Recreation Leaders 1 & 2 (Day Camps)

Requisition #: 24/27
Job #: J0124-1188
Job Type: Casual
Job Category: Recreation & Parks
Positions: 12
Salary/Wage: 15.75 - 20.12/Hour
Department: Recreation & Parks
Location: 400 Campbell Road

The Opportunity

The Recreation & Parks department is looking forward to another great year of Spring Break and Summer Day Camps, delivering 95-day camps to over 1800 children ages 4–12 in July and August. Canada Day events are also supported by Recreation Leaders.

The team is currently seeking talented and motivated individuals to develop and lead fun, safe, and inclusive day camps at Servus Place, City of St. Albert clubhouses, and various outdoor park and playground spaces throughout the City.

We are seeking leaders who have experience and are interested in activities such as sports, biking, wizardry, cooking/baking, skating, archery, art/ crafts, preschool-aged activities, and outdoor recreation. In addition, drop-in PLAYcare and Inflatable supervision shifts will be available. Our leaders are paired with camps based on availability and activity interest.

Our programs incorporate age and stage appropriate skill development through structured and unstructured recreation activities. Leaders are paired together and are responsible for planning and implementing the activities.

Please visit our website for more information on our programs.


• Standard First Aid/CPR-C with AED certification is required
• Experience planning, leading and supervising activities with children
• Excellent customer service and problem-solving skills are necessary to address and resolve customer inquiries and concerns
• Applicants must possess strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills
• HIGH FIVE ®PHCD and NCCP FMS Certifications are assets

These positions are in receipt of Canada Summer Jobs funding and therefore to be eligible, applicants must meet the following criteria outlined by the Canada Summer Jobs program:

• Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
• Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the immigration and refugee protection act for the duration of the employment and,
• Have a valid social insurance number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations

Hours of Work

• Spring Break Camps are from March 25 – 28, 2024.
• Summer employment term is June 24 – August 28, 2023, including Canada Day.
• Weekday shifts (up to 44 hours per week).


Starting at $15.75- $20.12 per hour based on qualifications and experience.

Conditions of Employment

• The successful applicant will be required to obtain a Clear Vulnerable Sector police information check.

Application Information

• Please upload a cover letter and a resume when applying for this opportunity. These will need to be uploaded as two separate documents.
• This opportunity will remain open until all spots are filled.
• Please note that the City conducts most interviews via video conference and will provide a link and instructions to applicants selected for an interview.

Closing Statement

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. The City of St. Albert will no longer accept applications in person, via fax, email or by post.

Please answer all of the following questions before applying

* Question numbers in red and with an asterisk indicate mandatory questions (answer is required).

*1. Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?
*2. Do you have valid Standard First Aid Certificate until September 2024?
*4. Are you available to work Spring Break Day Camps from March 25-28, 2024?
*5. Are you available to work from June 12 and June 24 - August 31, 2024?

If you encounter issues with the City's employment portal, from Monday to Friday between 6am - 6pm MST (excluding holidays), you can request assistance by emailing or calling 1-877-427-7717.