Job Title: Summer Children’s Day Camp Leader- 3 positions available

Position: 9 weeks, 40 hours/week

Start date: June 24 (grant dependent)

Location: 15641-96 Ave, Edmonton AB, various sites in West Edmonton

Salary/Wage: $ 15.00/hr

Apply with cover letter and resume. Please include relevant course descriptions, certificates, and volunteer work. Along with all relevant experience, please include any experience working, volunteering, or participating in a faith based organization. Please send to kristy@kidsontrack.org


Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • This position provides early work experience for a high school student.
  • Provide care and supervision for the children involved in the summer children’s program including being a leader for day camps and a cabin leader for a week-long overnight camp for children grades 1-6
  • Implement the lessons and activities including religious instruction and mentoring in Christian character
  • Ensure a variety of learning activities including music, drama, art, games, storytelling and sharing times are incorporated
  • Provide care and supervision to groups of children at field trips. Field trip activities may include: swimming, biking, canoeing, outdoor games
  • Assist with the fundraising events that support the summer programs
  • Reports directly to Summer Site Coordinators and Summer Coordinator

 

Requirements/Skills: 

  • Must be in agreement with the Christian mission of the organization
    • Must have experience working with children and demonstrates a caring, warm attitude towards youth/children
    • Must be able to function as a team member
    • Must be able to adhere to the design principles of making sure the program is developmentally appropriate, safe, and welcoming of diversity and uniqueness
    • Must be responsible and reliable in basic work skills including basic administrative skills such as taking attendance
    • Must be physically fit and able to participate in a wide range of recreational pursuits
      • Specific athletic skills such as swimming, biking, archery and canoeing would be an asset
      • Class 4 an asset
      • High Five Principals of Healthy Child Development certification an asset
      • Must have current CPR Level C and First Aid certificate
      • Must submit a clear Police Security Check and an Intervention Record Check
      • Must be a minimum of 16 years of age- this position is specific to providing work experience to high school age youth
      • Must be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, or protected persons under the Canadian Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and legally entitled to work and study in Canada (grant requirement)

Organization Description: Kids On Track is a Christian faith based organization that serves disadvantaged children, youth and families. Central to the mission of Kids On Track is the provision of Christian instruction, mentorship, and faith experiences for children. Please check www.kidsontrack.org for further program information.