Day Camp Assistant- 3 positions

The Salvation Army B.C. Harvest Community Church
juin 25, 2020
Burnaby, Canada
$15.76 - $16.98
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Closing date
July 10th 2020
Street Address
6125 Nelson Ave



  • Part-time (2 positions) at 10 hours per week and (1 position) at 20 hours per week July 13 to August 6h. Temporary Contract with possibility of continuation in September.
  • Monday to Thursday 9am to 5:00pm

*** Shift work during hours of operation


  • Provides input in planning and assists with the implementation of appropriate aged-based activities according to skill and learning levels that promote social interaction and personal development
  • Willing to pray with children and participate in a bible-based curriculum
  • May assist in orientating new children and families; provides on-going feedback on child’s development and behaviour
  • Ensures that all information about children, family, staff, visitors and volunteers are strictly confidential; and that activity records and statistics are confidentially secured
  • Assists with effective risk management; monitoring food safety, medication storage/disbursement, allergies, facility cleanliness/maintenance; provides emergency first aid and completes, reports and files incident reports as required
  • Role models appropriate behaviours and attitudes supporting growth and promoting change for the child and family
  • Ensures that the Gospel of Jesus Christ is exemplified in the performance of all job responsibilities and through personal example
  • Prays with and shares the message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ with children and families, endeavoring to assimilate them into the Body of Christ, as opportunity presents (including linking families to the church family and church programs where possible)
  • May provide transportation for children to/from school or field trip sites
  • Works with the Supervisor to ensure that programs meet contractual, legal and internal accreditation requirements; ensures full compliance with child protection legislation and intervene when necessary
  • Works with Supervisor to plan programs and other administration duties as required
  • Adhere to COVID-19 sanitation protocols
  • Performs other duties as assigned



  • The successful job applicant will have completed grade 10 or equivalent,
  • Driver’s license preferred
  • Food Safe (preferred but not required)
  • First Aid (preferred but not required)
  • Babysitting courses (preferred but not required)


  • At least 1 year previous relevant experience with children

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Individual, who is committed to the mission of the Salvation Army and is willing and able to work within the Salvation Army doctrine and theology
  • Possesses valid First Aid/CPR certificate or obtains as condition of employment prior to end of probationary period.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with children’s assessment of needs and in making appropriate recommendations.
  • Demonstrated ability to compassionately apply policy and procedures in stressful situations.
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of theory, principles and practices specifically in the human services field.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently.



  • Successful obtainment of clearance through The Salvation Army Child Abuse Registry
  • Successful obtainment of clearance through the Criminal Record Check under the Criminal Records Review Program
  • Successful obtainment of Enhanced Reliability Status Security Clearance
  • Willing to take Artimus training for child


Successful candidates, prior to hiring, may be required to provide:

  • Background check consent
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • A clean drivers abstract
  • Completion of our online Armatus Abuse Training and required Health and Safety training

If there is a competition number associated with this posting, please include within the subject line of your email, fax or regular mail correspondence.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable Human Rights Legislation. If you require a disability related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

This posting is open to external and internal candidates alike. If you are an internal applicant, please advise your Department Head of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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