CAMP GENCHEFF IS HIRING for our 2017-2018 day camps and weekend camps!

Junior Camp Counselor: 2 vacancies

 

Camp Gencheff is a residential summer camp and off season respite for children, teens and adults with special needs. We offer an opportunity for each camper to participate and develop physically and emotionally through a safe and fun camping experience.

 

We are presently looking for positive and enthusiastic off-season Junior Counselors to work at our weekend and day camps between October 2017 and May 2018! As a Junior Counselor, you will play an important role in providing a fun and safe environment for campers while giving quality care.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Counselors are responsible for up to 3 campers during work time (ratios will switch throughout the day)
  • Continually encourage and keep campers active and engaged in fun and challenging activities that meet camper’s needs while maintaining a safe environment
  • Follow direction from management, supervisors and health care workers
  • Follow and execute activities according to pre-designed daily programming plans
  • Provide personal care and dietary assistance to campers
  • Follow all camp policies and procedures
  • Counselors have cleaning duties that must be performed during and after camp
  • Responsible to assist in properly lifting/transfer campers
  • Interacting with campers and providing a fun camp experience
  • Work in a team environment
  • Administrative duties, as required

 

Qualifications:

  • Clear Criminal Background Check required
  • Must be over 16 years of age
  • Being a post-secondary student or graduate from a post-secondary institution and/or certificate in related field would be an asset (ie: Human Services or Educational Assistant)
  • Must have experience working with people with disabilities
  • Working in a camp environment an asset
  • First Aid and CPR required before job begins
  • Must be available to work weekends, as respites are 1 weekend per month
  • Meals and accommodations are provided for all campers and staff

 

If interested, please send resume to Nicole at manager@campgencheff.com. Please note, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

 

please contact Nicole at 902-569-2669 or email: manager@campgencheff.com