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Leadership 1 Trainer

Leadership 1: developing excellent leaders (DEL) trainer

 Leadership 1 trainers are responsible for co-ordinating the first year of leadership at CQE. DEL trainers work co-operatively to develop and deliver the DEL program which provides an emphasis on tripping skills and focuses on the development of the leader within a small group environment. Trainers work in pairs and will stay with a group of 8-10 participants throughout the month-long program. Leadership 1 participants work on their skills and group building components while living in the CQE community and wilderness. Trip leadership skills are developed while out on a 12-day canoe trip in the Temagami region. Leadership 1 staff are responsible for updating program curriculum, facilitating personal growth opportunities for participants, skill instruction, support and evaluation of participants, and planning and delivering both the DEL base camp program and canoe trip.  They will work closely with the leadership manager and assistant director to help facilitate the delivery of high school credit program.

Required qualifications: National Lifeguard certification, Standard First Aid, CPR C, Wilderness Advanced First Aid (40 Hours), Criminal Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Check, ORCKA Canoe Tripping Level 3.

Preferred applicants: Strong leader, extensive camp outtripping experience, relates well to 15-year-olds, able to deliver consistent and positive feedback.




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