Day Camps + Programs Assistant, PT, Surrey Nature Centre, City of Surrey, BC (21/02/20)

  • 13 Feb 2020 10:59 AM
    Message # 8745411

    Position: Community Services Assistant 3 - Surrey Nature Centre
    Employer: City of Surrey
    Location: Surrey, Greater Vancouver BC
    Job ID: 3457 


    The Surrey Nature Centre (operated by the City of Surrey’s Urban Forestry section) offers nature-based programs and events for schools and the public with the goal of increasing awareness and appreciation of Surrey’s urban forest.

    We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with strong interpersonal skills to assist with day camps, volunteer management and drop-in public program/events. This auxiliary position may include evening and weekend shifts.


    Auxiliary – CUPE.


    Day camps

    • Train, and provide support to, junior day camp staff
    • Supervise day-to-day camp activities
    • Ensure the City’s Policies and Procedures are followed by staff and volunteers

    Volunteer Management

    • Recruit, schedule and provide feedback to volunteers (day camp, event, nature preschool and nature centre host volunteers)
    • Plan volunteer activities and opportunities

    Drop-in public programs and events

    • Assist planning, coordinating and hosting drop-in programming (Seniors in the Park, Park Hosting and Discovery Days)
    • Assist with planning and hosting Halloween in the Forest and other onsite events
    • Provide logistical support for various outreach events


    • Completed Grade 12 and some post secondary education from a recognized institution, supplemented by two years of related experience (including supervision), or an equivalent acceptable combination of training and experience
    • Current Occupational First Aid (or acceptable equivalent)
    • Strong communication and organization skills
    • Experience working with school-aged children
    • Knowledge of local flora and fauna

    Conditions of Employment

    • This position requires completion of a Police Information Check/Vulnerable Sector Check.
    • Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.

    Closing Date

    • This job will be posted until February 21, 2020.

    Our Values

    • Integrity - Service - Teamwork - Innovation - Community

    Apply online:  — Job ID: 3457

    Last modified: 13 Feb 2020 2:01 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

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