Youth Leaders In Training 2015 – Summer Camp


Are you 14-18 yrs old and looking for an exciting job?

Set yourself up for success and get your foot in the door by taking part in the Youth Leaders In Training program (YLIT). Learn the skills you need to become a great summer camp counselor!

YLIT helps youth build employment readiness skills through a 4 week mentored placement at one of the various summer camps in Victoria. Entry to this program will be determined by an informal interview. A $500 honorarium is provided upon successful completion.

Applicants should have some experience working with children and a readiness to work hard, learn, and grow in a summer camp workplace environment. Must be available for a group interview late June (date TBA); June 29th-July 10th Mon-Friday for training; AND for a 4- week placement during the remainder of the summer.

Receive 2 weeks of in-depth training focusing on these skill areas:

  • Leadership
  • Professional development
  • Communication
  • Team-building
  • Childcare
  • Program planning
  • Sustainability
  • Inter/intrapersonal

Put your new skills from the 2 week training into practice right away with a 4 week work placement at one of the various summer camps in Victoria. Participants will also get the chance to volunteer at different community events, attend team building sessions and out trips to build hard skills such kayaking and rock climbing.

Take your leap into leadership and apply with cover letter and resume to Sarah Rose by June 17th: Attention: Sarah Rose Robert


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