Program Assistant - Spring Break Camps

Competition Number: 22028


Job Title: Program Assistant - Spring Break Camps

Department: Parks, Recreation and Community Services - Recreation - Gordon Head Recreation Centre and Saanich Commonwealth Place

Position Type: Up to 10 Temporary Full Time Positions (CUPE 2011)

Salary: $18.14/hour plus 13% in lieu of benefits

Posted Date: January 27, 2022

Closing Date: February 14, 2022

Last Modified: January 28, 2022, 11:00 am

Status: Closed


Spend your Spring Break making a difference!  Program Assistants have the opportunity to develop leadership skills, positively impact young lives, create friendships, and earn an excellent wage. 

As a Program Assistant you will work in a variety of camp settings, lead and engage children in activities that will inspire their talents, ignite their creativity, and champion their interests. This role includes the opportunity to lead and mentor Program Assistants.  Program Assistants will work cooperatively with participants, parents, and supervisors to ensure camper safety. Camp themes include:  General Day camps, 5 – 12 years, and Kids Cooking Camps, 8 – 12 years.

Requirements include completion of Grade 10; eight weeks of experience working with the required age group in a recreational, daycamp or instructional setting, including individuals with behaviour or other difficulties; satisfactory police information check, Emergency First-Aid and CPR-C. 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.

Important Information:

The District of Saanich is implementing a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy to help keep our employees and community safe. Confirmation of full vaccination effective January 10, 2022 will be required from anyone accepting employment with the District of Saanich.  Accommodations will be made for those individuals who can’t be vaccinated for reasons protected by the BC Human Rights Code.  A request for an accommodation can be made after you have been offered employment.


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