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Summer Youth Staff
MEET THE SYS SUMMER YOUTH STAFF TEAM!
STAFF POSITION JOB POSTINGS
  • ASSISTANT COOK - Sorrento Centre is seeking an Assistant Cook with a minimum of 2 years kitchen experience in a leadership role. Full-Time, Seasonal ... View and/or download position description here »
  • PREP COOK & DISHWASHER - Sorrento Centre is seeking a prep cook/dishwasher. This will be a 30-40 hours per week position for the months of May and June and then full time for the months of July and August. Casual work into the fall is a significant possibility. ... View and/or download position description here »

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES 2017
  • Sorrento Centre is pleased to invite interested young people aged 15 years or older to apply to spend the summer as a volunteer at Sorrento Centre. Volunteer application / information: [updated]: pdf view/download here »
STAFFING OPPORTUNITIES - SUMMER YOUTH STAFF
STAFFING OPPORTUNITIES • SUMMER 2017
SORRENTO CENTRE seeks dynamic, inclusive, and energetic people
to work in all departments every summer!

Hiring for the 2017 SYS team has now closed, check back here in 2018.
We will hire 15-20 people to join our staff for the summer months.
All staff must be between the ages of 16-25.
Children and Youth Program Coordinators: 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. These two positions start in May.

Grounds and Farm Program Coordinators: 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 support training, mentoring, and supervising the Summer Youth Staff, as well as facilitating community within staff housing. These two positions start in May.

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 staffs lifeguards 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). *

Please Note!

* 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

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

Maintenance staff work directly with the Head of Maintenance, and responsibilities include constructing, fixing, and maintaining buildings on site.

Housekeeping Staff

Working in Housekeeping will include cleaning and the upkeep of guests’ accommodations and site-wide facilities.

Please Note!

Each spring we determine which four-month Summer Staff positions (May – September labour day weekend) we will need on site. These positions are a possibility for the following departments: Grounds and Farm, 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

Hiring for the 2017 SYS team has now closed, check back here in 2018. The 2017 documents below will give you a fair indication of the the typical application procedure. Electronic applications are preferred. The 2017 confact information is:

EMAIL: Summer Staff Coordinator, Cameron Gutjahr at: sorrentoyouthstaff@gmail.com

MAIL: Summer Staff Coordinator
Sorrento Retreat and Conference Centre
PO Box 99 Sorrento, BC V0E 2W0

PHONE: 1-866-694-2409 / 250-675-2421 ext 105

DOCUMENTS YOU WILL NEED:
  1. The above 2017 information (ad) as a Word .doc [updated] - view/download »
  2. Sorrento Centre Summer Youth Staff (SYS) Application Information 2017 as .docx [updated]: view/download » or as .pdf: view/download »
  3. Sorrento Centre Summer Staff Covenant 2017 as .doc: view/download »
  4. Summer Youth Staffing Application Form: use either MS Word - view/download » / or a fillable pdf - view/download »

    This form can be completed either manually (print/scan/ mailed or email) or input on the computer: on the MS Word or the fillable pdf.

    To use the fillable pdf, download the pdf to the drive first (pdfs completed on the web inside the browser risk not completing properly). Double click to open (Adobe Reader is best option (free: if not already installed, download here »).

    Click in a field to input your response. Advance to the next field either with a click or by pressing tab key. Save. Attach completed pdf to an email.
  • EMAIL: Summer Staff Coordinator, Cameron Gutjahr at: sorrentoyouthstaff@gmail.com
  • MAIL: Summer Staff Coordinators Sorrento Retreat and Conference Centre PO Box 99 Sorrento, BC V0E 2W0
  • PHONE: 1-866-694-2409 • 250-675-2421 ext 105

We look forward to receiving your application!

Youth Staff '86 reunion

David Stanley, Youth Staff '86 organized a reunion for the youth staff of that year held July 30 - 31, 2013. You can contact David on Facebook ». If you want to organize a reunion for your year, give the office a call to check out dates!


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