Brampton, Ontario , L6S 4L6
North Bramalea United Church seeks 2 high school, college or university students for the positions of Support Staff for the summer of 2018. The summer program consists of day camps for children entering SK to grade 5, and youth from grades 6 to 8, with singing, crafts, games, sports, bible lessons, water play and walking trips to nearby parks. Our Camp season is July 3rd to August 17th and hours are 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday. Role Support Staff work with children who require additional support in camp such as children with special needs and children with behavioral exceptionalities. Support Staff are expected to build strong relationships with children and volunteer leaders during planned activities, and free time. Enthusiasm for children’s ministry and empathy in understanding Children’s issues is vital to success in this role.
Work with program leaders to implement strategies into regular programming that encourage selfregulation and other social-emotional skills. Work regularly with campers who require support, allowing breaks and encouraging manageable participation. This work should be well-documented including achievements, support plans and areas for further work. Model servant leadership, and Christ’s love and welcome to all.
Qualifications Enrollment in high school or full-time college or university studies in Sept 2018 Former Camp Staff experience an asset Previous experience in facilitating activities for children Previous leadership in Christian context an asset Experience in collaborative team setting Experience working with children with special needs Knowledge and experience responding to emergency situations as laid out in the Mighty Day Camps Camp Management Guide Experience and training in responding to disclosures of abuse from children as laid out in the Mighty Day Camps Camp Management Guide. Police Records Check Level 2 to be submitted before camp begins.
Skills and Abilities
Excellent interpersonal skills Team building skills Experience and comfort offering leadership in a Christian environment Interest and skill in one or more of the following areas: arts and crafts, music, sports, games, exploring nature, dance, drama, storytelling, gardening, yoga. Proven communication and conflict resolution skills with individuals and groups Proven pastoral care skills Able to adjust and adapt activities while modelling a strengths-based, growth mindset when difficulties arise Able to work in an environment where interruptions are frequent Able to work effectively in the midst of multiple and varied work demands Maintain a high level of confidentiality
Reports directly and is accountable to the Camp Co-Directors
Posted Under: Camps
Career ID: [ 5095 ]