Camp Chaplain/Live Out Loud Program Coordinator – Job Posting
Camp Menesetung – Who We Are: Overnight Camp, Day Camp, Leadership Training Centre
On the Shore of Lake Huron – 5 Minutes north of Goderich, Ontario.
Camp Menesetung (25 staff, 50-70 campers/week) is a non-profit charity that seeks to provide amazing growth opportunities to campers (ages 5-15) of all backgrounds at subsidized rates – Camp is for Everyone. Camp Menesetung is affiliated with the United Church of Canada and we welcome and celebrate staff and campers of all faith and non-faith backgrounds (aethiest/agnostic/spiritual/religious etc.). Our mission is explicitly NOT to seek to convert our campers, but to foster an environment where all feel comfortable sharing community, opening their minds, thinking big thoughts, and enjoying support & friendship.
Camp Menesetung is committed to valuing the good work that our staff do, we are thrilled to report that we have achieved an 80% summer staff salary increase from 2017-2019. A word of caution and encouragement: this is a job that, if you are ready for it, has the potential to be one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences of your life; this is a job that will change lives - yours and your campers. Choosing this job is a choice to challenge yourself to become a better person. Are you ready?
Camp Menesetung also supports a Spring Program Staff team (May-August) which all applicants are welcome to apply for in addition to this position.
Required Qualifications: Age: 18+, Standard First Aid/CPR-C (By June 15th, 2021– optional intensive first-aid and swimming certification course offered by the camp), faith leadership experience, clean Vulnerable sector police record check.
Salary: Dependent on experience and certifications, between ($400-$550/week + Room&Board)
Employment Dates: Summer Sessions (Sunday-Friday) June 27th-August 20th, 2021.
Responsibilities: The Chaplain leads faith discovery sessions, evening Vespers, provides chaplaincy/mediation support for staff & campers, and a listening ear for all who need it. Please see the Job Description on our website below for further details.
For more information, learn about our COVID-19 job adaptations, and to complete an online application, please visit our website! www.campmenesetung.ca/jobs
If you have any questions please contact us!
Elite Camps Hoop Dreams
Job Title: Camp Photographer
Reports To: Assistant Director, Director
The goal of this position is to enhance the interactive experience of our camper’s parents by offering them the opportunity to see camp through photos posted daily on Facebook and Instagram. The objective is that a parent should see a basketball photo, a water or land activity photo, and a friendship photo of their child each day. Due to the dynamic nature of summer camp demands, all staff must understand that additional duties may be assigned as required.
~ Mandatory attendance for Staff Training Week.
~ Work as part of a team to foster a safe, fun, and supportive camp environment grounded upon Elite Camps’ mission and values.
~ Demonstrate positive attitudes, respectful communication, appropriate attire and grooming, and a diligent work ethic.
~ Maintain unwavering, infectious energy.
~ Provide care to our campers that reflect the standards and guidelines of Elite Camps
~ Learn and abide by all policies and procedures to ensure the health and safety of campers and staff.
~ Experience working with a Nikon or Canon Camera.
~ Ensure that photos taken are in line with the standards set by Elite Camps.
~ Create and execute a weekly photography schedule to ensure all camp sections are photographed equally at camp.
~ Visit all programming areas throughout the day to photograph activities.
~ Photograph during special evening programming.
~ Upload photographs twice daily to Facebook, ensuring that every camper is included in at least 3 photos per day. Approximately 600 photos are uploaded each day.
~ Post on Instagram as scheduled.
~ Sort, edit, and organize photos into files for offseason marketing purposes.
~ Attend daily staff team meetings as scheduled.
~ Be punctual and respect the schedule.
~ Willing to set goals and take feedback in daily sessions with Senior Staff and adjust accordingly.
~ Live in the camper cabins and work cooperatively with cabin staff to create a positive cabin culture.
~ Provide supervision of campers in other program areas as required in the daily schedule.
~ Cabin supervision during Free Periods and Night Duty as scheduled.
A minimum of 17 years of age.
Current CPR-C and First Aid certification
Current Criminal Background Check
Genuine interest and experience in photography.
Able to work independently, with minimal supervision.
Experience using Facebook.
Familiar with programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive and Google Photos, and Apple iMovie.
Must be an outgoing, enthusiastic, energetic and positive person.
One week of Staff Training (June 26, 2021 - July 3, 2021) & 8 weeks of Camp (July 4, 2021 - August 28, 2021)
We are now accepting applications for our 2021 PROGRAM TEAM.
Applications must include a cover letter (highlighting your most influential leadership experience, a description of your strengths and interests, a detailed description of your camp experiences and your goals as a Camp Bimini Program Team member) and a resume (including a description of your experiences working with youth and children, in particular camp experience, leadership roles you have held or are currently in, and leadership training experiences). One position to be hired to complete our program team. Application deadline FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 2021 at 5 pm Eastern. Only those contacted with be interviewed. Interviews will be online and held at the end of January 2021.
Please send applications to email@example.com.
Outward Bound Canada
Position: National Safety Manager (Full-time)
Immediate Supervisor: Head of Program
Location: Home office, preferably close to one of our operating areas: Vancouver Island, Vancouver, Canmore/Calgary, Toronto, Huntsville
Start date: End of January, early February 2021.
Since 1969, Outward Bound Canada has made it our mission to cultivate resilience, leadership, connections, and compassion, through inspiring and challenging journeys of self-discovery in the natural world. A not-for-profit, charitable, educational organization, Outward Bound Canada has challenged over 150,000 Canadians to step out of their comfort zone with our unique outdoor adventures. We pride ourselves on offering transformational journeys that encourage participants to push beyond their limits and discover their true potential. The impact of our work on young people in Canada is found in our recent case for support.
ABOUT THE POSITION
As a National organization with regional operations across the country, it is crucial that alignment exists between the regions as it relates to program quality and safety. Reporting to the Head of Program, the National Safety Manager (NSM), will ensure that OBC’s safety and field risk management culture, practices and policies are at an industry-leading standard and will be involved with program management and outreach.
The NSM will support the program team in ensuring that OBC is positioned to succeed in a highly complex operating environment, by ensuring that staff are kept up-to-date on a variety of relevant topics, such as Covid-19 pandemic response, climate change, wildfires, and mental health issues. If you are motivated to be part of a team that is dedicated to making a lasting and measurable impact on young people, please read on.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
National Safety Manager (80%)
Maintain and update OBC’s Safety Policies and Procedures, and lead the dissemination and training efforts to support the implementation of those policies and procedures.
Take the lead in developing analysis, new policies and procedures and best practice documentation on emergent, novel and new operational risks (including Covid-19)
Evaluate, improve and where applicable, standardize the risk management elements of the OBC staff training system,
Conduct and/or assist with Regional Safety Reviews, as defined by the OBC Risk Management Policy
Lead the incident analysis process, in both an on-going manner and by authoring the Annual Field Safety and Risk Report
Support the Head of Program to ensure that up-to-date National Crisis Protocol and Regional Emergency Plans are in place
Support the Head of Program and Head of Marketing in seeking out external risk management consulting opportunities
Program Management and Outreach (20%)
One key element of Outward Bound Canada’s value proposition is our standards and practice as it relates to Risk Management. As part of this role, the National Safety manager will leverage their background, skills and expertise as a support to partnership development. Activities to support this will include brining a safety and risk management lens to the following:
Participating in and supporting the development of presentations and proposals to prospective partners, prospective students and their families
As required by OBC participate in media interviews
Maintain a strong presence with field staff, by course directing or instructing at least one course per year.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE DESIRED
Minimum 5-7 years’ experience working in the Outdoor Adventure Education sector, with a mix of field and management experience
Formal education at the college or university level considered a strong asset.
Highly proficient at technical writing and public speaking in English; French is an asset
Proven record training and motivating staff
Wilderness First Responder (80 hours)
Proven ability to remain calm and bring focus and direction in emergency situations
Must be able to generate results while working across teams in a highly dynamic and complex environment, with a minimum of supervision and direction
Must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends
Domestic travel and occasional international travel will account for up to 10% of time.
Satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Screening required
READY TO APPLY?
Please upload your resume and cover letter to our application database:
Please identify the position as National Safety Manager
Application deadline: January 22, 2021
Outward Bound Canada is an equal opportunity employer, we recognize that people come with a wealth of experience beyond the technical requirements of a job, if your experience is close to what you see listed, please consider applying. Diversity of experience and skill combined with passion is a key to innovation and excellence. Outward Bound Canada strives to have a broad representation that is reflective of the diversity of Canada and values the diversity of people and communities and is committed to inclusion in our organization. We encourage applications from all individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, racialized people, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and all other equity-seeking groups.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please let us know if you require accommodations at any stage during the hiring process, please inform us in advance to arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation.
Hockey Opportunity Camp
Job Title: WellFit Instructor
Reports To: Program Director
Number of Positions Available: Fitness Training Instructor (1), Wellness Training Instructor (1)
The role of the WellFit Instructors is one that demands hard work, creativity, group control, and an enthusiastic attitude towards children. All campers participate in one hour of WellFit Training daily. Training is broken down into two different streams; Fitness Training, and Wellness Training.
The Fitness Training Instructor works directly with a Hockey Counsellor and a section of children, to deliver a dryland training program put together by Relentless Hockey Training. Workouts include; dynamic warm-up & mobility, athletic development, strength & movement, and core/conditioning/recovery. The Fitness Training Instructor is expected to follow the comprehensive teaching outline and ensure that all components of the program are taught during the course of the week. The Fitness Training Instructor will be required to actively demonstrate components of the program, and work with each camper to develop and improve their fitness.
The Wellness Training Instructor works directly with a member of each Section Team, Power Yoga Instructor Jax, and a section of children, to deliver a yoga and meditation program put together by Power Yoga Instructor Jax. Activity features include; meditation practices, regular & restorative yoga practices, breathing exercises and nature hikes. The Wellness Training Instructor is expected to follow the teaching outline and ensure all components of the program are taught during the course of the week. The Wellness Training Instructor will be required to coach the campers as they work through each component of the program, in order to develop and improve their overall wellness.
Instructors are responsible for teaching campers the safety requirements of each program ensuring that all participants use equipment properly and follow safety standards. This includes providing care to our campers that reflects the standards and guidelines of HOC’s Child Care Practices.
As a part of the larger camp community activity instructors also expected to actively participate and provide supervision during All-Camp Activities throughout the week. This includes program periods that may not be outlined on daily schedules, such as meals, section activities, free swim, campfires, and others as assigned.
DAILY / WEEKLY RESPONSIBILITIES
Monday to Friday- instruct 6 one-hour WellFit periods for camper groups of 20-30 ranging in age from 7-16.
Provide WellFit programming and instruction according to the curriculum designed by Relentless Hockey Training / Power Yoga Canada, under the direction of the Program Director.
Serve as a healthy role model, encouraging our campers to become better attuned to their physical and mental wellness.
Evening activity instruction (Monday, Tuesday) (1 hour).
Wednesday cabin coverage to facilitate counsellor evening off.
Sunday Camper Registration (work brigades, registration, evening program).
Saturday Check-Out (3 hours on Saturday, twice a summer).
Work One \"Holdover Weekend\". Friday evening cabin supervision (if required) and provide programming and supervision for holdover campers (campers here 2+ weeks) Saturday and Sunday.
ALL STAFF RESPONSIBILITIES
All staff are required to deliver every day our Brand Promise “Best Summer Of Your Life” in each camper and staff interaction. Guided by our four core principles, Community, Leadership, Accountability, and Performance.
All staff are expected to abide by and enforce camp guidelines of respect. These are the rules and expectations of behaviour implemented to maintain a fun and safe camp environment.
All staff are responsible for the safety and security of each camper in their care. Staff are to follow prescribed program standards and lesson plans in order to ensure the highest level of care and instruction.
Attendance for all staff to the June orientation week training is mandatory. This training period is where each staff will receive essential employment information and training for a successful summer experience.
Participation in camp-wide special events (Evening Programs, All Camp Activities, Campfires, and Friday Finale) and weekly meetings are an expectation of all staff members.
The dynamic nature of summer camp demands each staff understand that additional duties may be assigned as required.
SUMMER BENEFITS AND TIME OFF
Room & Board Provided.
Weekly Staff Hockey & Water Skiing.
Staff working a full eight-week contract period are entitled to one weekend off (Friday after daily duties to Sunday evening program).
Access to program and recreation equipment.
An experience that will last a lifetime.
Muskoka Woods is a Christian youth development organization that welcomes everyone to an experience for a lifetime. Located on the shores of beautiful Lake Rosseau, we specialize in summer camp, school trips, group retreats and leadership development for all ages. We exist to inspire youth to shape their world.
Summer positions at Muskoka Woods vary from counsellors for all age groups, a wide variety of arts and athletics instructors, hospitality positions, and important roles on our support team like business analysts and staff coaches!
Muskoka Woods has a core value of Intentional Growth. As a staff member at Muskoka Woods, you will receive intentional job and life skills training and development. Working at Muskoka Woods is a great place to be while you’re trying to figure out what you want to do next in your life or perhaps get some experience in an area you’re interested in. Our Christian community includes a one-to-one mentor who is there to check in on your personal experience. And best of all, you get to have fun!
Live, Work, and Play with Children in Algonquin Park This Summer!
Camp Arowhon is a traditional co-ed residential summer camp in the heart of Algonquin Park, Ontario. Our mission is to nurture and challenge children, both physically and emotionally. Our community of 350 campers is big enough to be diverse but still feels like a family. Our team of 150 staff means that the campers get a ton of individual attention, and you have a whole bunch of like-minded people to hang out with.
At Arowhon, you will receive professional training and expert support and supervision. You will grow yourself while you help children grow. You will leave feeling proud because you made campers feel proud of themselves. You will work hard and play hard, all in a beautiful wilderness setting.
Our in-camp activities are focused on teaching activity specific technical skills to both beginners and experts. Our goal is that our campers develop technical proficiency, build self-confidence, and develop a sense of community through instruction.
We are currently seeking Head and Assistant Instructors in all 18 of our activity areas, including: High Ropes and Zipline, Rock Climbing, Archery, Nature, Ball Hockey, Fieldsports, Basketball, Flatwater and Whitewater Kayaking, Swimming, Sailing, Tennis, Wind Surfing, Arts and Crafts, Guitar and Music, Drama, Horseback Riding, Yoga and FAD (Fitness, Aerobics and Dance).
Start Date(s): June 16th, 2021 - June 21st, 2021
End Date(s): August 23rd, 2021
Salary: Variable, commensurate on experience and qualifications
Applications Deadline: Ongoing until all positions are filled
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Camp Arowhon welcomes applications from people with disabilities.
Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.