At D-Camps, children enjoy an authentic camp experience while having all of their diabetes needs met by a team of skilled medical professionals. For fun and skill building, our awesome program team leads the way. Take a look at what our D-Camps has to offer at www.dcamps.ca.
Our medical staff includes: endocrinologists, doctors, nurses, dietitians as well as health-care students, residents and interns. Together, they form a support network to help campers manage their diabetes more independently.
For our program staff, we are always looking for team members who show enthusiasm, dedication, initiative, and the ability to use their imaginations to turn camp into a place of magic and possibility. Certain skills and certifications are also required for specific roles. As teamwork is the cornerstone of all camps, we strive to create an environment where everyone works together to provide healthy and enriching experiences for each and every one of our campers.
Applicants for both our medical and program staff must enjoy working with children and teens in an outdoor environment and be willing to learn about and respect the complexities of type 1 diabetes.
Assistant Camp Director – 1 Position
Camp Huronda – Huntsville, ON
Pay: Starting @ $440/week
Contract Dates: May 31st – September 1st, 2017
The Assistant Camp Directors are responsible for planning and implementing all aspects of the Camp Huronda as it relates to the counselling team and camper care by building and maintaining an inclusive, anti-oppressive, camper-focused culture. Specific duties include, but are not limited to, supporting and managing all counselling staff, ensuring programs are camper-focused and meeting our high risk management standards, and supporting the Facilities team to ensure all facilities are in excellent condition. The ACDs will work together with the Leadership Team to oversee the counselling team of camp, taking a lead of staff and camper wellness. The ACDs will help with parent/guardian communication and focus on ensuring the smooth delivery of program alongside the skill heads/program director. The ACDs report to a Camp Coordinator and work to ensure the on-the-ground high quality counselling of Camp Huronda campers. Additionally the ACDs are responsible for Camp Huronda social media, merchandise management, daily camper wellness, staff focus groups and from time to time will be asked to facilitate staff life during change over periods.
• 3+ years senior camp experience preferred
• A Current Criminal Reference Check
• Standard First Aid with CPR-C
• G Class license or willing to obtain
• Pleasure Craft Operator Card or willing to obtain
• Bronze Cross (minimum); NLS an asset; instructor certification an asset
• CUI certification an asset
• Preference given to those who have studied in a child development related field.
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