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Position: Lead Wilderness Counsellor<br />
Type: summer jobs / summer student positions<br />
Organization: Tim Horton Camps<br />
Locations: 6 locations across Canada to choose from (see below)<br />
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You thrive in the wilderness. Your experience with wilderness tripping has given you skills that allow you to lead multi-day experiences. You are looking for a challenging role that will be extremely rewarding. You will lead and mentor youth from low-income families in a wilderness setting through a remarkable summer camp program.<br />
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If this sounds like you, consider an opportunity as a Lead Wilderness Counsellor with Tim Horton Camps.<br />
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You will …<br />
• establish relationships with youth that reflect respect, trust and empathy<br />
• support the successful execution of multi-day wilderness trip experiences, connecting them back to the program outcomes<br />
• support the successful execution of trip logistics including , pack-out, pack-in, menu selection, and participate in equipment maintenance (repair and replacement) practices<br />
• encourage camper development at their own pace recognizing their achievements<br />
• respond appropriately when addressing challenging camper behaviours as they arise<br />
• model healthy choices and emotional maturity<br />
• identify, assess and appropriately manage risks and off-site crises in line with risk management standards<br />
• provide mentorship, knowledge and skill transfer to other staff<br />
• be challenged physically and mentally as you live in an overnight camp and wilderness setting for 10 day sessions, with 2 days of break in between<br />
• have the opportunity to experience personal growth alongside the campers you are supporting<br />
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You are …<br />
• at least 18 years old<br />
• pursuing post-secondary education<br />
• experienced at working with youth aged 12 – 16<br />
• experienced at planning and leading wilderness backpacking/canoeing trips<br />
• strong at group facilitation and successfully adapt facilitation style based on individual or group needs<br />
• equipped with good judgment and decision-making skills; you know when to bring in key team members as it relates to escalated concerns<br />
• fit to participate in multi-day wilderness backpacking/canoeing trips, and maintain energy and focus to support campers in physical and emotional obstacles<br />
• certified in Bronze Cross and Wilderness First Aid (WFA) or Wilderness First Responder (WFR), or are willing to obtain<br />
• able to provide an acceptable criminal background check<br />
• able to join us between June 2019 and August 30, 2019<br />
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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.<br />
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The Tim Horton Camps…<br />
• believe that thriving youth create stronger communities<br />
• understand that youth from low-income homes face greater obstacles to reaching their potential<br />
• foster strengths within youth, and empowers them to pursue a life without limits<br />
• use the power of camp and community as a catalyst for change<br />
• provide our team with many training, development and travel opportunities<br />
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Camp Locations<br />
• Parry Sound, Ontario<br />
• Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia<br />
• Kananaskis, Alberta<br />
• Quyon, Quebec<br />
• St. George, Ontario<br />
• Whiteshell, Manitoba<br />
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Summer camp jobs 2019...<br />
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Work outdoors <a href="https://www.GoodWork.ca/outside" title="https://www.GoodWork.ca/outside">https://www.GoodWork.ca/outside</a><br />
Summer jobs <a href="https://www.GoodWork.ca/summerjobs" title="https://www.GoodWork.ca/summerjobs">https://www.GoodWork.ca/summerjobs</a><br />
Environmental & outdoor education jobs <a href="https://www.GoodWork.ca/outdooreducationjobs" title="https://www.GoodWork.ca/outdooreducationjobs">https://www.GoodWork.ca/outdooreducationjobs</a><br />
Wilderness & nature jobs <a href="http://GoodWork.ca/wildernessjobs" title="http://GoodWork.ca/wildernessjobs">http://GoodWork.ca/wildernessjobs</a><br />
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Summer Camps in Canada / Camps d'été au Canada<br />
Canada: <a href="http://google.ca/search?q=%22summer+camps%22+canada" title="http://google.ca/search?q=%22summer+camps%22+canada">http://google.ca/search?q=%22summer+camps%22+canada</a><br />
Ontario: <a href="http://google.ca/search?q=summer+camps+ontario" title="http://google.ca/search?q=summer+camps+ontario">http://google.ca/search?q=summer+camps+ontario</a><br />
Quebec: <a href="http://google.ca/search?q=camps+d%27%E9t%E9+qu%E9bec" title="http://google.ca/search?q=camps+d%27%E9t%E9+qu%E9bec">http://google.ca/search?q=camps+d%27%E9t%E9+qu%E9bec</a><br />
BC: <a href="http://google.ca/search?q=summer+camps+bc" title="http://google.ca/search?q=summer+camps+bc">http://google.ca/search?q=summer+camps+bc</a><br />
Nova Scotia: <a href="http://google.ca/search?q=summer+camps+nova+scotia" title="http://google.ca/search?q=summer+camps+nova+scotia">http://google.ca/search?q=summer+camps+nova+scotia</a><br />
More: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Summer_camps" title="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Summer_camps">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Summer_camps</a><br />
<a href="http://curlie.org/Top/Recreation/Camps/" title="http://curlie.org/Top/Recreation/Camps/">http://curlie.org/Top/Recreation/Camps/</a><br />
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Outdoor & Environmental Education - orgs, schools, links, resources<br />
Outdoor Ed: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outdoor_education" title="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outdoor_education">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outdoor_education</a><br />
Environmental Ed: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Environmental_education" title="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Environmental_education">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Environmental_education</a><br />
Orgs., schools & links: <a href="http://planetfriendly.net/learn.html#ee" title="http://planetfriendly.net/learn.html#ee">http://planetfriendly.net/learn.html#ee</a><br />
<a href="http://curlie.org/Recreation/Outdoors/Schools_and_Education/" title="http://curlie.org/Recreation/Outdoors/Schools_and_Education/">http://curlie.org/Recreation/Outdoors/Schools_and_Education/</a><br />
Council of Outdoor Educators of Ontario (COEO) <a href="http://www.coeo.org/" title="http://www.coeo.org/">http://www.coeo.org/</a><br />
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The importance of summer camp<br />
<a href="https://www.google.ca/search?q=the+importance+of+summer+camp" title="https://www.google.ca/search?q=the+importance+of+summer+camp">https://www.google.ca/search?q=the+importance+of+summer+camp</a><br />
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Organizations & Resources<br />
* Take Me Outside <a href="http://takemeoutside.ca/" title="http://takemeoutside.ca/">http://takemeoutside.ca/</a><br />
* Child and Nature Alliance <a href="http://www.childnature.ca" title="http://www.childnature.ca">http://www.childnature.ca</a><br />
* Nature Child Reunion <a href="http://naturechildreunion.ca" title="http://naturechildreunion.ca">http://naturechildreunion.ca</a><br />
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Nature Deficit Disorder - "a range of current child health issues arising from a lifestyle <br />
that focuses on screen time rather than outdoor exploration"<br />
About: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nature_deficit_disorder" title="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nature_deficit_disorder">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nature_deficit_disorder</a><br />
Search: <a href="http://www.google.com/search?q=%22nature+deficit+disorder%22" title="http://www.google.com/search?q=%22nature+deficit+disorder%22">http://www.google.com/search?q=%22nature+deficit+disorder%22</a><br />
News: <a href="http://news.google.com/news?q=%22nature+deficit+disorder%22" title="http://news.google.com/news?q=%22nature+deficit+disorder%22">http://news.google.com/news?q=%22nature+deficit+disorder%22</a><br />
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Last Child in the Woods<br />
<a href="http://www.google.com/search?q=%22Last+Child+in+the+Woods%22" title="http://www.google.com/search?q=%22Last+Child+in+the+Woods%22">http://www.google.com/search?q=%22Last+Child+in+the+Woods%22</a><br />
Richard Louv  <a href="http://richardlouv.com/" title="http://richardlouv.com/">http://richardlouv.com/</a><br />
<a href="http://www.google.com/search?q=%22Richard+Louv%22" title="http://www.google.com/search?q=%22Richard+Louv%22">http://www.google.com/search?q=%22Richard+Louv%22</a><br />
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