Job Opportunity - Summer Camp Coaches



VYPC is seeking enthusiastic coaches to run weekly camps and other summer programs for youth age 9 to 14.  Camps run weekday mornings from Monday June 28 to Friday, August 27.

Positions funded through Canada Summer Jobs are only open to people 15-30 years old. Other positions are part-time and hours are dependent upon camp enrollment numbers.


Mandatory Skills and Experience


·       NCCP multi-sport and ELCC or CanoeKids training


·       Pleasure Craft Operator Card


·       Paddling experience – preferably outrigger, sprint kayak or whitewater


·       Experience working with youth of a variety of ages


·       Effective interpersonal, organizational and communication skills


·       Excellent character demonstrating responsibility, integrity, flexibility, sound judgement and a            focus on safety


·       Knowledge of safe boating practices


·       Criminal record check



Desirable Qualifications


·         Standard First Aid with CPR Level C


·         Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime) for VHF operation


·         Lifesaving or lifeguarding qualifications




·      Work collaboratively with the other coaches to plan and deliver fun and safe programs.  


·      Greet campers and their families and ensure youth are signed in/out each day


·      Collect forms and payments and enter data into appropriate systems


·      Educate campers regarding safety in and around boats and model appropriate behavior at all times


·      Ensure all equipment is handled and stored appropriately


·       Prepare the safety motor boat daily

·       Assist in the planning and running of special events


·       Publicize VYPC programs and attract people to the club


·       Other duties as assigned



Send a resume and cover letter describing your skills, experience and availability to  Deadline for applications is Friday, May 28 2021.


Salary is based upon skills, qualifications and experience.