UBC Aquatic Daycamp Leader

UBC Aquatic Centre
Closing date: 
June 30, 2019
Job Description: 

UBC Aquatic Centre Day Camps are looking for Summer (Tuesday July 2nd – Friday August 30th, 2018) Play and Swim Camp Leaders who have experience working with children (ages 5 to 14 years) in a camp setting with specialty interests in either Aquatics or General Sports. Camps run between 9am and 4pm for a 7 hour day.  This position requires leaders to be wet and in the water directly supervising and engaging campers.  Instructors will be responsible for: program implementation, supervising groups of youth (ages 5-14 years), teaching swimming skills, delivering recreational activities for children in the water, outside and in the classroom, and assisting with the organization of games and activities.
Remuneration:  $17 per hour plus 4% in lieu of benefits.

  • Implementing and instructing activities/sports/crafts
  • Supervising camp participants (ages ranging from 5-14)
  • Ensuring safety of all camp participants
  • Signing in and out camp participants
  • Escorting campers to and from campus facilities, off sight venues and local playgrounds
  • Takes direction from a Senior Daycamp Leader and/or Daycamp Supervisor


  • Experience working with children in group settings
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Aquatic specific knowledge & skills an asset
  • Outgoing and enthusiastic personality
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to produce a current criminal record check
  • Valid Standard First-Aid/CPR Certification
  • Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Certification


  • National Lifeguard (NL) Certification
  • Lifesaving Instructor
  • Experience in Water Sports(Synchronized Swimming, Water Polo, Competitive Swimming)

How to Apply: Submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information to Adrian Greszata, Program Coordinator – UBC Aquatic Centre, Athletics and Recreation by email at Adrian.Greszata@ubc.ca or in person at the Aquatic Centre: 6080 Student Union Boulevard, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1 June 30th, 2019. Due to a large number of applicants, only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted. Late or incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
NOTE: All successful candidates will be required to attend the full duration of both of the following staff training sessions:
Saturday May 25th 9:00am-5:00pm & Sunday May 26th 9:00am-5:00pm

Contact Info
Information Phone: 
Registration Phone: 
6080 Student Union Blvd
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V6T 1Z1