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16 Aug 2017

Seasonal Fall Program Facilitator

Bark Lake Leadership & Conference Centre Harcourt, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:
Program Facilitators work as a team to plan and facilitate exciting leadership, experiential and recreational – based programming for guests. Versatile by nature, each Program Facilitator serves as a frontline customer service ambassador prepared to take on a variety of tasks to ensure a positive and unforgettable experience is had by all guests; this is the Bark Lake Advantage.
Primary duties involve delivering intentional leadership, experiential and recreational-based activities to our school groups, organizations, CIC summer camp (international students) and corporate clients. Providing a safe beach and waterfront experience for our clients. Working with our Waterfront Coordinator to ensure all equipment and beaches are maintained.
This includes:
• Leading up to three 2-hour program periods plus an evening program per day.
• Preparing all program activities and areas for use and ensuring areas are tidy after program conclusion.
• Assisting with Dining Hall routine and Tuck Shop operations.
• Assisting with overnight client support.
Additional duties include:
• Supporting the design and development of new programs for Bark Lake.
• Providing customer service through serving or bartending support to weddings and other special events.
• Occasionally assisting with Food Services, Housekeeping, and Maintenance as required.

Specific Job Skills:
• Enjoy working with youth and adults in an outdoors setting.
• Be able to provide outstanding customer service to adult and corporate guests.
• Be able to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
• Hold current Standard First Aid or Wilderness First Responders with CPR.
• Experience with leading large groups, and /or working in a camp, outdoor education, and leadership development setting.
• A graduate or returning student of a post-secondary institution.
• Able to submit a clean Vulnerable Sector Police Record Check.
• Must be available from Aug 30th – Sept 1st, 2017 for Mandatory Staff Training
• Job shadow maybe requested.

Soft Skills:
• Outstanding customer service
• Sense of humour
• Able to work under pressure
• Able to take initiative
• Able to work unsupervised as well as part of a team
Additional Qualifications: (Candidates should have at least some of these certifications)
• Challenge Course Certifications: ACCT Level 1 or 2
• Basic Canoe /Kayak Instructor
• Canoe Tripping Level 1, 2, or 3
• Ontario Certified Teacher
• Wilderness First Responder
• Facilitation Training
• Food Safety Training
• Smart Serve

Daily pay $120.00 – 150.00 (based on 10 hour day)
Based on certifications and experience
Room and Board is provided (based on shared accommodations)

Length of Contract:
August 30th- November 3rd, 2017
Possibility for contract extension based on performance

How to Apply

Application Process
  1. Submit your resume and cover letter to:
Maria Paterson Director of Bark Lake Bark Lake Leadership and Conference Centre 551 Bark Lake Dr., Irondale, ON K0M 1X0 Email: Cover Letter and Resumes should include all your relevant skills and experiences and indicate how you will add value to our program and team
  1. Applications will be reviewed by the Program Department. Successful candidates will be invited to interview. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Categories: Outdoor Education. Job Types: Seasonal. Job Tags: adventure, adventure education, camp, education, full time, job, jobs, leadership, outdoor education, program facilitator, staff, and teacher.

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