FIRST AID ATTENDANT
Are you inspired by towering trees, early-morning paddles, discovering networks of underground fungi, and sparking the next generation’s curiosity in the outdoors? Do you love theme lunches, high fives, and hands-on outdoor experiences, all while ensuring the health and safety of campers? First Aid attendants are the crucial point of contact for all things first aid and health and wellness, as well as assisting and leading eco-educational programs. Given that all staff stay onsite at the Evans Lake Forest Education Center while programs are in session, the action never stops, and applicants should enjoy working in a dynamic work environment. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills are a must, as well as a yearning for an endless summer!
• Follow your first aid training and stay within your scope of practice.
• Administer campers’ daily medication according to their guardian’s direction.
• Be the main point of contact for all first aid needs, such as injured or sick campers and staff, and provide the appropriate treatment for their conditions.
• Take ownership of the first aid rooms by ensuring all first aid supplies are well stocked and in good condition and documents are organized and confidential.
• Liaise with kitchen staff regarding campers’ allergies and diet restrictions.
• As needed, the First Aid attendant will take on other instructor responsibilities such as leading hikes and out trips, leading Eco-Fun lessons and supporting and mentoring a cabin group.
• Demonstrate positive leadership/mentorship for students and campers aged 8-16, other staff, and visitors.
• Work transport bus stops from Metro Vancouver/Squamish as needed.
• Drive the truck and trailer as part of weekly transport in and out of camp and other driving as needed.
• The First Aid Attendant is a member of a dynamic Program team. Other duties will be necessary at times to meet the needs of the operations.
• Staff Training: June 22nd to 26th 2024
• Summer camp season: June 30th through August 23rd 2024
• Preference may be given to candidates who can work rental groups beginning in late March/ Early April and extend through late October.
• Comply with Evans Lake’s policies and procedures.
• Take ownership of the safety of clients and staff members.
Reporting & Evaluation
• The First Aid Attendant reports report to the Program Manager and receives mentoring and coaching from other team members.
• A goal setting and evaluation process will be initiated by the Program Manager.
• Continuous feedback and communication among staff members are encouraged.
Required Certifications & Experience
• A valid First Aid Certificate of a minimum of an OFA 2 or a 40+ hour wilderness as well as a valid CPR certification. Higher first aid certifications are desirable and would be considered an asset.
• Preference may be given to candidates who have a BC Class 4 unrestricted driver’s license.
• Educational backgrounds with special relevance to healthcare or first responding, forestry, outdoor recreation, and education are considered an asset.
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• Criminal reference check with vulnerable sectors search.
• Compensation begins at $147/day, with an increase of up to $7/day, according to experience and certifications. Free room and board is also provided when programs are in session.
• To apply: Fill out our online application form at http://bit.ly/2EwKBRB
• ELFES is an equal opportunity employer. We are proud to uphold human rights, value the inclusion of all members of our community, and strive to create a safe and fun environment for everyone to explore forests.
• We acknowledge that Evans Lake is located near Ch’iyakmesh on the unceded territory of Skwxwú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation)