Foster Family Coalition of the NWT
May 14, 2020
Yellowknife, Canada
Job Type
Northwest Territories


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


The Camp Leaders duties include but are not limited to:


  • 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



  • 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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