YMCA of Quebec
Companion, Day Camps Pierrefonds-Roxboro
Salary 14.25 $ per hour
30.00 to 40.0 h - Full time , Part time
Seasonal , Student employment job
Day shift work
Position to fill on June 28th, 2021
YMCAs of Québec day camps offer fun activities that are both physically and intellectually stimulating. The Y has long been recognized for its youth and child development programs. Our activities are inclusive and take into account the needs and interests of each age group. Our successful day camp programs are offered to many children in several of our Y centres.
Reporting to the camp Coordinator, the Companion will work will children aged 5 to 12 and ensure that they have a safe and meaningful camp experience. They will plan and lead age-appropriate activities. They will participate in all aspects of camp and have positive interactions with children, parents and the other members of the team.
You will work with your fellow group leader to adapt camp games in order to make them more inclusive for the children in your charge.
You will use and help to develop different tools that will be made available to you in order to better serve your campers and expand the Inclusion Program.
You will follow and ensure respect of on-site sanitary measures
You will join your campers in the water during aquatic activities such as swim lessons or open swim times.
You will make sure that children are being adequately supervised at all times and that the camp is safe and clean.
You will constantly work with counsellors to include the children in your charge effectively.
You will regularly communicate with parents and answer their inquiries in a prompt and courteous manner to develop and maintain positive relationships with them and their children.
You will assist and participate in all camp preparatory meetings and training sessions, including weekly camp meetings and welcome calls.
You will adhere to the YMCA’s policies and procedures on the protection of children and vulnerable adults.
WHY JOIN THE YMCA?
The YMCA will offer a competitive salary and great benefits, of course, but being part of our team also means you will:
Sevelop your expertise and gain experience;
Have a positive impact on your community;
Really make a difference in people’s lives;
Have an opportunity to take on exciting challenges;
Collaborate with people who love camp and working with children.
IDEAL CANDIDATE PROFILE
You must have experience working with children and youth.
In order to comply with the standards of the Association des camps du Quebec, you must be at least three (3) years older than the oldest participant (15 years old).
You must have experience with a summer or day camp (an asset).
You must have valid First Aid and CPR certification by the first day of camp
You must be able to swim or be in a pool.
You must be proficient in French and English.
You must not have a criminal record in connection with employment.
Location: Parc Grenier (Pierrefonds), Parc Georges Springate (Pierrefonds), Parc Shakespeare (Pierrefonds)
Schedule: Monday to Friday, 30 to 40 hours a week, flexible
Mandatory meetings and training sessions: End of April (signing the contract), around 7 days in June before camp
Employment start date: From June 28, 2021 to August 27, 2021
Does this sound like you? If, like us, you believe that, no matter your background, going to summer camp, learning outdoors, and empowering the next generation through fun and play is very important, we would like to hear from you!
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To carry out their mission, the Companion must:
Be committed to supporting the growth of children and youth through physical activity.
Participate actively on the team and help the organization be more effective.
Behave responsibly at all times and have high ethical standards.
Be able to take initiative and show leadership
Equal Opportunity Employer
This employer is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Level of education
Work experience (years)
Fr : Intermediate
En : Intermediate
Fr : Intermediate
En : Intermediate