Day Camp Leader – A Rocha Canada (Manitoba)

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Day Camp Leader – A Rocha Canada (Manitoba)


A Rocha Canada (Manitoba)

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35 hrs/week

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3 Positions Available.
Positions will be funded by Canada Summer Jobs grant and are contingent on funding approval

Location: The A Rocha office (500 Shaftesbury Blvd) and various day camp locations in Winnipeg
Workweek: Monday-Friday
Workterm: July – August (8 weeks) 35 hrs/week
Wage: $16.00/hr
Closing Date: May 12, 2024 or until positions are filled


The Day Camp Leader in consultation with the Program Coordinators and Program Manager is responsible for assisting with the coordination, development, and safe and efficient operation of A Rocha Manitoba summer day camps and environmental education programs. This includes, but is not limited to, organizing and planning supplies and snacks, supervising day campers and leading day camp activities. This position plays a central role in providing children with a fun, safe, and supportive environment to engage in various environmental education opportunities.
This role is part of A Rocha Manitoba’s WildRoots Summer Work Program. Alongside practical work experience participants can expect to develop leadership skills, learn about nature conservation, participate in team rhythms and retreats, connect with the wider A Rocha network, and receive vocational training. To learn more about the WildRoots Program head to
• Assist the Program Assistants in preparing for day camps
• Lead day camp activities in a safe and fun manner
• Plan and lead other environmental education programs throughout the summer months
• Participate in A Rocha community through team days, discussions, and mentoring
• Embodies A Rocha Canada’s Vision, Commitments and Core Values
• Experience and/or education in environmental education, recreation or related field
• Experience working with children
• Ability to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions
• Demonstrated ability to communicate and connect well with new people
• Personal initiative and able to manage details
• Time-management skills
• Willingness to learn

• Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person with official refugee status
• Criminal record check and Vulnerable Sector check required
• Must be a youth between 16-30 years of age

• Knowledge of local environmental concerns
• Experience in event planning and/or curriculum development
• Experience leading programs for groups of people (summer camp, service club etc)
• First Aid and CPR
A Rocha is an international network of Christian nature conservation organizations. Our mission is to live out God’s calling to care for creation and equip others to do likewise. We envision a hope filled world where communities flourish as people and nature thrive together.
A Rocha International 5 Commitments:

• Christian – We follow Jesus Christ, who created the world and calls us to care for it.

• Conservation – We protect and restore nature and are committed to local places and people over the long term.

• Community – We invest in good relationships through our commitment to God, one another and the wider creation.

• Cultural Diversity – We celebrate the insights, perspectives and solutions offered by our diverse cultures.

• Collaboration – We seek to work with anyone who shares our vision.
• Email, as a single PDF document, a cover letter and resume clearly detailing your experience and qualifications for this position to Zoe Matties (
• Ensure your email subject line clearly refers to the Day Camp Leader Position.
• Ensure your name and the position title are included in the PDF file name.
• Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.