Summer Camp Activity Leaders (1, 2 & 3)

Competition Number: 24004

Job Title: Summer Camp Activity Leaders (1, 2 & 3)

Department: Recreation, Culture & Community Services

Employment Type: Temporary

Salary: Wage range is between $20.00 and $26.00 per hour, depending on experience

Posted Date: January 15, 2024, 12:00 am

Closing Date: March 31, 2024, 11:30 pm

Last Modified: April 8, 2024, 2:42 pm

Posting: Closed



The City of Courtenay invites applications for the temporary positions of "Summer Camp Activity Leaders (1, 2 and 3)”.

Summer Camp Activity Leaders 1, 2 & 3 are responsible for the development and implementation of recreational early years, children and youth day camps. Summer camp programs consist of a variety of both indoor and outdoor activities, including: games, STEAM, cooking, swimming at the outdoor pool, hiking, sports and field trips.

Minimum Requirements

  • Activity Leader 1
    • Completion of grade 9 or equivalent
  • Activity Leader 2
    • Completion of grade 11 or equivalent
  • Activity Leader 3
    • Diploma/degree or currently enrolled in post-secondary education preferred or equivalent
    • Class 4 driver’s license preferred (Activity Leader 3)
  • All Levels
    • Criminal Records Clearance
    • Current Standard First Aid and CPR Level C (or willing to obtain)
    • High 5 Principles of Healthy Childhood Development (or willing to obtain)
    • Experience leading games, songs, crafts, drama and other recreational activities
    • Experience with children ages 3-18
    • Have a strong commitment to professionalism
    • Possess passion and enthusiasm for children and youth and a willingness to learn
    • Ability to build healthy relationships with participants and promote positive values and recreational benefits
    • Ability to lift 50lbs
    • Ability to participate in active recreation programming
    • Willingness to swim on a weekly basis
    • Experience instructing and/or assisting in the instruction of sports programs in a competitive and/or recreation environment (Activity Leader 3)

Wage range is between $20.00 and $26.00 per hour, depending on experience.  There are various full and part-time positions; hours range between 7:45 am and 5:15 pm; Monday to Friday.    Ideal start date of June 17.

If you have the qualifications along with the passion to help Courtenay be the most livable City in British Columbia, then submit a resume outlining how you meet the qualifications with a covering letter clearly marked “Application – Temporary Summer Camp Activity Leader”.  Submit your application through the “Apply” button below.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those short listed will be contacted.


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