they could before. Building on over 35 years of experience, Camp Awakening staff are positive and energetic team players and role models who are skilled at adapting activities to meet each campers’ desire for adventure. This position includes room and board and requires the successful candidate to live on-site at Kilcoo Camp from the end of June until the end of August.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
The health, safety, and well-being of campers is the primary responsibility of all staff members
Assist and support campers with all camp activities. Adapt and modify as necessary to ensure meaningful participation and inclusion.
Assist and support campers with self-directed activities of daily living (eating, dressing, toileting, etc.) and personal hygiene routines.
Inspire campers to discover strengths and capabilities, try new things, and challenge their perceived limitations in a supportive and safe environment.
Complete camper evaluations, reports and other administrative duties, as assigned.
Attend all scheduled Awakening and Kilcoo meetings and training sessions
University or college student. Studies in recreation, health or social service fields an asset.
Current Bronze Cross or NLS lifesaving award
Current First Aid and CPR ‘C’ certification
Recreation or summer camp experience. LIT or CIT program an asset
Previous experience working with youth with physical disabilities an asset
To Apply: Please complete the 2019 Camp Staff Application at https://awakening.campbrainstaff.com/
No phone calls, please. We thank all applications for applying however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Camp Awakening is committed to employment equity and encourages all qualified candidates to apply. If you require an accommodation at any point during the hiring/employment process please let us know as we will work with you to meet your needs. All responses will be handled with strict confidence.