Camp Leaders

Foster Family Coalitions of the NWT
Published
May 17, 2022
Location
5125, 50 ST, Yellowknife
Category
Job Type
Base Salary
$900
Salary Unit
WEEK
Department
Camp Connections

Description

Camp Leaders - 4 positions 

Responsible for engaging with campers and implementing Camp programming. The Camp Leaders will assist in organizing and implementing 5 week long dynamic sessions of summer camps. The Camp Leaders will always work cooperatively and effectively with all FFC-NWT staff and volunteers. 

Dates - 

  • Training: June 6 - June 24 (Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm) 
  • Camp Session: June 27 - August 16 (7 days on, 4 days off) 

Compensation: $900.00/week

Duties

The Camp Leaders duties include but are not limited to: 

Pre Camp - 

  • Participate in all staff training 
  • Assist in session scheduling and planning 

During Camp - 

  • Engage with campers at all times; be open, communicative, and supportive 
  • Ensure campers are supervised at all times 
  • Lead activities with enthusiasm and energy 
  • Practice  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 and supervise games and activities 

Post Camp - 

  • Camp Leaders are responsible for the tear down of camp to prepare it for winter 
  • Preparing an accurate and organized inventory of craft, sport, first aid and dry good supplies 
  • Participate in end of season debrief and evaluation 

Qualifications

Qualifications - 

  • A valid, Standard First Aid and CPR Certificate 
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to motivate and owk with others 
  • Ability to create programming for children ranging in age from 7-12 
  • Summer camp experience an asset 
  • Enthusiasm and desire to work with children and make a positive impact on their life 
  • Knowledge of northern cultures 
  • Experience working with children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder an asset 
  • NLS certification (lifeguard) an asset 
  • Valid Driver's license 
  • Clear Criminal Record