Job Openings Day Camp Activity Leader/Sports Coach

About the job Day Camp Activity Leader/Sports Coach

+ Job Posting: Day Camp Activity Leader/Sports Coach

  • As a Day Camp Activity Leader/Sports Coach your primary responsibility is to oversee the sports and activities stations that group leaders will bring their groups through during the day.
  • This role is for our SW/SE camp team, with locations at: Cedarbrae, Riverbend and Copperfield
  • This role will run for 4 weeks of camp: July 15-19; July 22-26; July 29-Aug 2; and Aug 6-9 

+ Why Join?

  • Fun is at our core. We want you to smile while you work!
  • This is an amazing environment for receiving training (paid) and growing as a leader (we would love to provide future references!).
  • End of Summer Staff Party!
  • End of Summer Cash Bonus Incentive.
  • Work outside and get a great tan!
  • We know camps are at their best when you are at your best. We want you to work in a healthy environment where expectations are clear and encouragement is plentiful!

+ Who We Are

  • Good Times MultiSport Camps are week-long day camps featuring a variety of entry level sports for kids in Calgary, Alberta. We run camps out of 7 different locations throughout the city.
  • Our sports/activities include: Basketball, Soccer, Base Sports (Waffle Ball & Kick Ball), Ultimate Frisbee, Handball, along with other fun activities (Dodgeball, Capture the Flag, etc.).
  • Here are some of our values:
    • Local: Good Times MultiSport Camps are intentionally run out of local community centres so that they are close by for the families that attend.
    • Kids First: Every kid known by name, cheered on, & valued as a person. Every kid will be part of a team, will receive a free T-shirt, and a personalized award at the end of the week.
    • MultiSport Approach: Our MultiSport approach allows kids to try new sports; develop a wide range of sports skills; increase sports IQ; and build confidence & the ability to work with a team!
    • Fun Times: We believe sports should be fun! Drills, skills, competitions, mini-games, large group games, and team building activities ... Every part of the day is designed with FUN at the center.
  • Our camps run weekly from July 15 - August 9.
  • Paid staff training to occur prior to the first week of camp.

+ Who Are You?

  • Energetic: you do not have to be the life of the party or the center of attention. However, you will be a culture setter for the kids. Can you bring the energy & fun? If you are having a great time, the kids will have a great time!
  • Punctual: the success of our camps rise and fall with the experience our team creates for kids. That is why being present and on time is so important! As well, we have cash incentives at the end of the summer for a job well done!
  • Caring: do you get energized by making people around you smile? We want activity leaders that make every kid feel valued.
  • Leader: do you enjoy speaking in-front of 20-30 kids and organizing from the front? You will help organize the sports groups and will lead the activities!
  • Sporty: do you play sports? Ever thrown a dodge ball? We want people who love sports and are thrilled to help kids engage!

+ What Will You Do?

  • Our camps are M-F and you will need to be on-site for 8hrs from 8:15 - 4:15 pm.
  • As an activity leader, your primary job is to make sure the sports and activities are set up and ready for kids at the start of the day and between activities.
  • You will lead kids through icebreakers, drills, and mini games. We will provide all the information/supplies you need!
  • You can see our daily schedule here
  • At the end of the day, you will clean up stations and help make sure the community centres are left in good condition.
  • Group Leaders oversee the kids, Activity Leaders organize the activities and the sports. This can be a really fun role!
  • We will provide training and will provide you with everything you need to lead well!
  • Your wins for each day: help kids engage, organize the activities, lead with clarity and energy, and make this the best week of their summer!

+ Requirements & Details

  • Aged 18+
  • Previous experience playing sports, coaching, etc. a nice bonus!
  • Successful Completion of a Criminal & Vulnerable Sector Police Checks
  • Attend Paid Staff Training Prior to Camp
  • Adheres to Good Times MultiSports Policies and Procedures
  • Seasonal, Contract Position
  • You will report to the Site Director.
  • Join our SW/SE Team.