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Boys and Girls Clubs of South Coast BC Summer Camp Coordinator – Camp Potlatch Part Time in Vancouver, BC

Boys and Girls Clubs of South Coast BC

Branch Vancouver BC CA

Position:
Summer Camp Coordinator – Camp Potlatch
Location:
Vancouver, BC

Willingness to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays, as well as living on site for the duration of the Camp program (May – October)….

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Director of Camp and Facilities, the Summer Camp Coordinator is responsible for a range of responsibilities that include services, administration, human resource functions, and program delivery associated with the summer camp operations at Camp Potlatch.

JOB DUTIES

  • Oversees the day-to-day operation of the summer camp program.
  • Supports the Camp Manager with the day-to-day operation of the Outdoor Centre.
  • Ensures that Boys and Girls Club’s program standards, guidelines and policies are followed, and that the programs align with BGC’s mission, vision, values, and strategic direction.
  • Ensures the BC Camping Association Standards are upheld.
  • Ensures that the physical, emotional, social, safety, well-being, first aid, and nutritional needs of campers are met within Boys and Girls Club standards, guidelines, and policies.
  • Provides behaviour management techniques and other best practices as outlined in the training segments.
  • Assists with administration, budgeting, quality assurance, and program evaluation.
  • Provides day-to-day leadership to the staff team, and deliver direct program delivery as necessary.
  • Other related duties as required.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Clean Criminal Record Check (Vulnerable Sector).
  • An undergraduate degree or diploma in a related field, preferably in recreation, social services, or child and youth care.
  • A minimum of two years working in a senior leadership role(s) at an accredited summer camp or other large child and youth-serving recreation sector program.
  • Provincial/Nationally recognized certifications in swimming, canoeing, kayaking, and rock climbing (Challenge Course).
  • A Class IV driver’s license (process must be initiated within 30 days and obtained within 3 months of start date).
  • Standard First Aid and CPR level C.
  • Occupational First Aid Level III (must be obtained within 6 months).
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (CPI) training (must be obtained within 3 months).
  • Participate in BGC’s Put the Child First training.
  • Experience supervising, training, evaluating, and recognizing volunteers.
  • Demonstrated teamwork, leadership, and supervisory skills with the ability to problem solve and find resolutions to issues/conflict.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.
  • Advanced computer and data management experience, with working knowledge of MS Office and computerized registration systems.
  • Superior organizational, problem solving, and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently under pressure and remain focused within a constantly changing work environment.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays, as well as living on site for the duration of the Camp program (May – October).

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-03-23
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