Camp Vincent is looking for a Camp Director to prepare staff training, policies and procedures, be involved in other staff interviews and selection of staff. They will be responsible to register campers each week and keep files up to date. They must be a skilled and enthusiastic team player to assist with planning and administration of our summer program. There will be an assistant director and program director to work along side in May and June to prepare for the summer.
QUALIFICATIONS: Good communication and interpersonal skills, police check(vulnerable persons) Standard First Aid and CPR certificate,Previous camp experience a plus, Leadership or management experience, must be 17 years or older
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Organization: Camp OKI, www.campoki.ca
Contact personnel: Dr. Joel Kirsh, Medical Director; and Rachael Baker, Camp Director
Job title: Assistant Director
Desired qualifications and experience: Advanced aquatic leadership certification, leadership or management team experience, program administration, basic accounting, database management
Required qualifications: Standard first aid and CPR level C, AED certificate, 3-5yrs experience in child and teen program facilitation and overnight summer camp background.
Program description: Camp OKI is Canada’s premier overnight summer camp program serving the pediatric cardiac community. The program began in 2004 in affiliation with the Hospital for Sick Children (Sick Kids) and the Labatt Family Heart Centre, offering a week-long overnight camping experience in the beautiful Muskoka region. Over the last 17yrs Camp OKI has grown in capacity, and through the dedication of our volunteer and medical teams we offer our campers an inclusive community
environment and the opportunity to build lasting friendships and skills. In our 2020 season, our week- long summer program will take place from August 23rd to 29th with approximately 90 campers.
Job description: We are seeking a skilled and enthusiastic team player to assist with the planning and administration of our summer program. This individual will work with the program director to ensure that administrative preparation for the upcoming 2020 season is systematically completed and that our summer program offers a safe and exciting experience to campers and members of our volunteer team. Tasks associated with this role may include assistance with recruiting and training our volunteer team,
liaising with vendors, tracking camper registration, responding to inquiries from prospective camper families, offering administrative support to the medical team, and assisting with the smooth operation of our summer program in Muskoka. The program assistant will take part in the week-long overnight program, and take an active role in program administration beginning in April of 2020.
How to apply: Please send a cover letter expressing your experience and interest in this role, along with the names and contact information of three professional references (with an explanation of their relationship to you), and copies of any relevant certifications (NLS, first aid, bronze cross) to firstname.lastname@example.org, with “Program Assistant” in the subject line. Applications for this position should be received by April 10 th, 2020.
Expressions of interest or inquiries about this position may be sent to our program director, Joel Kirsh and Rachael Baker at email@example.com.
The Pine Project
Position: Urban Summer Camp Coordinator
Organization: The Pine Project
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Start date: Monday, 15 June 2020
Duration: 6-week and 11-week contracts available
Hours: Monday - Friday, 10am - 6pm, plus additional hours as required
About the Pine Project:
The Primitive Integrated Naturalist Education (P.I.N.E.) Project (the Pine Project) fosters confidence, competence, resilience and connection to nature through transformative outdoor experiences for all ages in Toronto and beyond. Our work inspires a vital re-connection between people and nature, community and oneself. We work primarily with children and families in the urban context, delivering innovative year-round outdoor programming. Our programs include weekly programming for children during the school year, overnight camps in South Central Ontario, as well as highly sought-after day camps in Toronto. Please visit our website for more information at pineproject.org.
The Pine Project is seeking a Camp Coordinator for our Summer Day Camps in Toronto. If you’re passionate about the outdoors and working with children, and you are looking for a fulfilling outdoor job in the urban wilderness of Toronto, this position may be ideal for you! Time is spent between our office location and our camps in the parks of Toronto. This position is ideal for someone who enjoys a variety of tasks as time is spent between organizing equipment and vehicles, coordinating the after care program, as well as supporting day camp programming.
You’ll receive excellent training in nature connection and inquiry-based learning from our highly-skilled Camp Managers. Throughout the summer, you’ll have the opportunity to get to know incredible ecosystems, gain survival skills that keep you alive and thriving in the wilderness, and learn to pass on your skills and knowledge to campers in inspiring ways using our highly effective mentoring methodology. In the words of a past staff member:
“Working at the Pine Project brought about a real turning point in my teaching career, which I will celebrate the rest of my life. Looking to learn how to better help children become resilient, I joined the Pine Project. Working alongside awesome mentors, I developed my own wilderness survival skills - fire making, foraging, cooking, crafts, tracking, shelter making - to name just a few. And my experience learning a new way to teach and mentor has been invaluable.” - Past staff member
Duties and responsibilities:
Ensuring all camp gear and equipment is labelled, well stocked, and in good working order before and during camps;
Daily upkeep of company vehicles, reporting if any maintenance is required;
Maintenance and organization of camp equipment, use of storage systems and inventory
tracking, and development of new systems as required;
Order, purchase and repair equipment if necessary;
Manage check-out and check-in of gear and equipment;
Perform errands during camp when necessary;
Assist with wellness coordinator responsibilities when required;
Coordinate with camp managers on day to day basis; specifically supporting logistics manager where needed
Support delivery and programming of camps in other ways as required, including filling in as an instructor where needed
Oversee the After Care program
Be prepared to work outdoors in all weather conditions
Other duties as needed
Follow all Pine Project driving procedures and protocols;
Drive the vehicle from the program location returning it safely to the office;
Secure the vehicle and Pine Project equipment it contains;
Report any issues or concerns with the vehicle to the Program Manager;
Maintain valid driver’s license.
Qualifications and requirements:
Up to date Police Vulnerable Sectors Check
Up to date Standard First Aid and CPR-C or higher
Valid Class G Driver’s License with clean driving record
Minimum 3 years experience working with children in a mentorship role
Naturalist knowledge of local ecosystems
Be enthusiastic, outgoing, and flexible
Have experience working with children
Be able and willing to work as part of a team
Have good communication, time management, and organizational skills
Show maturity and the ability to practice good judgement
Identify with Pine\'s mission statement and core values
Have a willingness to continuously further their own naturalist/wilderness skills, mentoring techniques, and/or nature connection through professional development opportunities
Preference will be given to candidates with experience in the following areas:
Working in camp settings
Experience with the Pine Project (e.g. volunteering, adult programs)
Outdoor and environmental education
Naturalist experience and knowledge
Survival skills, wilderness experience
There is a two-step application procedure.
An application must be completed on the website: https://pineprojectstaff.campbrainstaff.com/
Additionally, please send a resume and cover letter in a single PDF to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Email Subject Line: “Camp Coordinator 2020: FirstName LastName”
PDF Filename: “FirstName_LastName_Camp Coordinator2020”
Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
While we thank all applicants for their interest, only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls please.
The Pine Project is committed to developing a resilient, inclusive and vibrant work environment through a barrier-free selection process. We recognize people from diverse professional, cultural and educational backgrounds. Applicants who do not meet all of the stated skills, but feel they would make a positive contribution to the community are encouraged to apply and address these differences in their cover letter. If contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodation measures required to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received will be addressed in confidence.
YMCA Wanakita - YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford
Contract Duration: June 27, 2020 – August 29, 2020
Contract Value: $5,520.00
The Transport Section Director’s primary responsibility is the safe, fun, and efficient transport of staff
and campers off and back to site for various outings. Transport may be to and from the hospital, to and
from the airport, and to and from out-trip drop-off & pick-up locations. Daily trips are required to
shuttle staff to the Day Camp bus pick up locations and to drive Day Camper pick-ups on weeks that a
bus is not required. The Driver will be responsible for driving to Pearson Airport in Toronto for pick-ups
and drop-offs between camp sessions. The Driver will also be responsible for regular supply runs into
the town of Haliburton and surrounding areas. They are responsible to assure that all staff respect and
use all vehicles according to YMCA Wanakita standards, and for general upkeep. When driving duties are
not required this person may be needed to assist in other areas of camp.
Must be 21 years of age by the start of employment (to be appointed to our insurance plan)
Strong interpersonal skills are required along with a high degree of flexibility
Minimum qualifications are Standard first aid, CPR-C, a valid G driver’s license and a clean driver abstract
To apply, please follow this link: https://ymcawanakita.campbrainstaff.com/
We thank all applicants, however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.