Employment

Summer Student Employment – Hall Assistant and Program Leader

Pender Island Community Hall is now accepting applications for a summer student position as Hall Assistant and Program Leader. This position is contingent on funding and is open to full time students who intend to return to school full time in the fall. This position entails a combination of administrative responsibilities and direct program delivery. The incumbent must have the ability to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings. There may be an option for ongoing part-time work throughout the fall.

Hall Assistant duties will include:

– General office administration
– Hall bookings and activity registrations
– Website updates
– Volunteer and intern management
– Grant research and writing
– Saturday Farmers Market Assistant
– Liaise and collaborate with community organizations
– Promotion, advertising, marketing and public relations
– Hall beautification
– Maintenance and cleaning
– Intern & Summer Student manual development
– Additional duties and responsibilities as required

 Summer Daycamp and Program Leader duties will include:

– Organize & administer the daily operation of the Leaders in Training,  day activities & daycamps
– Plan, deliver & evaluate a wide range of recreation programs and special events
– Complete records and forms
– Supervise participants, LIT and volunteers
– Budgeting & purchasing for the programs
– Provide direction to volunteers, interns and LIT

Preferred skills and knowledge:

  • Proven organizational skills through previous related employment
  • A strong commitment to professionalism
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), customer service, and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of local activities, resources and community groups
  • Experience with children 6 – 12 years of age and youth 12 – 18 years of age
  • Experience leading games songs, crafts, drama and other recreational activities
  • Experience leading Youth Leadership programs
  • Working towards a degree in Recreation Management, Public Administration, Youth Work, Business, Tourism, Community Development, Agriculture…
  • Interest or knowledge in heritage, rural or farm life skills.
  • Current First Aid Training with Child CPR
  • Current Criminal Records Check

Anticipated Start Date: May 9, 2017                End Date: Sept 2, 2017

Hours: 40 hrs/week, schedule will include most Saturdays. $15.00 /hour

Please email your resume and cover letter to: bookings@penderislands.org

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Summer Student Employment – Programs & Maintenance Assistant

Pender Island Community Hall is now accepting applications for a summer student position as Recreation and Camp Assistant. This position is open to full time students 15 years and older who intend to return to school full time in the fall. This position entails a combination of administrative responsibilities and direct program delivery. The incumbent must have the ability to work flexible hours, including some weekends and evenings. This position requires an acceptable criminal record check.

 

Maintenance Assistant duties will include:

– Assisting in the cleaning of all areas
– Gardening & grounds keeping
– Basic building maintenance

Camp Assistant duties will include:
– Assist with the development of recreation programs & special events
– Provide support to volunteers, interns & LIT
– Supervise participants, LIT & volunteers

Program Assistant duties will include:
– General office administration
– Laisse & collaborate with community organizations
– Organize special events & regular activities
– Assist with regular events & activities
– Promotion, advertising, marketing & public relations
– Work collaboratively with the Hall Assistant
– Carry out additional duties as required

Preferred skills and knowledge:

  • Basic to intermediate maintenance and grounds keeping experience
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), customer service, and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of local activities, resources and community groups
  • Interest or knowledge in heritage, rural or farm life skills and culture.
  • Experience with children 6 – 12 years of age and youth 12 – 18 years of age
  • Experience leading games songs, crafts, drama and other recreational activities
  • Current First Aid Training with Child CPR & Current Criminal Records Check

Anticipated Start Date: July 4, 2017               Anticipated End Date: September 2, 2017

Hours: 35 hrs/wk, schedule will include some evenings and weekends.

Wage: $12.00 /hour

Please email a resume and cover letter to: bookings@penderislands.org

The application deadline is June 7

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Recreation Program Leaders

Do you have ideas for recreation or activity programs? Do you want to share your skills, crafts and knowledge? Do you want a part-time casual job as a Program Leader? Then we want to hear from you!

As a Program Leader you will be responsible for planning, organizing and leading recreation activities. Activities can include, but are not limited to: arts, crafts, sports, games, workshops, dance, music, nature programs and organizing special events. If you are interested please call Andrea at 250-629-3669 or email bookings@penderislands.org

Volunteering

The Hall often needs volunteers for the following:
• Running the Saturday morning concession at the Farmer’s Market.
• Helping organize and run special events.
• Garden maintenance (weeding, pruning, etc.)
• Recycling
• Program leadership/ assistant
• Special administrative projects
• Annual hall clean-ups
• Annual Christmas Craft Faire

If you are interested in volunteering, please call the Hall at (250) 629-3669.

New board members are always welcome. The hall board meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 7:00pm. Join us!