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UNIT HEAD

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UNIT HEAD

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About The Position

The STEAM Project is looking for a responsible, energetic, and personable Unit Head for our summer camp.

The ideal candidate:

  • has extensive experience supervising children in a camp/recreation/educational setting
  • will be a leader and assist camp counselors in providing campers with a fun and safe camp experience
  • will provide guidance and support for all camp counselors and maintain a positive relationship with staff, parents and campers.

Please provide a cover letter along with your resume when applying.

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Previous experience in supervisory/leadership roles would be considered an asset
  • Minimum 1 year of experience with children ages 6 to 14 in a camp or educational setting
  • Experience supervising staff in a camp environment or related discipline preferred
  • Candidates with an education in science, engineering, technology, art, and design will be given preference
  • Currently certified with First Aid/ CPR Certifications
  • A valid driver’s license is a must
  • Vulnerable Sector Screening Records Check

Role & Responsibilities

  • Committed to working from July 4th – August 26th, Monday-Friday from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, plus available for select weekends in June for staff training
  • Active involvement in the operation and delivery of the camp programs
  • Assist with planning and implementing camp programs
  • Ensure all inventories are maintained (first aid kits, equipment, tools, etc)
  • Assist with training, staff meetings and supervising staff with mentorship of the Camp Director
  • Ensure programs run on schedule
  • Review, complete and follow up on incident reports and report to Camp Directors
  • Learn and teach assigned camp curriculum and weekly camp themes as needed

A Typical Day

  • Tracking attendance during camper arrival and departure
  • Act as a backup person in the absence of a counselor
  • Plan and lead camp-wide activities (cheers, challenges, themes, spirit days), arts & active activities, and open activities
  • Be involved in activity blocks – getting to know the kids, being friends with the ones that aren’t fitting in
  • Assisting counselors with strategies on working with kids in their specific age group
  • Communicating with parents at the end of the camp day
  • Preparations for end of session activities (speeches, camper awards, mementos)