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Camp Counselor (March break) - Panther Academy - Department of Athletics and Recreation

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Date of Posting: 
March 9, 2015
Department of Athletics and Recreation
Camp Counselor (March Break) - Panther Academy
Hours of Work: 

Up to 40 hours for the week

$10.76 per hour (vacation pay included)

March 16 – March 20, 2015

The Athletics & Recreation Department requires Camp Counselors for the Panther Academy March Break Camps to be responsible for implementing camp curriculum and the supervision of campers.


Under the guidance of the Program Coordinator, the successful candidates will assist in the implementation of camp curriculum; conduct themselves and their work in an enjoyable, presentable and professional manner. The successful candidates 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 Program Coordinator and performing other duties as required.


Priority will be given to UPEI students in accordance with the Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment Policies and Procedures Manual who possess the following: Previous experience working with children or working in a camp setting; leading educational or sport programming for children and knowledge of gym/outdoor games and activities would be considered an asset; 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.

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. You can also apply in person to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment. Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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