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March Break Camp Counsellors

Job Title: March Break Camp Counsellor
Reports To: Children's Program Coordinator
Duration: March Break 2023
Positions Available: 6
Wage: $15.50/hr

Summary: BGC North Simcoe is hiring dynamic, dedicated, responsible, and enthusiastic individuals for the position of March Break Camp Counsellor at both our Midland and Penetanguishene locations. Camp Counsellors are a key part of the camp team by planning and implementing camp activities for children and youth ages 4-11. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, facilitate and implement daily camp programming to children and youth ages 4-11. 
  • Ensure activities are age appropriate, fun and safe. 
  • Foster a camp environment that promotes inclusion, positive child development, positive relationships and active living. 
  • Flexibility and adaptability with changes in daily schedule.
  • Maintain accurate records of attendance, incident reports, timesheets, etc.
  • Maintain a safe and clean camp environment. 
  • Answer questions/inquiries and interact with participants and caregivers in a friendly and positive manner. 
  • Attends all staff trainings/meetings to ensure understanding of all BGC North Simcoe's program policies and emergency procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Experience and/or interest in working with children and youth in a camp setting. 
  • High energy, self starter. 
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and judgment skills with the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD) - an asset. 
  • First Aid/CPR - an asset.

Working Conditions:

  • Involves some physical exertion (lifting up to 30lbs, etc.). 
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions both indoors and outdoors.

Health & Safety:

  • Required to work in compliance with the Ontario Health & Safety Act and all BGC North Simcoe's policies and procedures.

To apply:

Please email your cover letter and resume detailing the position your applying for to: club@bgcnorthsimcoe.com

Executive Director

Over 17 years ago, dedicated and visionary community members recognized the need for quality programs and recreation opportunities for children and youth and opened what was then known as The Boys & Girls Club Midland Unit. Now known as BGC North Simcoe, we have grown to serve hundreds of children and youth from Midland, Penetanguishene, and surrounding areas in North Simcoe.

BGC North Simcoe is looking for an Executive Director to lead the organization alongside the Board of Directors. The Executive Director is responsible for the administration and execution of the Board of Director’s policy and administrative directives, for planning, organizing, coordinating, and managing the operation of the organization’s programs and services alongside the senior management team. The Executive Director will ensure that operations and services are compatible with pertinent legislation and are within the general parameters of the annual budget. This position requires the proven ability to work collaboratively with the community, partners, and donors to garner support and secure the resources essential to fulfilling our mission.

The Executive Director will:

  • Manage the organization’s financial and human resources in pursuit of its objectives.
  • Implement Board policies and directives within the parameters of legislative and regulatory provisions.
  • Manage all employee and contractor relationships in a positive and fair manner.
  • Represent the organization in a positive manner to the community in general and with key stakeholders.

The ideal candidate will bring relevant leadership experience along with successful achievements in delivering community service programming. The Executive Director will manage a diverse and growing team of both full and part time employees. In addition to after school programming, BGC North Simcoe also offers day camps for PA days, Summer, and March Break, as well as virtual programming, food security assistance and mentoring opportunities in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Simcoe. The successful candidate will be willing to positively engage with the community partners and be proactive in the operations and management of programs. The candidate will be responsible for enhancing new and current revenue streams and providing senior management oversight of key decisions and initiatives. They will have experience and a proven track record in areas of community engagement, finances, human resources, crisis management, and administration. With a personal commitment to the principals of diversity, equity, and inclusion, the successful candidate will value staff and community, and believe in cultivating strong cohesive and supportive environments. As leader of the organization, the Executive Director models and promotes excellence, accountability, quality, respect, transparency, collaboration, and empathy throughout the Club.

Qualifications

  • A post-secondary degree in a related field to the Social Sciences or Business.
  • Experienced professional with proven leadership skills and the ability to coach and mentor staff at all levels.
  • Knowledge of leadership and management principals as they relate to non-profit/voluntary organizations.
  • Knowledgeable in the areas of communications, marketing, fundraising and community development, and human resources.
  • Analytical, financial, and business management experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in strategic planning and collaborating with other community organizations.
  • Joint Health and Safety Committee Training is an asset

Salary: $28.85/hr

For full job description and application outline please click here

Please submit Cover Letter and Resume via email to:
Emily Morden
Chair, Board of Directors 
boardchair@bgcnorthsimcoe.com 

*All successful candidates will need to provide their police records check with vulnerable sector screening as part of the interview process*

*Reviews will be conducted 8 weeks after initial employment, and then annually thereafter. Reviews will be completed by the Board Chair for BGC North Simcoe*

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Volunteers 

BGC North Simcoe are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join our team and bring new skills and experiences to our members!  Interested in becoming a Volunteer? 

Contact Heather at heather@bgcnorthsimcoe.com for volunteer opportunities!

Run a Program

If you have a special skill and would like to run a program/activity with our members, please contact us.

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