Employment

The Boys and Girls Club of Sarnia-Lambton is currently accepting applications for Summer Day Camp Counsellors. This program provides an invaluable opportunity to acquire hands on experience for anyone looking toward a career working with youth
Job Title: Summer Camp Counsellor      Rate of Pay: $14. per hour
Start date: June 04, 18 (part time hours until June 29, 18), July 01 – Aug 31, 2018 , 35 hours per week,
Duties
  • Implement a creative and varied program of age-appropriate activities
  • Actively participate in all scheduled camp activities.
  • Provide supervision and guidance to clients
  • Ensure the safety of the activities and campers at all times.
  • Monitor the arrival and departure of clients
  • Keep accurate and ongoing daily attendance of assigned group.
  • Keep program areas clean and ensure that needed supplies are on hand.
  • Assist with setting up and taking down of equipment for all activities and be responsible for the security and neat storage of all equipment and supplies.
  • Recognize and respond appropriately to potential problems in the group or individual discipline problems.
  • Provide written program and client evaluations.
  • Attend and participate in employee orientation, training and all scheduled staff meetings.
  • Maintain a positive relationship with campers, parents and other staff at all times.
  • Any additional tasks and/or duties as deemed necessary

This a very active position; candidates should be prepared for lifting, moving (chairs/tables etc.), cleaning and lots of walking and physical activity

 Education
 Currently enrolled in post-secondary education in a related study and returning to school in September.
 Qualifications
  • experience working with children
  • energetic and self-starter
  • excellent people skills and a friendly, responsible, service-oriented attitude
  • strong communication and teamwork abilities
  • able to problem solve effectively
 The following would be considered an asset but will be provided for the right candidate 
  • Current Standard First Aid/CPR certification
  • High Five Principals of Healthy Child Development
    Please submit your application, in confidence, to Diane MacLeod at  dmacleod@bgcsarnia.com
       All potential candidates for employment  are required to undergo a “Vulnerable Sector Check”
We are an equal opportunity employer that encourages all interested candidates to apply.  We thank all applicants for their interest in this position however we will only be contacting those selected for interviews.


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