Summer Camp Assistants

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Summer Camp Assistants

AUArts is looking for organized and reliable summer camp assistants who embody AUArts’ values of creativity and community to provide non-instructional support for the School of Continuing Education & Professional Development (SCEPD) at the Alberta University of the Arts starting in late June 2022.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the dean, innovation, learning & development, summer camp assistants will work in conjunction with the program developer to help plan and execute week-long summer camp programs for kids and teens. Summer camp assistants will supervise mealtimes, field trips, and free time, and will be responsible for daily check-in and check-out of campers. Summer camp assistants will provide assistance to summer camp facilitators as needed, including coordination of indoor and outdoor recreational activities, and curation and installation of camper work for end-of-week exhibitions. Summer camp assistants will demonstrate a positive attitude and will provide a safe, fun, and inclusive environment for campers.

The successful candidate(s) will have:

  • Active post-secondary student status.
  • Strong verbal communication & teamwork skills.
  • Organization, attention to detail, and time-management skills.
  • Excellent customer service & support skills.
  • Interest in working with children & teenagers.
  • Valid First Aid Certification is an asset.
  • Interest in 2D & 3D art disciplines.

Knowledge and/or experience in one or more of the following:

  • Sewing
  • Garment construction
  • Animation
  • Drawing
  • Photography
  • Cartooning

The successful candidate(s) will be required to obtain a satisfactory Police Information Check and Vulnerable Sector Search.

This casual position pays an hourly rate of $17.51 plus 6% pay in lieu of vacation and dues will be collected at a rate of 1.25% per pay. As this position is casual in nature, there will be no guarantee of hours or a regular schedule.

How to Apply

Applications must include the following in a single PDF document:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume

Please upload your single document to the Resume section — do not upload any documents to the Cover Letter section. You will be required to create an account in order to submit your application. Please visit our How to Apply page to ensure your application is complete prior to submission.

Review of applications will commence on June 2, 2022 and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. While we thank all candidates for their interest, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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AUArts is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversity of the university. We encourage expressions of interest from all qualified applicants for consideration for this or other suitable vacancies although applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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