DEEP Summer Academy
Title: Assistant Residence Life Coordinator
Date of Employment: March 2020 through to August 2020
Hiring Department: Engineering Outreach Office, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering
Rate of Pay: $19.30 per hour
Hours/Week: March - April: Part-Time, May – August: Full-Time, September: Part-Time
Number of Positions: 3
The Assistant Residence Life Coordinators (3) will play an important role for the Summer High School Outreach Programs of the Engineering Outreach Office, specifically DEEP Spring Seminar Series, DEEP Summer Academy, Blueprint, and the U of T Engineering Academy. The Engineering Outreach Office manages and administers the core outreach programs offered by the Faculty. We act as the central unit for outreach activities promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education to a wide audience.
DEEP provides well-rounded and highly motivated high school students, with an aptitude for math and science, from across the world with the opportunity for advanced study in a variety of engineering, technology, business and science disciplines. Organized by the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, DEEP offers one of the most diverse ranges of pre-university engineering and science courses in North America. Since its inception in 2003, DEEP has brought together over 10,000 like-minded students to explore some of the most innovative topics in engineering and science today—taught by some of our faculty’s top Alumni, Ph.D. and Masters students. This program has been designed to expose bright young minds to concepts usually presented in the upper years of an undergraduate degree or in graduate school.
More information about DEEP can be found at: http://uoft.me/deep
The U of T Engineering Academy is an opportunity for motivated high school students to engage with STEM in the lecture halls and labs of Canada’s leading engineering school. Through a rigorous combination of classroom and experiential learning, including educational excursions throughout the city, students will prepare themselves for university while spending the summer in the world-class city of Toronto.
More information about the U of T Engineering Academy can be found at: http://uoft.me/academy
Blueprint is an academic enrichment program that was designed for highly motivated black students in grades 10 and 11 who are interested in careers in Science, Technology Engineering and Math with a strong interest in Engineering. The goal of this program is to provide and nurture opportunities for students to further enhance their leadership skills, to be exposed to various fields of engineering, and to explore the life and opportunities of a U of T Engineering Student.
More information about Blueprint can be found at http://uoft.me/myblueprint
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Assistant Residence Life Coordinator alongside the Residence Life Coordinator provides leadership and direction of the residence life program for approximately 115 high school students in July and August. This is a live-in position for the duration of the program (7 weeks).*
The Assistant Residence Life Coordinator is the first point of contact for all after-hour emergencies and acts on behalf of the Residence Life Coordinator, Director and Coordinator in their absence.
The Assistant Residence Life Coordinator is responsible for fostering a meaningful learning environment that introduces students to university life through a modified summer camp experience.
The incumbent is responsible for developing and sustaining a supportive, inclusive and accepting living community for all high school students in the residence program.
As a member of the Senior Team, the Assistant Residence Life Coordinator works collaboratively with full-time outreach staff, Academic Team Leaders, Blueprint Team, Materials Team, and Admin
Team with regards to summer business, operations, and logistics. Specific duties include:
Hire, train and oversee the day-to-day duties of residence staff
Continually improve the residence community through policy implementation, programming, and liaising with the High School (Academic and Student Life) Team Leaders
Oversee residence programming, ensuring standards of quality and educational relevance are met
General management of safety and security of students and staff, intervening in emergency and complex crisis situations (frequently after hours) and following up with affected individuals
Make and communicate decisions with respect to student and staff discipline
Advise, counsel and support both residents and staff members
Coordinate with campus and community resources
Work with Communications Specialist on the design and content of all program communications
Ensuring a safe program environment.
Statement on Diversity and Inclusiveness:
Our teaching, scholarship and other activities take place in the context of a highly diverse society. Reflecting this diversity in our own community is uniquely valuable to the University as it contributes to the diversification of ideas and perspectives and thereby enriches our scholarship, teaching and other activities. We will proactively seek to increase diversity among our community members, and it is our aim to have a student body and teaching and administrative staffs that mirror the diversity of the pool of potential qualified applicants for those positions.
*Please note, successful applicants who accept their offer will be expected to participate in a meal program for the seven weeks. This is a taxable benefit and will be administered accordingly on your pay.
Preference will be given to undergraduate students, graduate students, or recent graduate of the University of Toronto.
The Assistant Residence Life Coordinator will be expected to be Standard First Aid + CPR-C certified or willing to obtain such training prior to the start date of the position.
The Assistant Residence Life Coordinator will be expected to have SAFEtalk (or comparable) training or willing to obtain such training prior to the start date of the position. ASIST training is an asset.
Food Safety training is an asset.
Experience (minimum one summer) working in a residence setting in a similar position
Experience (minimum one summer) in a camp setting
Experience (minimum one summer) working with youth aged 13-18
Demonstrated experience in teambuilding, program development, piloting new initiatives, and handling crisis events and complex discipline cases in a residence community
Demonstrated experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds
Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
Proven leadership, supervisory, and problem-solving skills
Aptitude for staff development and coaching
Demonstrated conflict resolution skills
Comfortable working in an unpredictable and often-stressful environment, independently and as part of a team of diverse individuals.
Assertiveness, tact, sensitivity, initiative, flexibility, and enthusiasm
Well-developed computer skills (Microsoft Office, Google Drive, etc.)
Successful applicants should be available for and prepared to attend team training. All members of the Engineering Outreach Office will be required to attend/lead operations training and emergency procedures training.
A Police Clearance Letter will be required of all successful applicants.
- Cover letter
- Class schedule for Winter 2020 (if applicable)
Qualified applicants should submit their cover letter with resume and activity to the attention of Claire Heymans and Cassandra Abraham, Outreach Coordinators, Engineering Outreach Office. Submissions can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org (please include the position you are applying for in the subject line).
Applications are due no later than 9:00am on Monday, January 13, 2020.
Taylor Statten Camps
Wanted: Full-Time Camp Administrator
(Camper, Parent Relations & Logistics)
Are you interested in spending your summers on a lake in Algonquin Park? Do you have a passion for the outdoors and working with young people? If so, then you should come be a part of the Taylor Statten Camps full time office staff team!
The Taylor Statten Camps are Canada\'s oldest family-run traditional summer camp. We are located on Canoe Lake in Algonquin Provincial Park for the months of June through September. Our Head Office in the other months is located at 59 Hoyle Ave in Toronto. The camp is made up of Camp Wapomeo for Girls and Camp Ahmek for Boys. Our camper’s range from age 6 to 16.
We are currently looking for a full-time salaried, Camp Administrator (Camper Parent Relations & Logistics) to join our team.
Act as the primary contact for camper parents (new & returning); answer daily inquiries via phone and email.
Maintain our Campbrain software database application.
Process ongoing camper registrations and family invoicing through Campbrain.
Keep track of outstanding financial balances; communicate with parents on collections.
Assist and support senior management.
Order the necessary general supplies to operate in the summer.
Ensure the camp has necessary program supplies to operate in the summer.
Oversee organization and creation of camper files.
Organize all intake and outtake transportation for our campers and staff, including airport pick-ups and drop-offs.
Create camper cabin groups, and maintain up-to-date spreadsheets throughout the year.
Work closely with the TSC Canoe Tripping Coordinator and Camp Directors to create special canoe trip groups and longer canoe trip cabin groups.
Act as a Supervisor to select camp support staff in the summer ie. Camp Drivers, Camp Ahmek receptionists and tuck shop/storehouse staff; assist with Camp Wapomeo receptionists and tuckshop/storehouse when needed.
Work closely with all Camp Directors during the summer operations to ensure both our camps are running properly; act as the main point person for camper parents, camper cabin groups, program supplies and general supplies during these months.
Input and track all ongoing camper related charges in Campbrain, including tuck shop, medical, transportation etc.
Assist with company payment on expenses.
Liaise with company Bookkeeper on Campbrain financial reports from time to time.
Provide necessary reports from Campbrain to Camp Directors.
Collect and respond to feedback during the off season, passing all relevant information to the Ahmek and Wapomeo Directors.
Liaise with suppliers for both online store and camp tuck shop items each year; sell items in the off-season through tuck store; supervise summer tuck shop coordinators with regards to ongoing inventory and sales.
Organize and facilitate company mailings to customers (i.e. lists, addresses, supplies).
Update company website with information pertaining to camper parents (i.e. transportation information, camp guide, rates & dates)
We are looking for someone who is:
Detail oriented, highly organized and articulate.
Able to multi-task and problem solve in a fast-paced camp environment
A quick learner, flexible, adaptable
Proficient with Microsoft Office, Word Press and various Social Media platforms
Strong customer service skills
Passionate about children’s summer camp and the outdoors
Summer camp experience is considered an asset
Compensation varies depending on experience.
Interested candidates are encouraged to contact:
David Jefferies at 705 985-6959 or email@example.com
For nearly 70 years, Diabetes Canada has provided children, youth and families living with type 1 diabetes the opportunity to enjoy authentic camp experiences at our D-Camps. While at camp, participants manage their type 1 diabetes with the support of young leaders living with type 1 and medical professionals. D-Camps are all about community; a community where everyone understands life with type 1 and knows how to provide an exceptional camp experience without type 1 slowing us down.
About the Role
The Administrative Coordinator – D-Camps is an important position that ensures that we are organized, efficient and responsive to the needs of camp families and other departments of Diabetes Canada.
The Administrative Coordinator – D-Camps supports the D-Camps leadership team that is essential to the smooth operation of D-Camps programs across the country for approximately 1800 participants and 400 staff and volunteers. While assisting families to register for D-Camp program the Camp Admin Coordinator manages the camp registration systems and process, tracks purchasing processes and works closely with other National office departments to ensure the efficient and timely completion of various inter-departmental tasks.
Highlights of the role include:
- Manage the CampBrain registration system – update annually, create and produce reports and track revenue for each location/program.
- Troubleshoot registration concerns with parents and guardians of camp registrants.
- Manage the point of sale system for D-Camps merchandise – this includes tracking inventory, setting-up price points and tax amounts for programs in various provinces.
- Communicate with HR, Payroll, Accounting and other departments to ensure that processes for camp programs and staff are completed on time.
- Manage the collection, input and payment of D-Camps accounts payable invoices to ensure timely payment in partnership with the Purchasing and Finance departments.
- Work closely with Human Resources and Payroll to ensure the smooth hiring, onboarding and remuneration of approximately 400 seasonal staff.
- Work with the Digital team to ensure the timely updating of the D-Camps webpage.
What Diabetes Canada Can Offer You
A meaningful role in an organization that is making a direct impact on those living with type 1 diabetes
A rewarding career for you – see our Employee Value Proposition
Be a member of a high-performing team with highly skilled colleagues
Comprehensive health and dental benefits, pension and RRSP programs
About the Application Process
Must be legally eligible to work in Canada and, where applicable, must have a valid work permit or study permit that allows the candidate to fulfill the requirements of the role.
We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, and value a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve.
We are committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise us during the recruitment process.
We thank all interested applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
To apply or see the full posting, follow the link here: https://canr57.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/diabetescanada/site/DiabetesCanada/Posting/View/403
King is Hiring
Recreation Coordinator – Camps & Integration
(14-Month Maternity Leave Contract beginning end of November)
King Township is an idyllic countryside community of communities, proud of its rural, cultural and agricultural heritage. We are respected for treasuring nature, encouraging a responsible economy and celebrating our vibrant quality of life. As an organization, we are focused on providing superior customer service, quality programs and services, progressive leadership, responsible management, and staff that is empowered to achieve personal and organizational excellence in the delivery of municipal services.
Reporting to the Recreation Supervisor, the Recreation Coordinator – Camps & Integration is responsible for the following:
- Developing, coordinating, implementing, and supervising camp programs for children, and youth.
- Developing, coordinating, implementing, and supervising adapted programs for residents with special needs.
- Coordinating day to day camp operations and programming.
- Submitting student grants.
- Takes the lead on obtaining and maintaining various accreditations relative to enhancing programming throughout the Township (Ontario Camping Association, HIGH FIVE® etc.).
The successful applicant will possess:
- Post-secondary education in Recreation Studies or a related discipline.
- Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in planning and implementing camps and/or integration programs, preferably in a municipal setting.
- HIGH FIVE® - Principles of Healthy Child Development Certification.
- QUEST 1 or HIGH FIVE® Trainer considered an asset.
- Working knowledge of PerfectMind.
Hourly Rate: $27.54 (2018 rate)
Qualified candidates are requested to forward their resume by October 30, 2019 to:
2585 King Road
King City, Ontario
Please visit www.king.ca for full job description.
We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be notified.
Personal information (PI) is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.0. 2001, c.25 and will be used to facilitate the hiring and recruitment process. Personal information (PI) will be protected in accordance with Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA). Questions about the collection of personal information (PI) should be directed to the Human Resources Department, 2585 King Road, King City, L7B 1A1 or (905) 833-5321
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Township of King will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Township Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.
YMCA of Niagara
Director of Day Camp
YMCA of Niagara – Niagara Region
Starting salary: $44,054.40 per year plus full YMCA benefits
Start date: End of September 2019
This is a full time position working 40 hours per week. Hours will include
occasional weeknights and weekends.
Post-Secondary degree or diploma in Recreational Leadership, Child Studies, or
Minimum 5 years related work experience in camp
2 years experience in a leadership position in a multi-site camp operations
• Minimum 4 years experience supervising staff and volunteers
• Excellent verbal, written and communication skills
• Proven knowledge of and experience facilitating high quality recreational
Relationship building skills both internal and external (Government, Community
Strong skills in budget management, planning and organization
Demonstrated ability to coach, support, and motivate others
Ability to work independently, while prioritizing and managing multiple tasks
Good knowledge of relevant business technology (excel, camp brain, outlook, etc)
Current standard first aid and CPR-(C) certification
Clear Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Search required upon hiring
Physically able to participate in ongoing physical activity
Has reliable transportation throughout the Niagara Region
Develop, manage and lead up to 175 camp staff during Summer, Winter Holiday
and March Break Camps to deliver excellent programs throughout the Niagara
Lead the camp planning, communication, promotions and marketing initiatives.
Develop budget assumptions in partnership with the General Manager; manage
finances for all programs to ensure budget goals and targets are met.
Manage staff and volunteers including recruitment, training, coaching and
development and performance management.
Develop and foster relationships and collaboration with multiple community
partners and funders.
Oversee the implementation of feedback tools with campers, staff and parents.
Monitor and coordinate the camp grants, wage enhancements and internships.
Implement strategies and systems to minimize risk to campers and staff and increase parent, staff and camper satisfaction.
Negotiate with School Boards, Municipalities and other organizations regarding rental fees, space and equipment.
Support and train Health, Fitness and Aquatics Membership Staff on camp products and programs.
Maintain positive relationships and ongoing communication with the Health, Fitness, Aquatics Centres and other YMCA departments.
Establish relationships and ongoing communication with camp parents.
Exercise strong decision making and judgement on a continual basis when working through situations that arise.
Provide leadership for outcome-based programming, measurement and Physical Literacy in camp.
Role model excellent customer service.
Applying, tracking and reporting on multiple grants from government and other organizations
During non-camp times the Camp Director will be responsible for supporting and the possible oversight and support of components of other Community Programs (Youth Action, Leagues, etc) or Health, Fitness and Aquatics (Duty Manager shifts). Flexibility will be required.
Other duties as required.
Business Orientation: Develops plans and takes action with a view to developing programs and services that will generate results.
Leadership: Guides, motivates, and inspires self and others to take action to achieve desired outcomes.
Results Oriented: The ability to lead, manage and achieve identified goals.
Self-Management: Works independently with minimal supervision.
Coaching and Development: Commits to assisting participants, volunteers, staff and self in continuous learning and development.
Relationship Building and Collaboration: Works proactively to develop positive relations with
participants, staff and volunteers.
Problem Solving: Identifying issues and coming up with possible solutions, selecting appropriate
responses and implementing them.
Creativity and Innovation: Develops new ways or adapts existing ideas to help us achieve desired
Child and Youth Focused: Commits to assisting growth and development among children and youth.
Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, along with documentation to verify
completion of (or in process of completing) Standard First Aid/CPR(C) by noon on Friday, August 9,
E: firstname.lastname@example.org F: 905-735-2299
Please indicate position applying for in the subject line of your email. Internal applicants are expected to notify
their supervisor before applying. Only those applicants being considered for an interview will be contacted.
Accessibility accommodations and materials in alternate formats for individuals with disabilities can be arranged
For more information on other opportunities at the YMCA of Niagara please visit: ymcaofniagara.org