Summer Camp Senior Leader

Competition Number: 19008

Job Title: Summer Camp Senior Leader

Department: Recreation & Cultural Services

Employment Type: Temporary (June to August)


Posted Date: February 6, 2019, 12:00 am

Closing Date: April 5, 2019, 11:45 pm

Last Modified: May 7, 2019, 11:57 am

Posting: Closed

Status: Interviewing


Courtenay Recreation is looking for fun and energetic individuals who enjoy working with children to join our dynamic Summer Camp Team!

Develop your leadership, programming and facilitation skills while delivering summer camps to children ages 3-15 years! Continue to learn and grow in the field of Recreation while enjoying team work, collaboration and serving the public!

As a Senior Camp Leader, you are responsible for developing weekly program plans for summer camp participants in the areas of leisure hobbies, sports, cooking, STEM, performing arts, culture, fitness, socialization and outdoor exploration. You are also responsible for providing direct supervision, instruction and leadership to all participants while promoting healthy lifestyle choices through the incorporation of physical activities and educational components.

Senior Leaders will also act as mentors to Volunteers and Junior Leaders by helping them develop their leadership skills. Summer programs are facilitated both on and off site and some candidates will be required to drive groups of children to off-site venues in vehicles supplied by the City and take groups on over-night campouts.


  • Applicants must be available to work from June 17th through to August 30th, 2019 between the hours of 8am and 6pm Monday to Friday;
  • Completed Grade 12;
  • Applicants must have First Aid and CRP C certification or be willing to obtain;
  • Applicants must have previous experience working with children;
  • Applicants must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and maintain a level of confidentiality with program participants, volunteers, staff and the public.

Preference will be given to candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Food Safe;
  • High 5 Certification;
  • NLS;
  • Class 4 BC Driver’s License;
  • Special hobbies or skills such as dance, art, skateboarding, scootering and cooking.

To submit your application, email

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

























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