JOB TITLE Camp Nurse START DATE June 30, 2018
END DATE August 30, 2018
REPORTS TO Camp Director
Camp Potlatch, owned and operated by Boys and Girls Clubs of South Coast BC, is a wilderness based residential summer camp located in BC’s Howe Sound area for children between the ages of 7 and 16. Camp Potlatch has been in operation for over 70 years with the philosophy of providing quality summer experiences to all children, including those from low-income families. Successful camp staff candidates will require a criminal record check and must provide references. All spring, summer and fall staff live and work on site, which is located 45 minutes away from downtown Vancouver. Seasonal contracts range from 10 weeks to six months.
The selected candidate will act as the primary health care provider at Camp Potlatch. The Camp Nurse will be responsible for meeting the overall health needs of both staff and campers. These duties will include promoting a healthy and safe environment, dispensing medications, tending to ill or injured participants, maintaining accurate and detailed documentation, communicating with parents, providing staff leadership and training, and providing direction and support to first aid attendants.
Remuneration for this position includes transportation to and from Camp Potlatch, meals, accommodation, and a competitive industry salary for the term. Flexibility in the workweek is required.
The salary is negotiable.
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled.
Please mail or email a resume, cover letter and contact info for two professional references to:
Katie Ellison, Camp Coordinator
7595 Victoria Drive
Vancouver, BC V5P 3Z6
For more information please take a look at the 2018 Staff Application Guide available on the Camp Potlatch website at www.camppotlatch.com
Thank you in advance to all persons that apply for this position. Please note that only those selected for interview will be contacted.
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