Head of Swim
Contract Dates: June 8th – August 20th, 2023
Who we are :
Camp Ouareau is an all-girl’s summer camp situated in Canada with a unique language program that gives campers from a range of different backgrounds the chance to develop their skills and connect with others in a second language. Just north of Montréal, Ouareau is nestled between the Lanaudière mountains, the ideal place to practice your French (or English!), to work on leadership skills, to be a part of a dynamic and empowering team of women while taking advantage of the camp’s lakeside location!
As Head of Swim, you will act as an activity head and camp counsellor. What will your day look like as a camp counselor? You will take care of a group of eight girls, aged 6-15, every day. You will wake them up and help them get ready for the day, and then look after them in the evenings and before bed, in addition to a moment after lunch. During the rest of the day, you will lead a team of swim instructors during periods of swim classes and complete organizational tasks relating to Ouareau’s swim program.
- Leading a team of swim instructors in the execution of daily swim classes (including Red Cross levels 1-10; Bronze Star, Medallion, and Cross)
- Assisting swim instructors in conflict resolution and problem-solving
- Facilitating the completion of organizational and clerical tasks (such as lesson plans, report cards)
- Motivating campers in ways that help them gain responsibility, organizational skills and independence
- Facilitating camper conversations and connections
- Prioritizing the physical and emotional safety of campers at all times
- Lifeguarding swim tests and free swims
- Available from June 8th to August 20th 2023
- Interest in working with children ages 6-15
- Excellent teamwork skills
- Lifeguarding certification (NLS and/or Beach NLS, or equivalent qualification)
- Excellent communication skills
- Have or plan to obtain certification in first aid (CPR-AED) issued by a legally recognized organization
- Ability to communicate efficiently in French and English
Housing and Meals : You will share a rustic cabin with 3-9 other people and all meals will be provided by Camp Ouareau.
Salary: Starting at 500$ CAD per week depending on experience.
To apply, follow this link : https://www.en.ouareau.com/join-our-team
Looking forward to meeting you!
Camp Ouareau Hiring Team