Employment Opportunities

 

Thrive is constantly on the lookout for quality long-term employees throughout the year to join our ever-growing staff team.

 Program Leaders

Thrive program staff are energetic, outdoorsy adults 19 or older who have previous experience leading children in faith-based group settings. Generally, program staff work 20+ hours per week. Program staff start at $14.00-$16.00 per hour depending on qualifications + shared benefits + professional development and staff retreats. 

Qualifications:
  • 19 years of age or older
  • 20 hours or more of child-related training (willing to train the right person)
  • Class 4 driver's license (or ability to obtain with our assistance)
  • Emergency child or emergency community first aid certificate (or willingness to obtain)
  • Clear criminal record check
  • French language ability is an asset
 
The ideal candidate love to be with children and see them grow, they will be skilled in and enjoy some of the following: swimming, sports, hiking, nature activities, arts and crafts, song leading and games.

 Management Opportunities

Responsibilities include management and pastoral type care of an out of school care center, active program planning and implementation that fosters “THRIVE” values and philosophies, and not only meeting but exceeding the licensing requirements for licensed school-age child care. Generally, managers work 35 hours per week. Management staff start at $16.00-$18.00 per hour depending on qualifications as well as benefits, professional development and staff retreats. 

Qualifications:
  • 21 years of age or older
  • 20 hours or more of child-related training (willing to train the right person)
  • Some Bible School training or equivalent is an asset.
  • Class 4 driver's license (or ability to obtain with our assistance within one month's employment)
  • Emergency child or emergency community first aid certificate (or willingness to obtain)
  • A clear criminal record check
  • French language ability is an asset
  • Proven leadership experience in group settings
  • Minimum 3 year commitment encouraged

The ideal candidate will have experience in working with both children and young adults in group settings. Passionate about involved personal leadership in active outdoorsy nature-based programming. This is a super gratifying relational ministry career that needs someone who can consider a long-term commitment with a lower salary than you may find in similar jobs elsewhere.  

Lifeguard/Summer Program Staff

After school care and day camp support staff needed for Kelowna and Enderby locations. Our faith-based, active & outdoorsy licensed day camps need staff who will:

1. Support children who require extra attention in order to be safe and succeed in a group camp setting due to physical, emotional, psychological, and/or other challenges such as language or hearing abilities. 

2. Lifeguard - ensure safe waterfront activities and support program staff when away from water
Hiring both summer staff and long term for after school care.

Qualifications:
- Must be 19 years or older
- Have prior experience leading children in group settings
- 20 hours or more of related training (willing to train the right person)
- Have valid first aid or willingness to obtain
- Have a clear criminal record check.
- MUST have a valid class 5 drivers license and be willing to obtain a class
4. Lifeguard applicants must have a current NLS and children’s club or camp ministry experience essential.
Staff will also be skilled in and enjoy some of the following:
Swimming, Sports, Hiking, Arts & Crafts, Song Leading & Games!
THRIVE staff don’t just supervise, they actively engage in all activities with the children so physical energy is a must! 



If you feel like you are a good candidate for one of these jobs, please send us your resume (in PDF format) with the position you are applying for and your preferred location of employment to [email protected]