Foster Family Coalition of the NWT
Published
May 14, 2020
Location
Yellowknife, Canada
Category
Job Type
Compensation
$24/Hour
Territory
Northwest Territories

Description

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 camp. The Camp Leaders will always work cooperatively and effectively with all FFC-NWT staff and volunteers.

Contract Term: June 22 - August 28, 2020

Please send a Resume and Cover Letter to campconnetions@ffcnwt.com

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
  • Practise 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

  • 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 de-brief and evaluation

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • A valid, Standard First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to motivate and work with others
  • Ability to create programming for children ranging in age from 7 – 12
  • Experience as an Educational Assistant or Children's Worker considered an asset
  • Trauma Sensitive lens
  • 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 (life guarding) an asset
  • Valid Drivers license
  • Clear Criminal Record

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