Responsible to: Summer Fun Camp Coordinator and Program Coordinator
Position: Hourly contract position at 30-37.5 hours per week, for 7 weeks. Contract will be from June 2018 – August, 2018 (camp runs from July 3 – August 10)
- In co-operation with the Summer Fun Camp Coordinator and Program Coordinator, plan and implement a high quality, fun and engaging day camp program of varied activities, taking into account the age of the participants, outdoor play and safety factors.
- Encourage and support an inclusive and respectful atmosphere for all campers
- Ensure the care, safety and security of day campers at all times
- Supervise and participate in onsite and offsite activities including swimming, field trips, physical activity, experiments, art activities, songs, and games
- Communicate with parents/caregivers of campers on a daily basis
- Provide exceptional visitor experience and customer service
- Provide training, support and supervision of LITs
- Be a helpful, positive and engaged member of the HVNA staff team
- Maintain direct communication with the Summer Fun Camp Coordinator and Program Coordinator
- Monitor inventory of equipment and programming materials make requests for supplies to the Program Coordinator, as necessary.
- Attend any specified training related to employment; read and understand all training materials. Attend all staff meetings.
- Maintain safe and tidy conditions at the program site, both outdoors and indoors.
- Other duties at the discretion of the Program Cooridnator
- Enthusiasm for hands-on, experiential learning
- Previous experience working with children. Previous day camp experience is an asset
- Demonstrated expertise and interest in providing playful, engaging experiences for children
- Previous experience in leadership an asset
- Specific interest or expertise in the area(s) of science, art, culture, engineering, and/or outdoor learning is an asset (we welcome staff to bring their own programming ideas related to things they are passionate about and wish to share with others!)
- Excellent time management skills, and ability to work both independently and within a team
- Strong verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
- Child & Infant First Aid and CPR training - AED trained
- Valid police check
- Be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, or a person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the immigration and refugee protection act
- Legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial legislation and regulations
- HIGH FIVE® certification
- LEAD certification
Applicants can submit electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org
or by mail to:
Hespeler Village Neighbourhood Association
C/o St. Luke’s Church
1620 Franklin Blvd.