Tim Horton Children’s Ranch
Turner Valley, Alberta, Canada
The Tim Horton Children’s Foundation (THCF) is committed to serving youth from low-income families living in Tim Hortons’ communities across Canada and the United States. Through repeated camp visits and at-home application of newfound skills, our program builds strengths that help youth thrive at school, succeed in their future workplaces and become positive, contributing members of their communities.
We’re looking for a…
Outdoor & Experiential Education Coordinator
Tim Horton Children’s Ranch (THCR) is spread out over 150 acres in beautiful Kananaskis Country. Located a 1 hour drive west of Calgary, Kananaskis is surrounded by popular tourist communities including Banff and Lake Louise. THCR offers a panoramic view of the Canadian Rockies and glacier-fed waters.
Does this sound like you?
Post-secondary degree or diploma, or equivalent experience
Demonstrated experience in coaching and mentoring a large team, experience as a Program Supervisor in a residential camp setting
Experienced at facilitating outdoor excursions for groups of diverse youth within a camp or outdoor recreation/education environment
Demonstrated ability to use strong judgement and make decisions in a fast paced environment
Strong at group facilitation and successfully adapt facilitation style based on individual or group needs
Experience with risk assessments and crisis management
Ability to spend extended periods of time at camp and work flexible hours
Valid driver’s license and acceptable drivers abstract
Legally able to work in Canada
Acceptable Criminal Record Search or Vulnerable Sector Search, as applicable
Experience in one or more of the following areas a must:
outdoor rock climbing both top rope and lead climbing
white water pursuits and are comfortable in a guide position
hiking in the mountains, strong knowledge of Kananaskis back country
What would you be doing?
Support the successful execution of camp activities based on the Foundation’s program outcome frameworks (both for summer and year-round school groups)
Act as master facilitator, modelling and providing exceptional mentorship to program staff
Support the Program Managers with recruitment, training, and performance feedback as needed
Host and facilitate groups participating in our school groups program
Establish relationships with youth that reflect respect, trust and empathy
Model healthy choices and emotional maturity
Build and sustain relationships with aligned community partners
Identify, assess, and appropriately manage risks and on-site crises in line with THCF’s risk management standards
Ensure program areas, equipment, and supplies are clean and in good repair, fully stocked and organized
Join our team to…
Be involved in fostering strengths within youth, and empowering them to pursue a life without limits
Be part of a passionate team of high achievers who like to have fun while doing important things
Receive a competitive total rewards package including an annual salary, paid time off, group benefits and pension
Receive professional developmental opportunities
How to Apply
Interested applicants can apply online to https://grnh.se/5b020e802
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Advanced knowledge, and the drive to keep learning, about the history, flora and fauna of the area.
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