Day camp leader

City of Victoria’s Parks, Recreation and Facilities department is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Day camp leader. City of Victoria’s Parks, Recreation and Facilities department offers diverse recreational opportunities and well-maintained facilities. It provides access to parks, community centers, and sports complexes, enhancing residents’ quality of life. Functioning with a focus on sustainability and inclusivity, it fosters community well-being and social engagement. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: City of Victoria
Department: Parks, Recreation and Facilities
Position: Day camp leader
No of Vacancies: 2
Salary: $22.88 hourly
Employment Type: Temporary (4 months)
Location: 1 Centennial Sq, Victoria, BC V8W 1N9, Canada
Shift: 40 hours per week
Work schedule: Monday to Friday
Job ID: 2011
Competition Number: 24/64A


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates need standard educational qualifications such as a Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience
Experience: Candidates should have considerable experience in the relevant field

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidates should be capable of leading day, week, and/or overnight camps, covering topics such as strategy games, initiative tasks, nature appreciation, camping, and leadership development
  • The candidates should be able to program, lead, and supervise children in camps throughout the summer
  • The candidates should have skills such as kayaking, rock climbing, swimming, and geocaching

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should have a Class 4 Driver’s License
  • The candidates should have a great summer heading on exciting out trips and adventures, with successful candidates coming with a large variety of games, sports, and a strong ability to assess and manage activity risk
  • The candidates should possess responsibility and ability to work independently, which are key attributes for this role
  • The candidates should be passionate about engaging children in an outdoor setting and enjoy working within creative themes like across the galaxy and land of the lost
  • The candidates should be highly energetic, have an abundant knowledge of camp games and songs, and demonstrate a passion to connect children to the outdoors in creative and fun ways
  • The candidates should have a love for the water and experience with swimming and various water sports for Swim n’ Splash. NLS and WSI certifications are beneficial
  • The candidates should possess skills such as outdoor pursuits, team-building, problem-solving, risk management, leadership, and public relations
  • The candidates should have a strong ability to interact and connect with teens
  • The candidates should have experience working with preschool-aged children and possess a sound knowledge of crafts, games, and outdoor activities suitable for this age range and ECE or ECE assistant certification


  • The candidates should be able to have a deep weekly program planning, including organizing activities and schedules for the camp
  • The candidates should be able to understand and effectively implement risk management strategies to ensure the safety of children during camp activities

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume and competition number) through the below-mentioned details.

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