• Full Time
  • Montague
  • 80 - 100

University of Prince Edward Island

The Athletics & Recreation Department requires a Head Counselor for the Panther Academy Summer Camps to be responsible for and lead all Fun ‘N’ Fitness/Sport camp offerings.

Under the guidance of the Coordinator of Sales & Panther Academy and the Operations Assistant, the successful candidate will develop the Fun ‘N’ Fitness camps curriculum
Provide mentoring to new staff and support during staff training; conduct themselves and their work in an enjoyable, presentable and professional manner
The successful candidate will have effective behavioral skills and be prepared to deal with various behavioral issues
Perform duties without direct supervision
Be responsible for submitting daily reports to the Coordinator, Sales & Panther Academy and performing other duties as required
Previous experience working with children or working in a camp setting
Developing or leading indoor/outdoor games and sports programming for children (knowledge of specific sport rules & implementation is required)
Ability to communicate and be assertive
Enthusiastic, outgoing, friendly and courteous personality
Ability to relate positively to staff, campers and parents
Adapt easily to unexpected circumstances and additional duties
At least one year of post-secondary education is required along with a Criminal Record Check upon hiring
Priority will be given to University of Prince Edward Island students in accordance with Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment Policies and the Procedures manual.

Application Instructions:

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list to be received no later than the closing date via the link below.

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number 902-894-2895.

UPEI is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and reconciliation and believes in providing a positive learning and working environment where every person feels empowered to contribute. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment and encourages applications from underrepresented groups including women, Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. If you require accommodation in any part of the process, please direct your inquiries, in confidence, to our HR Officer, . Applications will not be accepted via email.

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