Student Coordinator - AVC Vet Camp - AVC Deans Office - Atlantic Veterinary College *REPOSTED*

Competition Number:
Position Type:
Student Position
Closing Date:
Date of Posting:
AVC Dean's Office - Atlantic Veterinary College
Student Coordinator - AVC Vet Camp
Hours of Work:
Part time: Up to 4 hours per week for 11 weeks beginning ASAP Full time: 37.5 hour per week for 16 weeks beginning May 2, 2022 to August 19, 2022. Possible extension term/part time hours based on need and budgetary approval.

Part time: $13.00 per hour, plus 4% vacation pay, increasing to $13.70 per hour, plus 4% vacation pay on April 1, 2022

Full time: $16.10 per hour, plus 4% vacation pay (June 27, 2022 to July 29, 2022)


ASAP – August 19, 2022

The Student Coordinator will assist in coordinating, planning, and scheduling all activities for the Dr. Tim Ogilvie AVC Vet Camp 2022 (AVC Vet Camp) in consultation with AVC staff and faculty.


  • The Student Coordinator will also play a key role in communicating with camp participants and their parents and will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of AVC Vet Camp when in progress
  • The Student Coordinator will assist in the evaluation of the program
  • Although AVC Vet Camp will be the student’s main priority, the Coordinator will also be required to assist in the planning of other events and special projects including the AVC-CVMA Bluecoat Welcome Ceremony, AVC Summer Academy, NSERC PromoScience project activities


  • DVM program student
  • The student must possess strong organizational and leadership skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, be a self-starter, enthusiastic and creative
  • The student must be mature, able to exercise sound judgment and have a demonstrated ability to teach and motivate children, and able to work effectively with their peers
  • Prior experience in event planning and supervising others would be preferred
  • Familiarity with animals and animal handling required
  • Knowledge of the UPEI campus would be an asset
  • First aid certification also preferred

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

                                             Applicants from Competition 184S21 need not reapply. 

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, or fax it to (902) 894-2895.

UPEI will require all students, staff, and faculty to comply with the Covid 19 attestation and vaccination requirements as set out under the UPEI Covid 19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy.

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.

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.