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Job Summary: To plan, organize, direct, administer and oversee safe and enjoyable camp programs.
Machines and Equipment Used: Various office and recreation equipment, First aid kit.
Season(s): Summer
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Responsibilities:

  • Plans, organizes, directs, administers and oversees camp programs.
  • Directs and oversees the development of camp program plans and schedules to ensure they are age appropriate as well as incorporate the principles of healthy child development (HIGH FIVE®).
  • Assists with the planning and implementation of camp-wide activities.
  • Coordinates and assigns staff to camper groups.
  • Coordinates and directs all facility and location pre-camp set-up and post-camp clean-up/take down.
  • Supports recruitment, hiring and training of staff and volunteers.
  • Assists with the co-ordination and facilitation of camp staff training and orientation.
  • Plans and conducts staff meetings.
  • Provides ongoing direction and feedback (verbal and written) to camp staff in order to support and assist staff with skill and professional development.
  • Performs administrative tasks necessary to support the program.
  • Develops and distributes resources to assist staff with their programs.
  • Takes action to deal with incidents, problems, emergencies and parent/caregiver concerns/inquiries as outlined in the Divisional policies and procedures.
  • Interacts with staff, participants, parents/caregivers and other community members to provide program information.
  • Ensures supplies and equipment are ordered and maintained in a safe working condition.
  • Assists with the integration and support of campers with special needs.
  • Attends and participates in meetings and training sessions.

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with parents and other stakeholders.
  • Experience directing, planning and administering recreational programs or camps for children.
  • Post secondary education in recreation or related field, or related technical training would be an asset.
  • Must produce original current Standard First Aid certification as recognized by the WSIB.
  • Ability to direct staff
  • You must possess certification in Parks and Recreation Ontario's Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD). Applicants who meet all other qualifications and obtain a conditional job offer will be advised of PHCD course offerings in order to meet this qualification.
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