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Camp Manager

Foster Family Coalitions of the NWT
May 17, 2022
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Job Type
Base Salary
Salary Unit


Camp Manager - 1 Position 

Responsible for day to day operations of Camp Connections 

Dates - 

  • Training: June 6 - June 24 (Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm) 
  • Camp Session: June 27 - August 16 (7 days on, 4 days off) 

Under the direction and supervision of the Camp Director, the Camp Manager will assist in planning, organizing, and implementing 5 week long dynamic sessions of summer camp. The Camp Manager will always work cooperatively; and effectively with all FFC-NWT staff and volunteers. The Camp Manager is responsible for the direct supervision of all Camp Staff and maintains a working relationship with the Elders and guests. 

Compensation: $975.00/week 


Duties of the Camp Manager include but are not limited to: 

Pre Camp - Under the direct supervision of the Camp Director: 

  • Has input to age appropriate camp programming for all sessions 
  • Assist Camp Director in facilitating staff training (2 weeks prior to camp) 

During Camp -

  • Responsible for running camp sessions as planned, using resources efficiently and effectively 
  • Accountable for the conduct of campers and Camp Leaders, which may include effective discipline measures. 
  • Ensure all medical needs of children are met. This includes keeping medicine in a locked box and giving out medications at the right time. 

Post Camp -

  • Participate in camp take down, includes loading all camp materials and transporting back to town for storage 
  • Assist in writing final staff evaluations 


Qualifications - 

  • University Degree or Equivalent
  • 2-5 years experience in a camp atmosphere 
  • 2-5 years experience developing and implementing programs for children or youth (ideally in a camp atmosphere) 
  • 1-3 years in a supervisory position (ideally in a camp atmosphere)
  • Valid driver's license required 
  • Clear criminal record 
  • Experience working with children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, and other physical and behavioural abilities 
  • Good verbal communication skills, especially in conflict resolution, human resource management (mediation and related training an asset) 
  • Ability to coordinate staff, and maintain a safe camp atmosphere under various pressures 
  • Knowledge and respect for northern cultures 
  • Ability to multitask and manage time 
  • Experience in child welfare an asset 
  • Up to date first aid and CPR certification 
  • Lifeguard service certification an asset 
  • Class 4 Drivers License or willingness to attain Class 4 license

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