Summer Camp Leader
Calgary, AB
3d ago

The Opportunity

SAIT Summer Camps is looking is looking for energetic Camp Leaders. If you are passionate about working with children and youth, love to have fun, and have knowledge in any of the following camp themes, we encourage you to apply.

Camp Themes : English Language Arts, Arts & Drama, STEAM, Business, Culinary, Drafting & Design, Wood Trades, Welding, Movie Making, 3D Printing, Photography, Game Design, Raspberry Pi, Mobile App Development, Engineering, Minecraft, Robotics, Health Sciences, UAV, Automotive Trades.

The Role

Supervision and Safety of Participants

  • Ensure the safety, well-being and enjoyment of campers from grades 1-12.
  • Supervise campers during before-care, after-care, lunch time and field trips.
  • Assess and manage risk within programs and while supervising.
  • React and adapt quickly to emergency situations involving children and youth.
  • Display a strong ability to manage stressful situations calmly and effectively.
  • Consistently follow program policies and procedures with campers.
  • Delivering Lessons

  • Plan, lead and modify program lessons and activities.
  • Set-up and clean-up program areas on a daily basis.
  • Make accommodations for campers with varying learning needs.
  • Work collaboratively with co-leaders / instructors to set-up and deliver programs.
  • Make accommodations for campers with varying learning needs.
  • Work collaboratively with co-leaders / instructors to set-up and deliver programs.
  • Leading Children and Youth

  • Mediate conflict amongst participants with integrity and consistency.
  • Demonstrate and role model appropriate behaviors for children and youth.
  • Participate in recreation activities with campers.
  • Communicating and Reporting

  • Communicate professionally with parents / guardians about their child’s experience at camp.
  • Implement and use strength-based language when communicating with campers.
  • Document and inform administration staff of any incidents within programs.
  • Qualifications

    Position Requirements

  • 18 years of age or older.
  • Valid Standard First Aid / CPR C.
  • Completed Police Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search must be completed prior to employment start date.
  • Must attend staff training (Monday, June 22nd to Friday, June 26th)
  • Contract length varies and there is possibility for employment varying from 5-8 weeks
  • Availability for scheduled shifts between the hours of 7 : 00am and 5 : 30pm (no weekend work is required)
  • Successful applicants will be required to provide a clean and current criminal record check with vulnerable sector search prior to the first day of employment.
  • Successful applicants will also be required to undergo CPR / First Aid training prior to the first day of their employment if they do not already possess a valid certification.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with children and youth in camp or day program
  • environment is an asset.
  • Why Work at SAIT

    Enjoy a stimulating work environment, a beautiful campus overlooking downtown Calgary and a great benefits package including : comprehensive health and dental coverage, a defined benefit pension plan, professional development programs, generous paid time off, free access to our Wellness Centre, transit subsidies and more.

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