Summer Coordinator

Position: 16 weeks, 40 hours/week

Start date: May 14 (grant dependent)

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

Salary/Wage: $ 17.50/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: 

  • -Plan and oversee children’s day camps and a weeklong overnight camp for children grades 1-6
  • -Plan and 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
  • -Plan and oversee a field trip activity for every day camp including bookings with facilities, planning a unique and exciting experience for the children at the field trip site, and coordinating transportation to and from the site
  • -Liaison with the camp staff to plan the overnight camping experience
  • -Marketing summer program to schools and community agencies
  • -Responsible for all policy and procedures of Kids On Track and the school sites and ensure their teams are following protocol
  • -Responsible for all administrative support involved including registration, record keeping, basic budgeting
  • -Assist with training of the summer staff and youth volunteers
  • -Perform program and personnel evaluations as required
  • -Reports directly to Program Director and will work with Summer Site Coordinators and Youth Coordinator

Requirements/Skills: 

  • -Must be in agreement with the Christian mission of the organization
  • -Must be an experienced leader, able to direct and instruct others in organizing tasks to be c-completed
  • -Must be experienced in leading children with an ability to relate to disadvantaged children and those who are presenting behavioral challenges
  • -Must have experience planning and implementing Christian faith based lessons, utilizing music, drama, art, games, storytelling and sharing times.
  • -Must be able to implement learning activities that are age appropriate, utilize experiential learning techniques, linked to practical life applications, and build social competencies.
  • -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 have driver’s license and access to own vehicle- (mileage reimbursed)
  • -High Five Principals of Healthy Child Development and Quest II certification is an asset
  • -Class 4 or Class 2 (Bus license) an asset
  • -Must have current CPR Level C and First Aid certificate
  • -Must submit a clear Police Security Check and an Intervention Record Check
  • -Minimum of 18 years of age and under the age of 30 (grant requirement)
  • -Must have been a full time student in the previous school year, and enrolled as a full time student for the upcoming year (grant requirement)
  • -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.