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Camp Rover

Foster Family Coalition of the NWT, Camp Connections
April 12, 2021
Job Type
  • 24-26/hr


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:

Pre Camp

  • Participate in all staff training
  • Assist in preparing camp for the summer sessions.

During Camp

  • 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

Post Camp

  • 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

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