2017 Summer Camp Counsellor

Expiry Date: Monday, April 3, 2017


Job Description

TKBGC is looking for a Fantastic Summer Team!

Job Title: Summer Camp Counsellor

Location: 20 Portugal Square and/or 101 Spruce Street

Contract type: Seasonal – 9 weeks

Position Duration: Monday June 26th, 2017 - Friday August 25th, 2017

Hours/Wage: $11.40/hr. - 35.5-37.5 hours per week between 8am and 6pm

Reporting to: Camp Supervisor & Children’s Services Coordinator

Job Description: • Assist in developing and facilitating a creative, challenging, fun and memorable eight-week program for campers ages 6-13 and assist in the evaluation of the program • Help to ensure the safety and security of the campers and camp and assist in responding to critical incidents • Assist in ensuring camp program is well organized and implemented as planned • Participate in 1-week camp training and orientation from June 26th-30th, 2017 • Provide guidance and support to camp volunteers and Leaders in Training (LITS) • Complete appropriate paperwork in a timely manner (incident reports, program plans and evaluations) and reports to Program Coordinators on a regular basis to update the camp’s status • Take day to day instruction from Camp Coordinator and Children’s Services Coordinator • Plan and implement daily leadership activities • Demonstrate an ability to turn everyday activities into teachable moments and learning opportunities to help promote the healthy childhood development of our members • Maintain positive professional relationships with peers, campers, parents and other Toronto Kiwanis patrons • Abide by the Policies and Procedures of the Toronto Kiwanis Boys and Girls Clubs

Minimum Qualifications: • Minimum 16 years of age • Standard first aid qualifications (acquired before first day of training) • Must be able to participate in aquatic activities on a daily basis • Certified in HIGHFIVE - Principles of Healthy Childhood Development • Currently enrolled full time in an academic Institution and intend on returning in the Fall of 2017

Applications are due: 5 P.M. on Monday April 3rd, 2017. Please send a cover letter and resume in one document to Tim Bell, Manager of Children’s Services, [email protected]. No phone calls please.

The Toronto Kiwanis Boys and Girls Clubs encourage applications from all interested parties regardless of race, religion, ability or sexual orientation. We thank all applicants for applying, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. A pre-screening program is in place for all new hires that will include either a group interview or a direct observation with children/youth. The successful candidates must undergo a Criminal Reference Check. Toronto Kiwanis Boys and Girls Clubs 101 Spruce Street, Toronto, ON, M5A 2J3