SPES Day Camp Leader
DescriptionSPES offers fun and educational summer day camps that cover the forest, wetland and intertidal ecosystems. You can read more about SPES’ day camps here: http://stanleyparkecology.ca/spes-summer-day-camps-for-kids/. This is a rewarding opportunity to connect young people with nature.
- Implement and deliver the day camp curriculum in a fun and safe manner
- Supervise day camp participants (7 – 11 year olds), and lead in the delivery of activities
- Assist in the supervision of program volunteers
- Communicate effectively with managers and co-workers
- Communicate effectively with parents and children at camp
- Maintain and prepare camp materials and resources
- Assist in the evaluation of the program
- Other duties as needed
- Experience coordinating and supervising summer day camps or outdoor education.
- BC driver's license and standard first aid certification are required
- Ability to pass a criminal record check with vulnerable sector search
- An education degree and/or teacher certification is a strong asset
- Strong knowledge of BC ecology; a degree or diploma in biology/environmental studies is an asset
- Excellent leadership, organization, teamwork, and communication skills
- Willingness and ability to frequently perform active work on and off trail outdoors, rain or shine
- Proficiency with word-processing, database entry, and email
- Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (especially InDesign) an asset
Pay: Between $17.38 and $18.62 plus 4% in lieu of benefits
Start date: July 2, 2019
End date: August 30, 2019
Application closing date: June 3, 2019
- Complete this form AND email applications (no phone calls please) to Adria Hussain, Education Manager, email@example.com
- Email applications with " Day camp Leader" in the subject line. Attach a single PDF file for your cover letter and resume - name the PDF file your first and last name.
- We thank all applicants but only those receiving an interview will be contacted.
- This is a wage subsidy position so you must fit Canada Summer Jobs requirements.