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Service Area Parks and Recreation
File # SBG-003-12E
Posting Closed Date 2/22/2013
Position Title Storybook - Team Leader Day Camp
Position Type Casual
Summary of Duties

Reporting to a Supervisor of Guest Services, the Team Leader – Day Camp is responsible for the coordination and supervision of all activities related to the Storybook day camp program.

Work Performed
  • Daily support and supervision of the day camp counselors including camper care, behaviour management, programming plans, and leadership.
  • Accurate record keeping and organization and control of camp records and camper information including consent forms and health information
  • Regular contact and communication with parents
  • Maintain a positive relationship with staff, guests, community partners and sponsors.
  • Provide excellent customer service and coach staff in this regard.
  • Deliver training, monitor staff performance, coaching staff and provide employee evaluations.
  • Comply with all regulations and standards for day camp operations.
  • Provide direct leaderships to camper groups as needed.
  • Be flexible to work a variety of areas in the park as demanded from park needs.
  • Ensure all City of London policies and practices are adhered to.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in camping and/or children’s programming – supervisory experience is preferred.
  • Requires current Standard First-aid and CPR certification prior to start date.
  • Requires current Police Vulnerable Sector Check satisfactory to the City of London.
  • Able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, problem solving skills, and customer service skills
Compensation Range $11.00-11.50/hour
Other Information

Employment Period:

Casual schedule of 3-5 shifts per week from May 1 to September 2, 2013. Holidays, Evenings and weekend work are required.   Expect part-time hours in May and June with increased hours in July and August.
Full summer availability is required. Requests of time off will not be granted.

Hiring clinics will run in February and March 2013. Applicants who reach this stage of the hiring process must be available for the interview date.

Important Instructions

Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC) for Employment

NEW Staff: If invited to participate in hiring process, must submit a PVSC that has been conducted in the past twelve (12) months upon arrival to interview/screening clinic.
a) If a new PVSC was submitted for 2012 employment, applicants may sign an Offence Declaration Form stating that their status has not changed since their last PVSC submission.  Electronic copies of this form can be found at  under the ‘Notices’ section on the right-hand side.  A completed form must be submitted with application.
b) If a new PVSC was not submitted for 2012 employment, applicants much submit a new one that has been conducted in the past twelve (12) months with application.
Letters of Reference
NEW Staff: Must submit two (2) letters of reference with application.  Letters cannot be from family members. At least one letter must speak to applicant’s ability to work with children.
RETURNING Staff: Do not need to submit a letter of reference.
Standard First Aid / CPR
Standard First Aid/CPR is offered through the Spectrum and various other agencies throughout the city. All applicants must have CURRENT Standard First Aid (not Emergency) certification prior to the commencement of summer programs (by end of June). Applicants do not need to have certification in order to apply.
*Duration and hours may vary depending on seasonal park attendance.
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