Job Posting

Health Care Provider

Position Title: Health Care Provider (two positions available)
Program: Christie Lake Camp
Reports To: Camp Director
Salary: $1,540 – 1,750 per session, $1,078 – 1,225 for training & wrap-up

Organizational Background
Christie Lake Kids (CLK) is a charitable organization that has been serving children and
youth living in low income households in the Ottawa area since 1922. CLK provides year
round services to children and youth through an excellent camp experience and
strategically located city recreational opportunities through the STAR (Skills Through
Arts and Recreation) program. Our mandate is to provide high quality recreation
opportunities that help children and youth build the skills necessary for developing long-term resiliency.

Job Summary
The Health Care Providers are members of the Christie Lake Camp Senior Staff team
who are responsible for the coordination of daily healthcare needs for all campers and
staff on-site. As a Health Care Provider you are responsible for providing an exceptional
camp experience for all campers while ensuring a safe and fun environment. As
facilitators of the camper experience, the Health Care Providers strive to raise self-esteem and to promote self-efficacy.

Camp Dates
 Pre-camp training: June 27th – July 3rd
 Session 1: July 4th – July 14th
 Session 2: July 19th – July 29th
 Session 3: August 3rd – August 13th
 Post-camp wrap up: August 13th – August 15th
*All Senior Staff must be available to be on-site for the above dates. You are encouraged
to contact the Camp Director as soon as possible with any questions related to
availability conflicts/accommodations.

Duties and Responsibilities
Health Care Provider
Including but not limited to,
 Oversee the day to day operations in the Health Care Centre
 Inventory and stock medical supplies in the Health Care Centre
 Maintain confidentiality and safeguard the medical records of all staff and
 Maintain safety and health standards
 Professionally attend to all assignments and supervisory duties
 Ensure COVID-19 protocols are followed (if applicable) and report
noncompliance to the Camp Director
 Provide medications to campers and staff who require medications on a regular
schedule, assessing for side effects and efficacy
 Contact campers’ parent/guardian regarding medical issues; document on files
as needed
 Provide leadership in medical emergencies and determine the need for
emergency services to be called for a camper or staff member requiring
immediate care
 Assess all campers and staff with significant injuries
 Provide care for and supervision of any camper or staff that is too ill to
participate in daily camp activities
 Determine when campers/staff should return home due to health
 Submit necessary incident reports to Camp Director within 24 hours of the
incident taking place
 Keep the Health Care Centre clean including bathrooms and patient rooms
 During Interest Groups, visit each cabin to ensure its cleanliness. Results to be
presented during lunch or dinner
 Facilitate the learning of campers receiving their First Aid Level I and First Aid
Level II
 Inventory, pack and close down medical center at the end of the camp session

Senior Staff (general)
 Work in a manner that preserves confidentiality, mitigates risk and always puts
safety first
 Incorporate and strengthen collaborative and interdisciplinary teamwork
 Communicate clearly and respectfully with all staff members
 Mentor Counsellors as well as Junior Staff to instill positive strategies for working
with children and youth
 Maintain professional working relationships with all team members and cabin
 Respect and value intersectional equity, diversity and inclusion
 Contribute to the organization’s effort to collect, analyze, and report on data and
relevant information
 Contribute to the organization’s work by participating in meetings as necessary
 Support the Program Director at all camp programs and clubs when possible
 Support Section Directors with section programs when possible
 Support Waterfront Directors and Awards Heads during swimming and awards
when possible
 Participate in general end of summer wrap-up tasks as well as those relating to
your section
 Maintain a clean and hygienic personal cabin environment
 Help in the cleaning of common areas, according to the schedule given out at the
beginning of each session
 Occasionally support with camp-wide sweeps , according to the schedule given
out at the beginning of each session
 Fill in or support in other areas in the event that a team member is pulled away
or sick
 Carry out any other responsibilities as designated by Camp Director

Desired Qualifications
 Enrolment in an accredited nursing program (any level)
 Current Standard First aid with CPR-C or equivalent
 Demonstrated organizational and planning skills
 Demonstrated skill in working with children and youth who present a variety of
challenging personalities or behaviours
 Be of excellent character, modeling honesty, integrity and respect
 Possess enthusiasm, energy, patience and a sense of humour
 Experience and/or desire to work with children in a dynamic outdoor setting
 Ability to relate well to peers, to be a team player and, to give/receive feedback
 Confidence in leading activities
 Proficiency in English (verbal, written, spoken)

 Experience working in camp/overnight camp setting
 Nonviolent Crisis Intervention
 High Five
 Mental Health First Aid
 Outdoor education related experience/certifications
 Current or expired Bronze or National Lifeguard certifications
 G class driver’s license

Physical Requirements
The ideal candidate must be able to complete all physical requirements of the job with or
without a reasonable accommodation
Due to the nature of summer camp, candidates must be able to:
 Spend approx. 75% of each day outdoors and active (walking, swimming,
canoeing, participating in programs etc.) with limited stationary time
 Occasionally transport supplies/equipment up to 40 lbs
 Work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions (heat, high sun exposure, rain

What we provide
 Meals and accommodation during training, camp sessions and wrap up
 Training and certification opportunities
 Professional references, upon successful completion of summer contracts
 A unique opportunity to live and work in an outdoor setting and enjoy the
amenities including canoeing, swimming, rock wall climbing, mountain biking
and much more

How to apply
Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter to as soon as possible.

Interviews for this position are expected to begin as early as February 6th. Please note that applicants may be contacted for interviews prior to this date. Applications will continue to be considered until positions are filled.


Health Care

February 28, 2023