Junior Ranger Leads – Oshawa

Job title: Junior Ranger Leads – Oshawa
Posted on: January 9, 2023
Job Description:

REPORTS TO: Camp Warden / Summer Program Director
• On-site staff training weekends (May 13, June 17-18)
• Ten weeks of full-time hours (35 hours per week) during summer camp operations (June 26 – September 1)
Our Junior Ranger Leads will be working within Camp Samac Summer Programs to plan & deliver a brand new Junior 
Ranger (JR) program for adolescents (13-16 years) at Camp Samac. The Junior Ranger Leads will strive to cultivate the knowledge and abilities of youth in ecological sustainability and integrated natural resources management through educational, practical, & meaningful hands-on experiences. Focuses of this program includes various forms of ecosystem rehabilitation with an emphasis on forest and water conservations, invasive species management and wildlife care. This position requires adaptability & an interest in supporting the Senior Staff in incorporating more of the Canadian Path principles into the Summer Camp program.

1. Plan, coordinate, and conduct program activities & projects with their assigned camper group.
2. Facilitate educational workshops on environmental concepts (e.g., invasive species identification, poisonous plants).
3. Lead Junior Rangers through hands-on legacy projects (i.e., tree planting, trail maintenance, wildlife protection).
4. Cooperate with other staff and assist in the organization and supervision of camp activities and special events.
5. Weekly submission of any supply request forms to the office team or designate.
6. Responsible for the safety and care of each camper assigned to their group at all times.
7. Write up and follow up on all incident reports as required.
8. Assist in regular caretaking duties to maintain cleanliness of camp facilities.
9. Responsible for the general maintenance of camp equipment and supplies assigned to group.
10. Assist office staff with organizing early pick-ups for youth as required.
11. Timely completion of all necessary grant paperwork.
12. Communicate regularly with parents/guardians & Senior Staff regarding camper participation & engagement.
13. Other related duties as assigned.

Employment Type: Full-time
Field of Work: Counselling/Education
Required skills:

1. Minimum 16 years of age.
2. Possesses Standard First Aid & CPR (Level C) Certification.
3. Background and/or training in outdoor or environmental education.
4. Basic carpentry skills, ability to operate hand tools, & general knowledge of maintenance procedures.
5. Capable of lifting up to 15kg (30lbs) safely & standing for extended periods of time.
6. Ability to collaborate and work effectively in a close partnership for the duration of the contract.
7. Excellent communication & time management skills.
8. Completes Scouts Canada screening process including a clear Police Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening.
9. Willingness to work nontraditional hours.
10. Willingness to complete all necessary training.

Company information

Company Name: Scouts Canada - Toronto Council
Address: 1711 Simcoe Street North
City: Oshawa
Postal Code:L1G 4Y1
Email: brittney.forester@scouts.ca
Additional information:

If you think you will make a great addition to the team, please complete our Online Application by January 27, 2023. Scouts Canada, thanks you for taking the time to consider this position. Please understand that only individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted.

For more information about Scouts Canada, visit our website: https://www.scouts.ca/

Apply Online URL: https://sites.google.com/ddsb.ca/campsamacstaff2023
Prefered method of contact: Apply Online URL