awareness, appreciation and stewardship of Surrey’s urban forest. This auxiliary position is based on a predicted 35 hours work week (Monday to Friday) from mid-June to September 4, 2020.

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Auxiliary – CUPE 402

RESPONSIBILITIES
As a Community Services Assistant 2 – Summer Day Camp Leader, you will:
  • Deliver full-day, nature-themed day camps to children ages 6 – 9 years old.
  • Maintain program areas and equipment.
  • Follow City of Surrey Policy and Procedures.
  • Provide day camp participants with an active, safe and stimulating environment.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Completion of grade 12.
  • Current Occupational First Aid Level One or acceptable equivalent.
  • High 5 certification (or willingness to obtain);
  • Creative and enthusiastic approach to work and enjoy the chance to be a part of a strong team.
  • Previous experience working with children.
  • Strong interpersonal skills - the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with program participants, volunteers, staff and the public.
  • Knowledge of local flora and fauna (an asset).
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of environmental education and interpretation (an asset).

OTHER INFORMATION
Approximate Recruitment Timeline

Accepting Applications - December 2, 2019 to January 20, 2020
Reviewing Applications - January
Interviews - February
References & Police Information Checks - March
Extending Offers - March/April
Training Begins - June

APPLY
If you are interested in this opportunity please apply at Surrey.ca/careers to Job ID 3295. Posting will remain open until January 20, 2020.
 

Location: Surrey, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation,Community Services
Posted: December 4, 2019, 10:00 am
Expires: January 20, 2020, 4:30 pm