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Summer Day Camp Coordinator

Seasonal, Full-Time Position – June 13 to August 19, 2022
Level LT-5: $26.16 – $37.23 per hour (depending on experience)

Overview:

Reporting to the Wellness and Education Director, this position will be responsible for promoting good health in children and ensures a safe, healthy physical environment and for creating a learning environment that meets the emotional, physical, social and cognitive needs of young children for the Summer Youth Camp Program. The Day Camp Coordinator will plan and lead daily activities of children ages 5 – 12years

The Day Camp Coordinator is a role model and as such is required to lead a healthy lifestyle including responsible and active living, and participation in cultural and traditional activities. The position supervises one Youth Camp Assistant and up to approximately 15 public school aged youth. The position is based in Burwash Landing.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to coordinate, plan and direct program to meet goals and objectives.
  • Ability to lead, supervise and relate to children.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Possess good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of KFN’s history, culture, demographics, goals and aspirations
  • Awareness of social issues affecting First Nations and non-First Nations children
  • Knowledge of recreational, social and life skills programming and activities relevant to First Nations and small northern communities
  • Knowledge of disciplinary theories and practices for children

Education/Experience:

Degree or Diploma in Education, Recreation or other relevant area and experience working with school aged children in a cross-cultural recreation program. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Conditions of Employment:

First aid certificate, Criminal Records Check, Valid Class 4 Driver’s License or willingness and ability to obtain within 30 days of employment.

To be considered for this position, please submit your resume, in confidence, to hr.manager@kfn.ca no later than 5:00 pm on the closing date.

Posting Date:  April 06, 2022            
Internal Closing Date: April 13, 2022
(External Closing Date:  May 20, 2022) or until fill