Foster Family Coalition of the NWT, Camp Connections
Published
April 12, 2021
Location
PO BOX 2022, 5125-50 Street, Yellowknife, Canada
Category
Job Type
Compensation
24-26/hr
Territory
Northwest Territories

Description

The Camp Rover is responsible for assisting camp leaders and manager with the campers and implementing Camp programming. The Camp Rover will assist in organizing and implementing five 7-day long sessions of summer camp and assist as and where needed. The Camp Rover will always work cooperatively and effectively with all FFC-NWT staff and volunteers.

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 21, 2021

Job Type: Full-time, Temporary

Pay: $24.00-$26.00 per hour

Duties

Camp Rover Duties include but are not limited to:

Pre Camp

  • Participate in all staff training
  • Assist in preparing camp for the summer sessions.

During Camp

  • Work cooperatively and effectively with Camp Manager/Director, other Camp Leaders, and Volunteers.
  • Assist any elders, workshop facilitators or guests with their programming.
  • Cover other staff during their breaks and rest periods.
  • Transport campers to and from camp when their flights do not match the first or last day of camp.
  • Trips to town for water refills, materials or food when needed.
  • chopping wood and manage the fire pit.
  • Assists in coordinating craft supplies prior to activities
  • operate and maintain camp equipment such as the ATV, water pump or generator in a safe and effective manner
  • Assist in program support wherein a camper requires respite or timeout, have an activity or craft on hand in order to keep that child occupied
  • Assist team in supervising children at all times, never leaving children unattended.
  • Follow the program plan, and contribute enthusiasm, creativity, flexibility, ingenuity, and input

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

Qualifications

  • A valid, Standard First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • Valid Drivers Licence, Class 4 preferred
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to motivate and work with others
  • Ability to implement and participate in programming for children ranging in age from 7 – 12
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Summer camp experience an asset
  • Equipment Safety Training an asset
  • Enthusiasm and desire to work with children and make a positive impact on their life
  • Knowledge of northern cultures
  • NLS certification (life guarding) an asset
  • Clear Criminal Record w/ Vulnerable sector

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