Group 238



Reports to the Indigenous Programs Supervisor and/or Coordinator and Representative from Edmonton Police Service and will communicate regularly with partners, and stakeholders to provide updates and address concerns.
Responsible for programming of the Coyote Kids Summer camp; receiving registrations, planning the daily activities for the children and youth
Responsible for youth in Oskayak Camp; monitoring sign in/out sheets daily and on field trips. And be able to talk with parents/guardians as needed to discuss their youth’s progress.
Assist in setting up and providing breakfast and snacks for youth in Oskayak camp.
Develop and foster relationships between the youth and the Edmonton Police Service.
Organizing and purchasing the camp supplies for both camps as needed.
Supervising the children and youth in daily activities, including overnight camps
Ensuring the children are following hygiene every day, organizing sleeping arrangements and cleanliness of the camp.
Develop and implement camp programs and schedules to ensure a fun and engaging experience for campers.
Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations and emergency procedures and Oskayak camp code of conduct.
Maintain accurate records and reports on camp attendance and activities.
Plan and carry out Indigenous Culture activities, including smudging, recreational, athletic, fitness and sports activities.
Assemble supplies and sports and game equipment.
Instruct groups and individuals in arts, crafts and similar activities and lead groups and individuals in recreation, games, sports in program downtimes.
Attend to youth and children with special needs.
Assist with all aspects of camp and able to adapt to changes as required.


Must be a Post Secondary student and returning to studies in Fall 2024
Experience in organizing and managing summer camps for children and youth and passion for working with children/youth and creating memorable summer experiences for them.
Must be knowledgeable and practice Indigenous Culture, traditions, and ceremonies.
and ability to work with children ages 7-13 and youth ages 14-17 years.
Ability to create and implement fun and engaging activities.
Strong communication skills to effectively interact with campers, parents, and staff.
Must have first aid knowledge and know emergency procedures to ensure the safety of campers.
Flexibility and adaptability to handle unexpected situations and changes in the schedule.
Leadership skills to guide and motivate children/youth, a team of camp counselors and staff.
Have a clear Criminal record check with vulnerable sector section included and Child intervention check (must be within 6 months) It will be an asset to have at interview. Please note: these checks can take up to 90 days to acquire.
Must be available to work July 2, 2024 to August 23, 2024. Includes overnight camps and Oskayak Police camp.

Full time temporary position with a contract with Canada Summer Jobs.

Posting closes on May 15, 2024, and be available for interviews May 22-24, 2024.

Apply with cover letter and resume to

Who can apply to this job?

The Government of Canada funded this job through the Canada Summer Jobs program. Learn more about the program.

To apply for this job, you must:

  • Be aged between 15 and 30 years old on the start date of the job;
  • Have a valid Social Insurance Number (SIN); and
  • Be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident of Canada, or a person who has been granted refugee status in Canada.

International students and other temporary residents of Canada are not eligible.


Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Contract length: 8 weeks
Pay: From $25.00 per hour
Expected hours: 35 per week


Monday to Friday


Secondary School (preferred)

Work Location: In person
Application deadline: 2024-05-15

Group 232