All Districts: Camps: Camp Counsellor/Playground Leader
City of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, CA
11d ago

Job Summary

To plan, develop, implement, lead and evaluate a variety of camp programs.

Responsibilities :

  • Provides a fun, safe and meaningful program for children.
  • Plans, develops, leads and evaluates a variety of camp programs.
  • Organizes, implements and oversees activities and events.
  • Takes action to deal with incidents, problems and emergencies and parent concerns as outlined in Divisional policies and procedures.
  • Ensures equipment is available and in safe working condition.
  • Maintains children’s garden.
  • Performs administrative tasks to support the program.
  • Interacts with staff, participants, parents / caregivers and other community members / agencies to provide program information.
  • Works in alternate locations to cover staff absenteeism.
  • Attends and participates in meetings and training sessions.
  • Follows the principles of Healthy Child Development (HIGH FIVE®) in the planning and delivery of programs.
  • Qualifications :

  • Minimum 16 years of age.
  • Previous camp, or recreation experience working with children preferred.
  • Must produce original current Emergency First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR B) certifications as recognized by WSIB.
  • Must possess certification in Parks and Recreation Ontario's Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD). Applicants who meet all other qualifications and obtain a conditional job offer will be advised of PHCD course offerings in order to meet this qualification.
  • Note : Must attend and successfully complete related mandatory and in-service training sessions.

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