Title:                              Líl̓wat Nation Youth Summer Coordinator
Location:                     Recreation Department, Mount Currie, B.C.
Status:                          (1) – Summer Student Position (35 hours/week for 6 weeks)
Reporting to:             Alphonse Wallace, Recreation Coordinator
Wage/Salary:            $18.00/hour
Closing Date:             July 9th, 2020 @ 4pm
Start Date:                   July13th, 2020
End Date:                   August 07, 2020


The Recreation Department is looking to hire a summer student to work as Summer Coordinator from July 13th , 2020 to August 07, 2020.  Successful candidate will be responsible for the planning, coordination, operation and support of programs to ensure effective and cohesive operation on a day-to-day-basis; the training, support and supervision of all staff;  the administering of first aid; administration where/when applicable.  The Summer Coordinator will be expected to work from 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday.  They will be supervising and reporting back to the Recreation Department.  Uniforms will be provided.

Key Deliverables:

  • Plan organize and implement summer student workers and 1-2-day activities for children 8 to 13 years of age in the Líl̓wat Nation Community
  • Plan and disseminate weekly program schedules for all activities to Youth staff.
  • Plan & Coordinate daily work schedules for other personnel, including training & supervision.
  • Ensure & provide a safe and enjoyable experience by adhering to all safety and emergency procedures.
  • Prove a quality customer service to volunteers and parents.
  • Actively participate in planning and delivering staff training, conduct weekly staff meeting.
  • Build positive relations with resource people, team members, and staff, public
  • Keep updated records and create bi-weekly activity report for Recreation Coordinator
  • Ensure safe practices of/for visitors, volunteers & staff.
  • Ensure high levels of morale by providing mentorship and support to staff to ensure that the program’s objectives and mission are met.
  • Manage registration process and logistics related to day activities.
  • Monitor safety of children and volunteers at programs
  • Recognize and respond effectively to emergencies
  • Submit weekly reports to management detailing the summer workers progress
  • Act as direct liaison with staff and parents
  • Organize and manage the delivery of first aid to staff
  • Maintain records of first aid incidents, actions, and results
  • Conduct safety checks of program equipment and facilities daily.
  • Reporting anything that impacts the quality and safe delivery of the program in a timely manner.
  • Work both independently and in a team environment to complete assigned tasks
  • The Coordinator may be asked to perform other duties not listed above
  • Keep daily monitoring reports of activities, and submit weekly to the Recreation Coordinator
  • Communicate with the public in the field in a courteous and respectful manner as a representative of Líl̓wat Nation

Key Responsibilities and Expectations:

  • Be reliable, safety conscious and able to work in the field without supervision.
  • Be responsible in time management. 

Key Qualifications and Attributes:

  • A valid BC Driver’s License is an asset.
  • Must be minimal of 18 years of age and enrolled in High School or full-time post-secondary
  • Must be First Nations/Inuit
  • Must have social insurance number (SIN)
  • Must be available for the 4 weeks of employment
  • Ability to communicate well with the public.
  • Ability to work independently without supervision
  • Ability to fill in daily monitoring reports
  • Proficient in use of a computer or laptop is an asset.

Please submit a cover letter and your resume no later than 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 9th, 2020 to:
Alphonse Wallace, Recreation Coordinator to Recreation Department
P.O. Box 602, Mount Currie, B.C. V0N 2K0
Phone: (604)698 9999 Email: Alphonse.Wallace@lilwat.ca

We thank for your interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted