We’re looking to hire Day Camp Leaders who are responsible for helping to run Promise Vancouver’s Summer Camp children’s program. This staff member will serve as part of Promise Vancouver’s Summer Team.
Promise Vancouver’s guiding principle is the core truth that every child is valuable and loved and it is our mission to help children and youth find security and wholeness in this knowledge. We are a Christian-based nonprofit organization, based in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, and an independently operating member of UrbanPromise International. The Promise approach is to Reach a Child, Raise a Leader, Restore Community, which we put into practice through long-term relationships and intentional programs.
We offer two main programs: for grades 1 to 7 we have After-School Programs and Summer Day Camps where we strive to help children overcome systemic barriers by increasing their competencies in literacy, social connection, and mental health. For grades 8 to 12 we have the Young Leaders Program, a paid employment opportunity for teens where they lead and mentor their younger peers, receive mentorship, and gain valuable life skills.
As our Day Camp Leader, you will be responsible for helping to run Promise Vancouver’s Summer Camp children’s program in the Downtown Eastside. As a leader on the programs team, your work will have an immediate and meaningful impact on children in a community that faces complex challenges.
This is a full-time (35h/wk, Monday to Friday 8:30am to 3:30pm), seasonal position (starting July 5, ending August 21). You must be 15 to 18 years old. You will be entrusted with the following responsibilities:
The Day Camp Leader will be directly supervised by the Program Managers and Executive Director.
We would love to get to know you! Complete the application form by Friday, May 5 and our team will follow up with you. All applicants will receive a response and qualified candidates will be asked to interview for this position.