Program Leader I - Youth (Summer Camps)

Competition Number: 22156

Job Title: Program Leader I - Youth (Summer Camps)

Department: Parks, Recreation and Community Services - Community Services

Position Type: Casual Position (CUPE Local 2011)

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

Posted Date: April 29, 2022

Last Modified: April 29, 2022, 2:48 pm

Status: Open Until Filled


As a Program Leader I for summer Youth Camps, you will rely on your leadership skills to plan, program, and lead activities for youth aged 10-15 in a variety of summer camp settings. This position will assist in planning and coordinating a variety of program activities including outdoor pursuits, games, out-trips, and leadership camps.  Working alongside another Program Leader I, you will effectively communicate and work cooperatively with participants, families, and supervisors; ensure the enjoyment and safety of all participants by maintaining the program site and resources; implement safe practices and lead well organized, fun, enriching summer activities.  

Requirements include completion of Grade 10; three months experience working with participants in a recreational or instructional setting; satisfactory police information check with vulnerable sector check. , Emergency First-Aid and CPR-C.  The ideal candidate will have experience working with children and youth, and 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 candidate will work 8-10 weeks of the summer, up to 40 hours per week from 8:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

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 has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy to help keep our employees and community safe. The requirement remains in effect until April 8, 2022 after which, the policy will be suspended. It is important to know that the requirement may be reinstated and unvaccinated employees may not be able to work. In order for the District to respond to any changing vaccination requirements for staff, we request that you verify your COVID-19 vaccination status with us during your first week of employment.


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