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Year-Round Camp Leaders

December 8 2019
Industries Education, Training
Categories Arts, Culture, Recreation, Sports
Calgary, AB

Year-Round Camp Leaders

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 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 is looking for energetic Group Leaders for our Children and Youth Day Programs! If you are passionate about working with youth, have knowledge in any of the following areas and love to have fun, we encourage you to apply.

Camp Themes: Computer Programming, Drama, Literacy, Numeracy, Science and Trojan Sports.
Participants will range from Grades 1-12
Dates: Vary beginning in September, 2019 until May, 2020. PD Camps typically run on Monday or Fridays.
Location: SAIT Main Campus
Hours: 8.5 hours per day; Monday to Friday (except on stat holidays). Shifts will vary between the hours of 7:00am and 5:30pm.
Wage: $16.00/hour
When submitting your application, please include a cover letter, resume and contact information for 3 professional references.

Application deadline is ongoing.

The Role

Supervision and Safety of Participants

  • Ensure the safety, well-being and enjoyment of campers from grades 1-12
  • Supervise campers during before-care, after-care, lunch time and field trips
  • 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 children

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

Leading Children and Youth
  • Mediate conflict amongst participates with integrity and consistency
  • Demonstrate and role model appropriate behaviors for children and youth
  • Participate in recreation activities with campers

Communications 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



  • 17 years of age or older
  • Valide 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

  • 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!

To Apply

Please continue with the online application process by clicking the Apply Now button

All applications should be made through our online system.


SAIT is committed to equity and diversity within its community and invites applications from all qualified applicants.

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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 req734 Job Location Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Job Classification AUPE Job Type Casual Hourly
Employee Group Camp Leader Position End Date
Department Learner and Academic Services # of Positions
The compensation range 16.00 - 16.00 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: req734
  • Job Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Job Classification: Camp Leader
  • Job Type: Casual Hourly
  • Employee Group: AUPE
  • Position End Date: 12/31/2020
  • Department: Learner & Academic Services
  • # of Positions: 0
  • 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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