Camp Leader / Chef de camp d’été

14 juin, 2021
Yellowknife, Canada
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Camp Leader Job Description
Camp leaders are responsible for engaging with campers and implementing Camp programming. The Camp Leaders will organize and implement five 7-day long sessions of summer camp. This is an over night camp and during the sessions the shifts are 7 days on and 4 days off. The Camp Leaders will always work cooperatively and effectively with all FFC-NWT staff, volunteers and guests.
Position Runs June 21- August 17, 2021
All Applicants must already be in the NWT or be in the NWT at-least 2 weeks prior to June 7, 2021
Job Type: Full-time, Temporary
Pay: $24.00-$26.00 per hour
The Camp Leaders duties include but are not limited to:
● Participate in all staff training
● Assist in session scheduling and planning
● prepping the camp site for the start of season
During Camp
● Engage with campers at all times; be open, communicative, and supportive
● Ensure campers are supervised at all times
● Lead activities and daily tasks with enthusiasm and energy
● Assist any elders, workshop facilitators or guests with their programming
● Assisting and supporting the campers as needed
● Practice discipline techniques discussed in training, redirect campers to Camp Manager as needed
● Help out with additional tasks as needed – there is no maintenance or clean up crew
● Follow the program plan, and contribute enthusiasm, creativity, flexibility,ingenuity, and input
● Respect all equipment and facilities, and ensures proper care, use, and maintenance of them
● One-on-one supervision as necessary, time outs etc.
● Help prepare/set-up/supervise games and activities
Post Camp
● Preparing an accurate and organized inventory of craft, sport, first aid and dry-good supplies.
● Participate in end of season de-brief and evaluation
● Excellent communication skills and ability to motivate and work with others
● Ability to create and implement programming for children ranging in age from 7 – 18
● Experience working with children with physical, mental health and neurological diversity such as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD),
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD), Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Anxiety and Trauma.
● Summer camp experience an asset
● Enthusiasm and desire to work with children and make a positive impact on their life
● Knowledge of northern cultures
● Wilderness training or experience
● Valid, Standard First Aid and CPR Certificate
● Mental Health First Aid, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, Trauma Sensitivity and other trainings and courses an asset
● Valid Drivers Licence, Class 4 preferred
● Experience operating On-The-Land equipment (eg ATV’s, water pumps, generators ext.)
● NLS certification (life guarding) an asset
● Clear Criminal Record w/ Vulnerable Sector Check

To apply for this position, please send your Resume and Cover letter to:

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