Waterfront Coordinator – Oshawa

Job title: Waterfront Coordinator – Oshawa
Posted on: January 9, 2023
Job Description:

REPORTS TO: Summer Program Director / Assistant 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)
The Waterfront Coordinator is responsible for the implementation of the Waterfront Program, including all program content & all canoeing activities for staff & participants. This position will also be responsible for maintaining the 
equipment to ensure safe operation of this program. The Waterfront Coordinator must be organized, passionate about working with youth & interested in developing creative opportunities for campers to familiarize themselves with paddling techniques & water safety. 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. Assist with the hiring, direction, and evaluation of Waterfront Staff.
2. Coordination & implementation of the Waterfront program for all campers in accordance with weekly themes.
3. Responsible for maintenance of the Waterfront Centre, equipment & resources.
4. Integrate Outdoor Adventure Skill (OAS) expectations into programming whenever possible.
5. Participation & assistance in office duties and staff coverage as assigned.
6. Weekly submission of any supply request forms to the office team or designate.
7. Provide feedback to the Summer Program Director & Assistant Director at weekly Senior Staff meetings.
8. Assist in the set-up/take down of camp & weekly turnover to weekend user groups as required.
9. Organize staffing plan at site daily.
10. Support with large-group supervision & operations (e.g., drop-off/pick-up, lunch time, swim time).
11. Provide a final written report at conclusion of season for succession planning purposes.
12. Assist in other related duties as requested by the Summer Program Director & Assistant Director.

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

1. Possesses a current National Lifeguard Service (NLS) certificate valid until September 1, 2023.
2. Direct experience supervising water-based activities (i.e., lifeguarding, swimming instruction).
3. Training in accessibility & inclusion to meet all participants’ needs at the Waterfront Centre.
4. Proven ability to provide direction to others as necessary.
5. Ability to self-start and work collaboratively within a close partnership.
6. Current Standard First Aid & CPR (Level C).
7. Embodies personal beliefs in keeping with the Mission, Principles & Practices of Scouts Canada.
8. Strong communication & customer service skills.
9. Completes Scouts Canada screening process including a clear Police Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening.
10. Willingness to complete all necessary training
11. Willingness to work non-traditional hours.

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 20, 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
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