Summer Leaders – Regional District of Nanaimo (Nanaimo, BC)

Notice of Employment Opportunity

Summer Leaders

Casual Exempt (Non-Union)
Recreation Services
Competition No.: 2021-003

The Regional District of Nanaimo has up to 16 temporary casual employment opportunities available for Summer Leader positions. We are looking for enthusiastic and experienced leaders to deliver quality summer recreation experiences in the City of Parksville, the Town of Qualicum Beach, and Electoral areas E, and H. Reporting to the Recreation Programmers, the Summer Leaders will assist in planning, leading, and adapting summer recreation programs for children five to fourteen years of age. Summer Leaders provide the day-to-day operations and leadership involved in delivering day camp and playground programs. Inclusion Summer Leaders work directly with children three to fourteen years of age with diverse abilities

Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a general knowledge of recreation programs, summer day camps, and guiding children’s behaviour are essential. Incumbents must possess and maintain a current first aid (Emergency First Aid or Standard First Aid or Emergency Childcare First Aid) and CPR B or C. Other applicable certifications such as a Class 4 Driver’s License, High Five, NCCP, Canucks Autism Network, Physical Literacy 101, National Lifeguard, Water Safety Instructor, and training in nature interpretation and education, and outdoor skill development are considered assets.

These are temporary casual (up to 40 hours per week) non-union positions from June 14 to Sept 3, 2021. The (2020) rate of pay is $19.10-$20.30 per hour, plus 9% in lieu of benefits including vacation and statutory holidays. Attendance is mandatory for training scheduled Monday June 14-Friday June 18, 2021. These positions require some physical work; working outside with exposure to all types of weather conditions; and accompanying children in the water when swimming.


  • High school diploma
  • Minimum 1 year prior job-related experience working in a leadership role with children preferably in recreation
  • Ability to safely and effectively supervise children and youth

Please quote competition 2021-003 and submit a cover letter and resume clearly outlining your education, experience and qualifications as they relate to this position and submit via email to To set up a profile and apply online please go to the following link:

Employee Applicants
Non-Employee Applicants

Applications will be accepted until:
4:00 pm, on February 18, 2021

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted
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