City of Guelph

2018 SUMMER - Summer Camp Counsellors

CA-ON-Guelph
2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1995
# Positions
1
Job Type
Summer Positions
Job Industry
Government and Public Sector
Career Level
Experienced

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Recreation Coordinator – Programs, the Summer Camp Facilitators and Camp Team Leader, successful candidates will be placed at a city of Guelph camp location/site(s) and plan and deliver dynamic  programs and activities for children of all abilities.

 

The Recreation Division is seeking Summer Camp Counsellors who have direct experience working with children in a camp program setting.

 

DUTIES:

  • Work cooperatively with all staff and volunteers in developing the team to its full potential
  • Take appropriate precautions to ensure the safety and well-being of all children
  • Provide understanding, encouragement and a positive experience for each child
  • Assist with all aspects of programming including planning, set up/take down, running program, active participation and evaluation
  • Establish and enforce rules, report any accidents to Team Leaders and complete all necessary forms 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Currently in high school or attending post-secondary education, with an interest in gaining further experience in child development, recreation or social services field
  • High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development certification (willing to obtain prior to commencement of summer camp programs)
  • A valid Standard First Aid & CPR C certification (willing to obtain prior to commencement of summer camp programs)
  • A satisfactory Police Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Check is required at time of offer
  • Participation and/or experience in previous Leadership Training
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to respect and maintain participant confidentiality
  • Full availability is required for training in June and the full summer (July-August) 

WORK HOURS:

These are seasonal positions, with training hours beginning in June and operating full-time hours starting first week of July and ending the week before Labour Day weekend in September. Full time hours applies to daytime weekly programs (Mon-Fri). Occasional shifts required on a Saturday for training and special events. 40-42 hours per week. Mandatory training dates are listed below.

  • June 2, 9:00am-5:00pm
  • June 5,6,7 from 4:30pm-9:00pm
  • June 9, 9:00am-5:00pm
  • June 29, 9:00am-3:00pm
  • 0 hours online training

 

RATE OF PAY:

$14.00per hour

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications must be received online by Monday, January 22, 2018.  To apply for this position, please visit http://guelph.ca/employment-careers/ for further detailed instructions.  Please follow the instructions and follow all steps to the process. In order to be considered for this position you must complete all of the steps when creating your profile. This will include a short online screening questionnaire specific to this position as part of the application process.  You will also need to attach both your cover letter and resume saved as one document (PDF format preferred). If you have already created a profile, you may simply login to begin your application.

 

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer. 

 

 

 

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