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Summer Programs Coordinator

Location Toronto
Date Posted March 13, 2019
Category Recreation/Instruction
Job Type Full-Time
Job Number 21370

Description

Cecil Community Centre is a not-for-profit, multi-service neighbourhood centre that offers a broad range of recreational, educational, social, cultural, and capacity-building programs to area residents. For almost 40 years, the Centre has played a vital role in the lives of community members of all ages. Our centre provides programs and services for children, youth, adults and seniors.

CecilKids! Summer Day Camp offers children ages 6 to 12 the opportunity to learn, stay healthy, make new friends, try new activities, and have fun! Our camp provides a safe, fun and active environment in which children can develop new skills, self-esteem and friendships. Campers will enjoy daily activities at the Cecil Community Centre, as well as weekly visits to various places of interest throughout the city.  Activities vary from week to week (Arts & Crafts, Group Games, Sports, Movies and Swimming) and are designed to be age appropriate.

The Summer Programs Coordinator is responsible for developing, facilitating, and overseeing the CecilKids! Summer Day Camp, and Summer Kids Series Program including the supervision, guidance, and direction of day camp staff and volunteers. The Summer Programs Coordinator approves all camp activities, and is responsible for communicating with parents, guardians, Centre staff, and counsellors prior, during, and after the summer camp. The Summer Programs Coordinator reports to the Director, Programs and Community Services.

 

Summer Programs Coordinator Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and oversee the CecilKids! Summer Day Camp and Summer Kids Series program
  • Supervise and direct all staff and volunteers assigned to work with the Summer Day Camp program to lead group activities and other DC staff duties
  • Oversees the daily schedules and makes changes when necessary
  • Manage budget, maintain and stock all summer program equipment
  • Be knowledgeable of and adhere to all Cecil Community Centre policies and procedures
  • Attend trainings and weekly staff meetings
  • Responsible for health and well-being of self, camp staff and campers
  • Practice and enforce all camp safety regulations and emergency procedures
  • Monitors and ensures appropriate student behavior and adherence to camp rules
 

Camp Counsellor Requirements:

  • Previous experience as a Camp Director/Leader in community based children's programs is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Competent oral and written English skills
  • Creativity, enthusiasm, flexibility and the ability to take initiative
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

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