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Summer Program Leader

May 11 – August 28, 2020   |  35 hours/week; $18/hour

Position Description: Reporting to the Gabriola Recreation Society’s Co-ordinator and Board, the successful candidate will lead summer programs for kids based on their area of expertise. Overall, they will assist with all aspects of the planning and implementation of summer camps and recreation programs on Gabriola Island. Gabriola has a base population of 4,000 people, with a significant increase during the summer months. The summer leader is responsible for direct program delivery, assisting senior instructors, and helping to schedule and supervise junior staff and volunteers. Duties also include: community liaison, writing reports, tracking user data, and assisting with general office administration. Other duties may be assigned as required. Working hours are usually limited to day time weekday hours, but may vary periodically.

Skills: Experience with recreation programs; experience working with children; demonstrated leadership and organizational abilities; strong communications and computer skills. A class 5 drivers license, access to a vehicle, and first aid training are desired skills, but not mandatory.

This is a Canada Summer Jobs position. It is open to youth, ages 15 – 30.

Deadline for applications: March 19, 2020

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Certified Swim Instructor

Dates/times: June 15–19 and June 22–26; 3–6 pm
Location: Camp Miriam, outdoor pool

Depending on availability, may include 1–2 weeks end of August.

Lessons will be Red Cross camp style, with mixed ages in each group.
Format is anticipated to include 4 – 5 different classes, with breaks in between classes. Swim ability of participants will be equivalent to Red Cross Swimkids levels 1 – 5.

Salary: $25/hour for lessons. Plus wages for travel time, and transportation; to be arranged.

Contact GRS office for details: 250-247-2014 or email: