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Camp & Programs Director

Camp & Programs Director

Company: Summit Community Church
Contact Person: Priscila Pascoal
Location/Address:
1750 Stouffville Road
Richmond Hill, Ontario , L43 0K3

Position Description

 

 

Position Identification

  • Job Title: Kids Games 2019 Camp & Programs Director
  • Job Duration: part-time hours (May 1st to July 1st) and full-time hours (July 2nd to August 12th)
  • Pay Rate: $14 / hour
  • Reporting To: Director of Children’s & Family Ministries
  • Position Location: 1750 Stouffville Road, Richmond Hill, ON L4E 0K3
  • Prepared By: Director of Children’s & Family Ministries
  • Date Prepared: March 2019

Organization Profile

Kids Games 2019 is an outdoor summer camp experience and a ministry of Summit Community Church. It exists to guide children to know and intentionally follow Jesus Christ through connections with experienced and well-trained camp staff, as well as epic camp programming. Summit Community Church is a member of the Christian & Missionary Alliance whose mission is to guide people to know and intentionally follow Jesus Christ. Working with this ministry is more than just a job. It is a commitment to be a part of a team working towards the same vision of becoming a family of loving communities that intentionally follow Jesus Christ and sacrificially expresses His transforming presence in our world. 

Position Summary

The position of Kids Games 2019 Camp & Programs Director is a part-time position starting May 1st, with full-time expectations from July 2nd to August 12th. During the part-time period, He or she is responsible for the recruitment and training of camp staff and LITs; lending administrative support where needed; communicating with parents (guardians), campers and staff; and overseeing the plans for electives and all camp programing. This is a leadership position that will shape our summer experience for campers, families, camp staff and LITs during our Kids Games 2019 camp weeks.

In conjunction with the SCC staff, the camp director will ensure the effective operation of all camp programs on a day-to-day basis during the full-time period. He or she will be responsible for the supervision and ongoing training of volunteers, camp staff and LITs; the implementation and upholding of safe practices to ensure camper and staff safety before, during and after camp hours; the successful coordination and managing of camp electives, activities and care programs; overseeing the three Family BBQ Celebration days to close each camp week. 

Key Responsibilities

The successful applicant for the Kids Games 2019 Camp & Programs Director position will,

  • maintain the function of all Kids Games 2019 programs
  • communicate with parents (guardians) and campers before, during and after camp programs
  • collaborate with the Youth Pastor and the Director of Children’s & Family Ministries in the recruitment, training and assigning of volunteers, camp staff and LITs to be well equip in their roles
  • identify camper intellectual, dietary and/or medical needs where applicable, and communicate with parents (guardians) to ensure the child receives informed care for a quality camp experience
  • monitor camper safety and behaviours to prevent accidents and enforce compliance with camp rules 
  • oversee three Family BBQ Celebration days to close each camp week
  • work with pastoral staff to plan and implement two volunteer, camp staff and LIT appreciation days
  • practice good stewardship of Summit Community Church grounds and resources by inspecting Kids Games equipment and maintaining clean facilities and program areas
  • support planning and participate in all camp related meetings, including an emergency procedures and First Aid training day
  • identify, solve and report any incidents or health and safety concerns to the Director of Children’s & Family Ministries
  • adhoc initiatives as required 

Administration & Communication Responsibilities

The successful applicant for the Kids Games 2019 Camp & Programs Director position will

  • update camp social media platforms prior to Kids Games camp weeks, and daily during the full-time period
  • manage the camp email account, replying to all camper, parent (guardian), camp staff and volunteer inquires 
  • ensure the completion of all relevant camper medical and registration forms
  • manage staff and camper evaluations after camp weeks
  • compose and complete Volunteer Hour forms for youth volunteers
  • acquire and distribute Tax Forms to families upon the completion of Kids Games 2019 camp weeks 

Qualifications

  • Grade 12 and/or post-secondary (or equivalent) experience
  • Preferably, prior experience working in a camp environment or with children
  • Regularly attend and participate in a church community
  • Adheres to the beliefs, values and polices of Summit Community Church
  • Exhibits strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Possesses an engaging, enthusiastic and energetic personality
  • Skilled in organization, communication and time management 
  • Versed in conflict resolution with the ability to mediate biblically challenging circumstances - Matthew 18
  • Displays authentic vulnerability and matured responsibility
  • Proof of clearance (must acquire a Vulnerability Sector Check from a York Region Police Department) 
  • First Aid certification preferred

Apply by emailing your resume to camp@summitcommunity.ca!

Posted: April 4, 2019 | Expires: June 1, 2019
Posted Under: Camps
Career ID: [ 6671 ]