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Bob Hayward YMCA Day Camp Male Counsellor

 

Why the Y?

Imagine……

• A place where you are a part of one of the most respected human services organizations in the world;
• A place where your work positively influences the lives of others in so many ways;
• A place where you are able to flourish in a values-based environment;
• A place where you will build a better future not only for yourself but also for those you serve.

At the YMCA

• you will feel connected to community,
• you will meet new people,
• you will expand your knowledge base,
• you will have career development opportunities
• you will experience a rewarding job by helping support the building of healthy communities

Imagine accomplishing all of this while having fun in a challenging and dynamic atmosphere! 

Benefits:

• A complimentary YMCA membership which encourages you to embrace the Y’s philosophy of health and well-being
• A discount on our Childcare and Camp programs
• An opportunity to work in a charitable organization open to all regardless of background, belief or ability
• A place where people care about each other and their community; where the Y’s core values respect, caring, honesty and responsibility are practiced each and every day
• Hands-on training and transferable skills which will set you up for success now and in the future
Date:  March 18th 2019

Position: Bob Hayward YMCA Day Camp Male Counsellor

Location: Bob Hayward YMCA -1050 Hamilton Road, London Ontario.

Start Date: June 2019

Compensation: $14.00

How to apply: Resume, cover letter and References must be submitted before May 30th. Please review contact information provided below
Responsibilities:
 
• Camp Counsellors are accountable for the direct delivery of camp programs
• Greet each family and camper with a smile, using their name whenever possible
• Act proactively to develop positive relationships with campers and guardians
• Respond to first aid and emergency situations
• Demonstrate energy, enthusiasm and dedication in preparing and executing programs
• Promote and maintain a safe and clean program environment
• Implement lesson plans
• Create an educational, enjoyable and supervised environment for children
• Be responsive to diverse cultural heritage, values and individual experiences
• Directly address parent concerns and liaison those concerns to supervisors

Qualifications & Experience:

• Satisfactory Police Records Check
• Experience working with Children and Youth is an asset
• Effective communication and leadership skills
• Current CPR Level C, Standard First Aid, and AED certification

Competencies:

• Values - Consistently demonstrates the Y's values.  Shows genuine concern for the needs, feelings, and well-being of others, even under stress.  Acts with integrity and credibility in all situations.
• Community - Anticipates and takes action to meet the needs of members and the community.  Responds to requests, inquiries, concerns, and complaints in a timely and appropriate fashion to assure that members feel valued.  Seeks out and uses member and community feedback to improve programs and services.
• Relationships - Develops and maintains mutually beneficial relationships with volunteers, members and colleagues at all levels of the organization.  Proactively assists other in meeting goals by sharing information and resources.  Welcomes opportunities to work in small communities.
• Emotional Maturity - Takes responsibility for own mistakes and learns from them.  Solicits and is open to performance feedback and coaching.  Remains calm and objective when under pressure or when challenged by others.

To Apply:
1. Submit resume, cover letter, and three references to Jamie Eckert - Assistant Camp Director at the Bob Hayward YMCA through email at jamie.eckert@swo.ymca.ca. Deadline for application is May 30th, 2019

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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