About this Role
30 hours a week
Tuesday – Friday, 8-hour shift scheduled between the time of 8:00 am and 5:30 pm
Contract will run from December 27th 2023 - January 5th 2024
Staff will be given a 30-minute unpaid lunch break
Primary Duties and responsibilities
Supervise and organize children in attendance during indoor activities, field trips, outdoor play, and gym times.
Follow the weekly schedule to ensure campers engage with all programmed activities.
Constantly supervise children and adhere to designated camper: staff ratios.
Additional administrative tasks, organizational tasks, providing assistance to the Manager of Camps, and other duties as assigned.
Read, understand, and adhere to all camp policies.
Maintain a clean and safe environment for children at all times.
Assist campers during lunch and snack times as needed.
Swim with the campers two times a week.
Address parental concerns and coordinate discussions with multiple levels of staff within the agency to address new or ongoing issues.
Communicate with the Assistant Director, JCamps & School Age Programming, and Coordinator, JCamps & School Age Programming daily.
Get to know each child individually to instill confidence, encourage creativity and cognitive skills, and master social skills.
If working with Mini JCamp, assist the children with nap/rest time routine.
Show enthusiasm for all facets of camp life.
Bona Fide Occupational Requirements
Valid Standard First Aid CPR-C
Clear Vulnerable Sector Police check issued within the past 6 months of the hiring date.
Up to date immunization record (Tetanus, TB screening)
Staff will wear camp uniform every day and keep them in a condition that best reflects the MNjcc
Staff must have a minimum of 2 years of experience working with children
Ability to work as part of a team
Must have an outgoing personality and work well with children
Ability to communicate easily with parents.
Strong interpersonal skills- must be able to work with a diverse group with differing needs and different abilities.
Strong communication skills
Resilience – must be able to work under pressure
Ability to legally work in Canada/Ontario/for the MNjcc
Some work outside of standard work times may be required.
This position requires some bending and lifting (less than 25 lbs)
Types of Physical Demands:
Carrying Weight Limit: 25 lbs. Climbing Standing Pushing
Lifting Weight Limit: 25 lbs. Bending Walking
Coordination and Dexterity Stooping Sitting
Near Vision and Depth Perception Pulling Other
Relationship building: staff
Attention to Detail
The role of Winter JCamp Staff will support the facilitation of Winter JCamp by engaging with and implementing a stimulating program for children and having open communication with families.
Email resume and cover letter to Cheri Szereszewski at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject: “Application: Winter JCamp Staff”.