Date Posted: March 22, 2023
Application Deadline: June 01, 2023
Job Type: Seasonal / Contract
Are you looking for a rewarding and meaningful opportunity? Join the team at Easter Seals Summer Camps and help give children and adults with disabilities the best week of their summer. You will experience pure friendship, and work with the most kind-hearted people. Your days will be filled with countless laughs, you will witness genuine happiness, and you will change a camper's life forever. This opportunity is great for students looking for experience with careers in teaching, psychology, counselling & medicine.
Easter Seals Camps
A summer camp tradition in British Columbia for over 50 years, Easter Seals offers one of the best nature-based, fully accessible, overnight summer camps for children, youth, and adults to age 49 with disabilities such as autism, down syndrome, Cerebral Palsy and ADHD. We are dedicated to maintaining a place where everyone is welcome, and where unique programming caters to all abilities and cultivates personal growth. Three Locations Across BC
Choose to work at one of three locations: Okanagan, Squamish, or Vancouver Island.
Activities and facilities vary at each location, and include swimming pools, lake dock with slide, water slide, climbing walls, rope courses, sailing, canoeing, arts & crafts, outdoor basketball courts, in-ground trampolines, arts & crafts room, talent shows, water sports & more! Note: You can apply for more than one location. Hiring is based on first come, first served.
Camp schedules run on a rotation of 5-6 days working, followed by 2-4 days off. Exact camp dates can be found on the overnight camps section of our website. Wages $125.20 per day Accommodation and meals are included.
Camp Counsellors are responsible for providing general leadership to the camp team, including staff and volunteers. You will form a buddy group with 6 campers per session and provide direct care, support, supervision, and assistance of those campers in accordance with camp policies, procedures and objectives. All staff are required to follow Covid-19 policies at the time of camp, including but not limited to, social distancing, mask usage, sanitation, and others. Duties include, but are not limited to the following:
Submit your application online at: https://eastersealsbcy.campbrainstaff.com
Company Name: Easter Seals BC and Yukon
Address: 1790 Davidson Road
City/Town: Lake Country
Postal/Zip Code: V4V 1J8
Province/State: British Columbia
Contact Person: Dale Kilgour
Contact Person Job Title: Assistant Director