Summer Day Camp Leader - 6 Positions Available

Req ID:  748
Business Unit:  Parks & Environmental Services
Division:  Panorama Recreation
Shift:  Auxiliary
Rate of Pay:  $23.78 - $23.78 per hour
Hours of Work:  80 hours bi-weekly
Posting Date:  Jun 7, 2024
Closing Date: 

Req ID: 748 

Business Unit: Parks & Environmental Services 

Division: Panorama Recreation 

Regular/ Auxiliary: Auxiliary - 2.5 month term

Pay Grade: CAN/05/02/JB06 

Rate of Pay: $23.78 per hour plus 14% in lieu of benefits

Hours of Work: 80 hours bi-weekly

Posting Date: March 12, 2024

Closing Date: This position will remain open until filled.


This position is responsible for the implementation and delivery of active and engaging day camp programming for school age children. Planning, preparing and leading a variety of indoor and outdoor activities, the successful applicant will have a positive impact on the children and families involved, and be an important member of the community recreation team.  The incumbent will ensure children are engaged and provided with developmentally and age appropriate programming, while ensuring participant safety and wellbeing throughout.  

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Delivers safe, successful, healthy and enjoyable programming for school age children.
  • Completes program activity planning, within an assigned budget - planning activities that are meaningful, engaging, and developmentally and age-appropriate; including arts and crafts, sports, cooperative games and dramatic play.
  • Daily classroom preparation, along with preparation and execution of planned activities.
  • Provides learning and guidance to participants on appropriate behaviour during play and activities. Escorts participants to off-site activities on foot or as driver of a 24-passenger bus.
  • Works collaboratively with a Summer Day Camp Assistant.
  • Delivers care and support with behaviour management, inclusion, first aid and other areas relating to caring for children. Ensures equipment and program spaces are safe and sanitary before and after each program session.
  • Acts as a liaison between the general public and CRD; providing good customer service and clear communication with parents and caregivers.
  • Follows all policies, procedures and standards of the CRD.
  • Performs other related duties as required.  

Additional Information

  • Term position anticipated July 4 – September 1, 2024.
  • Some paid planning, training and development time will be scheduled in May and June.
  • Positions will be based at Greenglade Community Centre, Centennial Park, North Saanich Middle School, and Panorama Recreation.

Key Skills & Abilities

  • Experience leading and activity planning recreational programs for school age children.
  • Leadership abilities, including role model behaviours, along with the ability to demonstrate sound judgement while creating a positive, enthusiastic, safe and fun program environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communications, interpersonal and customer service skills.


  • Some directly related experience


  • Acceptable criminal record check. The applicant/incumbent is required to undergo a criminal record check to work in this position and to report to their supervisor if any criminal charges are laid against them that may be related to their employment.
  • Emergency First Aid and CPR-C


To apply for this exciting opportunity, please click "Apply now" to submit your resume and covering letter online.

We welcome all qualified applicants to apply and may consider a combination of experience, education and/or training where possible.

The Capital Regional District wishes to thank you for your interest and advises that only those candidates under active consideration will be contacted.


We value the diversity of the people we hire and serve. In our commitment to bring differing perspectives to our workplace, and to deliver the best possible service to our customers, we encourage and welcome applications from all people with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and lived experiences.

Accommodations will be provided upon request during the selection process.

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