Job Posting 101740

Day Camp Leader
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Burnaby, BC
closed 6 days ago (Mon, 17 Jun)
full time  •  $20.00 per hour

At S.U.C.C.E.S.S., you will be able to grow and develop alongside a diverse team of professionals and enjoy great benefits and perks. Experience what it is like to join a purpose-driven organization and make meaningful contributions to our community. Explore our amazing new opportunities.


Department:  Affordable Housing- Hillside Gardens

Employment Type: Temporary Full-Time (35 hours per week) (July 3, 2024- August 28, 2024)

Number of positions: 2


Job Summary:


The Day Camp Leader works alongside with the Tenant Services Coordinator and takes the lead in the planning, development, and delivery of summer day camps for school-aged tenants at a social housing complex. 


Reports To: Tenant Services Coordinator 


Key Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Plans, coordinates, and implements summer day camp activities 
  • Follows S.U.C.C.E.S.S. protocols and relevant Public Health Orders to ensure the safety and well-being of all campers and staff 
  • Promotes the summer camp program to tenants and handles related inquiries and registration 
  • Communicates expectations and follows-up with parents and program participants 
  • Ensures the physical and emotional well-being of children during activities 
  • Acts as a role-model and acknowledges appropriate behavior 
  • Recruits, trains, and supervises volunteers to assist with implementation of daily activities 
  • Assists with related on-site summer activities 
  • Assists in budget control, report writing, program evaluation and community liaison 


Education, Training and Experience:


  • Elementary Education 
  • Standard First Aid Certification 
  • Experience working with youth groups is an asset 
  • Experience recruiting and working with youth volunteers is an asset 
  • Knowledge of activity planning 
  • Knowledge of youth safety 


Job Skills and Abilities:


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Additional Languages are considered an asset 
  • Excellent leadership skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills  
  • Excellent technical skills in MS Office or web-based applications 
  • Ability to handle and manage private and confidential information 
  • Ability to take initiative 
  • Ability to work with youth and volunteers 
  • Ability to work independently and part of a team 


Additional Information:


  • Criminal Record Check Required (Vulnerable Sector) 
  • This position is funded by Employment and Social Development Canada through the Canada Summer Jobs Program and applicants must satisfy the following requirements: 
  • Between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment 
  • Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (international students are not eligible; recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents) 
  • Legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations. 


About S.U.C.C.E.S.S.:


S.U.C.C.E.S.S. is a multicultural social services agency and registered charity located on the unceded Coast Salish lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. has been helping Canadians and newcomers to achieve their full potential on their Canadian journey since 1973. We are one of the largest social service agencies in Canada, with offices in BC, Ontario and internationally/abroad. We offer programs and services in the areas of immigration, newcomer settlement, English-language training, employment and entrepreneurship, family, youth and seniors programming, health education, community development, affordable housing and seniors care.


S.U.C.C.ES.S. is an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to building an inclusive environment that embraces diversity of thought, backgrounds and experiences. We are committed to the equitable treatment of all individuals and will continue to embed diversity and inclusion principles within our policies, procedures, services, and activities.



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