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Summer Camp Coordinator

 

Conayt Friendship Society is looking for a qualified and motivated individual for the position of Summer Camp Coordinator. This position is a fixed term (8 weeks) Full-time position. Working Monday-Friday from 8:00am-4:00pm. The Summer Camp Coordinator is responsible for the coordination, operation and support of programs ensuring their effective and cohesive operation on a day-to-day basis. The Summer Camp Coordinator is responsible for the training, support and supervision of camp staff and children. The Summer Camp Coordinator will report to the Executive Director.

 

General Responsibilities: 

  • Plans, leads, and implements camp programs for children
  • Provides high-quality educational and recreational opportunities and enjoyable experiences for camp participants
  • Supervises campers and ensures their safety, development, growth, skill achievement, and general well-being
  • Maintains a schedule for camp participants
  • Organizes and leads various small and large group activities
  • Ensures the cleanliness of the site
  • Knows and understands all emergency procedures associated with the camp program
  • Model good behaviour for campers as it relates to sportsmanship, manners, and respectfulness

 

Qualifications: 

  • Must be a returning full-time student 
  • Education and experience in camp, youth programs, recreation, working with children, or in a related field
  • A current BC Driver’s License 
  • A Valid First Aid Certificate and CPR-C (or Higher)
  • Enjoys being in the company of children
  • Organizational, supervisory, teamwork and leadership skills
  • Physical ability to lead a wide variety of challenging activities in an outdoor environment in all weather conditions
  • Ability to work independently and to exercise initiative
  • Work well with others; treat people with dignity & respect; promote confidence 
  • Maintain trust and confidentiality
  • Ability to supervise peers of a close age
  • Ability to observe and assess camp staff, and camper behaviour, enforce safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behaviour management techniques  

Position open until filled

 

The successful candidate must pass a Criminal Record Check. As per section 16 of the Federal Charter of Human Rights Act, preference will be given to applicants of Aboriginal Ancestry. 

 

We thank all individuals for their interest, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. 

 

Please Submit a cover letter and resume to:   

 

Conayt Reception

Conayt Friendship Society

PO BOX 1989, Merritt BC, V1K 1B7

 

Email: receptiontemp@conayt.com 

 

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