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YMCA Camp Chief Hector

Job Title:

Spring and Summer Positions
Date Posted:
2018-07-28
Accommodations?:
Yes
City:
  Exshaw
Work Permit?:
  Yes
Province:
  AB
Bonuses?:
  No
Industry:
  Tourism
Pay Rate:
 
Category:
  Camp/Park
Competition Start Date:
  2018-07-28
Job Level:
  Non-management
Competition Close Date:
  2018-08-28
Length:
  Seasonal      
       
       
Why should you join our team?
YMCA Calgary is actively building healthy communities - Join us in creating a better Calgary

YMCA Calgary opened its doors in 1902, since then we have evolved into a vibrant charitable organization where thousands of children, youth and adults access our programs and facilities. We are much more than a gym, pool, and recreational facility - we strive to adapt to community needs, and ensure that our programs and facilities can be accessed by all who need them. YMCA Calgary staff firmly believe that they are creating a positive impact in the community through their work at the Y. If you are looking to care deeply about your work, make the community a better place, and develop your leadership skills this is the place for you!

AVAILABLE: SPRING AND/OR SUMMER CAMP STAFF @ CAMP CHIEF HECTOR AND GRAY JAY
(VARIOUS POSITIONS)

What qualifications are we looking for?
At YMCA Calgary we strive to ensure our employees are a fit based on their strengths, interests, and future goals. The successful candidate will have the following;

· Experience working with children to facilitate inclusion within activity-based programs
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills
· Current Standard First Aid and CPR C certification (CPR recertified within the last 12 months) at minimum
· Canoe Paddle Instructor certificates and Wilderness First Aid certificates are mandatory for some positions, and we do offer these courses on our site
· Evidence of a clear Police Information Check and Vulnerable Sector Search
· Three professional references
What does this role look like at YMCA Calgary?
There are various roles within Camp Chief Hector during the Spring and Summer:

All Resource and Counselling Staff will:
· Work as part of a collaborative team to support all campers and fellow staff
· Ensure the delivery of excellent service by identifying and responding in a professional and timely manner to the needs and wants of children and parents/guardians
· Be responsible for the general safety and development, growth, and skill achievement of the participants in their group
· Support group development and creative a positive learning environment for all campers
· Be flexible and willing to support the team throughout a busy spring/summer season
· Support the planning and facilitation of intentional, developmentally appropriate play-based learning activities. This includes engagement in active play outside, both scheduled and creative activities
· Ensure a safe and clean environment that is in good repair
· Establish and maintain effective communication standards with stakeholders and professionally represent YMCA Calgary both internally and with the broader community
· Provide support for YMCA initiatives

In addition to the above, all Support Team members will:
· Develop a team through training, supervising, and providing feedback, both positive and constructive to each staff member
· Provide leadership that ensures program quality, and the delivery of excellent service
· Effectively communicate and act as a liaison between staff and parents/guardians
· Support group development and creative a positive learning environment for all campers and staff
· Support the planning and facilitation of intentional, developmentally appropriate play-based learning activities


Check out these links to apply and for the amazing opportunities awaiting you!

https://www.ymcacalgary.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Positions-Outline.pdf

https://careers.ymcacalgary.org/Job/Details/CCHSC

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