Cowichan Valley Regional District

Camp Attendant

Job Locations CA-BC-Duncan
Competition Number
Closing Date
Temporary Summer
Community Services
Cowichan Community Centre
Location : Name
Cowichan Community Centre

General Information

The Cowichan Valley Regional District is now accepting applications from prospective candidates to work as a Camp Attendant at the Cowichan Community Centre for summer 2023. Working under the supervision of the Programmer II the Camp Attendant assists the Summer Camp Leader with running the Summer Camp program, ensuring the participants’ enjoyment and safety. This position assists with: encouraging children in positive & safe play; the general supervision of participants; general set-up/take-down of day camps; and maintaining overall tidiness.   


  • Preferred candidates are enrolled in school and have completed Grade 10.
  • A first aid with child CPR certificate (if under age 16, the Emergency for Community Care Certificate) is required.
  • Theoretical or practical experience with assisting running children’s activities, and experience in dealing with children ages 6-12 including safety & prevention and program content & delivery are required.
  • The successful candidate is enthusiastic, energetic and enjoys working with children.
  • The successful candidate also possesses the ability to:
    • Establish and maintain a respectful, fun relationship with children while maintaining a position of authority.
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, managers, and the general public.
    • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing when communicating with children, parents and supervisors including receiving and following directions given regarding work activities.
    • Work under supervision as a member of a team.
    • Recognize and address liability risks.
  • Preference will be given to candidates aged 15-30 years as per the Canada Summer Jobs Program through Service Canada, however candidates outside of this age range will be considered.

Hours of Work

This temporary opportunity is available for a period of up to 11 weeks commencing June 19, 2023 and continuing until September 1, 2023. Hours of work may be scheduled based on enrolment and may vary up to 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Duration of appointment and hours of work are subject to enrolment and funding. An additional casual, on-call opportunity may also be available.


This temporary position is unionized (CUPE Local 358), and is compensated at $22.36 per hour, which is $19.53 per hour plus 6% pay in lieu of benefits, 6% pay in lieu of vacation and 2.5% pay in lieu of statutory holidays.

Application Instructions

Please submit a resume and cover letter by 4:30 p.m. on the closing date indicated above.


Successful candidates will be required to submit a satisfactory police information check.


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