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3065 Wesbrook Mall

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compensation: 12.75 - 17.00 per hour, depending on knowledge, skillset and previous experience
employment type: part-time

UBC Camps (UBC Athletics and Recreation) is looking to hire Creative Writing Instructors to plan and facilitate creative writing day camps March 18-22 and/or March 25-29 9:00am-12:00pm (both weeks) and 1:00pm-4:00pm (just March 25-29).

NOTE: Additional hours that start as early as 8:00am and as late as 5:30pm are available. Either full-time or part-time hours are available over these two weeks, with the addition of other field-trip and activity based camps.


 Attend UBC Camps Spring Break training (NOTE: for safety reasons, attendance for the full duration is mandatory for all new staff; absence due to sports games, graduation events or similar cannot be accommodated):
o Friday, March 8, from 5:00pm - 9:00pm
o Saturday, March 9, from 8:30am - 5:30pm
 Planning and creating detailed daily lesson plans (plans submitted to management one week prior for feedback and approval)
 Planning and facilitating 'in-between' games, icebreakers and energizers on a daily basis
 Supervising camp participants, ages ranging from 6-12 (dependent upon assigned camp(s))
 Pre and post camp set-up and clean-up duties
 Assisting with Before Care and/or After Care as scheduled (dependent upon need)
 Prioritizing the safety and overall well-being of all camp participants
 Adhering to high-quality programming standards
 Working to provide accessible and inclusive camp experiences
 Following all UBC Camps policies and procedures


 Prior experience working with children
 Prior activity-specific knowledge
 Outgoing, positive, and enthusiastic personality
 Strong organizational skills, sense of responsibility, and ownership over assigned tasks
 Ability to remain flexible and make appropriate adaptations to accommodate group dynamics and/or individual campers
 Current Emergency or Standard First Aid Certification, with CPR-C and AED (must be obtained by March 8, 2019 and is a staff expense if successfully hired)
 Ability to acquire a UBC Camps-specific Criminal Record Check, with a Vulnerable Sector Check (must be returned to UBC Camps management by March 8, 2019 and is a staff expense if successfully hired; vulnerable sector portion for those ages 18+ only)

For further information on Spring Break 2019 camp offerings, please visit our website:

Spring Break day camps run March 18-22 and March 25-29, 2019. Schedules will depend upon camper registration and staffing needs, and are finalized one-week prior to the start date of each camp.

All successful candidates will be required to attend the full duration of both of the following staff training sessions:

o Friday, March 8, from 5:00pm - 9:00pm
o Saturday, March 9, from 8:30am - 5:30pm


$12.75 - $17.00 per instructional and training hour; varies based upon knowledge, skillset and previous experience. A per-week honorarium will be awarded for camp planning that meets criteria.


Submit a cover letter, resume, and three references with contact information to Emily Jacobson, Coordinator - UBC Camps, Athletics and Recreation by submitting an online application at OR in person at 3065 Wesbrook Mall (National Soccer Development Centre), Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z3 by February 13 2019 at midnight.

Due to a large number of applicants, only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted. Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply early.

  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 6807888513


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