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Position: Applications Assistant
Organization: Camp Canada by Nyquest
Location: Victoria, BC

Term of Employment: 2 month contract

Camp Canada is an award winning international staffing agency for Canadian summer camps and outdoor education organizations.

We are looking for a personable, energetic and enthusiastic individual to assist in a variety of areas related to selecting candidates, processing applications and helping support individuals who are traveling to Canada to work at camps. This person will have the opportunity to learn from and influence a fast growing company and be a part of a fun and dynamic work culture.

Please visit our websites and social media channels to find out more about our company.


  • Support potential program participants progress through the applications process:
    • Utilize database to identify participants in different stages of application
    • Call participants to answer questions, identify specific hurdles and encourage them to move forward with their applications
    • Answer participant questions (through email, phone and live chat)
  • Process international staff applications:
    • Evaluate applications
    • Interview participants via Skype, and assessing their suitability for the Camp Canada program
    • Write summary report of participant’s skills and qualifications
    • Check participant references
    • Track down missing application items from applicant
  • Utilize company database to keep track of participant program information
  • Other tasks as assigned


  • Demonstrate initiative, enthusiasm and a positive attitude
  • Contribute to a collaborative working environment
  • Complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Dedication to keeping organized and to upholding a high level of integrity and professionalism
  • Open to learning and developing work related skills
  • Able to work long hours during busy periods (including some weekends)
  • Excited about the core mission and values of Camp Canada, and demonstrate a clear understanding of the program

Hard Skills:

  • Fast typist with solid writing abilities
  • Competent in Microsoft Office Programs
  • Confident speaking with participants on the phone and in person


  • Experience working at a camp and/or attending a camp as a camper is an asset

Other Requirements:

  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident or temporary resident of Canada with an open work permit (e.g working holiday permit)
  • Located in, or able to commute to Victoria, BC

Dates and Hours of Employment:

  • Ideal start date February 18th 2019
  • Contract end date April 18th 2019
  • Hours: 8:45am to 5pm, Monday to Friday
  • Opportunity to work from home 3 days per week after trial period


  • $15 per hour
  • First two weeks of employment will be an hourly trial basis. Contract will be signed after successful completion of first two weeks of employment. Contract will be extended if the employee's performance meets or exceeds supervisor's expectations

How to Apply:

Submit resume and cover letter to:

Only selected applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Application Deadline:

Position will be filled with first suitable applicant. Individuals are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Feb 7 2019    ID: 51030