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Programs Coordinator - Summit Camps 2021

Programs Coordinator - Summit Camps 2021

Company: Summit Community Church
Contact Person: Priscila Pascoal
Location/Address:
1750 Stouffville Road
Richmond Hill, Ontario , L4E0K3

Position Description

Job Duration: May 3rd 2021 - July 30th 2021 (13 weeks) - Full-time
Pay Rate: TBA
Reporting To: Priscila Pascoal, Children’s Pastor

Summit Camps 2021 is a summer camp experience at 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.

Timeline of Tasks

The position of Summit Camps 2020 Programs Coordinator is a full-time position starting May 3rd 2021 until July 30th 2021.

May - June

  • Work with the Children’s Pastor in the recruitment and training of camp staff and LITs (Leaders in Training)
  • Lending administrative support where needed
  • Communicating with parents (guardians), campers and staff
  • Overseeing the plans for electives and all camp programming.

July 5th - July 16th

  • Oversee and direct the programming of the camp (including electives and large group games) in conjunction with the rest of the camp staff.

For the Remaining Time

  • Required to write a descriptive report on the overall camp experience, a detailed explanation of all the camps activities and future recommendations.
  • Organization and storage of all camp supplies and materials.

This is a leadership position that will shape our summer experience for campers, families and camp staff during our Summit Camps 2021 camp weeks.

Key Responsibilities

  • In conjunction with the camp staff, the programs coordinator will ensure the effective operation of all camp programs on a day-to-day basis during camp weeks
  • Supervision and ongoing training of volunteers, camp staff and LITs
  • Implementation and upholding of safe practices to ensure camper and staff safety before, during and after camp hours
  • Successful coordination and managing of camp electives, activities and care programs
  • Overseeing the a Family BBQ Celebration days to close each camp week.
  • Maintain the function of all Summit Camps 2021 programs in conjunction with Summit’s staff and camp staff
  • Communicate with parents (guardians) and campers before, during and after camp programs
  • Collaborate with the Children’s Pastor 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 a Family BBQ Celebration days to close each camp week
  • Work with staff to plan and implement volunteer, camp staff and LIT appreciation days
  • Practice good stewardship of Summit Community Church grounds and resources by inspecting Summit Camps 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 Children’s Pastor.

Administration & Communication Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Acquire and distribute Tax Forms to families upon the completion of Summit Camps 2021 camp weeks

Qualifications

  • Grade 12 and/or post-secondary (or equivalent) experience
  • Preferably, prior experience working in a camp environment or with children
  • 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 challenging circumstances
  • Displays authentic vulnerability and matured responsibility
  • Proof of clearance (must acquire a Vulnerability Sector Check)
  • First Aid certification preferred (but not mandatory)

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: Priscila Pascoal via email: priscila@summitcommunity.ca.

Posted: March 4, 2021 | Expires: June 1, 2021
Posted Under: Camps
Career ID: [ 8599 ]