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Summer Assistant Youth Site Coordinator

Summer Assistant Youth Site Coordinator

Company: Kids On Track
Contact Person: Brad Halsey
Location/Address:
15641-96 Ave
Edmonton, Alberta , T5P 2R7
Phone: 780-481-2942

Position Description

  • Position: 14 weeks, 40 hours/week, requires evenings, overnight and weekend hours
  • Start Date: May 25 (Grant dependent)
  • Location: 15641-96 Ave, Edmonton, AB, various sites in West Edmonton, various field trip sites
  • Rate of Pay: $16.00/hr

How to Apply

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 brad@kidsontrack.org

Description

  • Plan and implement recreational summer programs for community youth
  • Focus of the youth program will be outdoor education skills and activities including field trips and remote camping experiences
  • Planning and overseeing activities such as, 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
  • Create mentoring relationships with community youth with a focus on facilitating the development of appropriate and supportive social relationships with other youth and adults
  • Provide leadership to the cabin leaders for the overnight camp week / Act as a cabin leader for one week of overnight kids camp
  •  Assist in administrative support involved including registration, record keeping, basic budgeting
  • Responsible for all policy and procedures of Kids On Track and ensure their team is following protocol
  • Communicate with parents, program coordinators, and staff as necessary
  • Reports directly to the Youth Manager

Requirements/Skills

  • Must be in agreement with the Christian mission of the organization
  • Must be an experienced leader in youth activities and be able to direct and instruct others in organizing tasks to be completed
  • 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
  • Minimum of 18 years of age and under the age of 30 (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 community building organization that provides hope, direction, and ongoing support for children, youth, and their parents. Educational, social, spiritual, and recreational elements are combined to deliver well-rounded programs. We cultivate relationships with participants encouraging their faith, character and leadership development, social skills, and lifestyle choices. We strive to support families that have limited opportunities due to various challenges.

Posted: March 2, 2020 | Expires: April 30, 2020
Posted Under: Camps
Career ID: [ 7805 ]