• Seasonal Summer Day Camp Coordinator

    Posted: 01/31/2021

    Seasonal Summer Day Camp Coordinator
    Seasonal
    Administration
    Devon, AB, CA

    Requisition ID: 1014

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    The Day Camp Coordinator plans, organizes and implements summer day camp programs that provide learning and recreational opportunities for children and early youth in Devon. This position provides a leadership role to the day camp leader and volunteers, as well as capacity building opportunities through collaboration with supervisor and other town staff.

    Key Responsibilities

    Responsibility 1: Organization of Day Camps

    • Create a detailed plan for all day camps
    • Assist with processing registrations
    • Purchase and organize all supplies needed to run camps
    • Plan and book all field trips
     Responsibility 2:   Volunteer Coordination
    • Plan & Implement Leaders in Training program to train and get to know youth volunteers
    • Evaluate volunteers throughout and at the end of the summer
    • Plan a volunteer recognition for the end of the summer, pending restrictions
     Responsibility 3:  Implementation of Day Camps
    • Ensure organization and readiness of camps on a daily basis
    • Ensure children’s safety while attending the programs
    • Manage any behaviour issues that may come up with participants
    • Interact with parents/guardians of participants and answer questions
    • Take participants on field trips
     Responsibility 4: Health and Safety Protocols
    • Identify potential safety concerns of all camp programs
    • Implement safe work procedures
    • Fill out proper forms when needed (i.e. incident forms)
    • Ensure First Aid kit is stocked with appropriate and current items
    • Follow all current Government of Alberta COVID-19 protocols
     Responsibility 5:   Evaluation of programs
    • Evaluate all summer programs identifying areas of success and areas for improvement
    • Make recommendations for the following year
     Responsibility 6:   Obtain Career Related Experience
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    • Check in with supervisor once per week to discuss successes of the week, areas for improvement, areas that support is needed
    • Implement decision making and problem solving skills when taking a lead role within the camps
    • Establish leadership skills by working with and evaluating volunteers

    Qualifications

    Education: 
    • Grade 12 Diploma
    • Completion or enrolment in post-secondary education in an applicable degree program (i.e. Recreation Administration, Physical Education, Education)
    • Standard First Aid, and CPR level C or ABC
     Experience: 
    • Experience working with children and children’s programming is required for this position
    • Demonstrated experience in program development, communication, marketing of programs , and problem solving skills
    • This position involves volunteer management skills, supervisory and leadership skills
    • Time management and priority settings skills
    • Ability to take initiative for ongoing projects and new projects related to summer camp programs.
    • Ability to work well in individual as well as team environments
    • Training in High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development and The Virtues Project will be seen as an asset
    Start Date: May 3, 2021
    End Date: August 27, 2021

    Hours of work: Typical hours for this position will be between 8:30am-4:30pm, with possibility of working between 7:30am – 5:30pm and evening or weekend shifts for Town of Devon events. This position requires the ability to work up to 40 hours per week, with modified hours prior to camps starting. Hours are subject to change due to COVID-19 regulations.

    For the month of May and June you will be working out of the town office doing training, skill development, and planning for the camps. July and August hours will be spent running the day camps. 

    Salary range: $ 18.41 – $ 20.45 (hourly)

    Position Closes: Feb. 26, 2021

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