River Norquay Trainer – May 25th to September 3rd, 325-450$ per week
Responsible for planning, preparing, delivery and debriefing of the expedition based version of the second year of John Island Camp’s leadership development program.
Lead and facilitate a skills development focused four to five week wilderness canoe trip, focusing on moving water paddling skills, risk management skills, wilderness tripping skills, camper care and counselling skills and group facilitation skills.
Responsible for incorporating a cultural programming component into the program, connecting the wilderness trip to the land and the traditional culture of wilderness travel
Responsible for all logistical planning of the trip and equipment inventory, repair and replacement in coordination with the Leadership Manager and Outtripping Manager
Responsible for pre-trip training sessions with participants, and ongoing training sessions as outlined in the Norquay curriculum
Responsible for effectively managing all risk associated with the participants and program
In camp, provide support, feedback and evaluation for all Norquay Participants in collaboration with Counsellors mentoring participants
Responsible for weekly check ins with camp Management while on the river
During Family Camp, trainers assist with program and site support
Certifications (A portion of certain certification costs are covered by the YMCA):
SFA and CPR C/AED
Pleasure Craft Operator Card
How to Apply
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, outlining your qualifications, experience and background as it relates to this position.
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