Camp Supervisor

City of Richmond Hill - Richmond Hill, ON (7 months ago)

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Posting Id 347
Number of Positions 28
Department Community Services
Division Recreation and Culture Services
Shift Monday to Friday
Rate of Pay $15.50 - $15.50 Hourly
Job Length/End Date June – September 2020
Job Type Part Time
Posting Type Internal and External
Posting Date 12/02/2019
Application Deadline 06/19/2020
Position Summary

Reporting to the Program Coordinator, the Camp Supervisor will plan and develop day-to-day programming and special events for a specific school holiday camp program. They will supervise the Camp Counsellors working in the program and provide ongoing direction, supervision and evaluations. The Camp Supervisor will assist the Program Coordinator and Camp Directors in establishing and implementing the annual orientation for Camp Counsellors. The Camp Supervisor will be responsible for ordering supplies and equipment and completing administrative duties.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop the day-to-day programming for a specific Camp Program and Before and After Camp Program that meets the children’s age and developmental abilities.
Modify camp programming to ensure campers with disabilities are able to participate in programs and be fully integrated into the camp setting.
Ensure there are a variety of activities in the camp program that targets the specific genre of the camp.
Develop resource material for the Camp Counsellors to assist them in delivering the various activities in the program.
Provide ongoing supervision and evaluation of the Camp Counsellors.
Ensure the Before and After Camp Supervisors have scheduled staff to work in the Before and After Camp Program.
Ensure camp ratios are met at all times.
Work with the Camp Volunteers to ensure they are included in the programs and have various responsibilities.
Communicate and interact with participants and make everyone feel welcome
Ensure campers safety and security throughout the day.
Assist in the implementation of camp training
Ensure the camp staff payroll is completed and submitted to the Camp Director in a timely manner
Complete all necessary forms (accident, incident) in a timely and accurate manner.
Represent the City of Richmond Hill by presenting yourself in a cooperative, organized, enthusiastic and well-groomed manner.
Report to work promptly.
Wear assigned uniform and name tag.
Attend scheduled staff meetings and staff training sessions.
Know and understand the policies and procedures of the Community Services Department.
Maintain excellent public relations at all time, with staff and the public.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience
High School Diploma
Standard First Aid and CPR C Certification
High Five PHCD Certification
Required Skills/Knowledge
Background knowledge in program planning including crafts, music, sports and games.
Experience working in the area of specialty that the camp focuses on.
Previous experience in a day camp setting, supervising staff and dealing directly with the public.
Strong leadership, communication, organization and administrative skills.
Ability to multi-task.
Demonstrates good judgment and makes sound decisions
Shows commitment to personal growth, development, and leadership opportunities
Shares new ideas and challenges the status quo
Proven written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with honesty, openness, respect, and trust
Takes initiative to participate in a culture of learning, mentoring, and sharing
Contributes to building and being a part of a positive culture
Demonstrate the City’s corporate values of service, collaboration, care and courage
Must possess a valid Ontario Class "G" Driver's License, and have access to a vehicle for use on corporate business (mileage compensated) and will be required to provide proof of vehicle insurance upon hire
Satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector check upon hiring
Leadership Competencies
Demonstrates personal leadership
Builds people and culture
Cultivates open communication
Shapes the future
Navigates and leads through complexity and change

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

The City of Richmond Hill is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.