Camp Program Leader
Camp Program Leader
Brampton, Ontario , L6S 4L6
North Bramalea United Church seeks 2 college or university students for the positions of Camp Program Leaders 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.
Program leaders create the weekly curriculum for the summer in advance and supervise and assist in the implementation of programming.
Create the daily schedules before the camp season begins. The schedules will include: outdoor activities, indoor games, special stations, craft/creative space, and Encounter (a time for calm and peace in the day, and to grow deeper in relationship with God) Revise the schedules as the summer progresses Document the supplies needed for programming within budgetary means Help volunteers and other staff deliver the programming Review the schedule with volunteers Set-up camp for the day, prepping all stations and areas with the necessary supplies Adjust activities using strengths-based approach for children with exceptionalities, in conjunction with Support Staff and Child and Youth Worker Student Interns. Model servant leadership, and Christ’s love and welcome to all.
Qualifications Enrollment in full-time college or university studies in Sept 2018 Former Camp Staff experience an asset Previous experience in programming activities for children Previous leadership in Christian context an asset Experience in collaborative team setting Experience working with children with special needs an asset 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
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 organize and be highly attentive to detail Able to adjust and adapt activities while modelling a 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: [ 5097 ]