Air Adventure Area Head
YMCA Wanakita Family Camp
Wanakita operates a full-summer family camp, offering week-long sessions for families to bond, connect with each other and nature, in a traditional summer camp setting. For more information about family camp, click here.
Area Head General Information
Family Camp Area Head positions are responsible for the upkeep and program delivery for Wanakita Family Camp’s various program areas. Throughout the hiring process we will be selecting individuals who take pride in quality program delivery and are willing to contribute to an inspired and motivated team environment. Area Heads are encouraged to not only be flexible in taking on the operation of some of our recurring/traditionally run programs, but also to develop new and creative programming in their areas.
Program areas are staffed by 1-2 Area Heads that are ultimately responsible for program delivery in their program area. In addition, Area Heads are responsible for equipment maintenance and program area tidiness and cleanliness, as well as possibly providing supervision and support to All-Camp Counsellors and Float Counsellors.
Overseeing the Area Heads is a team of 2 Program Facilitators. They provide support to the Area Heads in the form of program delivery assistance, as well as feedback and skill development.
Air Adventure Area Head
Positions Available: 2
Contract Duration: June 25, 2022 – September 3, 2022
Contract Value: $6,120.00
Air Adventure Area Heads are responsible for the training and program delivery in the Challenge Course and Initiative Areas. They are responsible for the ongoing maintenance of Wanakita’s challenge course areas and for the upkeep of all related equipment. Wanakita Family Camp operates a Flying Squirrel Element, High Ropes and Low Ropes Adventure courses as well as several stand-alone initiative elements and activities.
- Minimum qualifications: Standard First Aid & CPR C. A minimum Challenges Unlimited Inc. (CUI) or Adventure works! Associates Inc. Level 1 certification or equivalent is mandatory. Higher instructor or facilitator levels would be considered significant assets
- Successful applicants may be eligible to receive support in obtaining Level 1 or 2 challenge course certifications
- Swimming qualifications of Bronze Cross or NLS are considered an asset