Job Posting

Canoeing and Boating Director

Job Summary: (2 positions available)

To provide an exceptional camp experience for all campers ensuring a safe and fun environment. As facilitators of the camper experience, to strive to raise self-esteem.  

Duties and Responsibilities:

Including but not limited to,

Oversee the day to day safety and structure of all boating activities
Ensure that all campers and staff are following safety guidelines at all times
Ensure lifejackets or personal floatation devices are used at all times
Monitor the progress of camper and staff skills in the boating program.
Communicate expectations with all staff and campers
Report any incidents and near misses according to camp policy
Provide feedback to staff and director regarding the boating program
Manage camper behaviours while participating in the boating program.

Common Responsibilities:

Working in a manner that preserves confidentiality and encourages risk management.
Incorporating and strengthening collaborative and interdisciplinary teamwork.
Respecting and valuing the diversity of individuals.
Contributing to the organization’s activities to collect, analyze and report on data and relevant information.
Contributing to the organization’s work by participating in meetings as necessary.
Participate in evaluation and clean up at the end of camp.

Desired Qualifications

Be of excellent character, modeling honesty, integrity and respect.
Possess enthusiasm, energy, patience and sense of humour.
Experience and/or desire to work with children in dynamic outdoor setting.
Skilled at dealing with all children, including those who are challenging.
Ability to relate well to peers, to be a team player, to give/receive feedback.
Confidence in leading activities and groups.
Participate in evaluation and clean up at the end of camp.
NLS Life Saving Society
Emergency First aid and CPR

Lines of Communication:

The Canoeing and boating director will report directly to the Camp Director





June 15, 2022

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