Camp Counselor

Date posted: 2/2/2018
Closing date: 4/27/2018
Number of positions: 12
Location: Beaver Mines Lake, Alberta
Length: full-time

Description / duties:
The camp counselor delivers our residential summer camp, rental programs and educational school programs at Camp Impeesa. Candidates with a passion for the outdoors and interest in inspiring that passion in young people will be a good fit for this position. They will help deliver the schools and scouting program in the spring session then transition into our residential summer camp program. They will also plan and lead any out trip and backpacking trips into the backcountry with our summer program.
This position is the primary caregiver for our campers and requires staff to plan, teach, coordinate and carry out all camp activities and guide campers in their personal growth at camp. This includes all theme days and out trip days. Candidates must be comfortable in participating in and teaching outdoor pursuits activities including camping, hiking, backpacking, canoeing etc. He or she must have the ability to "wear many hats" and be flexible with the ever changing camp community.

Application and Hiring:
• Only those applications selected for an interview will be contacted
• Apply by submitting an online application form from the camp webpage,
• Applications will be accepted until positions have been filled

• Experience working with youth and adult groups in a positive and enthusiastic manner
• Any Summer camp experience an asset
• Provide a clear and clean police record check with vulnerable sector check prior to start date
• Current Standard First Aid & CPR certification, minimum
• Completion or willingness to complete Scouts Canada’s online adult screening and training
• Completion or willingness to complete the RESPECT in Sport for Activity Leaders Training at your cost
• Comfortable living on site at camp in a rustic setting for the duration of the position
• Able to work above and beyond an 8 hour day including evenings and weekends
• Must be flexible and willing to accept daily and last minute changes in duties
• Abilities in problem solving
• Willingness to learn new skills
• Experience in outdoor pursuits an asset

Contact information

Camp Impeesa High Adventure
P.O Box 3040

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