Summer Camp Program Leader TOS2019-07

Summer Camp Program Leader


Full Time Limited Term (July 2nd to August 31st, 2019)

Position Overview 

The Summer Camp Program Leader develops and provides direct service delivery through child and youth summer camp programs through the Town of Strathmore Child, Youth and Family Hub. The successful candidate will report directly to the Child, Youth and Family Program Supervisor.

The successful candidate will have the demonstrated ability to develop, plan and deliver programs and produce positive results in child and youth programs to include program development, problem solving, mentorship and will be committed to strengthening community through child/youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

The position plays a central role in providing children with a fun, safe, and supportive environment to engage in various social and recreational opportunities.

Key Responsibilities 

Plan, implement and evaluate summer programs for children/youth 5-13 years of age

Coordinate the advertising and promotion of summer programs, including assistance with summer tabloid and digital media

Maintain accurate attendance records and administration for all summer programs as well as accident reports, medical forms, petty cash purchases and program reports

Ensure all facilities used are kept clean and secure, and that all equipment and supplies are returned

Ensure all final reports are complete

Attend training as required

Provide program participants with pertinent information to the programs they are registered in

Attend schedules staff meetings, complete a mid and final evaluation on self and co-workers

Required Qualifications 

Experience, Education, Certifications

  • Relevant Diploma or 2-3 years of relevant experience in at least one area of study:  recreation, education or other related field and previous experience working with children and/or youth in a program setting
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience, preferably in a recreation/summer program environment

Skills and Knowledge

Experience working with children, youth and families

Sense of initiative, attention to detail, ability to manage multiple priorities while respecting deadlines

Strong interpersonal, customer service and public relations skills

Must be able to troubleshoot and solve problems in the best interest of the Town

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

Working Conditions

This position will require standing, lifting, walking, on a regular basis  

This is a Safety Sensitive position

  • An acceptable Criminal Record Check including Vulnerable Sector
  • An acceptable Child Youth Intervention Check is required


Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm (subject to change as required)

Job Key of Position 

Job Key: A3-40


Why the Town of Strathmore?

The Town of Strathmore provides a range of services and programs that promote the well being of the Strathmore community, “Where Quality is the Way of Life”.  Striving to be a leader in municipal administration and operations, the Town has a strong and engaged team focused on delivering these services to the citizens of Strathmore.

In addition to career growth opportunities, we offer an attractive employee package including:

Competitive base salary

Comprehensive insurance, benefits and pension package and a flexible health spending and wellness component for eligible full time permanent employees

Ongoing training and development opportunities


Interested applicants should apply with a cover letter and resume outlining relevant experience and qualifications, quoting the competition number to:

This competition will remain open until Monday, April 1st, 2019.


The Town of Strathmore thanks all applicants however only those short-listed for an interview will be contacted.


We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request.


This posting is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities and qualifications for this position. The job ad is not intended as inclusive of all duties an individual in this position might be asked to perform or of all qualifications that may be required either now or in the future.


Date Updated: April 3, 2019 - 12:14 PM