Summer Camp Aide — Camp Ace Full-Time, Temporary

FULL-DAY THEME CAMPS FOR AGES 5-12

Job Summary

Start Date:  June 22, 2020 (35 hours of training), Camp starts June 29, 2020, running 8 weeks at 40 hours per week

Camp ACE focuses on building essential skills through play, fun and interaction within the community. Campers head out for a new adventure everyday with our well-trained staff aboard the yellow camp bus and come home with new confidence and memories to last a lifetime.

The Summer Camp Aide is responsible for implementing a summer camp program for children with autism under the direction of the Camp Coordinator, Assistant Camp Coordinator and Community and Family Services Coordinator.

Responsibilities

  • Implement  a community camp program under the supervision of the Camp Coordinator and Assistant Camp Coordinator
  • Provide supervision and support to all campers
  • Develop effective proactive strategies based on individual camper needs
  • Provide support to all camp staff and volunteers
  • Develop and assist in the creation of visuals, social stories and other support materials as required
  • Provide communication to parents on a daily basis as required
  • Consult and collaborate with the Camp Coordinator and Assistant Camp Coordinator as required
  • Prepare and/or contribute to critical incident reports as required by the Camp Coordinator
  • Effectively communicate with agencies in the community
  • Positively promote The Centre for Autism at all times

 

Qualifications

  • Experience working with children in a group setting
  • Excellent  interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Individual needs to be energetic and creative, ensuring camp is a fun environment for all campers
  • Demonstrate crisis assessment and intervention skills
  • Clean criminal records check
  • Clean welfare check
  • Valid Certification in Child and Infant CPR and First Aid
  • Valid Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Certification (training provided)

 

*Please note: Availability to work all 8 weeks of camp is required*

Please Apply Early

Apply online below or email your cover letter and resume to Susan Gynane sgynane@centreforautism.ab.ca

Application Deadline: February 14, 2020

Apply online

Questions? Email humanresources@centreforautism.ab.ca