Staff Applications

The deadline for general volunteer applications has passed. We are currently reviewing submissions, and decisions will be made by mid-April.

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Current Opportunities 

Summer Lifeguard & Facilitator

The Lifeguard is a position that fulfills two critical areas of responsibility at camp. This position supports the practice of safety at all water related activities and throughout camp programming (hydration, sun-safety, etc). The Lifeguard will provide instructions and emergency protocols to staff, volunteers and participants, prior to and during waterfront activities. Additionally, this position will require collaboration with a team of 15-20 YES Staff Members to create and facilitate leadership-centered programs and the general running of camp. This position is open to all individuals in BC; Vancouver Island residency is not required, as The YES is happy to support with travel plans where needed. View the full job description. The position will be open until filled.

At The YES, we understand that diversity enriches our communities and the lives of all individuals. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we honor uniqueness and welcome diverse backgrounds and experiences, including those based on race, gender, socio-economic status, ability, sexual orientation and identity, religion, nationality, and culture. Equity and inclusion are essential values of our programming and we strive to make all feel welcome, included, accepted and valued.