Job Posting 100367

Summer Camps Assistant
Fraser Valley
closed 9 days ago (Thu, 11 Apr)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  $23.50/hr



Are you drawn to working with youth and have a heart to serve others? Do you enjoy leading others, and want to develop your leadership skills? Does seeing young people thrive before your very eyes fill you with joy? Be part of a world of possibilities for youth with diverse abilities. Spend your summer with Bethesda as a Summer Camps Assistant and get caught up in the enthusiasm.


Bethesda’s summer day camp offers a world of possibility and inclusion for school-age youth with diverse abilities. Children and youth between ages 8 and 18 receive support during July and August. Each child is encouraged to develop their full abilities as they participate in interesting and fun activities and form long-lasting friendships.


Previous experience working with children and/or people with diverse abilities is preferred. You will also receive training and support to prepare and assist you in this role. One full-time position, 40 hours/week, is available from May 6 through August 26. You will be supervised and supported by the summer camp leadership staff.


Eligible applicants must be between 19 and 30 years old and hold a Class 5 Driver’s License (class 4 driver’s license preferred). Full COVID-19 immunization is required.



  • Plan and lead fun and age-appropriate crafts, games, activities and excursions.
  • Assist the summer camps leadership with scheduling, activity planning, and team leadership
  • With the summer camps leadership, support, encourage, and evaluate performance of summer camp workers
  • Ensure Bethesda policies and standards of care are being followed in order to create a safe, supportive, and welcoming environment for camp participants
  • Develop positive and supportive relationships with participants and their families
  • Provide spiritual leadership to camp participants, families, and the staff team
  • Support 2-8 youth alongside other team members.
  • Maintain the health and safety of camp participants
  • Receive training and be supported by the summer camp manager.


  • Enthusiasm, energy and a heart to serve youth with diverse abilities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively.
  • Integrity, good judgment, initiative and maturity.
  • Experience supporting people with diverse abilities


  • Valuable training and experiences that will contribute to future employment in a wide range of careers.
  • Training will be provided.
  • $23.50/hr, 40 hours/week.

Summer day camp is where lives are changed. Experience the impact!


Please note: Bethesda’s ability to hire for this position is contingent on receiving grant funds from the Canada Summer Jobs Grant.


Applicants should reference posting #858

Deadline for applying is April 12, 2024

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