Job Posting 100335

Summer Day Camp Program Leader
Burnaby Neighbourhood House
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Burnaby, BC
closes in 33 days (Mon, 20 May)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  Starting wage is $19.53. 4% holiday pay will be added

The Burnaby Neighbourhood House is a volunteer driven community based social service agency that provides a wide range of programs and services in response to identified community needs. 

This position is funded by the Canada Summer Jobs Program and requires positive, energetic people who meet the following criteria: between the ages of 15-30 years of age, is able to work from June 24th-August 16th, and is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or a person who has been granted refugee status in Canada.  International students are not eligible.   Program leaders are responsible for implementing Day Camp activities with the Team Leads.  Under the direction of the Team Leads, the program leaders will also be responsible for supervising 10 children and provide a safe and welcoming atmosphere for participants.  Program leaders will have the opportunity to work with all ages and different team leaders throughout the summer.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Promotes Neighbourhood House program integration philosophy by ensuring programs have the opportunities to interconnect and achieve client integration across program areas.
  • to assist the supervisor in planning and implementing a summer program for ages 6-12
  • to supervise participants on weekly out trips
  • to assist the supervisor in planning theme days
  • to work within budget limits
  • to work with volunteers
  • to talk with parents/caregivers on a regular basis
  • to ensure participants are involved in a safe summer program
  • to ask and receive feedback from Senior leaders
  • to assist in the end of the summer day camp clean up

Qualifications:

  1. Knowledge and awareness of issues surrounding diversity and multiculturalism.
  2. A high level of functional spoken and written English skills sufficient to ensure successful communication with staff, children and parents.
  3. Preference for those who have completed or are in the process of obtaining one of the following: Early Childhood Educator Certificate, Responsible Adult Certificate, Recreation Leadership Diploma or Child and Youth Care Diploma.
  4. 1-2 years of experience providing care and mature guidance to school-aged children in a daycare or recreational setting.
  5. Current 1st Aid and CPR certification.
  6. Current criminal record check.
  7. Documented compliance with BC’s immunization and tuberculosis control programs.
  8. Class 4 Driver’s License an asset
  9. Food Safety Certificate (http://www.health.gov.bc.ca/protect/food-safety-module/files/home.htm)
  10. Healthy Eating in Child Care Setting Certificate (https://learninghub.phsa.ca/Courses/6820/healthy-eating-in-the-childcare-setting-division- of-responsibility-model)
  11. Anaphylaxis in Child Care Setting Certificate (http://www.allergyaware.ca/)
  12. Early Learning Framework Certificate (http://ocr.openschool.bc.ca/course/index.php?categoryid=6)
  13. Connecting with Families Certificate (http://ocr.openschool.bc.ca/course/index.php?categoryid=6)
  14. 2nd language an asset

Direct Report:

Team Lead

 

Hours of Work:

Program Leaders work 35 hours during a typical work week. Monday to Friday.

 

Starting Wage:

Starting wage is $19.53.  4% holiday pay will be added to pay for seasonal employment.

 

Closing date: May 20th 2024

Positions start: June 24th 2024

Position Ending: August 16th 2024

Location: Burnaby

 

We thank all who apply however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

No phone calls please.

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