Summer Camps Assistant Coordinator

Summer Camps Assistant Coordinator

St. John’s School is seeking an organized and motivated individual to support elements of our summer camps programme for children and youth, SJS Summer to Discover.


Under the direction of the Summer Camps Coordinator, the Summer Camp Assistant Coordinator will communicate and work cooperatively with participants, parents, and other programme staff, and will be responsible for various administrative and organizational tasks prior to and during camp programmes.


The programme runs for four weeks from June 19th to July 14th 2023. Ideal candidates will be available for the duration of the programme, as well as for planning and preparation from May onwards.


This position will require primarily on-site work from May to July.


Key interactions:

–       Reports to: Summer Camps Programme Coordinator

–       Department: St. John’s School Summer Camps Programme

–       Key interactions: SJS Teachers and Administration, SJS students, Parents, non-SJS students and their families, advertising media



Role & responsibilities:

–       Monitor registration and participant information through online registration platform

–       Interview candidates for summer camp leader positions

–       Communicate by email with parents and families, responding to inquiries

–       Order and distribute supplies and merchandise

–       Support programme design and planning by camp leaders

–       Organize & facilitate aspects of camp leader training

–       Monitor and manage financial transactions through online registration platform

–       Support camp leaders during programmes

–       Supervise programme sign-in each morning of camp programme and interact directly with parents and campers upon arrival


Expected Time Commitment

–       May: approximately 15-20 hours per week

–       June: approximately 30-40 hours per week

–       July: approximately 30-40 hours per week





–       Age 19 or older

–       Completion of Grade 12

–       Experience in recreation or childcare setting(s)

–       Demonstrated interpersonal skills necessary to establish rapport with children, families, and staff

–       Ability to maintain a high degree of organization

–       Satisfactory criminal record check

–       Emergency First-Aid and CPR-C

Details of position:

–       Contract period: May – July 31, 2023

–       Pay rate: $24.84/hour


 All interested candidates should include the following items in their applications

●      Resume & Cover Letter

●      Names, email addresses and phone numbers of three professional references

●      Copies of any relevant certificates and diplomas

●      Address to Ms. Laura Christensen, Summer Camp Programme Coordinator [email protected]


Application Closing Date: May 12, 2023


Conditions of Employment
●      The successful candidate will be required to complete child abuse prevention training provided by St. John’s School and provide consent for a criminal reference check for vulnerable sector.

●      Clearance on criminal record check for a vulnerable sector is a condition of employment.


This job description outlines the key responsibilities for the roles and is not meant to be exhaustive. This will include performing the administrative and related tasks or any other responsibilities required to reasonably meet the needs of SJS, including, but not limited to the general duties outlined in the job description.


It should be understood that the activities, responsibilities and obligations of this position may be modified from time to time, through discussion between the direct supervisor and the employee, in order to effectively meet the requirements of the school.  On rare occasions where there are urgent needs at the school, an employee may be assigned to temporarily backfill role(s) critical to the school’s operations and business continuity


St. John’s School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

St. John’s School is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring a barrier-free work environment. We welcome applications from all qualified job seekers, from BIPOC (black, indigenous, and people of color), persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQ (persons of all sexual orientations and genders). If you are an applicant with a disability, we will work with you to make reasonable workplace accommodations you may need for your best work performance.

Job posting will remain open until filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in St. John’s School.




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