Position Type: Permanent, Full-time
Hours per Week: 37.5 hours/week (combination of hours in office and at programs)
Compensation: $45,500 - $52,500, plus benefits including retirement savings plan, wellness spending account, and generous vacation and leave policies
Reports to: Executive Director
About the Pine Project
The Pine Project is Ontario’s leading nature connection organization! We offer year-round nature connection programs for people of all ages in Toronto and the surrounding area. Our programs foster confidence, competence, resilience and a deep relationship with nature. By helping children connect to nature and teaching adults to do the same, we inspire children to respect, cherish, and care for the Earth. We are empowering the next generation of environmental stewards, problem solvers and leaders.
You are an experienced outdoor educator with a love of camp programming! An inspiring people manager, you are skilled at recruiting and developing teams of people. You are a highly adaptable and flexible team member who thrives both outside in nature and in an office environment. Used to managing activities on a large scale, you have a special knack for organization, logistics and administration. You feel excited by cool nature mysteries and are keen to deepen your personal connection with nature. You embody Pine’s core values - respect, gratitude, awareness, life-long learning, and resilience – and demonstrate a strong personal commitment to equity and social justice. If this sounds like you, this Program Manager role could be the right fit!
As the Day Camps Program Manager, you are responsible for managing the planning, preparation and delivery of Pine’s Day Camps, ensuring high quality nature connection camp programming for over 1,000 campers. You report to the Executive Director and work closely with our program operations and leadership teams. Splitting your time between office-based work and being outside at programs, you lead staff hiring and development, program development, and logistics for our Day Camps.
Key Position Responsibilities
ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP (5%)
PEOPLE MANAGEMENT (20-30%)
PROGRAM PLANNING AND LOGISTICS (20-30%)
PROGRAM DELIVERY (20-40%)
Other duties as required.
Skills and Experience
Recognizing that the cost of certifications can be a barrier to employment in the outdoor industry, subsidies may be available for employees who identify as members of historically disadvantaged or marginalized groups, or have faced other systemic barriers to accessing employment.
Please submit a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by Sunday 15 May 2022.
Your cover letter should be about one page in length and include:
Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls please.
The Pine Project is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to promoting equity and diversity within our workplace and greater community. We work proactively to develop a barrier-free selection process and inclusive work environment where team members feel empowered to express authentic ideas and experiences. We welcome applications from all qualified applicants with an interest in advancing our mission, vision and values. We especially encourage applications from members of historically disadvantaged and marginalized groups, including those who identify as Black, Indigenous and People of Colour, persons with disabilities, women and/or LGBTQ2S+. If contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodation measures required to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received will be addressed in confidence.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: May 12 2022 ID: 64404