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Camp Leader (4 positions available)

Qmunity Camp NWT
Published
May 18, 2022
Location
Yellowknife, NT
Job Type
Casual  
Base Salary
$2000

Description

Camp Leaders will be paired up and assigned to a group of eight youth and one leader-in-training (LiT) to build relationships, participate in camp activities, and ensure youth needs are being met. Camp Leaders are expected to stay overnight at the Qmunity Camp site for two days of staff orientation, the duration of the camp, and one additional day to debrief. All Camp Leaders will work cooperatively and effectively with staff, guest facilitators, and volunteers, and will be overseen by the Camp Director and Camp Manager.

Contract: August 18th to 27th, 2022

Job posting closes June 8th, 2022.

Duties

Pre-Camp

  • Participate in staff training and orientation
  • Assist with load-in of supplies and site preparation

 During Camp

  • Engage with youth at all times; be open, communicative, and supportive
  • Ensure youth are supervised at all times
  • Participate in activities with enthusiasm and energy
  • Use skills learned in training, redirect youth to Camp Manager as needed
  • Assist with additional tasks as needed
  • Adhere to the program plan, and contribute creativity, flexibility and ingenuity
  • Respect all equipment and facilities, and ensures proper care, use, and maintenance of them
  • One-on-one supervision as necessary
  • Help prepare/set-up/supervise games and activities as needed

Post-Camp

  • Assist with the tear-down of camp
  • Preparing an accurate and organized inventory of craft, sport, first aid and other supplies
  • Participate in end of season debrief and evaluation

Qualifications

Qmunity Camp NWT prioritizes applicants that are diverse in gender, sexuality, culture and race, and encourage applicants to self-identify in their resume if they so choose.

  • Be 25 years old or older
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to motivate and work with others
  • Summer camp experience is an asset
  • Enjoys working with youth from pre-teens to late-teens and building rapport
  • Knowledge of Northern communities and cultures is an asset
  • Trauma informed or mental health training is an asset 
  • NLS certification (lifeguarding) is an asset
  • Valid Driver’s license is required, access to a vehicle on site is an asset
  • Mandatory Criminal Record Check + Vulnerable Sector Screening

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