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New Minas Recreation - Summer Opportunities

Join New Minas Recreation’s Summer Staff Team!

The Department of Recreation and Community Development is currently accepting applications for full time, seasonal positions. We are looking for fun, enthusiastic and motivated individuals to help lead our camps this summer. If you have strong leadership qualities, love working with children and enjoy being part of a team, email your resume and cover letter to: johna@newminas.com  and include in the subject line:  Day Camp Staff or Day Camp Director. Please note that only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.  Must be available to work full time from June 18 (Directors) or June 25 (Staff) to August 24, 2018.  First Aid, Criminal Background Checks, Vulnerable Sector Checks mandatory.  First Aid training provided during pre-camp if necessary.

DAY CAMP STAFF

REPORTS TO: Camp Director

FUNCTION: To be directly responsible for the direct supervision of the program participants and the safe and fun implementation of program activities.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Understanding and practice of teamwork.
  • Portrays innovative and creative planning skills.
  • Demonstrates strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Demonstrates an ability to adapt well to situations.
  • Experience working with children.
  • First aid certification.
  • CAMP DIRECTOR

    REPORTS TO: Director of Recreation and Community Development

    FUNCTION: To work as a team leader, in consultation with the Recreation Director, to plan, organize, and implement the summer day camp programs offered within the Village of New Minas.

    SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Understanding of effective leadership qualities and ability to apply those qualities to perform the specific duties outlined below.
    • Understanding of program planning and demonstrate ability to multi-task.
    • Experience employed or volunteering in a camp setting.
    • Demonstrates strong organizational and both written and verbal communication skills.
    • First aid certification.
    • Understanding and demonstration of professionalism.
Closing Date:  April 13



The Village of New Minas’ Department of Recreation and Community Development is looking for an outgoing, creative and self-motivated individual to take on an exciting internship role this summer. The successful candidate will earn valuable career experience as they balance a budget, manage staff, meet and connect with local politicians and community leaders, provide insight to and analyze events throughout the summer. 

INTERN:  RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

REPORTS TO: Director of Recreation and Community Development

OVERVIEW:  The Village of New Minas’ Department of Recreation and Community Development is looking for an outgoing, creative and self-motivated individual to take on an exciting internship role this summer.  The successful candidate will earn valuable career experience as they balance a budget, manage staff, meet and connect with local politicians and community leaders, provide insight to and analyze events throughout the summer.

FUNCTION: To oversee and facilitate, in consultation with the Director of Recreation and Community Development , the administration of the Village’s 8-week Summer Day Camp Program and two major community events for the Village of New Minas:  Canada Day and New Minas Celebration Days.  

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working with summer camps
  • Understanding of project planning and demonstrated ability to manage large, multifaceted events.
  • Understanding of marketing and promotions principles and an ability to apply these concepts to address community recreation needs.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • First Aid Certification (training provided if necessary)
  • Understanding of professionalism
  • General knowledge of the Village of New Minas



Closing Date:  April 6

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