ALL CBU STUDENTS – CBU Summer EDventure Camp Leader


Cape Breton University is committed to becoming a “best in class” provider of services for students and the broader community in order to enhance student success, student satisfaction and retention/recruitment.


  • Demonstrated academic skills and research interests related to camp curriculum.
  • Strong educational, environmental and recreation skills and experience with children ages 8-17.
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills with groups.
  • Ability to work in a team environment, as well as a demonstrated ability to be self-directed and work independently.
  • Strong project management skills, problem-solving skills and demonstrated ability to work in a demanding environment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and work with sensitive information about children.


Reporting to the Student Life and Community Engagement Officer and also responsive to the Camp Curriculum Developer, the successful candidate will work with student leaders, staff and faculty to plan, organize, develop, promote, supervise and evaluate short course programs for ages four years and up.  The Edventure Director will contribute by ensuring effective and educational programs are designed and delivered in a fun and inclusive environment.

The Summer Camp Program Leader will provide support for delivering content to summer campers for the School of Arts and Social Sciences in coordination with the School of Science and Technology. Athletics is also a part of our programming. The CBU Summer Camp Program is currently revising camp curriculum and includes science camp, arts camp, engineering camp, sports camp and also young children camps.

Application Details

Camp staff will be asked to submit a Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Records Check and Child Abuse Registry Check with a resume, cover letter and 3 references.

 Deadline for applications: May 31, 2016

Please submit all applications to: Campus Life Coordinator, Cape Breton University