Day Camp Counsellor
Manuels River is seeking a Day Camp Counsellor to join our team this summer! Our day camp is programmed with lots of outdoor activity steeped in nature. We even have an outdoor classroom which is a short hike downstream!
Children hike every day to a new location to learn about the natural environment while engaging in fun movement through educational games.
We have the infrastructure in place to accommodate children of varying abilities and our trails have been built with accessibility for all in mind. If you love being outdoors in nature and running around with kids, this is a great job for you!
Employment Details: Full-time, temporary (10 weeks)
Requirements: Cover Letter and Resume, minimum of three references, RNC Certificate of Conduct/Vulnerable Sector Check (required for employment)
Who can apply: This opportunity is available through Canada Summer Jobs. The Government of Canada funded this job through the Canada Summer Jobs program. Contact the employer to learn more about the job and apply. You must be aged between 15 and 30 and be legally entitled to work in Canada. International students are not eligible. Learn more.
Summary of Position:
The Day Camp Counsellor will be responsible for assisting the Day Camp Lead to facilitate games, crafts and other activities for a group of campers at a educational day camp. The Day Camp Counsellor will support campers to participate in activities, including campers who may have extra needs. As a member of the Camps program, the Counsellor will interact with children between the ages of 5 and 13. Camps staff are responsible for the health and safety of campers at all times. This position will involve working outdoors in all types of weather.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Help facilitate games, activities and interactive demonstrations;
- Participate in and lead outdoor activities in all types of weather;
- Work as a member of a team;
- Help campers participate in activities and support those with extra needs;
- Maintain a safe and respectful camp environment
- Experience working with children
- Experience working as part of a team
- Experience teaching or leading group activities
- Training in the sciences, heritage, and/or environmental conservation considered an asset
Please forward a resume and cover letter detailing experience and eligibility along with three references via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or:
Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre
7 Conception Bay Highway
Conception Bay South, NL
Manuels River is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Manuels River is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Manuels River are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in Canada. Manuels River will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.