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Time Travellers Camp Counsellor (student)
Upper Canada Village
Upper Canada Village, 11 km east of Morrisburg
Variable up to 36.25
Job Description & Requirements
Join a dynamic team at Upper Canada Village that provides visitors with an understanding of historic rural village life through interpretation, re-enactments and/or musical performances. You will contribute to a great work environment with your high level of performance.
TIME TRAVELLERS CAMP COUNSELLOR (student)
HOURS OF WORK:
36.25 hours per week
Upper Canada Village
(11 km east of Morrisburg)
$12.25 per hour
PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT:
mid-June to September 4, 2017
To perform the duties of a camp counsellor for the Time Travellers overnight camp programs at Upper Canada Village for children 8 to 14 years of age; organizes, leads and participates in camp activities; assists with housekeeping functions and provides for the health and safety of camp participants. Assisting at the Family Activity Centre as required.
Ability to communicate well with children and to provide responsible leadership for those children in a camp setting; ability to work effectively as a member of a team; demonstrated ability to perform and teach activities such as crafts, music, interactive sports and games and to perform other tasks such as basic cooking and cleaning; knowledge of 19th century Ontario history; ability to learn historical information, policies and procedures associated with the Time Travellers Programs; ability to wear an historical costume; valid driver’s licence; valid emergency first aid certificate or ability to obtain; lifeguard training. A vulnerable service sector check is required for this position.
In your resume and/or cover letter, please indicate specifically how your experience, skills and knowledge relate to the duties and qualifications stated above.
DUE TO SCREENING DEADLINES, PRIORITY CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO APPLICATIONS/RÉSUMÉS RECEIVED BY FEBRUARY 24, 2017.
The St. Lawrence Parks Commission is an equal opportunity employer.