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Youth Day Camp Leader

Mar 09, 2022

Job Title: Youth Day Camp Leader
Position: 10 weeks, 40 hours/week
Date Range: June 20, 2022 – August 26, 2022 (grant dependent)
Location: 17410-106a Ave, various sites in West Edmonton
Wage: $ 16.50/hr
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:
• Implement recreational summer programs for community youth
• Provide care and supervision for the youth involved in the Youth Day Camp program and at field trips. Field trip activities may include: swimming, biking, canoeing, outdoor games
• Focus of the youth program will be outdoor education skills and activities including field trips and remote camping experiences
• Activities may include a weeklong camping experience, a 4 day backpacking or canoe trip, and other recreational activities
• Facilitate the integration of youth from a variety of socio-economic and cultural backgrounds
• Create mentoring relationships with community youth with a focus on facilitating the development of appropriate and supportive social relationships with other youth and adults
• Assist with supervision and training of Leaders In Training Youth volunteering in day camps
• Follow all policy and procedures of Kids On Track and the day camp sites and ensure the safety of their group
• Reports directly to Summer Site Coordinator and Summer Coordinator, and ultimately the Children and Family Manager
• Must be in agreement with the Christian mission of the organization
• Must be experienced in leading youth with an ability to relate to disadvantaged youth and those who are presenting behavioral challenges
• Must be able to function in a team culture
• 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 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 Principles 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.