Camp Program Coordinator
Camp Program Coordinator (2 positions)
April 24 – September 1, 2023
$800-$920/week (Based on 40 hours/week)
CNIB Lake Joe (Mactier, ON)
CNIB Lake Joe is a fully accessible lakefront facility located in Muskoka, Ontario providing a unique blend of recreation, skills training, social interaction and personal discovery in a safe, inclusive environment. Two hours north of Toronto, Lake Joe stretches over 12.5 acres of waterfront property on the northwest corner of beautiful Lake Joseph. Staff and volunteers provide a wide range of high-quality programs to people of all ages who are living with sight loss.
The Camp Program Coordinator will work closely with the management team to maintain the highest level of guest and staff experience. This position provides assistance with the coordination, supervision and facilitation of guest programming, while ensuring the best possible guest experience. The Program Coordinator will also be responsible for assisting with staff and volunteer training and ensuring open lines of communication with all program staff.
- Assist in the training, onboarding and support of all staff and volunteers
- Provide support in planning, scheduling and implementation of all camp programming
- Communicate and update staff, volunteers and guests of any changes to the program schedule
- Ensure all equipment and supplies are in good working condition and that there are adequate supplies for planned activities
- Oversee the supervision of campers within program and in residence
- Accomplishes staff success by supervising, coaching, organizing and monitoring work.
- Connect with staff members on a weekly basis to ensure job satisfaction
- Take on rotational responsibilities of the point person – taking the lead role in emergency situations and being a resource for any concerns
- Coordinate and oversee staff and volunteer events
- Promote and encourage participation in programs through endorsement of activities to guests
- Attend programs to ensure superior job performance and guest satisfaction
- Complete staff performance reviews and weekly summaries
- Ensure staff motivators are delivered in variety and consistently
- Participate in the coordination of all dining room duties, including help with serving meals
- Work with management to build upon positive group dynamics
- Other duties as assigned
- Excellent communication, leadership and problem-solving skills
- Mature and professional attitude
- Organized and detail-oriented
- Knowledge and experience in an Ontario Camps Association (OCA) accredited camp
- Previous experience working in sport and/or recreation field, an asset
- Ability to work as part of a team and independently
- Current (within 6 months of start date) Vulnerable Sector Police Record Check
- Current Standard First Aid and CPR-C
- National Lifeguard (NLS) certification, an asset
- Current Pleasure Craft Operator (PCO) card, an asset
- Current G class driver’s licence with current and clean driver’s abstract, an asset
- Current F class licence, or willingness to obtain, an asset
- Ability to work flexible hours and work outdoors for long periods of time
- Must be able to reside at CNIB Lake Joe during operational season (April-September)
CNIB is committed to creating and fostering an inclusive culture and welcomes applications from diverse candidates, including but not limited to Indigenous peoples, women, candidates with disabilities, and candidates of colour. We strongly encourage applications from applicants with sight loss. Direct lived experience would be a definite asset. We’re excited to review your application!
While we invite applications from all interested and qualified applicants, we are unable to follow-up with every applicant.
Please note that the successful candidate will be required to successfully pass a Vulnerable Sector Screening.
Life is a beautiful, wonderful, complex thing. Life with sight loss should be no different. At CNIB, we’re on a mission to change what it means to be blind, and we’re not slowing down. We think big, take risks, embrace change, and ask questions. We’re inviting you to be part of the conversation.
Our diversity is our strength – we take pride in our inclusive workplace and are committed to recruiting and selecting in a fair, transparent, and accessible way. CNIB welcomes applications from those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility (IDEA) to join us in expanding our capacity for inclusion in the broadest sense. To this end, we strongly encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including but not limited to Indigenous peoples, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, people who are blind or partially sighted, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+. We enthusiastically invite applications from applicants with sight loss. Direct lived experience is a definite asset. CNIB is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities and will work with applicants requesting accommodations at any stage of the hiring process.
Our team’s health and wellness are a priority, which is why we offer comprehensive benefits, competitive compensation, and flexible work schedules developed to help you stay healthy.
At CNIB, we are relentlessly passionate about what we do. We are in our second century of smashing societal barriers and stigmas through innovative programs and powerful advocacy. We are a collaborative, empowered team that drives achievement and equality. If that sounds like your cup of tea, let’s talk.