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International Summer Camp Leader

April 4 2020
Industries Education, Training
Categories Arts, Culture, Recreation, Sports, Arts, Culture, Recreation, Sports
Calgary, AB

International Summer Camp Leader

SAIT is a global leader in applied education and an institution that empowers employees to make a difference in the lives of our students.

Building on more than a century of history, we are looking for innovative employees wanting to create a future with us. As part of our team, you are encouraged to be bold and inventive, bringing new ideas to the table. Change excites you.

Along with competitive benefits, gourmet on-campus restaurants run by our culinary program and an unparalleled view of downtown Calgary, SAIT offers the chance to do work with a purpose — preparing the next generation of industry leaders, entrepreneurs, advocates and explorers. We develop leaders in the classroom and our workspaces, encouraging lifelong learning for both students and employees.

Your future starts now … at SAIT.

The Opportunity

SAIT Summer Camps is looking is looking for energetic Summer Camp Leaders for our International Camps. If you are passionate about working with children and youth, love to have fun, and have knowledge and experience working in an international setting, we encourage you to apply. This position will require some evening, overnight, and weekend work.
Camp participants will range from Grades 4-12.

The Role

Supervision and Safety of Participants

  • Ensure the safety, well-being and enjoyment of campers from grades 4 -12.
  • Supervise campers during before-care, after-care, lunch time, evening activities, and field trips on weekends.
  • When scheduled for the overnight shift, act as the point of contact for any emergency inquiries or other concerns that may arise from participants.
  • Assess and manage risk within programs and while supervising.
  • React and adapt quickly to emergency situations involving children and youth.
  • Display a strong ability to manage stressful situations calmly and effectively.
  • Consistently follow program policies and procedures with campers.

Delivering Lessons

  • Plan, lead and modify program lessons and activities.
  • Set-up and clean-up program areas on a daily basis.
  • Make accommodations for campers with varying learning needs.
  • Work collaboratively with co-leaders/instructors to set-up and deliver programs.
  • Make accommodations for campers with varying learning needs.
  • Work collaboratively with co-leaders/instructors to set-up and deliver programs.

Leading Children and Youth

  • Mediate conflict amongst participants with integrity and consistency.
  • Lead field trips and other outings within and outside city limits.
  • Demonstrate and role model appropriate behaviors for children and youth.
  • Participate in recreation activities with campers.

Communicating and Reporting

  • Communicate professionally with parents/guardians about their child’s experience at camp.
  • Implement and use strength-based language when communicating with campers.
  • Document and inform administration staff of any incidents within programs.
  • Communicate instructions clearly to a wide variety of youth with differing language abilities.
  • Ability to be patient and respectful of various cultures and must understand the needs of a diverse group of participants.


Position Requirements

  • 18 years of age or older.
  • Valid Standard First Aid/CPR – C.
  • Completed Police Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search – must be completed prior to employment start date.
  • Must attend staff training (Monday, June 22nd to Friday, June 26th).
  • Contract length varies and there is possibility for employment varying from 6-8 weeks.
  • Availability for scheduled shifts between the hours of 7:30am-4:30pm, 12pm-9pm, 2pm-11pm, and 10:30pm-7:30am.
  • Please note that this position may not be scheduled for the week of June 29 to July 3.
  • Successful applicants will be required to provide a clean and current criminal record check with vulnerable sector search prior to the first day of employment. Successful applicants will also be required to undergo CPR/First Aid training prior to the first day of their employment if they do not already possess a valid certification.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with children and youth in camp or day program
  • environment is an asset.

Why Work at SAIT

Enjoy a stimulating work environment, a beautiful campus overlooking downtown Calgary and a great benefits package including: comprehensive health and dental coverage, a defined benefit pension plan, professional development programs, generous paid time off, free access to our Wellness Centre, transit subsidies and more.

Why Work at SAIT

To Apply

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Conditions of Employment
In order to ensure and maintain a safe and secure working and learning environment, all applicants to the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology must complete and pass a police security clearance before employment is confirmed. Employment is conditional until a satisfactory police security clearance is obtained and confirmed. Employment with SAIT will not commence until the results have been provided and confirmed.

SAIT’s vision is to be a global leader in applied education.

Job ID req1541 Job Location Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Job Classification AUPE Job Type Casual Hourly
Employee Group Office Assistant I Position End Date
Department Learner and Academic Services # of Positions
The compensation range 18.00 - 20.00 Hourly

At the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), we are the shapers. The makers. The originals, driven by a passion for excellence and impact. We are a global leader in applied education, an Alberta Top Employer and a destination workplace for people empowered to make a difference in the lives of students. We offer action-based learning, solution-focused research and enterprising collaborations with partners from around the world. With a newly launched brand and ongoing celebrations marking 100 years of educating skilled workers, now is an exciting time to join this one-of-a-kind place…SAIT.

  • Job ID: req1541
  • Job Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Job Classification: Office Assistant I
  • Job Type: Casual Hourly
  • Employee Group: AUPE
  • Position End Date: 8/28/2020
  • Department: Learner & Academic Services
  • # of Positions: 10
  • Posting Closing Date: All applications must be received by: Open until suitable candidate is found at 4:59PM MST / 5:59PM MDT.
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