[Sust-mar] Social Justice Youth Camp
stevelaw at eastlink.ca
Thu Mar 1 11:25:52 EST 2012
We are seeking a fun, responsible, spontaneous, energetic person to join the
coordination team for the Social Justice Youth Camp at the Tatamagouche
Centre, August 20-24th. Our successful team
member will join an organized, detail-oriented and ridiculous duo to
co-coordinate a life-changing, eye-opening and heart-filling youth camp,
supporting a team of outstanding young facilitators.
Deadline is March 16th at 4:00 pm
Title: Camp Coordinator
Role: Ensure the overall facilitation of the camp,
specifically supporting Camp Facilitators in their dynamics with
Supervisors: Social Transformation Program Coordinator (supported by
the Social Justice Youth Camp Advisory committee)
. Lead the recruitment, screening and hiring of the Facilitation
. Participate in the recruitment of camp participants.
. Participate in regular teleconferences of the SJYC Advisory
. Provide information to Social Transformation Program Coordinator
for reports and proposals as available and necessary
. To act as a liaison between the facilitationteam, the Tatamagouche
center and the SJYC advisory committee
. Design and Facilitate SJYCamp training prior to camp.
. Provide leadership in the planning of the structure of the camp.
. Support Facilitators in the implementation of group learning
. Participate directly in the implementation of group learning
experiences, as necessary.
. Provide reflection and evaluation processes for camp facilitators
. Participate in the evaluation of group activities.
. Contribute to the group debriefing session following the camp.
. Ensure there is a conducive, safe, creative and fun environment
for participants and facilitators.
. Foster, facilitate and maintain an environment of emotional safety
that encourages group living and exploration.
. Support Facilitators in their roles as leaders.
. Provide guidance and support to facilitation team.
. Apply community standards when and where necessary.
. Monitor the global functioning of the camp, and facilitate
interventions as appropriate, to ensure that the camp responds to
participants' needs and strengths.
. Take the lead in and manage any emergencyor crisis situations that
may occur during the camp.
* Familiarity and experience with the Tatamagouche Model of Education,
Design and Leadership.
* Demonstrated ability with group facilitation.
* Experience with program coordination and delivery.
* Experience working with, and leading, youth and young adults.
* Professional, or volunteer, background in Social Justice, Social
Transformation and Environmental issues.
* Dedicated to challenging oppressions of all forms with some
understanding of the ways power and privilege play out in the lives of
individuals and the world around us
* Must be available for the following specific dates
* Training: May 31st to June 3rd;
* Pre-camp planning: one weekend mid July (to be determined); and
* Camp: August 19th (set up & prep) - 24th
HOW TO APPLY:
Send a letter stating your interest in the position along with a resume of
your related qualifications to Rena and Andrew at tata.sjyc at gmail.com by 4pm
on March 16th.
Social Transformation Program Coordinator
stevelaw at eastlink.ca
Please note: If you need to reach me, I generally work on Mondays and
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