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Summer Youth Leader

Summer Youth Leader

Company: Kids On Track Association of Edmonton
Contact Person: Kristy Chaisson
Location/Address:
15641 96 Ave
Edmonton, Alberta , T5P 2R7
Phone: 7804812942

Position Description

Job Title: Summer Youth Leader- 3 positions available
Position: 11 weeks, 40 hours/week, Requires evenings, overnight and weekend hours
Start date: June 18 (grant dependent)
Location: 15641-96 Ave, Edmonton, AB, various sites in West Edmonton, various field trip sites
Rate of pay: $15.00/hr
Apply with cover letter and resume. Please include relevant course descriptions, certificates, and volunteer work. Along with all relevant experience, please include any experience working, volunteering, or participating in a faith based organization. Please send to kristy@kidsontrack.org

Description:

Implement recreational summer programs for community youth
Act as a cabin leader for one week of overnight kids camp
Focus of the youth program will be outdoor education skills and activities including field trips and remote camping experiences
Activities may include a week long camping experience, a 4 day backpacking or canoe trip, and other recreational activities

Provide supervision to youth involved in the program
Facilitate the integration of youth from a variety of socio-economic and cultural backgrounds
Reports directly to the Youth Coordinator
Create mentoring relationships with community youth with a focus on facilitating the development of appropriate and supportive social relationships with other youth and adults
Implement the lessons and activities including religious instruction and mentoring in Christian character
Implement learning activities that are age appropriate, utilize experiential learning techniques, linked to practical life applications, and build social and physical competencies

Requirements/Skills:

Must be in agreement with the Christian mission of the organization
Must be an experienced leader in youth activities
Must be able to adhere to the design principles of making sure the program is developmentally appropriate, safe, and welcoming of diversity and uniqueness
Must be physically fit and able to lead a wide range of recreational pursuits including but not limited to canoeing, swimming, backpacking, hiking, and cycling
Must have driver’s license and access to own vehicle (mileage reimbursed) an asset
Class 4 or Class 2 (Bus license) an asset
Must have current CPR Level C and First Aid certificate
Must submit a clear Police Security Check and an Intervention Record Check
High Five Principals of Healthy Child Development certification an asset
Priority will be given to applicants with outdoor pursuits experience, wilderness First Aid, canoe instruction, and National Lifeguard certification
Minimum of 18 years of age and under the age of 30 (grant requirement)
Must have been a full time student in the previous school year, and enrolled as a full time student for the upcoming year (grant requirement)
Must be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, or protected persons under the Canadian Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and legally entitled to work and study in Canada (grant requirement)

Organization Description: Kids On Track is a Christian faith based organization that serves disadvantaged children, youth and families. Central to the mission of Kids On Track is the provision of Christian instruction, mentorship, and faith experiences for children. Please check www.kidsontrack.org for further program information.

Posted: March 21, 2018 | Expires: April 30, 2018
Posted Under: Camps
Career ID: [ 5137 ]