Overview

King Township Outdoor Program Facilitator Contract in King, ON

King Township

Branch King ON CA

Position:
Outdoor Program Facilitator
Location:
King, ON

As well the facilitation of nature education programs. As well the facilitation of nature education programs.Under the direction of the Recreation Supervisor,…

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Recreation Supervisor, the Outdoor Program Facilitator is responsible for the implementation of recreation and nature education programs that are offered at Cold Creek Conservation Area. This includes group challenge course and rock wall facilitation and various recreation programs for camps, special events, school groups and private course rentals; as well the facilitation of nature education programs.Under the direction of the Recreation Supervisor, the Outdoor Program Facilitator is responsible for the implementation of recreation and nature education programs that are offered at Cold Creek Conservation Area. This includes group challenge course and rock wall facilitation and various recreation programs for camps, special events, school groups and private course rentals; as well the facilitation of nature education programs.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Implements and facilitates Cold Creek nature education and recreation programs, including Challenge Course facilitation for school groups and community groups.
  • Assists in the set-up, tear down and clean-up of all program equipment and supplies.
  • Assists in the distribution of promotional materials when needed.
  • Complies with all health and safety, departmental policies and procedures and all others applicable to Cold Creek’s programs.
  • Deals courteously with incidents, problems and emergencies as outlined by departmental policies and procedures.
  • Responds to inquiries from parents/guardians, participants and public when needed.
  • Deals courteously and effectively with the general public, staff and other departments.
  • Follows and practice the HIGH FIVE – Principles of Healthy Child Development (Participation, Play, Mastery, Friends, and Caring Adult).

Qualifications and Skills

  • Implements and facilitates Cold Creek nature education and recreation programs, including Challenge Course facilitation for school groups and community groups.
  • Assists in the set-up, tear down and clean-up of all program equipment and supplies.
  • Assists in the distribution of promotional materials when needed.
  • Complies with all health and safety, departmental policies and procedures and all others applicable to Cold Creek’s programs.
  • Deals courteously with incidents, problems and emergencies as outlined by departmental policies and procedures.
  • Responds to inquiries from parents/guardians, participants and public when needed.
  • Deals courteously and effectively with the general public, staff and other departments.
  • Follows and practice the HIGH FIVE – Principles of Healthy Child Development (Participation, Play, Mastery, Friends, and Caring Adult).

Qualifications and Skills

Education/Experience:

  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Previous challenge course ropes experience an asset; or a challenge Course Practitioner Certification level 1 preferred.
  • Excellent communication, organization, and problem solving skills, with excellent decision making capabilities.
  • Valid Standard First Aid & CPR-C, WHMIS, and High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD) required. HIGH FIVE Quest 2 (an asset).
  • Strong organizational skills (both oral and written) with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders and the general public.
  • A team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to coordinate with other departmental staff.
  • Ability to analyze problems, identify alternatives and make recommendations in order to implement procedures and policies.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and unquestionable integrity.
  • Required to submit a vulnerable sector screening.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Required to work outdoors, in a variety of weather conditions.
  • Required to work some evenings and weekends.
  • Work involves mental and visual concentration with frequent interruptions.
  • Must be able to meet set deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills required, along with good organizational skills.
  • Scheduled hours depend on group bookings.

Benefits

Please note, hourly wage is 2017 rate.

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $14.00 to $17.00 /hour

Required experience:

  • challenge course ropes: 1 year

Required licenses or certifications:

  • Course Practitioner Certification level 1
  • WHMIS
  • First Aid & CPR Level C
  • High Five

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: King, ON, CA
Posted on: 2018-01-10
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