Job Details:

Summer Activity Staff - Student

Job Details
Open Date Feb 04 2021 - 06:18:00 PM Close Date May 30 2021 - 11:59:00 PM
Position Title Summer Activity Staff - Student Posting Type Summer Student
Posting Status Active Position Length Contract (Defined Term)
Department Group Hours per Week
Department Parks Recreation and Culture Openings 1
Education Equivalent to Completion of Secondary School Company Municipality of Port Hope
Location Municipality of Port Hope, Ontario
Salary Range $15.07-16.36/Hour
Union Position No


Department: Parks, Recreation and Culture

Purpose of the Position:

The Summer Activity Staff are responsible to assist in the planning, delivery and supervision of day camp programs, pop-up programming in parks and trails, virtual programming and neighborhood challenges while ensuring compliance with provincial guidelines, HIGH FIVE® standards, the Health and Safety Regulations; and Municipal Policies and Procedures.

Responsible to: Recreation and Culture Coordinator, Child and Youth Coordinator

Supervises: None

(The following sets out the principal functions of the position and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements).
1.1 Provide input on development of Day Camp programs; organize and implement Day Camp programs and assist in the supervision of all activities.
1.2 Act as a group leader within assigned Day Camp groups, accountable to the Child and Youth Coordinator for all activities; ensuring the safety and participation of children.
1.3 Interact with all participants in a positive and professional manner in the delivery of the program; incorporate the principles of HIGH FIVE ® regarding healthy child development.
1.4 Comply with the Child Guidance and Child Abuse Policies as outlined at staff training.
1.5 Advise the Child and Youth Coordinator of any problems related to equipment, programs or public inquiries and shall report any unacceptable behaviour to the Child and Youth Coordinator.
1.6 Assist with exploring, planning and implementation of virtual camps and programs such as: camp in a box, daily virtual games and activities.
1.7 Provide pop up programming in neighbourhood parks and trails ie. chalk art around town, games, rock painting and community engagement.
1.8 Plan, implement and evaluate neighbourhood/outdoor challenges and virtual programs for the community.
1.9 Implementation of provincial COVID guidelines such as: screening participants, contract tracing, cleaning, sterilization of equipment and high touch surfaces.
1.10 Support for contactless delivery of services of program supplies for virtual programs.
1.11 Assist with the promotion of programs, challenges and events
1.12 Adhere to high standards of ethical behaviour and demonstrate their understanding that their personal actions impact the public’s perception of the Municipality.
1.13 Perform other duties as assigned by the Child and Youth Coordinator or designate.

2.1 High school diploma preferred.
2.2 Standard First Aid, CPR “C” with AED.
2.3 Experience working with all ages including children and youth.
2.4 HIGH FIVE ®: Principles of Healthy Child Development.

Skills and Abilities
2.5 Verbal communication skills including courtesy, tact and explanation.
2.6 Maturity, confidence and the ability to engage and motivate participants.
2.7 Creativity and enthusiasm.
2.8 Responsibility driven and maturity.
2.9 Patience and dedication.
2.10 Interpersonal skills.

3.1 Valid and satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check.
3.2 Valid and satisfactory “G” License with access to own vehicle considered an asset.
4.1 Indoor and outdoor work environment.
4.2 Standing, sitting, running, jumping, dancing, bending etc. associated with active participation in sports, activities and games required.

Employment Terms
Work Term: Approx. June - September
Compensation: $14.25 - 15.43/hour

Application process: Please submit your cover letter/resume on or before Sunday May 30, 2021 via:
Online: / Your Municipal Government / Careers /
Click on View Job Opportunities + Apply Online

The Municipality of Port Hope thanks all applicants for their interest in the position; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and is used to determine eligibility for potential employment. The Municipality of Port Hope is an equal opportunity Employer. Work accommodations are available, upon request, in the recruitment process for applicants with disabilities.