Working within our Strategic Plan, Cambridge Connected, and committing to our values of Integrity, Respect, Inclusiveness and Service, the successful candidate will work together to help the City of Cambridge achieve our vision: A place for people to prosper – alive with opportunity.
What you will be doing
Plans and oversees daily programming, special events and weekly trips ensuring an engaging, creative, age-appropriate, inclusive, safe and fun day camp operation
Supervises, trains, coaches, mentors, and supports the Camp leaders, Inclusion Facilitators and provides on-going direction, and performance evaluations
Recruits, screens, schedules and supports staff and volunteers (Leader-in-Training) into the camp program
Adheres to the medication policy and procedures including administering and documenting of medication.
Establishes, implements and attends all camp training and staff meetings
Ensures the camp program and location meets health and safety standards
Adheres to prescribed policies and procedures
Maintains records and reports
Administers medication to participants who require oral prescribed medication.
Orders supplies and equipment
Ensures professional and appropriate communication with parents/guardians and the public
Responds to emergency situations and behavioural management issues in accordance with procedures
Specialization in Recreation and Leisure or Similar
Experience and Knowledge
Relevant supervision, administration, volunteer, communication, and leadership experience.
We are looking for these certificates
High Five - Principles of Healthy Child Development
Standard First Aid, CPR C, AED
Quest 2 (considered an asset)
Behaviour Management Systems and/or Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training is considered an asset.
We will ask you for these items if you are hired
Current and valid Police Vulnerable Sector Check to be provided prior to commencement in this position.
Proof of your current and valid certificate(s) and/or educational qualifications.
High Five-PHCD Certificate & Standard First Aid, CPR C AED Certificate
Supervisor Health & Safety Awareness Training Certificate from the Ministry of Labour
Valid G2 or G class driver's license.
Rate of pay
The hourly rate for this position starts at $14.86 (2019 rate).
Hours of work
June 1 to September 4, 2020
Up to 44 hours per week- *hours dependent on weekly registrations at location
Camp does not run on July 1 (Canada Day) or August 3 (Civic Holiday)
Mandatory paid training dates/session will occur in June and mandatory weekly evening staff meetings in July and August, as scheduled by the Recreation Coordinator Child & Youth. Please note that training dates are subject to change.
Advertisement expiration date
Please apply for this position by December 13, 2019
If you are selected for an interview, please note that interviews will be scheduled to take place on Thursday January 2, 2020.
Accommodation needs and protection of privacy
The City of Cambridge is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified individuals, and will accommodate the needs of qualified applicants under the Human Rights Code in all parts of the recruitment and hiring process.
Please contact Human Resources to make your needs known in advance, with the nature of any accommodations that you may require in respect to any materials or processes used to ensure your full and equal participation throughout the recruitment and hiring process.
Personal information collected in relation to the recruitment process is collected under the authority outlined in the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and used solely to determine eligibility for employment with the City of Cambridge only.
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