Employment Opportunity: Camp Counsellor

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Location: Golden, BC

Employment Type: Seasonal

How to Apply: Please email a resume and cover letter to Leslie Adams at Golden@wildsight.ca

Salary: $20.00 per hour

Job Description:

The GET WILD! Summer day camp provides and environment and outdoor education program for children from ages 6-10. The camp prides itself with its experiential education style, local collaborations and projects.

We are seeking a team-oriented, creative and energetic person to fill this seasonal position. The successful candidates will have a strong interest in working with children, and will be dedicated to providing quality care, role modeling and learning about environmental education.

Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Youth Summer Environmental Education Coordinator and the Branch Manager, the counsellor will work as a leader that ensures a safe and fun environment for campers. The camp counsellor is responsible for the maintenance of healthy relationships with individual campers and will be dedicated to fostering good intra-generational friendships in our community. The counsellor should be compassionate, energetic, creative, driven, fun and have a desire to bring out the best in campers and make positive changes in their lives. This highly organized individual will have the ability to deal with multiple activities and excited children at the same time.

The job will run from June 21 – August 23, 30 hours per week.

Job Requirements:

Please note: This position is dependant on Canada Summer Jobs Funding. All applicants must meet the eligibility requirements of the funder, found on their website (https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/funding/canada-summer-jobs.html) .

Applicants must be prepared for a job that entails daily physical activity and all workdays outside, rain or shine.

Certifications in first aid, leadership, and outdoor skills are an asset.

Special Conditions: If you are selected for this position and are over 18 years of age you must submit a Vulnerable Sector Check prior to July 3, 2023.