The Camp Rover is responsible for assisting camp leaders and manager with the campers and implementing Camp programming. The Camp Rover will assist in organizing and implementing five 7-day long sessions of summer camp and assist as and where needed. The Camp Rover will always work cooperatively and effectively with all FFC-NWT staff and volunteers.
Position runs June 21 - August 17, 2021
All Applicants must already be in the NWT or be in the NWT at-least 2 weeks prior to June 21, 2021
Job Type: Full-time, Temporary
Pay: $24.00-$26.00 per hour
Camp Rover Duties include but are not limited to:
- Participate in all staff training
- Assist in preparing camp for the summer sessions.
- Work cooperatively and effectively with Camp Manager/Director, other Camp Leaders, and Volunteers.
- Assist any elders, workshop facilitators or guests with their programming.
- Cover other staff during their breaks and rest periods.
- Transport campers to and from camp when their flights do not match the first or last day of camp.
- Trips to town for water refills, materials or food when needed.
- chopping wood and manage the fire pit.
- Assists in coordinating craft supplies prior to activities
- operate and maintain camp equipment such as the ATV, water pump or generator in a safe and effective manner
- Assist in program support wherein a camper requires respite or timeout, have an activity or craft on hand in order to keep that child occupied
- Assist team in supervising children at all times, never leaving children unattended.
- Follow the program plan, and contribute enthusiasm, creativity, flexibility, ingenuity, and input
- Preparing an accurate and organized inventory of craft, sport, first aid and dry-good supplies.
- Participate in end of season de-brief and evaluation
- A valid, Standard First Aid and CPR Certificate
- Valid Drivers Licence, Class 4 preferred
- Excellent communication skills and ability to motivate and work with others
- Ability to implement and participate in programming for children ranging in age from 7 – 12
- Experience working with children with physical, mental health and neurological diversity such as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD), Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Anxiety and Trauma.
- Wilderness training or experience
- Valid, Standard First Aid and CPR Certificate
- Mental Health First Aid, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, Trauma Sensitivity and other trainings and courses an asset
- Summer camp experience an asset
- Equipment Safety Training an asset
- Enthusiasm and desire to work with children and make a positive impact on their life
- Knowledge of northern cultures
- NLS certification (life guarding) an asset
- Clear Criminal Record w/ Vulnerable sector