Summer Camp Aide — Teen Camp Full-Time, Temporary

FULL-DAY INTEREST-BASED CAMPS FOR AGES 13-18

Job Summary

Start Date:  June 22, 2020 (35 hours of training), Camp starts July 6, 2020, running 7 weeks at 40 hours per week

Our Teen Camps create a special summer community of friends and shared experiences in safe and well-supervised environments. Teens will explore interest-based challenges and new activities in their community while growing, gaining independence, and forming lasting memories.

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

Responsibilities

  • Implement  a community camp program under the supervision of the 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 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 and teens 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 7 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