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Camp Counsellor, Kids Camp- Camp Goodtimes

  • 28 Mar 2018 2:41 PM
    Message # 6004942
    Marutt (Administrator)

    Camp CounselLor – Kids Camp

    Job Purpose:

    Camp counselors at Kids Camp are referred to as a “Skip”.

    This leadership volunteer role is perfect for individuals who have previous experience working with children or youth between the ages of 5 and 16. As a Skips, you can be quiet, shy, outgoing or loud… but above all, you should be enthusiastic about creating a safe, fun, inclusive and supportive environment to campers.

    Skip volunteers are members of a 2 or 3 person team (with at least 1 returning volunteer), are assigned a group of campers divided by age and gender. As a Skip, you are responsible for accompanying campers to activities, playing alongside them, facilitating morning and bed time routines, and swimming in the lake or sleeping in a tent, etc..

    Responsibilities:

    • ·       Ensure the safety, wellness, and hygiene of assigned campers
    • ·       Collaborate with co-skip to create a healthy cabin environment that supports positive behaviour and attitudes
    • ·       Role model positive behaviour to campers and workforce by following all camp rules and engaging in activities
    • ·       Engage in frequent and open communication with co-skip about assigned campers, cabin dynamic, and collaboration style
    • ·       Communicate all significant camper events, behaviours and emotional responses to Camper Experience team as soon as possible
    • ·       Support the program team at various activities by actively engaging campers and assisting with program duties
    • ·       Provide written assessments and recommendations for assigned campers

    Requirements

    • ·       Valid First-Aid certification (renewed at least every 3 years)
    • ·       Current CPR-C certification (renewed every 3 years
    • ·       Proof of having received 2 doses of the Measles Vaccination
    • ·       Criminal Record Search including vulnerable sector check (within one year of camp)

    Dates:

    Volunteers come either one week or multiple weeks of the summer. Dates below:

    • ·       July 3rd – 6th – Family Program
    • ·       July 8th – 13th – Kids Program
    • ·       July 15th – 20th – Kids Program
    • ·       July 22nd – 25th – Family Program
    • ·       July 27th – 30th – Family Program
    • ·       August 1st – 4th – Family Program
    • ·       August 19th – 24th – Kids Program
    • ·       August 26th – 31st – Teen Program

    Visit campgoodtimes.org to apply today or email gotcamp@bc.cancer.ca for more information.

     


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