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Canadian Diabetes Association 2015 Dietetic Intern, Camp Discovery Internship in London, ON

Canadian Diabetes Association

Branch London ON CA

Position:
2015 Dietetic Intern, Camp Discovery
Location:
London, ON

To break it down, we teach our campers how to take care of their health through learning by doing. WHO WE ARE:….

WHO WE ARE:
Located on the outskirts of London, Camp Discovery is an overnight summer camp for children and youth living with type 1 diabetes operated by the Canadian Diabetes Association. Our goal is to inspire independence through experiential learning to provide our campers with the tools to effectively self-manage their diabetes. Sounds complicated, right? To break it down, we teach our campers how to take care of their health through learning by doing. Real world experiences helping kids to help themselves. If that sounds like something you’d be interested in, keep reading.

WHO WE ARE SEEKING:
Do you have a passion for working with children and helping others succeed? What about empowering people to learn more about their diabetes and build self-management skills. We value a team approach where we work together to make the best possible summer experience for each one of our campers. If you’ve got a smile on your face and a bounce in your step, you’re on the right track. Our staff are some of the best in the province and we would love to have you join our team.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:
Working with the rest of the multi-disciplinary health team and with the one-of-a-kind kitchen staff you will ensure that all campers’ and staff’s dietary needs are met. You’ll support the awesome Registered Dietitians and learn along the way. Oh, and you’ll be able to participate in all of the fun activities and other parts of camp life! Whether you have diabetes yourself or not, you’ll help your campers manage their diabetes in a healthy way. We know this role isn’t easy and we go out of our way to make sure you know what an awesome job you’re doing.

DATES:
Saturday, August 22 – Friday, August 28, 2015

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Involved in an accredited Dietetic Internship Program
  • Ability to communicate effectively with health team members and kitchen staff
  • Work only under the supervision of a Registered Dietitian
  • Preference to those with a Dietitians of Canada Student Membership
  • Standard First Aid and CPR ‘C’ required
  • Hepatitis B vaccination is recommended
  • Clear Criminal Reference Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening as per D-Camps Policy

COMPENSATION:
$330/week + room and board

DAYS OFF:
One day per week.

HOW TO APPLY:
See the “Apply for this Position” button below? Click on that! You’ll need your cover letter and resume to upload to our system. This posting will close at 11:59PM on February 1, 2015, so make sure to get your information in before then.

Any applications received after this deadline will be reviewed only if the position remains unfilled.

The Canadian Diabetes Association encourages applications from all qualified individuals and values a diverse workforce that reflects the communities it serves. We thank all interested applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. Full job description will be sent out prior to interviews being conducted.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Internship
Location: London, ON, CA
Posted on: 2014-12-17
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