Job Description

As a Camp Counsellor, your duties and responsibilities may include some or all of the following:

Leading activities for a group of STEM campers as assigned by Head Office; Leading inquiry and discussion surrounding those activities
Assisting campers in learning more about STEM Camp projects;
Creating a fun, enjoyable, and safe atmosphere for campers;
Modelling appropriate behaviour and positive interactions in every session with campers and your peers; coming to each session prepared
Engaging with each camper as they work through activities, and showing an interest in each camper as s/he works through activities;
Ensuring that all campers under your care are treated equally, consistently and fairly;
Assuming the responsibility of leadership with consistent and specific direction in the supervision of campers;
Using only Head Office approved websites, online tools and videos in camp activities;
Demonstrating emotional maturity, a positive attitude, thoughtfulness and stability in decision-making;
Being self-confident and able to accept and adopt constructive feedback;
Providing appropriate feedback to, and communication with parents or guardians whenever needed, and immediately when emergency contact with parents/guardians is required;
Completing all company training and abiding by all STEM Camp policies, rules and regulations;
Following all daily campsite cleaning procedures;
Carrying out other reasonable duty requests from any member of the Management Team;
Ensuring sessions are running smoothly and that both campers and counsellors are following the STEM Camp guidelines;
Ensuring each session has the material needed to run smoothly by creating different games and activities for campers aged 5-13 to engage in as they work through the program material with their counsellors

Education Required

Completing high school diploma or currently enrolled in a STEM-related field at a post-secondary institution

Skills Required

Completing high school diploma or currently enrolled in a STEM-related field at a post-secondary institution
1 year experience working with children
Applicants who are Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents will be prioritized
Knowledge and understanding of STEM related topics
Inspirational and creative thinking skills
Customer service-oriented Teamwork and Collaboration, Adaptability and Initiative
Strong planning and organizational skills, with the ability to anticipate problems and opportunities, and develop effective solutions
Excellent communication and skills
Must be able to commute to workplace location(s)
Standard First Aid/ CPR Certificate
Bilingualism is an asset (English and French)

Experience Required

1 year experience working with children