Seasonal – Summer Camp Supervisor

Location: Elmsdale, NS

We are accepting applications for a full-time seasonal Summer Camp Supervisor for our 2023 summer season. The successful candidate will collaborate with the Community Recreation Coordinator to design and supervise our 2023 summer recreation and inclusion programming.

Responsibilities: The Summer Camp Supervisor will be responsible for developing and implementing the delivery of recreation programs for a variety of age groups. As programming begins, the Supervisor will coach and assist Recreation Program Leaders in facilitating programming including any inclusion supports necessary. Other responsibilities include managing inventory, assisting with registrations and evaluations, coaching and mentoring staff and ensuring a positive and inclusive experience for all participants.


• Preference will be given to candidates enrolled 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
• Experience or training supporting or providing inclusion supports an asset
• Experience coaching and mentoring staff, specifically in a recreation setting preferred
• Enthusiastic, dependable, capable of working without direct supervision and leading a team-based environment
• Comprehensive understanding of child development
• First Aid and CPR certification an asset, willingness to obtain required
• Previous experience working with children and youth in a recreational setting
• Ability and willingness to travel to communities around East Hants and the East Hants Aquatic Centre.
• Comfortable working in an indoor pool environment
• Clean child abuse registry and criminal records check required prior date of hire

Position Start Date: May 15, 2023
Position End Date: August 25, 2023
Hours: May to June 35 hours p/week, July – August 42 hours p/week
Hourly rate: $17.00/hour

Review of applications will commence March 20, 2023

If you require an accommodation to assist in the application process, please contact Human Resources at or (902) 883-6216.