Staffing Opportunities Summer 2019
Sorrento Centre is looking for dynamic, inclusive, and energetic people to work in all departments!
We will hire 15-20 people to join our staff for the summer months.
All staff must be between the ages of 16-25
2019 4-month Summer Youth Staff Leadership Team Positions
Children and Youth Program Coordinator: Leadership Team
Along with the Summer Staff Coordinator, these two staff members work to create the Children & Youth program, train, mentor, and supervise the Summer Youth Staff, as well as facilitate community within staff housing. This position(s) starts in May.
Grounds & Farm Program Coordinator: Leadership Team
Alongside their work with the Farm & Grounds team on site these positions are part of the Leadership Team with the Summer Staff Coordinator and supports training, mentoring, and supervising the Summer Youth Staff, as well as facilitating community within staff housing. This position(s) starts in May.
Office Front Desk / Reception: Leadership Team
As one of the “front-line” contacts for Sorrento Centre, the Front Desk/ Reception position will work with the other office team members to ensure that all course registrations and correspondence related to guests inquiring on programs offered by Sorrento Centre is handled in a timely, efficient and professional manner. Alongside their work with our Office department this position is part of the Leadership Team with the Summer Staff Coordinator and supports training, mentoring, and supervising the Summer Youth Staff, as well as facilitating community within staff housing. This position starts in May.
Housekeeping: Leadership Team
Alongside their work with the Housekeeping team on site this position is part of the Leadership Team with the Summer Staff Coordinator and supports training, mentoring, and supervising the Summer Youth Staff, as well as facilitating community within staff housing. This position starts in May.
Kitchen: Leadership Team
Alongside their work with the Kitchen team on site this position is part of the Leadership Team and with the Summer Staff Coordinator supports the training, mentoring, and supervising the Summer Youth Staff, as well as facilitating community within staff housing. This position starts in May.
2019 2-month Summer Youth Staff
Children and Youth Program Staff
These staff work with children and youth (ages 0-18). Throughout each week you are responsible for co-leading a group of children or youth. You will participate with them in their planned activities, as well as develop new and creative activities to engage them for the length of their stay.
Waterfront Supervisors (NLS Qualified) In the afternoon, waterfront staff lifeguard at the Sorrento Centre beach, which is used by guests and community members. They also plan activities for the children and youth programs at the waterfront. For half of the day, while not lifeguarding, lifeguards will work in one of the other departments (to be determined based on applicant’s skillsets and on the needs of different departments).
*Children and Youth and Waterfront staff are 5-week positions. At the conclusion of the 5 weeks, anyone in these positions will move into other departments for the remainder of the summer.
Kitchen staff work with our Head Cooks in preparing and serving meals, cleanup, and insuring that we are all well fed! These positions have varied shifts and responsibilities.
Grounds and Farm Staff
Grounds and Farm staff work with our Grounds Department to look after the Sorrento Centre grounds and landscaping on site, as well as nurturing and harvesting produce at the Sorrento Centre Farm.
Maintenance staff work directly with the Head of Maintenance, and responsibilities include constructing, fixing, and maintaining buildings on site.
Working in Housekeeping will include cleaning and the upkeep of guests’ accommodations and site-wide facilities.
*Each spring we determine which four-month (May – September Labour Day weekend) and two-month (July – September Labour Day weekend) Summer Staff positions we will need on site. These positions are a possibility for the following departments: Children & Youth, Grounds and Farm, Maintenance, Waterfront, Housekeeping, and Kitchen. If you would like to be considered for one of these positions please include this in your cover letter.
HOW TO APPLY
We are committed to a diverse workplace and invite applications from all interested people.
Deadlines: We are now taking applications and will continue to do so until:
March 23, 2019 for 4-month positions and
April 23, 2019 for 2-month positions.
Send your cover letter and resume via one of the following methods – electronically is preferred!
Email Summer Staff Coordinators, Caitlin Dean & Jaime Millar at [email protected]
Summer Staff Coordinators
PO Box 99
For inquiries via phone call the Associate Director at: 1-866-694-2409/250-675-2421 ext: 105
For more information, click on the pdf documents below.