The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver quality recreation services to our community.
You will be providing outdoor recreation services for children and youth in the City of Burnaby. Our goal this year, and every year is to offer high quality outdoor education and recreational programs for children and youth in Burnaby.
With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion and those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our team. People like you!
Are you looking for a job leading safe, fun and quality recreation programs for children? Our dedicated and dynamic staff team is looking for others who share their goal of putting kids first! Your priorities in this role include ensuring participant safety, satisfaction, customer service and fun.
You will plan and lead summer camp and wading pool activities in a fun, safe and inclusive environment. As Program Leader, you will provide guidance to Assistant Program Leaders and volunteers and will perform related work as required.
Successful candidates will receive leadership training, mentorship and the opportunity to work as a part of an energetic and creative team of leaders and supervisors.
Our programs take place in various parks and facilities throughout Burnaby and are known in the community for excellence, inclusion, fun and safety.
This is a fantastic opportunity for those with a commitment to recreation and who are passionate and enthusiastic with strong leadership skills.
Experience in coaching, camp counseling, leading Scouts or Guides, tutoring, or volunteering in recreation or a childcare leadership environment is considered an asset.
Education and training including Recreation Leadership or Therapeutic Recreation Diplomas, Teacher Certification (PDP), Early Childhood Education, Child and Youth Care, High Five® and experience working with children and youth with extra needs are desired, and successful completion of First Aid Certification (8+ hour equivalent) and CPR C’ are required prior to your first shift.
Work hours are available Monday through Saturday, with varied work schedules. Successful applicants must be available to work a minimum of two and a maximum of five shifts in July and August, for a maximum of 40 hours weekly.
Tuesday and Thursday availability is significant.
Please apply online by Friday, June 25, 2021 at www.burnaby.ca / careers.
Applicants under consideration will required to consent to a Criminal Record Search.
Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.