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Full time
Halton Region Locations including Burlington, Oakville, Milton and Georgetown
2021.01.13
2021.02.13
We are a Not-For-Profit summer camp organization with a vision to inspire youth in the STEM career fields. Using creative and engaging activities to develop a curiosity and wonder.

35 hours a week, 14.25$/hr

The shift is either 8-3 or 9-4
Camp locations are: Burlington, Oakville, Milton and Georgetown

JOB REQUIREMENTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
A successful candidate must be a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident; currently enrolled or a graduate of a post-secondary school. Applicants currently enrolled in, or a graduate of, a Faculty of Education program are encouraged to apply. Some experience with online gaming, coding and robotics is an asset such as Minecraft and Scratch. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, teaching skills, time management and organizational skills, interpersonal skills, advanced computer skills (including videoconferencing), and English proficiency are an asset. Camp Counsellors should be punctual, patient, friendly, reliable, creative, energetic and work well independently as well as in a group.

As a Camp Counsellor, your duties and responsibilities may include some or all of the following:
  • Leading activities for a group of STEM campers as assigned by Head Office; Leading inquiry and discussion surrounding those activities
  • Assisting campers in learning more about STEM Camp projects;
  • Creating a fun, enjoyable, and safe atmosphere for campers; Modelling appropriate behaviour and positive interactions in every session with campers and your peers; coming to each session prepared Setting the tone by being an example for campers by actively leading camper activities, and showing an interest in each camper as s/he works through activities;
  • Ensuring that all campers under your care are treated equally, consistently and fairly;
  • Assuming the responsibility of leadership with consistent and specific direction in the supervision of campers;
  • Using only Head Office approved websites, online tools and videos in camp activities;
  • Demonstrating emotional maturity, a positive attitude, thoughtfulness and stability in decision-making;
  • Being self-confident and able to accept and adopt constructive feedback;
  • Providing appropriate feedback to, and communication with parents or guardians whenever needed, and immediately when emergency contact with parents/guardians is required;
  • Completing all company training and abiding by all STEM Camp policies, rules and regulations;
  • Carrying out other reasonable duty requests from any member of the Management Team;
  • Examining and implementing market research surrounding fall programming by phoning customers and researching educational market trends;
  • Ensuring sessions are running smoothly and that both campers and counsellors are following the STEM Camp guidelines;
  • Ensuring each session has the material needed to run smoothly by creating different games and activities for campers aged 5-13 to engage in as they work through the program material with their counsellors
We do not require staff to know coding, or video games, but they are considered an asset!

To apply, please contact your Employment Specialist; Non-registered applicants, please contact your nearest Centre for Skills Employment Services office to find out how to apply:
  • Burlington: 905-333-3499 x140
  • Oakville: 905-845-1157 x101
  • Milton: 905-693-8458 x101
  • Mississauga: 905-855-6933 x101

Post ID: JD219
Company: STEM Camp
Hours: Full time
Wage: 14.25
Status: Seasonal
How to apply: jamie.dallan@centreforskills.ca


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