[sust-mar] Summer jobs: Camp counsellors, Tim Horton Camps, across Canada, with accom.

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Positions: Camp Counsellors
Type: summer jobs / summer student positions
Organization: Tim Horton Camps
Locations: 6 locations across Canada to choose from (see below)

You remember what it was like growing up. You remember the people who made an impact on your life and you want to be that someone for young people. You are looking for a challenging role that will be extremely rewarding. You will lead and mentor youth from low-income families through a remarkable summer camp program.

If this sounds like you, consider an opportunity as a Camp Counsellor with the Tim Horton Camps.

You will

• establish relationships with youth that reflect respect, trust and empathy
• support the successful execution of intentional camp programs and wilderness trip experiences, connecting them back to the program outcomes
• encourage camper development at their own pace recognizing their achievements
• respond appropriately when addressing challenging camper behaviours as they arise
• model healthy choices and emotional maturity
• exhibit a constant duty of care for our campers, and appropriately assess and respond to risks
• be challenged physically and mentally as you live in an overnight camp or wilderness setting for 10 day sessions, with 2 days of break in between
• have the opportunity to experience personal growth alongside the campers you are supporting

You are

• at least 18 years old
• pursuing post-secondary education
• experienced at working with youth aged 12 – 16
• fit to participate in multi-day wilderness backpacking/canoeing trips, and maintain energy and focus to support campers in physical and emotional obstacles
• certified in Standard First Aid or Wilderness First Aid (WFA) and Bronze Cross, or are willing to obtain
• able to provide an acceptable criminal background check
• able to join us between June 2019 and August 30, 2019

Note: This opportunity is available at all camp locations. As part of your application for this posting, you have the opportunity to indicate your interest in other camp locations or positions.

The Tim Horton Camps

• believe that thriving youth create stronger communities
• understand that youth from low-income homes face greater obstacles to reaching their potential
• foster strengths within youth, and empower them to pursue a life without limits
• use the power of camp and community as a catalyst for change
• build teams who like to have fun while sparking constructive actions in others
• provide our team with many training, development and travel opportunities

Camp Locations ...
• Quyon, Quebec
• Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia
• Parry Sound, Ontario
• Kananaskis, Alberta
• St George, Ontario
• Whiteshell, Manitoba

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