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ASSISTANT CAMP DIRECTOR (SEASONAL)

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ASSISTANT CAMP DIRECTOR (SEASONAL)

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About The Position

Employment Type: Full-Time, 4-month contract (May-August)
Working Hours:
– Mandatory pre-camp training dates: June 17, 24, 29, 30 (9:30am-4:30pm)
– Pre-camp season: May 8 – June 30 (9:30am-4:30pm)
– Camp dates: July 3 – August 26 (7:45pm – 5:15pm)
Salary Range: $4,166-$5,000 per month

Camp Director for The STEAM Project, a Summer Day camp that teaches kids design, technology, and science in a traditional summer camp setting. The Camp Director manages day-to-day administration of the day camp. They oversee camp employees and campers, and monitor expenses. Their duties also include hiring and training camp staff members, and family recruitment throughout the year.

We are looking for an enthusiastic camp director to manage our camp. In this role, your duties will include managing the design of camp activities, ordering camp supplies, training camp employees, and recruitment and retainment of camp families.

To ensure success, camp directors should exhibit experience in a camp setting and demonstrate the ability to assume responsibility for the day-to-day management of a camp. Outstanding candidates prioritize the safety of all campers and ensure an excellent camp experience.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Consulting with stakeholders to determine camp requirements
  • Supervising a camp curriculum with level-appropriate activities
  • Planning daily camp activities and creating activity schedules
  • Presenting camp information to prospective clients, when required
  • Hiring camp employees, including activity specialists, recreation leaders, and camp counselors
  • Overseeing camp employee as well as ensuring the wellbeing of campers
  • Managing the allocated budget, as well as ordering camp equipment and supplies
  • Ensuring safe practices and a healthy camp environment
  • Keeping records and documenting processes

Requirements

  • Demonstrable experience as a camp director managing similarly structured camps
  • Experience in planning and developing camp activities, as well as modifying activities when required is a plus
  • Advanced ability to hire, train, and oversee camp employees, as well as ensuring the campers’ wellbeing.
  • Extensive experience in working with children as well as arranging supplies and equipment.
  • Ability to manage budgets and monitor expenses.
  • Proficiency in office software, including Google Drive & Gmail, MS Word, Excel
  • In-depth knowledge of activity-related safety regulations, as well as health and sanitation requirements is a plus
  • Ability to document processes and perform recordkeeping
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

This job may be funded by the Government of Canada’s Student Work Placement Program (SWPP). The SWPP program requires that candidates be a Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident or a protected person defined by the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.

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