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British Columbia Employment

Join our team of energetic, soccer-loving camp staff this summer!  We have 3 different summer camp staff positions plus amazing volunteer opportunities.

Summer Camp Positions

Explore the job descriptions below for insights into our dynamic culture, discover the faces behind the roles, and watch our staff intro video for a comprehensive perspective on exciting opportunities within our organization.

Camp Counsellor

Camp Counsellors manage and supervise a group of campers (kids aged 5 – 13) throughout the day. Together with the supervisor, they will operate the summer day camp program throughout the week while adhering to safety protocols.

Duties and responsibilities include:

Supervision:
Supervise a group of campers between 5-13 years old; always be available to help and guide campers/volunteers follow the camp program and activities, ensuring a fun, safe atmosphere for all campers and staff; and set a good example for (and help manage) volunteers.

Communication:
Communicate with campers’ parents, providing daily feedback.

Planning & Engagement:
Plan and implement the daily programming of skill development, games, and other activities to your group; participate in planning special events/activities for the group or whole camp as part of the staff team including meetings; share lunch time with group, ensures campers enjoy their meal and contribute to cleanup; build and foster relationships with campers in your group and be aware of individual needs, special needs, and health concerns.

Health & Safety:
Adhering to and enforcing all camp safety plans and return camp operating guidelines; follow health guidelines/measures where required; and enter and supervise campers in the swimming pool during the afternoon.

Set a good example for campers, staff & volunteers by being conscientious and supportive of policies.

Camp Supervisor

There will be 1 supervisor at each camp location. The supervisor will oversee all camp operations at that location including managing a small team of Camp Counsellors, CITs (Counsellors-in-Training) and volunteers. The Supervisor will likely also be in charge of managing and supervising the group of campers throughout the day.

Duties and responsibilities include:

Pre-Camp walk through:
Prior to the start of camp, supervisor will complete a walk-through of camp location(s) to have a thorough understanding of pick-up/drop-off areas, field and indoor locations, and set up requirements. Walk through takes approximately 45-60 minutes.

Management of camp location:
Manage a team of Counsellors, CITs, LITs and volunteers; oversee the operation; ensure staff/volunteers follow the camp program and activities, ensuring a fun, safe atmosphere for all campers and staff; manage and record all onsite product orders; handle administrative work required from head office; manage and troubleshoot all issues and situations that arise onsite.

Communication:
Communicate with head office regularly, provide evaluations for each of your staff and recommendations for improvements, provide daily feedback to parents, and take & email camp photos to head office.

Planning & Engagement:
Plan and implement the daily programming of skill development, games, and other activities to your group; participate in planning special events/activities for the group or whole camp as part of the staff team including meetings; share lunch time with group, ensures kids enjoy their meal time and contribute to cleanup; build and foster relationships with campers in your group and be aware of individual needs, special needs, and health concerns.

Health & Safety:
Adhering to and enforcing all camp safety plans and return camp operating guidelines; enforcing any infectious diseases measures where required; enter and supervise campers in the swimming pool during the afternoon swim and where needed, assist pool aquatic staff in enforcing pool rules and regulations;

Organization:
Must organize and maintain equipment, supplies and camp products in an orderly fashion.

Inventory management:
Store, maintain, and transport equipment to and from camp and return equipment, products, supplies and all inventory at end of season to head office.  Remote locations must reuse boxes provided during pre-season shipping for the post-season return of inventory and the shipping instructions provided near the end of the season.

Set a good example for campers, staff and volunteers by being conscientious and supportive of policies.

Regional Coordinator

We are looking for 2 Regional Coordinators in British Columbia who will manage and oversee 5 to 8 camp locations each in a geographical area. Regional Coordinators will be responsible for providing support and feedback to camp staff to ensure efficient camp operations.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Oversee operations at several camp locations within a geographical area
  • Coordinate pre-season site walk through and season end equipment/supply return to head office
  • Take and forward onsite camp pictures to head office
  • Ensure all staff adhere to company policies and procedures including dress code
  • Resolving problems that arise at camp (staff, camper, program, parent or facility related)
  • Fill-in for any staff onsite as needed
  • Deliver equipment, supplies, products and inventory to camp locations each week
  • Vehicle is required for the regional coordinator position

Volunteers

Gain great experience while having fun! Volunteers are an important part of our camp success. Volunteers are treated like staff and are expected to maintain a good work ethic by assisting all staff and providing a fun and safe learning atmosphere for campers.

Volunteers should be 14 years old or over, energetic, enthusiastic, responsible, and a team player. Volunteers can choose to volunteer for 1 or more weeks during the mornings or full day sessions. Since Royal Soccer is a not-for-profit organization, it’s also great for getting any needed community service hours for those who may need it for school.

Please note that to be eligible to volunteer with us, you must be at least 14 years old by the start of your week of camp. If you are 18 or older you must provide a police record check for the vulnerable sector (NOTE: police checks can take up to several weeks to be completed).

Volunteers can apply for the following sessions:

Morning Sessions (20 hours/week, Mon-Fri 8:30am – 12:30pm)

Afternoon Sessions (20 hours/week, Mon-Fri 12:30pm – 4:30pm)

Full Day Sessions (40 hours/week, Mon-Fri 8:30am – 4:30pm)

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Assisting camp staff with coaching and teaching soccer to campers
  • Assist with equipment collection and maintenance (i.e.. inflating soccer balls, collecting cones)
  • Assist with supervising campers throughout the day
  • Help setup games and activities for kids 5-13
  • Maintain a clean camp environment; help kids to pick up all garbage and recycling
  • Helping to ensuring a safe environment for everyone and adhering to all safety protocols
  • Communicate any issues with camp staff and supervisor
  • If applicable, help with changeroom and leisure swim supervision
  • General assistance around camp

Adhere to and help enforce all camp policies and procedures

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