Day Camp Supervisor

Location: Elmsdale, NS

Are you passionate about creating memorable experiences for active young minds? Do you thrive in an empowered, collaborative and inclusive team-based environment where every day is a new opportunity for growth and adventure? If so, we want to hear from you!

We are accepting applications for a full-time seasonal Day Camp Supervisor for our 2024 summer season. The successful candidate will collaborate with the Community Recreation Coordinator to design and supervise our 2024 summer recreation programming to ensure a welcoming and inclusive experience for all.

What we can offer: The opportunity to develop, plan and implement the delivery of our 2024 summer recreation programs for a variety of age groups. As programming begins, the Supervisor will grow their personal leadership skills through coaching and assisting Recreation Program Leaders in facilitating programming including any inclusion supports required. The Supervisor will develop their administration skills through managing inventory, assisting with registrations and evaluations and connecting directly with the community and program participants.

What you can offer:

  • Dependability, and a passion for designing creative, high-quality, inclusive community programming for youth
  • A demonstrated aptitude for guiding, motivating and leading a team towards achieving collective goals
  • A comprehensive understanding of child development
  • The ability and willingness to travel to programming locations, including Mount Uniacke, our rural communities and throughout the corridor
  • Experience and/or training providing inclusion supports, an asset
  • Experience coaching and mentoring staff, specifically in a recreation setting preferred
  • Experience working with children and youth in a recreational setting

Other Requirements:

  • Enrolment in post secondary studies in Recreation, Therapeutic Recreation, Child and Youth Studies, Psychology, Education, Social Work and/or training or experience in a related field, preferred
  • First Aid and CPR certification an asset, willingness to obtain required
  • Clear child abuse registry and criminal records check required prior to commencement of work

Position Start Date: May 13, 2024

Position End Date: August 30, 2024

Hours: Monday-Friday, business hours (no evenings, weekends or holidays) May to June: 35 hours p/week, July – August: 42 hours p/week

Hourly rate: $21.50/hour

Review of applications will begin April 15, 2024