Job Opportunities

Summer Camp: Camp Administrator

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The Canada Games Centre Summer Camp Program is in its 7th year and continues to grow. Our program is available for children between the ages of 5 to 12 and takes advantage of all that our 176,000 square foot state-of-the-art community recreation facility has to offer. Typical days include everything from swimming in one of the three pools in our massive aquatics centre, playing physically active games on the 52,000 square feet of hardwood court space in our field house, running laps on our 200-metre 6-lane indoor track, crafts and classroom activities in one of our many community rooms, as well as outdoor play opportunities on our brand new playground.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Camp Administrator will be responsible for the daily planning and facilitation of camper sign-in/out, attendance tracking, and other scheduling duties. The Camp Administrator will liaise daily with parents and guardians inquiring about the camps programs as well as work closely with the Recreation & Aquatic Supervisors in order to ensure all campers needs are being met. The successful candidate must be highly organized and have a strong administrative background, but also experience and willingness to work in the camp setting when necessary.


  • Responsible for the daily email and phone communication to camp parents/guardians
  • Leading the daily sign in/out process
  • Ensuring Subway lunches are ordered and delivered to the appropriate campers
  • Responsible for organizing weekly schedules, camp rosters, information binders, etc.
  • Collecting and organizing camp waivers for all participants before they attend camp
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Must be a full-time student in University who will be returning to full-time studies in the Fall (proof of enrollment will be requested)
    • Preference will be given to students in fields related to recreation and child education (e.g., Recreation Management, Kinesiology, Education, Early Childhood Education)
  • Current Standard First Aid Certificate and CPR-C (will be offered prior to start)
  • Customer Service experience
  • Previous experience in a setting where children are the main focus
  • Previous experience leading a group of peers
  • Experience in a customer service setting


  • Previous office experience.
  • Experience with RecTrac software is considered an asset


  • Strong background in recreation and sport as an employee, volunteer, or participant
  • Previous experience in an office setting and in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal, written, and oral skills
  • Possess strong coordination and leadership skills
  • Dedication to Customer Service


  • This is a full-time position beginning May 15th, 2017 and ending September 1st, 2017
  • This position will be regularly scheduled from Monday to Friday.
  • Hours on camp days will be 7:15am – 3:15pm
  • Flexibility for training shifts and adapting to camp needs will be required and will be worked out in advance with the Recreation Program Supervisor
  • Vacation day requests are not realistic in our camp environment and will not be granted
  • Please note that you must also be available for mandatory staff training on June 3rd, 17th, and 18th, 2017


  • Wage will be $12.50 – $13.50 per hour


  • Criminal Record and Child Abuse Registry checks will be required as part of the hiring process.


  • Free facility membership
  • Free parking and close proximity to metro transit
  • Amazing team environment


To apply, please combine a cover letter and resume into one document and label the file using only your first and last name (example: John Doe.pdf) and email your application to Zach Fralick at by Sunday, February 26th, 2017.

Please include the position that you are applying for in your subject line. Failure to properly identify your application or attach working documents will result in your application being omitted. A separate application is required if applying for multiple positions.

Interviews for this position will be held on Sunday, March 19th, 2017 from 12pm – 5pm.

We are a welcoming and supportive workplace and applicants from the following groups are encouraged to self-identify when applying for this opportunity: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, African Nova Scotians and other racially visible persons.

This opportunity is now closed