Bayview Glen Day Camp
DIRECTOR OF SUMMER PROGRAMMING
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 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 for Director of Summer Programming, commencing October 2020. This position reports directly to the Head of School and will oversee the development and general operations within the guidelines of the Ontario Camping Association accreditation guidelines. Specific areas of responsibility include organizational leadership and development, program development and implementation, budgetary and administrative planning and human resource responsibilities.
Bayview Glen School and Camp thrives on two closely connected campuses in the heart of Toronto. One of these two campuses is currently undergoing construction for a new Athletic Facility with a beautiful new pool and gymnasium. As this building project is scheduled for completion for the Summer 2022, the Director, Summer Programming will be responsible for developing a new program for the Summer of 2021 which may include activities such as Robotics, Coding, horseback riding, golf, soccer, basketball and online high school credits to name a few.
Qualifications & Skills:
- Post-Secondary Education with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience related directly to the operation of a summer camp for children with experience in specialized programming.
- The ability to provide leadership, counsel, motivation and supervision to a staff consisting of young adults and adolescents.
- The ability to set objectives, delegate and prioritize workflow such that goals are efficiently met and exceeded.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- The ability to maintain confidentiality regarding campers, parents, staff, etc.
- Computer Skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office products, required.
- As a condition of employment, a current Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Check and First Aid certification will be required
Bayview Glen offers a competitive salary, an extensive benefit and RRSP plan and a collegial work environment dedicated to the professional development of all staff.
We invite all qualified candidates to submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by no later than Friday, October 9th, 2020. Please indicate the name of the position you are applying for in the subject line.
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.
Bayview Glen is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Please contact our Human Resources Department for assistance if required.
Belwood Lodge and Camp
Belwood Lodge and Camp is in search of a full time, permanent Camp Director.
For over 70 years our residential camp provided a safe and unique experience for children, youth and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our camp is located in Belwood, north of Guelph in southwestern Ontario.
Reporting to the Camp Chairperson, the Director, is responsible for execution of strategies to meet the summer recreational needs of children, youth and adults with intellectual disabilities.
High level duties include:
Direction and operation of all in-session (camp-on) activities as well as offseason administration;
Staffing, assignment of staff responsibilities, reporting relationships, hiring, discipline and remuneration;
Management and maintenance of onsite and offsite camp assets, infrastructure and leasehold improvements;
Administration of the camp operation including accounting, budgeting, inventory, enrolment, programming, human resources, public and client relations, marketing and advertising;
In cooperation with the Board of Directors, developing the strategic direction of the camp and the implementing programming, marketing, fundraising, and other supporting tactical operations;
Being the conduit between the Board and the operations of the camp.
The ideal Director will:
Have 3 years of experience as the lead or senior manager of a residential summer camp of comparable or larger size (80 campers and 45-50 seasonal staff);
Have demonstrable managerial experience, in a residential setting for people with intellectual disabilities and compromised physical capacities;
Have proven abilities to administer a large residential camp including budgeting, registration, inventory order and control, personnel management, hands-on facility and infrastructure management, public health and other regulatory controls, programming and public relations;
Have experience over-seeing other highly trained, professional personnel including health care, food preparation staff
Demonstrate a vocation for and dedication to the care of children and adults who are intellectually, physically and/or social disadvantaged;
Experience in the development of risk identification and mitigation plans and execution of emergency reaction for large groups of high-care people;
Computer and online management proficiency
Training, educational and other requirements include:
Post-secondary graduation from recreation, health care, social work or related program;
First Aid with CPR Level C (with AED training);
Ontario Small Drinking Water Systems Training/Certification before the start of the camp season;
Ontario driver’s license Class G
Familiarity with Camp Brain software is an asset;
Successful applicant will provide a current Vulnerable Sector Check from their local police department.
Apply to email@example.com using the Subject Line “Belwood Director 2020”. Applications close 30 September 2020.
Assistant Director – Camp Life and Marketing
Full Time, Onsite and Toronto Office Position
For more than 70 years, Camp Kandalore has created a camping experience like no other in Canada. A traditional camp that’s anything but typical, Kandalore offers campers a unique mix of in-camp activities, plus one of the most exceptional canoe tripping programs in Canada. We give campers the opportunity to develop an appreciation for our nature while discovering their untapped potential. We’ve created a warm and supportive environment where kids can express their individuality, grow in self-confidence and build friendships.
Job Location: 544 Eglinton Ave. East, Toronto (September – mid-June), Camp Kandalore, Algonquin Highlands (mid-June – September)
Preferred Contract Start Date: October 1, 2020
Reporting to the Director, the Assistant Director – Camp Life and Marketing is responsible for marketing and promotion and the quality of the camper and parent experience before, during and after camp. Specific duties include hiring and training staff, staff management, communication with families, staff and camper recruitment, camper care and wellness and various other administrative aspects of the operation.
4 + years of camping experience in a Senior Manager role
Strong organizational skills
Superior client service and relationship development skills
Experience managing and supervising staff in a camp setting
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Experience in developing and implementing Leadership Programming
Camp Kandalore values the diversity of people. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations will be provided, on request, to support candidates. All communications with our office will be handled in confidence.
Please submit your resume with cover letter and references by Friday, August 28th, 2020 to Janice Greenshields, Camp Director (firstname.lastname@example.org).
We thank all applicants but regret that only those candidates invited for an interview will be contacted.