Assistant Program Director/Senior Counsellor
General Job Description
The assistant program director would report to the Program Director. Responsibilities include assisting the Program Director in the creating, implementing and evaluating a variety of camp programs. Preparation would include creating/reviewing schedules for each program, organising any special equipment or needs (i.e. sports equipment, buses for transportation), assisting in volunteer staff meetings, communicating requirements and expectations to volunteer staff. Responsibilities also include making sure that all camp activities are running as per schedule. At the end of each program the Assistant Program Director and the Program Director will review and evaluate the program in regards to improving for any subsequent camps.
As Senior Counsellor you would provide leadership and guidance for a cabin of 4-6 campers. As Senior Counsellor you will work with a group of campers providing them with spiritual leadership and guidance. You would lead them in daily activities and events as per the schedule. You will also be responsible in leading a staff meeting everyday during camps.
The person should have good interpersonal skills; love working with youth; ability to problem solve and make decisions; experience in a variety of programming (daily programs, special events, evenings, etc.); be able to work with a team; have some camp experience; and a desire to share their faith.
It is a requirement of the position that they have their first aid and have completed a police cheque. Preference will also be given to those who have their NLS certification. The applicant will be required to sign a statement of faith and abide by camp policies.
Minimum level of schooling required is to have completed at least one year a post-secondary institution and preference will he given to those who are currently enrolled in an Outdoor Recreation program.
Due to funding requirements the applicant must be a full-time student less than 30 years old and going from full-time study back into full-time study in the fall of 2006 and eligible to work in Canada.