Job Posting

Out Tripping Driver

Pay within range based on years of transferrable experience

Daily Rate: $103.50-120.00 Weekly Rate $621.00-720.00
Location: YMCA Camp Pine Crest
Work Hours: Must be available to work 6 days a week between Monday – Sunday, with days off predetermined by supervisor
Employment Type: Seasonal Contract
Number of Vacancies: 3
Anticipated Start Date: June 23, 2024
Deadline to Apply: March 29, 2024

Be the Spark! Join our dynamic team a YMCA Camp Pine Crest, where every day is different, and you will always be engaged with meaningful work!

YMCA Camping and Outdoor Education offers outdoor experiences that foster personal growth and build community.  After taking part in our programs, children and youth return home more confident, independent, and with new friendships. YMCA Camp Pine Crest is an overnight camp serving children, families, and organizations through naturally focussed programs that embody the mission, vision, and outcomes of the YMCA. Camp Pine Crest is made up of 650 acres of Muskoka wilderness surrounded by 3 interconnected lakes with 8km of shoreline; has over 26km of hiking trails and 7,500 sq. ft. of dock, and has 60 buildings.

Drivers are a crucial piece of the out-tripping program at camp. Drivers transport camper and leadership groups to various locations, driving fifteen-passenger vans with canoe trailers. Drives vary in length; many are within two hours of camp, but routes also include multi-day drives as far as Manitoba or Quebec.

In this role, you will:

  • Transport participants and staff, with their equipment, to their starting point and retrieve them when the out-trip is complete.
  • Work with the Out-Tripping Director and Assistant Directors to ensure that all drives have been coordinated and properly scheduled in advance of departure
  • Work with the Facilities Manager to ensure proper vehicle maintenance.
  • Continuously builds relationships with members, staff, volunteers and community partners.
  • Act as a positive role model for all participants and fellow staff through embodying the values of the YMCA, following all YMCA camp guidelines, YMCA policies and procedure, and Ontario Camps Association guidelines
  • Perform duties as assigned

What you need to succeed:

  • Commitment to the YMCA’s Mission, Vision and Values
  • Focus on the health, safety and wellbeing of all children, youth, and vulnerable people in YMCA programs including understanding legal and moral obligations related to reporting suspected child abuse to Child Protection Services
  • YMCA Competencies: Accountable, Relationship-Builder, Improvement-Orientated, Team Player & Leader, Equity and Wellbeing Promoter

You bring:

  • Minimum of 21 years of age required for insurance purposes
  • Standard First Aid, CPR-C, and F-Class Driver’s license/transferable equivalent required by the first day of employment and valid until at least the last day of your contract
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada and be authorized to work full time hours (40 hours per week)5 hours per week
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and building a sense of belonging
  • Ability to work effectively with others and independently to achieve optimal collective results
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to provide mentorship and guidance to both inexperienced and seasoned staff
  • Ability to deliver feedback in a timely, professional, and constructive manner
  • Flexibility regarding assigned working hours, including days, evenings, overnights, weekends, and holidays required

If you are interested in this position and do not possess the necessary certifications and require assistance in attaining them, please indicate in your cover letter. Certain certifications may be eligible for Financial Assistance through the YMCA of Greater Toronto, or through referral to additional programs outside the YMCA that offer similar support. Eligibility is to be determined on an individual basis.

Why work for the YMCA?

The YMCA of Greater Toronto is a charity that ignites the potential in people, helping them grow, lead, and give back to their communities. We are committed to helping our employees reach their full potential and are recognized as a great place to work. We offer meaningful jobs and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of individuals and the health of our communities. See what you can expect from the YMCA here.

Joining the Y means contributing to over 165 years of providing opportunities for people to shine through programs and services like health and fitness, licensed child care, camps, employment and immigrant services, education and training, and services for youth, families, and seniors. Learn more in our 2020–2025 strategic plan, Ignite the Light, which outlines how we are focused on boosting well-being and promoting equity across the Greater Toronto Area.

The YMCA of Greater Toronto is committed to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We strive to remove barriers to employment and recognize that diverse staff who reflect the communities we work in enrich the experiences of our participants and our team. As an equal opportunity employer, we invite applications from all qualified candidates including racialized people/people of colour, Indigenous Peoples, disabled people/people with disabilities and members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities.

If we can make the recruitment process more accessible for you, please let us know when we reach out about a job opportunity so we can work with you to accommodate your needs.

In keeping with our commitment to safety and child protection, job offers are contingent on the successful completion of a Police Records Check. Within the first four months and every three years thereafter, a Vulnerable Police Records Check is required. Learn more about these checks here.

The YMCA only considers applicants who are legally entitled to work in Canada. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, due to the volume of applications we receive, we can only contact candidates who are selected for an interview.

Check out the next steps in our recruitment process and see what others are saying about working at the YMCA.

Details

Category:
Other

Deadline:
May 1, 2024

Organization:
YMCA Camp Pine Crest

Website:
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Email:
pinecresthiring@ymcagta.org

Phone:
(705) 762-3377

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