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22 Jan 2020

Contract Summer Facilitator

Trails Youth Initiatives  Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Trails Youth Initiatives is a charity and private school that provides a long-term programme for vulnerable youth. We focus on fostering community, emotional intelligence, and self-knowledge through outdoor experiential education. We augment students’ traditional schooling with intentional community-building, conscious challenge, and lifelong support in order to position them for success.

 

Participants commit to our four-year programme with a group of 20 of their peers: two weeks each summer, and one weekend per month during the school year. At this home away from home camp setting, participants build resiliency through developing a connection to their peers, a connection to place, and a connection to themselves. Trails focuses on growing and strengthening skills such as Non-violent Communication, conflict resolution, leadership, critical thinking, and reflection. With our focus on transference, participants build a positive engagement with Trails, the outdoors, and their authentic selves. Typical daily activities may include hiking, canoeing, swimming, camping, skiing, snowshoeing and yoga.

 

We are currently looking for facilitators/teachers to join our summer staff team working 10-14 day sessions, with opportunities to extend contracts to continue working with groups on weekends throughout the year (October 2020 through to May 2021).

 

What we offer:

  • Wages from $1100 – $2100+ per session (Dependent on session length, qualifications, and experience)
  • Room & Board Provided

Required of all staff:

  • Current Standard First Aid/CPR
  • Current Swimming Certification Bronze Cross/NLS
  • Completed Police Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening (valid within 2 years)
  • Attendance at staff training (June 19 – 21, 2020)

Offsite Sessions: Canoe Tripping staff:

  • Wilderness Advanced First Aid (WAFA) / Wilderness First Responder (WFR)
  • F-Class Drivers License (Preferred)

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to lisa@trails.ca

Job Categories: Outdoor Education. Job Types: Contract.

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