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Student Assistants (Up to 8 Positions) - After School Program Counselor - Panther Academy - Department of Athletics and Recreation

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Department of Athletics and Recreation
Student Assistants (Up to 8 Positions) - After School Program Counselor - Panther Academy
Hours of Work:
2:00pm – 5:30PM Monday to Friday plus Professional Development Days, March Break and Storm Days

$13.00 per hour plus 4% vacation pay


September 7, 2021 – June 28, 2022 (During school days, PD Days, and March Break; holidays not included)

The Athletics & Recreation Department requires After School Program Counselors for the Panther Academy After-School program for the remainder of the school year.  


  • Under the guidance of the Coordinator, Sales & Panther Academy the successful candidates will assist in the implementation of program 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 Coordinator, Sales & Panther Academy and performing other duties as required.


  • Previous experience working with children or working in a camp or school 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, children and parents; adapt easily to unexpected circumstances and additional duties
  • Must have current CPR and AED training or agree to obtain this certification at own expense along with a Criminal Record Check upon hiring

Please submit your fall and winter class schedule along with your application.

Priority will be given to University of Prince Edward Island students in accordance with Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment Policies and the Procedures manual.

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 posted on the UPEI Human Resources website. Applications will not be accepted via email.

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume 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 student candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and full-time international students with a valid study permit will be given priority.

UPEI is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and reconciliation and believes in providing a positive learning and working environment where every person feels empowered to contribute. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment and encourages applications from underrepresented groups including women, Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. 

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.