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Program Staff (Adventureland)

Want to change the world? At Scouts Canada our Vision is “Canadian youth making a meaningful contribution to creating a better world.” We need passionate people who share our Mission to develop well-rounded youth better prepared for success in the world.

For more than 100 years, Scouts Canada has brought a world of adventure, outdoor experience, friendship and fun to 17 million Canadian youth. We have reinvigorated our program to meet the changing demands of youth and are searching for a recent graduate who is looking to begin an exciting career in the Non-Profit sector to help us develop well-rounded youth better prepared for success in the world.

Do you think you have what it takes to become our next Program Staff? If you answered yes we want to hear from you!

Reports To: Program Director

Work Time: 35 hours per week, July 1st- September 2nd

The Program Staff are responsible for the facilitation of outdoor adventure programming on property for guests. This staff team will be responsible for maintaining assigned equipment to ensure safe operation on site. The Program Staff will provide instruction to property users in various capacities (i.e., archery, ecology, orienteering, fire building, etc.). The Program Staff will monitor the booking schedule to ensure guests are able to access the designated equipment at assigned times. This position requires adaptability & an interest in supporting the Senior Staff with maximizing recreation on property while adhering to all provincial reopening guidelines and Public Health protocols. For your safety and the safety of others, all Scouts Canada employees are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as a condition of employment (unless they have a valid exemption). Proof of vaccination status will be requested upon hire in addition to a clean Police Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening.

General Responsibilities

  1. Coordination & implementation of outdoor programming for guests in accordance with the sign-up schedule.
  2. Responsible for maintenance of programming equipment & resources.
  3. Participation & assistance in office duties and staff coverage as assigned.
  4. Weekly submission of any supply request forms to the Program Director.
  5. Provide feedback to the Senior Staff at weekly staff meetings.
  6. Assist in the set-up/take down of camp & turnover to various user groups.
  7. Support the Senior Staff with the creation and maintenance of self-directed programming activity kits.
  8. Provide a final written report at conclusion of season highlighting successes and recommendations for change.
  9. Contribute to implementing all health & safety protocols on-site (as assigned).
  10. Complete all grant paperwork promptly as needed.
  11. Assist in other duties as requested by the Camp Director.
  12. Other duties as required

Qualifications

  1. Minimum 16 years of age.
  2. Active NLS preferred
  3. Direct experience facilitating outdoor activities.
  4. Experienced in working in a camp environment.
  5. Training in accessibility & inclusion to meet all participants’ needs.
  6. Proven ability to provide direction to others as necessary.
  7. Ability to self-start and work collaboratively within a team.
  8. Current Standard First Aid & CPR (Level C).
  9. Embodies personal beliefs in keeping with the Mission, Principles & Practices of Scouts Canada.
  10. Proven leadership, teamwork, planning & administrative abilities.
  11. Strong communication & customer service skills.
  12. Completes Scouts Canada screening process including a clear Police Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Check

If this role excites you, we want to hear from you! Please take the time to tell us about yourself in a cover letter — we want to hear your story — your background, your accomplishments, and why this role is a good fit with your future career aspirations.

We want to learn about you! Please submit your application at https://forms.office.com/r/XWx8cAB98b.

Note: This is a Canada Summer Jobs Grant position and as such, requires all grant funded employees to fall between the ages of 16 and 30.

Scouts Canada thanks you for taking the time to consider this position.  Please understand that only individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Scouts Canada encourages applications from all qualified candidates and has a great record of accommodating persons with disabilities. Contact Human Resources at 613-224-5134 ex 252 if you need accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information on our accommodation policies.


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If this role excites you, we want to hear from you! Please take the time to tell us about yourself in a cover letter — we want to hear your story — your background, your accomplishments, and why this role is a good fit with your future career aspirations. We want to learn about you.

Please submit your application at https://forms.office.com/r/XWx8cAB98b.

 

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