Job Title: Waterfront Director
Reports to: Camp Director
Start Date: To Be Determined Depending on availability.
End Date: Approximately 2 days after the last camping session.
Accommodations: The Wil-Knot
Payment: $9,800 total
Position Purpose: The Waterfront Director is to supervise and manage the waterfront staff throughout the summer, as well as ensuring the safety of all waterfront activities. They are to be a resource to the waterfront staff and provide feedback and assistance to the staff as well as complete written and verbal evaluations of the cabin counsellors. As a Senior Staff member the Waterfront Director is also responsible for various administrative duties and pre-camp planning
Essential Job Functions
- Participate in daily camp programs monitoring the wellness of campers and the performance of counsellors
- Supervise and manage the waterfront staff
- Provide both formal and informal evaluations for the waterfront staff
- Maintain proper written records of evaluations for the waterfront staff
- Be an available resource for all staff
- Plan and co-ordinate with the senior staff, pre-camp staff training and staff events
- Co-ordinate with the Program Director when providing feedback for the waterfront staff
- The facilitation of staff meetings
- Conflict management and resolution among staff and among campers
- 19 years of age at time of employment.
- 4 years of experience, or similar experience working with children.
- Current Standard First Aid and CPR-C.
- NLS certification
- Instructor certifications (Recommended)
- Extensive experience with teaching aquatic lessons and programming
Other Job Duties
- Assist in other areas of Camp operation as requested by the Camp Director, including but not limited to; program areas, all-camp activities, camper supervision, meal supervision, and emergency procedures.
- Lead the emergency procedures alongside the Camp Director
- Complete weekly report cards for campers depending on the current aquatic program being offered
- Take on supervisory needs throughout the camp when appropriate.
- Participate enthusiastically in all Camp activities, planning and leading of activities.
- Participate as a member of the Camp staff team to deliver, plan and supervise evening programs, special event, overnights and other all-camp activities and camp functions.
- Camp maintenance and preparation for the camping season.
- Be an ambassador for Camp, throughout the entire period of employment
- Strong leadership capabilities
- Able to keep calm in emergency situations and lead
- Be able to work and communicate well with a variety of age groups
- Understand the developmental needs of young people
- Possess the ability to relate to youth and adults in a positive manner
- Demonstrate knowledge and skill in camp program area