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Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, Canada
The Tim Horton Children’s Foundation is committed to serving youth from low-income families living in Tim Hortons communities across Canada and the United States. Our programs builds skills and 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 full-time, permanent…
Program Coordinator (Bilingual)
Tim Horton Children’s Camp (THCC) is one of the Foundation’s 7 camps, and is located on 245 acres of oceanfront property on the Northumberland Strait. The quaint village of Tatamagouche is located 45 minutes north of Truro, and a scenic 1.5-hour drive from Halifax. The sandy beaches and warm waters of the strait are ideal for outdoor adventures. Program highlights at THCC include: overnight camping and backpacking, high and low ropes challenge courses, waterfront activities, kayaking and biking.
establish relationships with youth that reflect respect, trust and empathy
support the successful execution of camp activities and wilderness trip experiences based on the THCF Youth Leadership Program Framework
host and facilitate groups participating in Community Leaders Program
support the Program Managers with recruitment, training, performance feedback and general mentorship of program staff
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
experienced at facilitating outdoor excursions for groups of diverse youth within a camp or outdoor recreation/education environment
bilingual in English and French – required
strong at group facilitation and successfully adapt facilitation style based on individual or group needs
certified in, or willing to obtain, National Lifeguard Service (NLS), Wilderness First Responder (WFR), ACCT Level 1 or 2 Challenge Course certification – preferred
valid G-Class Driver’s License, or equivalent – preferred
able to provide an acceptable criminal background check
legally able to work in Canada
able to live on-site for an extended period of time and work flexible hours
The Tim Horton Children’s Foundation…
believes that thriving youth create stronger communities
understands that youth from low-income homes face greater obstacles to reaching their potential
fosters strengths within youth, and empowers them to pursue a life without limits
uses the power of camp and community as a catalyst for change
builds teams who like to have fun while sparking constructive actions in others
offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and pension plans, and paid vacation beginning at 3 weeks
How to Apply
Interested applicants can go to www.thcfjobs.com. Get your application in by January 31, 2018.
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