BC Local Government Job Posting Service


(Casual, Non-Union)

Do you enjoy working with children and youth between the ages of 3-18 years?

Can you demonstrate a high level of energy and enthusiasm?

Are you excited about teaching and mentoring volunteer leaders?

Located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, West Vancouver is a vibrant community on the North Shore and home to parks, beaches, and to sports, recreation and arts amenities. We are seeking employees with a passion for public service who share our commitment to creating a complete, inclusive and livable community. Our dedicated staff deliver services, operate facilities and run the programs that enhance the well-being of our community.

The Community Services Department is hiring Summer Camp Leaders for various camps aimed at preschool, school-aged children and youth. Staff may be hired to work at a variety of camps throughout the summer.

Candidates must be able to prepare and lead a variety of programs and activities including sports, games, arts and crafts and out trips. Responsibilities may include creating lesson plans and camp itineraries, working within a budget, scheduling activities, implementing policies and procedures, and provide mentoring to other camp leaders and volunteers. Candidates must have strong organizational, supervisory and interpersonal skills, and must be able to work effectively with children and youth and work cooperatively with parents and facility staff while providing safe, quality camp programs.

The Summer Camp sessions run from July 4 – Sept 1, 2022. Summer Camp Leaders are expected to be available on weekdays for the entire session. Hours of work will vary according to placement and registration. All Summer Camp Leaders should be prepared to work at any District of West Vancouver Summer Camp location. T he successful candidates will possess:

  • Current Emergency First Aid and CPR-C certification (these certifications must be obtained before the start date).

The following certifications or qualifications will be considered an asset:
  • Class 4 Driver’s License;
  • Bronze Cross or National Lifeguard;
  • OFA Level 2
  • Coaching certification (i.e. NCCP);
  • High Five®;
  • Play It Fair!;
  • SuperHost®;
  • Babysitter training and/or;
  • Past experience with West Vancouver Summer Camps as a volunteer.

We recognize the importance of a diverse workplace, and strive to meaningfully reflect the community we so proudly serve. We encourage Indigenous applicants, people of colour, all genders, 2SLGBTQIA+, and persons with disabilities to apply. The successful candidate will be required to supply a police information check and a copy of their credentials. All District of West Vancouver employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of hire.

Position Status:
Casual, Non-Union

Hours of Work:
Hours and days of work vary depending upon position; up to 40 hours per week.

Rate of Pay:
$18.00 per hour plus 4% in lieu of benefits. This position has a pay structure that increases based on certificates and experience

Closing Date:
11:59 p.m. on March 31, 2023.

To Apply:
Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Centre at to apply for this position.

We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted

Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation
Posted: February 7, 2023, 5:01 pm
Expires: March 31, 2023, 11:59 pm
Employment Type: Part Time
Employment Length: Casual
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $18.00 Hour