Bayview Glen Day Camp
Since 1962, and situated in the heart of the city, we have created unforgettable summer memories for thousands of boys and girls, as one of Toronto’s longest-running, most comprehensive camps. Bayview Glen Camp offers programs for children between the ages of 4 – 14. We offer enriched and balanced programs for our youngest campers, to activity electives for our oldest campers as they grow, and their tastes broaden. We are proud to have been voted ‘Best Co-Ed Day Camp’ by City Parent readers, more than once!
Bayview Glen is currently looking to hire outdoor specialists for the coming Summer of 2021. We are looking for individuals to engage our campers with creative, innovative, unique, and inclusive programming for children between the ages of 4 – 13 capitalizing on our amazing outdoor space that includes hiking trails, open fields, and a ravine. This position reports directly to the Camp Director.
Dates of Employment
Start Date: July 5th, 2021 (not including pre-camp training dates)
End Date: August 20th, 2021
Location: 85 Moatfield Dr, Toronto, ON M3B, Canada
Responsibilities and Duties
Creating daily schedules and weekly schedules for each age/cabin group participating.
Create daily activities that are time and age appropriate in the outdoors.
Create activities that will motivate campers to be outside (geocaching, orienteering, shelter building etc..)
Organize materials and supplies needed to facilitate the outdoor activities, with the help of administrative staff members.
Facilitate activities in a fun, calm, patient, and motivational way.
Taking camper attendance when arriving and before leaving.
Responsible for supervising campers while on-site with our camp program.
Ensure the safety and health of campers while on-site.
Ensuring all Covid-19 Safety protocols and Government regulations are being followed.
Communicate regularly with head staff member to ensure awareness of any physical, psychological, emotional and/or medical limitations of campers and/or staff that could affect their safety while on-site
Constantly re-vamping the daily/weekly schedule as needed based on the groups of campers participating.
Participate in all theme days as outlined by the camp schedule.
Qualifications and Skills
Experience in an Outdoor Education setting is an asset.
Standard First Aid Training and CPR- C or higher required (certified on or after September 2019).
Comfortable providing detailed and written incident/accident reports.
Preference given to those applicants with previous experience within a camp setting.
As a condition of employment, a current Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Check and First Aid certification will be required.
Apply today by filling out and submitting our 2021 Staff Application through our website, which can be found at: https://www.bayviewglencamp.ca/employment/ . Please be sure to make note of the position you are applying for.
We would like to thank all applicants in advance for your interest; however only those candidates invited for an interview will be contacted. No telephone inquiries or agencies please.
At Bayview Glen we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all members of our school community feel valued, respected, and supported. We encourage qualified applications from the diverse communities in which we live and serve and who may contribute to the further diversification of perspectives and ideas. We will accommodate needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please contact our Human Resources Department for assistance if required.
Kinark Outdoor Centre
Kinark Child and Family Services is a leading child and youth service organization in Ontario which provides a wide range of evidence-based services that include individual, family and group counselling for children and youth with complex needs and their families. Kinark’s three program streams include: Community-Based Child and Youth Mental Health, Autism and Forensic Mental Health/Youth Justice.
Want to help children and youth with complex needs?
Come join our team!
We currently have an opportunity for:
The Kinark Outdoor Center (KOC) facilitates a range of outdoor education, therapeutic recreation and experiential adventure programs designed to meet the specific needs of its diverse client population. Visiting groups include: children’s mental health centers, community living agencies, elementary and secondary schools, colleges, universities, and various organizations serving youth, adults and individuals with special needs. KOC also offers a diverse range of programming for children with an Autism Spectrum disorder including Family Camps, Family Respites and 5-day summer camp programs throughout July & August.
The Therapeutic Recreation Worker is a temporary position funded through the Canada Summer Jobs. The position will be focused on program design and quality improvements. The employee will design and organize a craft program to be COVID friendly and adhere to certain Infection Prevent and Control principles. The programs and facilitation of programs will be designed, samples created, and training prepared. In parallel the employee will work with a program supervisor to develop a virtual program for families with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Other duties as assigned may include incorporating our value of environmental appreciation into family scavenger hunts, nature programs, and the design of a Sensory Play room.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Know and understand ALL emergency procedures associated with KOC program.
Know, enforce, and follow all safety guidelines associated with KOC program. This includes but is not limited to being responsible for all clients’ safety.
Design and create Arts and Crafts programming that adhere to Infection Prevention and Control Principles.
Assist in the creation of Virtual Programming for family programming.
Assist in facility preparation and equipment maintenance.
Ensure all agency record keeping requirements are fully maintained.
Post-Secondary Education in Outdoor Education, Physical Education, Special Education, Therapeutic Recreation, Child and Youth Worker or a related field.
Therapeutic recreation student or recent graduate with experience working with special needs populations and designing inclusive programs in a recreation environment.
Current Standard First Aid/ Wilderness First Aid and CPR C are required.
Experience working in a child care setting (such as: residential care, camp, school system) with children ages 8 to 18 years old, an asset.
Work experience in swimming, canoeing, wilderness tripping, kayaking, crafts, drama environmental programing, and group games are an asset.
Self-directed is required as we will request a majority of work to be completed remotely.
Ability to work as a member of a team and the ability to accomplish tasks with little direct supervision.
Satisfactory Criminal Record Check (including a Vulnerable Sector Screening) and Pre-Employment Medical.
Candidates Bilingual in English and French will be given special consideration.
Kinark Child and Family Services values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at email@example.com or (905) 474-9595.
While we thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for employment recruitment purposes only, and not for any other purpose.
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Start Date: April 19th, 2021
End Dates: August 25th 2021
$375-$425/week plus accommodation on site
Camp Warwa has been providing unforgettable outdoor experiences for youth since 1980. Camp Warwa provides experiences in the outdoors through many programs including year-round outdoor education programs, family camps, leadership programs, and week long summer camps. Parents choose to send their children to Camp Warwa to grow as individuals, our diverse programs, to build new friendships, and to have lasting outdoor experiences. Camp Warwa serves over 7500 participants every year.
Who We Are Looking For:
If you are passionate about the development of youth as well as being a growth-oriented professional, this role would be a great fit. The ideal candidate will be team-oriented, have strong leadership skills, have a passion for nature, and have previous camp leadership experience.
Village Leaders are seasonal members of the camp leadership team and work closely with our Program Manager and Assistant Directors to help support our programs and staff. Village Leaders focus on program preparation and development, as well as leading and mentoring our Program Staff team. Village Leaders also work closely with Outdoor Clients to ensure that their time at Camp Warwa is to the best possible standards. Accommodations and most meals are provided.
Applicants must have a Criminal Reference Check, Standard First Aid with CPR-C, and a valid driver’s license. Applicants must have previous camp programming and leadership experience or a post-secondary degree/diploma in a related area of study.
For more information, please visit our website: www.campwarwa.org/hiring
Seasonal Full Time
Start Date: April 20th 2021 or June 28th 2021
End Dates: August 25th 2021 or End of Fall Season 2021
Camp Warwa has been providing unforgettable outdoor experiences for youth since 1980. We are a non-profit outdoor education center located 45 minutes west of Edmonton Alberta and provide extensive year-round programs as well as summer camps. We are known for our experience, extensive programs and our inspiring professional community.
During the spring, our clients consist mainly of school groups, as well as youth groups, Girl Guide, and Scout groups. In the summer we run summer camps with each session running from Monday – Friday for campers 7 – 16 years old. Currently, Camp Warwa is looking for outgoing, self-motivated, and professionally minded individuals 18 years and older to work as Outdoor Education Instructors.
If you are passionate about helping make a difference in the life of a child as well as to grow as an outdoor professional, this role would be a great fit. We are known for our experience, diverse programs, and our inspiring professional community. We are looking for people who appreciate children, are passionate about nature and want to live and work in a community environment. Together we’ll serve over 7500 children in 2020.
Outdoor Education Instructors will be responsible for attending camp provided training to learn how to facilitate a wide range of camp programs that include: archery, fire building, canoeing, climbing wall, group challenge, orienteering, and more.
In the spring and fall seasons, Outdoor Education Instructors teach our programs and do not provide overnight supervision of campers. In the summer season, Outdoor Education Instructors work primarily as Counsellors. This role is a 24 hour a day job caring for and ensuring health and safety for a group of 8 campers with another Co-Counsellor.
In summer, Counsellors will lead an out-trip with their group. All age groups at Camp Warwa participate in out-trips. Counsellors will work with a variety of age groups throughout the summer season.
Standard First Aid and CPR-C
Criminal Reference Check and a Child Intervention Check
Willing to learn to lead recreational activities on the water, at heights, and in all types of weather conditions
18 years of age or older
Child care experience
Residential camping and leadership experience
An understanding of community and team work
Problem solving skills and the ability to think critically
Certifications in: canoeing, climbing ropes courses, and/or wilderness first aid
For more information or to apply, please visit our website: www.campwarwa.org/hiring
Adventureworks! Associates Inc.
Adventureworks! Associates is hiring a pool of casual facilitators to deliver quality adventure programs to our school, youth, and community-focused clients. Program facilitators will work directly with our senior program management team to prepare, deliver, and debrief adventure experiences including day and overnight programs and front-country expeditions.
- -Primary duties include facilitating team building, leadership, and community development programs for schools, youth, and community-focused organizations
- -Manage risk and provide effective leadership in a variety of outdoor and adventure activities such as low and high element challenge courses, rock climbing, group initiative tasks, evening activities, and outdoor living skills
- -Deliver programs at a variety of locations in Ontario including The Adventure Learning Center at Canterbury Hills (Ancaster), Crieff Hills Community (Puslinch), Norval Outdoor School (Georgetown), Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area (Milton), Hamilton and Halton Region schools, and more. Facilitators must have transportation means that allows them to arrive at the program delivery location.
- -Provide timely and accurate reporting on programming and adverse events
- -Assist with housekeeping and hospitality tasks as needed
- -Help ensure the client experience is positive
Certifications and Qualifications
- -University degree or college diploma (or actively enrolled)
- -Standard First Aid and CPR required. Wilderness Advanced First Aid or Wilderness First Responder preferred.
- -Level 1 Challenge Course Practitioner/ARCI (required), or Level 2 Challenge Course Practitioner/RCI (preferred) –this position provides opportunities to attend one of our certification courses if necessary
- -Current and clear criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector search (must be obtained prior to employment)
Preference will be given to candidates who have:
- -Commitment to the mission and values of Adventureworks! Associates Inc.
- -An In Depth knowledge of facilitating programs and outdoor experiences with groups.
- -A deep “bag of tricks” of activities.
- -A sense of humour, playful spirit, compassion, creativity, and patience.
- -Experience teaching outdoor top-rope rock climbing and outdoor skills is preferred
- -Experience working with school, and adult learning groups is considered an asset
We are looking for part time casual staff for October 1st – December 20th 2020. There are no minimum hour guarantees for these positions. They will be as-needed.
- -These positions are based in Ontario – most programs are delivered at our primary locations in Ancaster, Ontario. Candidates must have their own transportation.
Please send cover letter, resume, and challenge course portfolio to:
Manager, HR and Administration
Adventureworks! is an equal opportunity employer. If you require any accommodations during the recruitment process, please send requests to the above-mentioned contact for consideration.