Art & Nature Summer Camp Counsellor - Leighton Art Centre

Date: Mar 28, 2018

THE POSITION
Art & Nature Summer Camp Counsellor

REPORTS TO
Education Director and Summer Camp Coordinator

HOURS AND PAY
This is a full-time, temporary contract, June 4, 2018 through August 31, 2018.
Hourly wage is $15.00 and is part of the Canada Summer Jobs program.
The position is open to students, 18 to 30 years of age who are enrolled and returning to school on a full-time basis for the following academic year.
Work hours will be 40 hours per week, overtime as required.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Be a positive role model. Lead students through a fun, safe and educational art and nature experience. 
  • Assist Summer Camp Coordinator and other Summer Camp Counsellors, ensuring all materials and studios are ready prior to each weekly program.
  • Follow summer camp curriculum and supervise planned games and activities. 
  • Greet campers and parents every morning and provide basic information about camp.
    • Direct them to the appropriate staff member for other inquiries and requests.
  • Be able to work with and give direction to youth leader volunteers. 
  • Maintain clean and organized art studios. 
  • Report any incidents to Education Director and Summer Camp Coordinator. 
  • Work hours will be Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Overtime as required.

QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Experience working with children 6 to 14 years old is highly recommended.
  • A passion for art and creativity. Studies in Art, Education and other related fields will be considered an asset.
  • Willingness to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.
  • Ability to follow directions and work cooperatively with Education Centre staff.
  • Reliable and proactive. 
  • Valid First Aid certification is an asset.
  • Police Record Check will be required.
  • Due to our location, candidate must possess reliable transportation.

Start your summer adventure today by applying for an Art & Nature Summer Camp Counsellor position! Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to the Education Director, education@leightoncentre.org.

Job posting will remain open until positions have been filled.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.