Assistant Summer Camp Coordinator
May 4th – August 19th, 2022
Camp Health, Hope & Happiness, Alberta’s leading summer recreational facility for individuals with mental and physical disabilities is seeking an Assistant Summer Camp Coordinator for the season beginning May 4th and continuing through to August 19th, 2022. Camp Health, Hope & Happiness is a residential camp where campers and staff are on site 24/7 during their 6 day stay.
The term of employment is from May 4th to August 19th, 2022.
Dedicated individuals committed to the personal care and recreational needs of persons with disabilities will find this position both challenging and rewarding. Applicants must be a minimum of 21 years of age. Individuals with leadership experience will be given priority.
Experience with photography and videography as well as having basic editing skills would be an asset. Experience with social media for charity/business promotion is an asset. Experience with camping, sign language, arts & crafts, climbing and ropes course, out-tripping, water sports and performing arts would be an asset but not necessary.
A current standard first aid and Level C CPR certificate (that will not expire during the work term) and the completion of a clear Police Criminal Clearance Check (including vulnerable sector) is required by date of employment. A valid Driver’s License is required and a clean driver’s abstract will need to be provided to begin employment.
Assistant Summer Camp Coordinator – $11,500.00 for the term of employment (before taxes). Accommodations are provided for the term of employment listed above. Meals will be provided during camp days. You can earn up to 500 volunteer hours in this position.
- Abide by the Camp philosophy, “Campers Come First”.
- Assist in the preparation of the summer staff orientation.
- To assist in facilitating various sessions of the summer staff orientation.
- Work independently in absence of Summer Camp Coordinator to oversee summer staff.
- Process and screen camper applications as necessary.
- Responsible for any necessary camper data entry such as medical forms, etc.
- To make any necessary phone calls regarding a camper’s application, payment, or required documents prior to their camp commencing.
- Prepare necessary paperwork on a weekly basis for upcoming camps.
- Act as a resource to summer staff regarding camper care and management.
- Communicate with the Summer Camp Coordinator regarding any pertinent issues that require attention.
- To provide feedback to summer staff on both an informal and formal basis throughout the summer.
- To coordinate the check in of campers as well as deal with any concerns that caregivers or parents may have.
- To assist Team Leaders with resolving individual staff issues or team issues.
- To monitor the duties performed by the climbing wall/admin assistant.
- Assist the Summer Camp Coordinator with the allocation of staff resources throughout the summer.
- To summarize staff timesheets and submit them to the Office Administrator.
- Monitor end of camp cabin clean-up and cabin preparation for upcoming camps.
- Generate a functional schedule for each of the 10 summer camps.
- Ensure all paperwork is gathered and filed at the end of each camp.
- Assist with any escalated camper behaviors beyond the cabin staff’s abilities.
- To ensure cabin procedures are being followed and the needs of all campers are being met.
- Ensure the summer camp program areas are cleaned, organized and ready to be turned over to the rental coordinator at the end of the camping season.
- Update various documents at the end of the camping season in preparation for the following summer.
- To attend meetings called by either the Summer Camp Coordinator or the Executive Director.
- Other duties as required.
- Directly responsible to the Summer Camp Coordinator.
To apply please fill out a Staff Application form by clicking “Apply Online” in the links near the title of this page.
APPLICATION DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY 18th, 2022.