BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Notice of Employment Opportunity

Recreation Services
Casual Positions
External Posting
Competition 2019-13

Summer Leaders

The Regional District of Nanaimo has employment opportunities for seven (7) Summer Leader 2 positions, seven (7) Summer Leader 1 positions, and two (2) Inclusion Summer Leader positions. The incumbents will serve on a recreation team responsible for the provision of quality summer recreation experiences to participants of District 69 in the Parksville and Qualicum Beach area.

Reporting to the Summer Recreation Programmer, the Summer Leaders will assist in planning, leading, and evaluating the summer recreation program for children five to fourteen years of age. Summer Leaders are expected to provide the day-to-day operations and hands on leadership of the various activities involved in the program. Inclusion Summer Leaders will work directly with children three to fourteen years of age with disabilities with the goal of integration into day camp programs.

Responsibilities include: delivering quality recreation programs and activities; direct supervision, leadership and safety monitoring of participants; providing guidance to youth volunteers; interacting with parents; purchasing supplies; maintenance and care of equipment and supplies; providing written reports and scheduling activities; monitoring budgets; integrating children with disabilities; providing direction and other related duties as required.

The incumbents will have previous experience with summer recreation programs for children including proven supervision, leadership, and communication skills. Current first aid (Emergency First Aid or Standard First Aid or Emergency Childcare First Aid) and CPR B or C are required. A Class 4 Drivers License is recommended. Please note employment in this position is subject to the receipt of a satisfactory criminal record check and driver’s abstract (current within 6 months).

These are non-union, casual positions (variable hours up to 40 hours per week) between June 9, 2019 and August 30, 2019. Some evening and weekend work may be required. The hourly rates of pay are:

Summer Leader 2:  Up to 11 weeks at $19.90 per hour plus 9% in lieu of benefits including vacation and statutory holidays.
Inclusion Summer Leader:  Up to 10 weeks at $19.90 per hour plus 9% in lieu of benefits including vacation and statutory holidays.
Summer Leader 1:  Up to 10 weeks at $17.90 per hour plus 9% in lieu of benefits including vacation and statutory holidays.

Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly outlining their education, experience and qualifications as it relates to this position.

Please quote Competition 2019-13 and submit via email to or fax to 250-390-4163. Applications can also be sent to the attention of Human Resources at Main Reception Administrative Building, Regional District of Nanaimo, 6300 Hammond Bay Road, Nanaimo, BC V9T 6N2.

Applications will be accepted until 4:00 pm, on February 22, 2019.

Thank you for your interest in this position - only those under consideration will be contacted.

Location: Nanaimo, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation
Posted: February 11, 2019, 9:12 am
Expires: February 22, 2019, 4:00 pm