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SUMMER STUDENT JOBS

Position: Summer Camp Staff (Special Needs Camp)
Type: summer job / summer student position
Organization: Camp Kirk
Location: Kirkfield, Kawartha Lakes, near Orillia & Lindsay, Ontario
Note: Room and Board is provided over and above the salary.

ORGANIZATION

Camp Kirk is a registered charity that provides residential programming for children who have learning disabilities, attention deficit disorders, and high functioning autism. We offer a nurturing and non-competitive environment that emphasizes strengths and builds confidence. We provide a community experience that promotes strong mental health so that our campers can lead productive, meaningful and happy lives.

WORKING AT CAMP KIRK

Camp Kirk staff work as a team to ensure the physical and emotional safety of the campers. The staff sets the tone of the camp and sends the message to the children that they are in a supportive environment where they are free to be themselves and take risks. These are no small tasks that the staff achieve each summer, and working at Camp Kirk may be challenging at times. However, we strive to provide our staff with the support and guidance they need to feel confident and empowered to support the needs of our campers. For this reason, there is no doubt that a summer at Camp Kirk can be an extremely rewarding experience.

JOB DESCRIPTION

There are a range of positions currently available for the 2019 summer season

  • Cabin Counsellor
  • Support Staff
  • Program Instructor
  • Wilderness Canoe Tripper
  • Lifeguard
  • Healthcare Coordinator

CONTRACT DETAILS + COMPENSATION

The dates of employment run from June 18th until August 27th. All staff members reside at camp and Room and Board is provided over and above the salary.

The compensation for first-year staff is $3240*

*$2540 summer salary + $700 conditional compensation [$200 for submitting contract documents on time, $500 for completing summer season]

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be 19 years old as of June 18th

  • Previous experience working with children

  • Previous experience working with individuals with exceptionalities is an asset

  • First Aid/CPR certification

  • A current Criminal Record Check

TO APPLY

Fill out a 2019 Staff Application on the Camp Kirk website or using the following link: http://campkirk.formstack.com/forms/staffapplication

When applying, please indicate that you saw this posting at GoodWork.ca.
 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Nov 23 2018    ID: 49390