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Job Summary: To assist the Camp Director with the planning, organization and administration of a safe and enjoyable camp program.
Machines and Equipment Used: Various office and recreation equipment, first aid kit
Season(s): Summer
District(s): North & West  District map (pdf)
Wage: View wage rate chart (pdf)


Responsibilities:

  • Assists other senior camp staff with developing weekly program schedules.
  • Assists with planning and coordinating camp activities.
  • Assists with the coordination and facilitation of camp staff training and orientation.
  • Schedules and coordinates the camp busing schedule and bus stop monitors.
  • Plans and conducts staff meetings.
  • Assists with the development and implementation of all training and orientation sessions for camp staff.
  • Assists with the recruitment, hiring, evaluation and leadership development of all staff and volunteers.
  • Assists the Director with administration tasks necessary to support the program.
  • Evaluates camp staff in order to support and assist staff with professional and skill development.
  • Ensures staff adherence to Divisional Policies and Procedures.
  • Performs administrative tasks to support the program.
  • Coordinates the location and facility pre camp set-up and post camp clean-up and take down.
  • Works cooperatively and maintains ongoing communication with other program staff.
  • Interacts with staff, participants and parents/caregivers to provide program information.
  • Takes action to deal with incidents, problems, emergencies and parent/caregiver concerns as outlined in Divisional policies and procedures.
  • Ensures supplies and equipment are ordered and maintained in safe working condition.
  • Assists with the assessment, placement and support of special needs campers.
  • Ensures staff follows the principles of Healthy Child Development (HIGH FIVE®) in the planning and delivery of programs.

Qualifications:

  • Experience directing, planning and administering recreational programs or camps for children.
  • Experience directing staff.
  • Post secondary education in recreation or related field is preferred.
  • Must attend and successfully complete related mandatory and in-service training sessions (NEO - New Employee Orientation).
  • Must produce original current Standard First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation certifications as recognized by the WSIB.
  • 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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