Foster Family Coalition of the NWT
Published
May 15, 2020
Location
Yellowknife, Canada
Category
Job Type
Compensation
$24/hour
Department
Camp Connections
Territory
Northwest Territories

Description

Responsible for assisting camp leaders and manager for engaging with campers and implementing Camp programming. The Camp Rover will assist in organizing and implementing 5 week-long dynamic 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.

Contract Term: June 22 - August 28, 2020

Send an email with your resume and cover letter to campconnections@ffcnwt.com

Duties

Camp Rover Duties include but are not limited to:

Pre Camp

  • Participate in all staff training
  • Assist in preparation of Camp for the summer, this may include painting, repairs, building and cleaning

During Camp

  • Work cooperatively and effectively with Camp Manager/Director, other Camp Leaders, and Volunteers
  • Assists in coordinating craft supplies prior to activities
  • 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

  • Camp Rovers 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 implement and participate in programming for children ranging in age from 7 – 12
  • Experience as an Educational Assistant/Aid or Children's Worker considered an asset
  • Have a 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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