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Summer Student Employment

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Overview

The Town of Paradise offers a wide range of instructional programs and activities for children, youth, and adults throughout the Town during the summer months. If you are a motivated, enthusiastic, energetic individual who would like the challenge of working in a recreation environment, apply for one of the exciting and challenging Summer Student positions. The complete list of available positions along with details on each position can be found on the Summer Student positions page. 

Applications must be received by Friday, March 22, 2019. Late applications will only be considered if there are any unfilled positions.

Interested individuals may apply for up to two positions only.

Summer Programs

Summer Student positions support the following Town summer day camp, tri-sport, soccer, and baseball programs.

Summer Day Camp

The Town of Paradise offers three different day camps. Camp Caboodle is for children going to Grades 1 and 2; Camp Wahoo for children going to Grades 3 and 4; and Camp Excursion for children going to Grades 5, 6 and 7. Each camp provides weekly outings and two theme days each week. Staff have the opportunity to work with each age group throughout the summer.

Tri Sport

Open to youth ages 6 to 18 years, the Tri Sport program offers tennis, ball hockey and basketball at the Lombardy Place Playground. Lessons run from Monday to Thursday with Fridays reserved for make-up days, fun days, tournaments and skill development clinics.

 Paradise Soccer Club

Focusing on developing the fundamentals of soccer, this program is open to youth ages four to18 years. It involves practices, games and tournaments during July and August. Games take place at the Dianne Whalen Soccer Complex off McNamara Drive.

Paradise Minor Baseball
Focusing on developing the fundamentals of baseball, this program is open to youth ages 5 to 16 years. It involves practices, games and tournaments during July and August. All games are played at the Peter Barry Duff Memorial Park located off Topsail Pond Road, and/or the Milton Road Ball Field.

 
Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for a Summer Student Position, individuals must meet the following criteria: 

  • Some positions will require that you are eligible to attend a post-secondary education institute in the semester following employment.
  • All applicants must be fully available from July 1 to August 23, 2019 inclusive
  • Valid First Aid Certificate 
  • Vaild Certificate of Conduct / Vulnerable Sector check required
  • Valid driver's licence and access to a vehicle (for applicable positions)
  • Mandatory training sessions are held as part of summer student employment and individuals must be fully available to attend.

Application Checklist

Please ensure you include a completed application form and three references (including contact phone numbers) as part of your application package. All applications must be received by Friday, March 22, 2019. Late applicants will only be considered if there are any unfilled positions. Applications can be submitted via:

  • email (please state "Summer Employment" in the subject line of the email)
  • In-person: Paradise Town Hall, 28 McNamara Drive, Paradise NL

Interviews

We thank all those interested in working with the Town of Paradise,however only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Mandatory training sessions are held prior to the start of employment for all Summer Student Positions.

Note: Interested individuals may apply for up to two positions only.

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