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Time Travellers Camp Counsellor (student)
Position Code:2022-SLPC-900
Business Unit:Upper Canada Village
Position Location:Upper Canada Village, 11 km east of Morrisburg
Position Status:Student
  
Job Description & Requirements
Join a dynamic team at Upper Canada Village that provides guests with an understanding of historic rural village life through interpretation, re-enactments and/or musical performances.

POSITION:
TIME TRAVELLERS CAMP COUNSELLOR (student)

HOURS OF WORK:
variable up to 36.25 hours per week

LOCATION:
Upper Canada Village
(11 km east of Morrisburg)

SALARY:
$15.85 per hour

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT:
June 20 to September 5, 2022

WHAT CAN I EXPECT TO DO IN THIS ROLE?

You will:
• Be a representative of one of Morrisburg’s premium and internationally recognized tourism sites.
• Perform the duties of a camp counsellor for the Time Travellers overnight camp programs at Upper Canada Village for children 8 to 13 years of age.
• Organize, lead and participate in camp activities.
• Assist with housekeeping functions and provide for the health and safety of camp participants.
• Assist at the Family Activity Centre as required.
• Work safely at all times and report unsafe activities immediately to your supervisor.
• Embody the SLPC’s equity, diversity and inclusion principles while interacting with staff and guests.

HOW DO I QUALIFY?

You have:
• The ability to communicate well with children and to provide responsible leadership for those children in a camp setting.
• The ability to work effectively as a member of a team.
• Demonstrated ability to perform and teach activities such as crafts, music, interactive sports and games and to perform other tasks such as basic cooking and cleaning.
• Knowledge of 19th century Ontario history.
• The ability to learn historical information, policies and procedures associated with the Time Travellers Programs
• The ability to wear an historical costume.
• The ability to learn all safety protocols and procedures to ensure personal, guest, children and fellow staff safety is maintained at all times.
• A valid driver’s licence (2 of 7 positions).
• A valid emergency first aid certificate or ability to obtain one.
• Lifeguard training (2 of 7 positions).

A vulnerable service sector check is required for this position.

NOTE: There are no staff living quarters on site. You are responsible for your living arrangements and transportation to and from the site to work your assigned shifts.

In your resume and/or cover letter, please indicate specifically how your experience, skills and knowledge relate to the duties and qualifications stated above.

DUE TO SCREENING DEADLINES, PRIORITY CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO APPLICATIONS RECEIVED BY MARCH 31, 2022. WE WILL CONTINUE TO ACCEPT APPLICATIONS BEYOND THIS DATE. 

The St. Lawrence Parks Commission is committed to employment equity.  We welcome applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.  The St. Lawrence Parks Commission is also committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. We will make appropriate accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process for applicants with disabilities. To obtain a copy of this posting in an alternative format or to request any accommodation please contact us directly through Human Resources at 1-800-437-2233, ext. 2440. Information received relating to accommodation requests will be addressed confidentially.