• Seasonal Summer Day Camp Leader

    Posted: 02/07/2021

    Seasonal Summer Day Camp Leader

    Devon, AB, CA

    Requisition ID: 1013


    The Day Camp Leader assists with organizing and implementing summer day camp programs that provide learning and recreational opportunities for children and early youth in Devon. This position provides a leadership role through implementing the day camps and working with program volunteers.

    Key Responsibilities

    Responsibility 1: 

    • Implementation of day camps
    • Ensure organization and readiness of camps on a daily basis
    • Ensure children’s safety while at the programs
    • Manage any behaviour issues that may come up with participants
    • Interact with parents of participants and answer questions
    • Take participants on field trips
     Responsibility 2: Volunteer coordination
    • Attend a Leaders in Training session to meet and establish a relationship with volunteers Evaluate volunteers throughout & at the end of the summer
    • Plan a volunteer recognition for the end of the summer
     Responsibility 3: Health and Safety Protocols
    • Identify potential safety concerns during camp programs
    • Implement safe work procedures
    • Fill out proper forms when needed (i.e. incident forms)
    • Ensure First Aid kit is stocked with appropriate and current items
    • Follow all current Government of Alberta COVID-19 protocols
     Responsibility 4: Evaluation of Programs
    • Evaluate all summer programs identifying areas of success and areas for improvement
    • Make recommendations for following year
     Responsibility 5: Obtain Career Related Experience
    • Check in with supervisor once per week and discuss successes, areas for improvement, and identify areas of support
    • Find opportunities to take a leadership role in the day camps with supervision from day camp coordinator


    • Grade 12 Diploma
    • Enrollment in post-secondary education in an applicable degree program (ie. Recreation Administration, Physical Education, or Education)
    • Standard First Aid, and CPR level C or ABC
    • Experience working or volunteering with children and children’s programming
    • Demonstrated experience in program development, communication, and problem solving skills.
    • Time management and priority settings skills
    • Ability to take initiative for continuing and new projects related to summer camp programs
    • Ability to work well in an individual and team environment
    • Training in High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development and The Virtues Project will be seen as an asset

    Start Date: June 14, 2021
    End Date: August 27, 2021

    Hours of work: Typical hours for this position will be between 8:30am-4:30pm, with possibility of working between 7:30am – 5:30pm and evening or weekend shifts for Town of Devon events. This position requires the ability to work up to 40 hours per week, with modified hours prior to camps starting. Hours are subject to change due to COVID-19 regulations.

    For the month of June you will be working out of the town office doing training, skill development, and planning for the camps. July and August hours will be spent running the day camps. 

    Salary range: $ 16.36 – $ 17.00 (hourly)

    Position Closes: Feb. 26, 2021

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