Program Leader - Summer Service

Competition No.: 2019-PLS
Duration: Auxiliary / On Call / Seasonal
Salary: $21.66 + 12% in lieu of benefits
Last Updated: 5/21/19 4:54 PM


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 high quality, safe and fun recreation programs for children? Our staff team is dedicated and dynamic and is looking for others who share their goal of putting kids first! In this role you will ensure participant satisfaction, customer service and fun are your main priorities. You will plan and lead summer camp and playground activities in a fun, safe and inclusive environment. These programs will take place in various playgrounds and parks and facilities throughout Burnaby.

Benefits include leadership training, mentorship and the opportunity to work as a part of a dynamic and creative team of leaders and supervisors. Our programs are known in the community for excellence, inclusion and fun.

Candidates should be passionate, enthusiastic, with strong leadership skills and a commitment to recreation. 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 disabilities are desired.

Successful completion of Emergency First Aid (8+ hour equivalent) and CPR ‘C’ is required prior to your first shift.

Program hours are Monday through Saturday. Work schedules will vary. Successful applicants must be available to work July and August shifts, and up to five days a week, for a maximum of 40 hours weekly.

This posting will remain open until the position has been filled. 

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.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

If you would like to include a cover letter along with your application, please ensure to include it in the text area for a cover letter section of the application.


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