Number of Positions: 2
Reports To: Manager of Camp Operations
Compensation: $97.75/day plus room and board
Location: Camp Merrywood (Perth, ON); Camp Woodeden (London, ON)
Employment Dates: Merrywood June 1, 2022 – August 30, 2022; Woodeden June 1, 2022 – August 8, 2022.
Reporting directly to the Manager of Camp Operations (MCO), the Camp Administrator is responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of the office, including, but not limited to, answering phone calls and emails, filing administering petty cash and reconciling gas card and visa statements. The Camp Administrator is also responsible for ensuring program supplies are purchased, either online, or by completing weekly shopping trips.
Summary of Essential Job Functions
- Supervise and co-ordinate the Drivers schedule.
- Proactively identifies and solve problems and areas of concern.
- Complete office and administrative duties carefully, efficiently, and in a timely fashion.
- Office organisation and set up
- Payroll (time sheets, pay cheques)
- Accounts (petty cash, tuck shop, etc.)
- Weekly courier packages to and from the Provincial Office
- Contact families regarding arrival day
- Handle the camp business phone, answering and conversing in a courteous manner.
- Maintain confidentiality, re: campers/staff information
- Ensure proper completion and timely submission of all reports.
- Adhere to and support all camp policies, procedures and guidelines as detailed in the Camp Resource Manual and the Leadership Team Manual. Be familiar with the OCA standards and the O. REG. 503/17: Recreational Camps.
- Perform any other duties as assigned by the Camp Director or Assistant Camp Director.
Physical Aspects of the Position
- Ability to communicate and work with groups and provide necessary instruction to campers and staff.
- Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers.
- Ability to operate office equipment safely and properly.
- Manual dexterity to utilize computer and other office equipment.
- Be able to manage physical activities such as standing, some bending, stooping, and stretching as well as daily exposure to the sun and heat and varying environmental conditions.
Minimum age: 18 years old
Previous office administrative experience. Excellent leadership, communication, and organizational skills. G Class license an asset. Standard First Aid/CPR is required prior to the start of the camp season.
- Easter Seals Ontario camps are fully accessible and provide camping experiences to kids and young adults with disabilities.
- It is required that all staff be fully vaccinated against Covid19 and follow the health and safety recommendations provided by Provincial and Regional Health Units.
- Camp staff members are required to participate fully in the camp activities. This may include swimming every day, sailing, dressing-up and working with children/youth all day.
- Should be capable of lifting and transferring 15 – 25 kgs in a safe manner.
- Onsite housing provided for camping season and meals provided on camp session days.
- June – August eight-day work period, 24 hours/day on call with scheduled breaks throughout the day and three days off between sessions.
How to Apply: Please complete our online application form, which can be found at https://www.eastersealscamps.org/staff/positions
Easter Seals Ontario welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Easter Seals Ontario fosters an environment of inclusivity, empowerment, and safety for participants and staff alike. Easter Seals Ontario is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex, age, physical, mental or sensory ability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws of Ontario.