Inclusion Program Leader - Spring Break Camps

Competition Number: 20176

Job Title: Inclusion Program Leader - Spring Break Camps

Department: Parks, Recreation and Community Services - Community Services

Position Type: Up to 6 Casual Positions (CUPE Local 2011)

Salary: $21.73/hr plus 13% in lieu of benefits

Posted Date: December 24, 2020

Closing Date: January 18, 2021

Last Modified: December 24, 2020, 12:28 pm

Status: Closed

Description:

Term:  Spring Break Week 1 – March 15-19, 202 and Spring Break Week 2 – March 22-26, 2021.

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 16 years of age

Various locations include Gordon Head Recreation Centre, Pearkes Recreation Centre, Cedar Hill Recreation, 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.).

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.

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