BC Local Government Job Posting Service
DISTRICT OF SAANICH
PARKS, RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT
COMMUNITY SERVICES DIVISION
Inclusion Program Leader - Camps
Up to 10 Casual positions
Term: Spring March 16 – 27, 2020
Summer June 29 – September 4, 2020
Spend your summer making a difference in children’s lives! Program Leaders with Saanich Parks and Recreation have the opportunity to challenge and develop their leadership skills, grow and learn through excellent training, create friendships, positively impact young lives, and all the while earn an excellent wage. If you want to be a part of an amazing, supportive team, and you haven’t forgotten the value of play and fun, then this is the job for you!
Saanich Parks & Recreation camps are well known and respected in the community for their high quality programming and experienced, well trained staff team. As an Inclusion Program Leader, you will rely on your leadership skills to supervise and assist participants with additional physical, behavioural or developmental support requirements in a variety of camp settings (listed below). Inclusion Program Leaders will assist with developing weekly camp plans and activity adaptations, and work cooperatively with participants, parents, and supervisors to ensure camp safety and accessibility.
Spring Break Camps 5 to 14yrs
Various locations include Gordon Head Recreation Centre, Pearkes Recreation Centre, Saanich Commonwealth Place or off-site locations, such as, Gordon Head Middle School, Royal Oak Middle School, and other locations within the community. Program examples: General Day Camps and Specialty Day Camps (Acting, Cooking, Engineering, Gymnastics, Outdoor Programs, Sports, Wilderness Adventure, etc.).
Summer Camps 5 to 16yrs
Various locations include Cedar Hill Recreation Centre, Gordon Head Recreation Centre, Pearkes Recreation Centre, Saanich Commonwealth Place or off-site locations, such as, Colquitz Middle School, Gordon Head Middle School, Royal Oak Middle School, local parks within Saanich, and other locations within the community.
Examples of camps include General Day Camps, the Saanich Neighbourhood Playground Program, and Specialty Day Camps (Acting, Art, Aqua, Computer, Cooking, Dancing, Engineering, Gymnastics, Outdoor, Pottery, Skateboarding, Sports, Wilderness Adventure, etc.).
Requirements include completion of Grade 10; three months experience working directly with participants in a recreational, day camp, or instructional setting, including experience with children with behaviour difficulties, disabilities and additional support needs; satisfactory police information check, Emergency First-Aid and CPR-C. The ideal candidates will have the ability to be inclusive and flexible to ensure a positive environment is created for all participants; demonstrated customer service and interpersonal skills; ability to maintain a high degree of enthusiasm and personal motivation. The successful candidates will be required to work varying shifts, Monday through Friday, length and times will vary between 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (hours/shifts are subject to change).
Please note: If shortlisted, applicants must provide proof of completion of Grade 10 and current Emergency First Aid and CPR-C at time of interview.
This is a C.U.P.E. Local 2011 position with a wage of $20.89 per hour plus 13% in lieu of benefits. Job description and competition information can be found at www.saanich.ca. This is an open until filled posting. Please apply quoting competition 20031 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7 (Fax 250-475-5550) or Email email@example.com. While we thank all applicants for applying, only those under consideration will be contacted.