OverviewYMCA OF REGINA Summer Camp Wilderness Coordinator Temporary in Regina, SK
YMCA OF REGINA
Branch Regina SK CA
Summer Camp Wilderness Coordinator
A valid Driver’s License and access to a vehicle is mandatory for this position. Planning and execution of camping trips (including all equipment,…
The Wilderness Coordinator will work directly with Day Camp administration to provide a once monthly week of summer camp which includes three days of day camp and two nights of camping in a natural location in or near Regina. The majority of your responsibilities will be creating, preparing for, and leading these once monthly camp weeks. The remainder of your time will be spent helping to facilitate recreational games, crafts and cultural activities for youth ages 6-12, of all abilities, in our YMCA Summer Inclusion Camp.
Duties and Expectations:
The Wilderness Coordinator is responsible to undertake all necessary actions in order for the summer program and relevant camping components to operate efficiently. This will include, but shall not be limited to:
Planning and execution of camping trips (including all equipment, transportation, logistics, budgeting, etc.).
Facilitate wilderness skills development activities.
Build positive relationships with camp staff, campers and their parents.
Uphold the safety and well-being of all campers.
Be a strong leader, mentor and role model for all campers and staff.
Support staff in the YMCA Inclusion Day Camp.
The successful candidate will exhibit a high level of organizational aptitude and creativity.
Experience leading youth in wilderness camping trips.
Ability to understand program objectives and implement programming that reflects program goals.
Strong leadership skills and proven ability to build relationships
Strong organizational skills, able to set program priorities, handle several tasks at once and adapt to changes.
Able to effectively communicate with camp staff, campers.
A valid Driver’s License and access to a vehicle is mandatory for this position.
Skills and Abilities Ability to Supervise
– 5-10 people
Security and Safety
– Driver’s validity licence check
– Criminal record check (abstract)
– Valid driver’s licence
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
– First Aid Certificate
Target Groups or Clients
Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Regina, SK, CA
Posted on: 2017-06-06