Summer Daycamp Job – Daycamp Manager

Summer Job Opportunity – Daycamp Manager

The Kerrisdale Community Centre is looking for energetic, enthusiastic and responsible individuals to provide program planning, supervision and direct leadership for the Summer Safaris Camp and Youth Camp. We are looking to fill the following position:

Position Title: Daycamp Manager (Oversees two camps)
Term: 
June 8 – September 4, 2020
Rate of Pay: $21/hour*

* This position will receive 4% vacation pay on top of their hourly rate of pay. Click here to download pdf of the Daycamp Manager’s posting.

Responsibilities of the Daycamp Manager will include:

  • Oversee the operation of two ten-week full-time summer Daycamp programs for school-aged children and youth
  • Plan and develop daily and weekly age-appropriate activities working with weekly themes including: Out-trips, arts & crafts and games
  • Train and supervise a group of camp leaders and volunteers
  • Develop and monitor a budget, book all out-trips, activities and transportation
  • Develop publicity material, produce flyers, press releases and social media updates
  • Monitor registration
  • Communicate with parents who may have questions and concerns regarding the Daycamp program and forward major questions and concerns to the Recreation Programmer
  • Work with other Recreation Staff at the Kerrisdale Community Centre to ensure the efficient operation of the Daycamp program
  • Complete evaluations of the leaders, volunteers and the Daycamp
  • Participate in out-trips and activities where available

Qualifications required for the Daycamp Manager position:

  • Be available to work for the entire duration of the camp and for planning time prior to camp
  • Have two or more years of professional experience working with children in a Daycamp setting, preferably in a City of Vancouver Daycamp
  • Educational courses relating to child development, recreation, social services or a related field
  • Experience working with budgets and producing publicity materials
  • Customer service training
  • A minimum of Emergency First Aid and CPR ‘B’ is required (CPR ‘C’ is preferred)
  • Employment is subject to successful clearance of Police Record Check including vulnerable sectors search
  • Applicants must between the ages of 15-30
  • Ability to speak a second language is an asset

Please forward your cover letter and resume via mail, fax or e-mail by Monday April 6, 2020 to:

Shannon Brown, Recreation Programmer
Kerrisdale Community Centre
5851 West Boulevard, Vancouver BC, V6M 3W9
Fax: 604-257-8313  or  E-mail: shannon.brown@vancouver.ca

 We thank all applicants but only those short-listed for an interview will be contacted.

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