Mountain Bike Counsellor
Counsellors have an important role for campers to have a successful camping experience. They are closely involved in all Day Camp activities, participating, supervising, assisting campers and staff and serving as a positive role model.
Mountain Bike Counselors are assigned to group of campers each week. Riders will be grouped into similar skill and riding abilities and guided through activities through the week with a focus on Mountain Biking.
Counsellors are required to have the following capacities and willingness:
- Willing to work as part of a team with other staff members.
- Be committed to the camp for the duration of the summer and all camp session weeks.
- Serve as a positive role model to other staff and campers by participating in and leading activities.
- Has an ability and desire to work with children and youth.
- Help provide an inclusive program with safety, fun and activity as the primary focus for all camp participants
- To be accountable to the Camp Manager, Assistant Managers or designate supervisors.
- To give leadership to counselors-in-training.
- To lead campers in the daily clean-up of camp ie. Cabins, meal hall, other buildings, grounds….
- To be proactive in preventing bullying and responds immediately to any incidents among staff and campers.
- To inform Camp Manager, Assistant Manager or designate supervisor of any and all incidents and complete incident reports as soon as possible.
- Wear and maintain a clean uniform that is provided to you at all times while working.
- Complete assigned clean up duties at the end of each Camp.
- Ensure personal items, equipment and assigned area in a cabin or in the lodge is kept clean, neat at all times.
- Obey the policies and procedures as outlined in the staff handbook.
- Other duties as required.
Requirements for Mountain Biking:
- Provide instruction to riders to develop skills and confidence.
- Plan and deliver safe lessons to riders of all ages and skill levels.
- Develop riders skills in a safe and fun learning environment, focusing on safe use of trails and riding techniques.
- Monitor trail conditions and report and maintenance issues or hazards that may be present on the trails or around the property.
- Maintain a proper mountain bike for personal use while providing lessons to campers.
- Wear your own bike helmet that is current, properly fitted and in safe condition at all times while riding
- Certification with PMBI (Professional Mountain Bike Instructors Association), Minimum Level 1 instructor is an asset. Visit http://www.pmbia.org/ for details.
Particular duties relating to each camping season:
- Work under the supervision of the Camp Manager, Camp Assistant Managers, and designate Supervisors.
- Attend pre-camp training and events.
- At the beginning of each week, the manger will determine how specific duties may be assigned or divided among staff, based on training, interest, and need.
- Must have a completed First Aid certificate by June 15 (of current year),
- Be able to administer basic first aid,
- To work in relationship with vulnerable individuals who are under the age of consent,
- To have a Vulnerable Sectors Background Check (of current year)
- WHIMIS training (we will provide)
- Will be evaluated at mid and end of season by the Camp Manager and Assistant Camp Managers.
Job Types: Full-time, Seasonal
Salary: $550.00 per week