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Kids Day Camp Site Coordinator

Mar 09, 2022

Job Title: Kids Day Camp Site Coordinator
Position: 12 weeks, 40 hours/week Date Range: June 6, 2022 – August 26, 2022 (grant dependent) Location: 17410-106a Ave, various sites in West Edmonton
Wage: $ 17.50/hr
Apply: hr@kidsontrack.org
Application Deadline: April 30, 2022
Include: Cover letter and resume, any relevant course descriptions certificates, and volunteer work, experience working, volunteer, or participating in a faith-based organization
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Plan and implement Kids Day Camp program
• Plan and implement the physical literacy-based Christian Character Education curriculum
• Ensure a variety of learning activities including music, drama, art, games, storytelling and sharing times are incorporated
• Assist with planning a daily half-day activity (field trip, outings, in-house field trips) including bookings with facilities, planning a unique and exciting experience for the kids at the field trip site, and coordinating transportation to and from the site
• Prepare activity plans for each day using Kids On Track planning forms
• Provide training, direction and supervision of staff, youth volunteers and adult volunteers
• Responsible for implementing all policy and procedures of Kids On Track and the day camp sites and ensure their team is following protocol
• Communicate with parents, program coordinators, and staff as necessary
• Assist with supervision and training of Leaders In Training Youth volunteering in day camps
• Reports directly to the Summer Coordinator, Program Manager, and ultimately the Program Director
• Works closely with Youth Manager and team
Requirements/Skills:
• Must be in agreement with the Christian mission of the organization
• Must be an experienced leader, able to direct and instruct others in organizing tasks to be completed
• Must be experienced in leading children with an ability to relate to disadvantaged children and those who are presenting behavioral challenges
• Must have experience planning and implementing Christian faith-based lessons, utilizing music, drama, art, games, storytelling and sharing times.
• Must be able to adhere to the design principles of making sure the program is developmentally appropriate, safe, and welcoming of diversity and uniqueness
• Must have basic administrative and management skills, must be organized
• Must communicate well and in a timely manner
• Must be physically fit and able to lead a wide range of recreational pursuits. Specific athletic skills such as swimming, biking, archery and canoeing would be an asset
• Must have driver’s license and access to own vehicle- (mileage reimbursed)
• Must have current CPR Level C and First Aid certificate
• Must submit a clear Police Security Check and an Intervention Record Check
• Must be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, or protected persons under the Canadian Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and legally entitled to work and study in Canada (grant requirement)
• Minimum of 18 years of age and under the age of 30 (grant requirement)
• Class 4 or Class 2 (Bus license) an asset
• High Five Principals of Healthy Child Development course an asset
Organization Description: Kids On Track is a community building organization that provides hope, direction, and ongoing support for children, youth, and their parents. Educational, social, spiritual, and recreational elements are combined to deliver well-rounded programs. We cultivate relationships with participants encouraging their faith, character and leadership development, social skills, and a healthy lifestyle. We strive to support families that have limited opportunities due to various challenges.