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Junior Counselor

YWCA Toronto

Junior Counselor

YWCA Toronto

Parry Sound, ON

Job details

Pay:  From $19.90 an hour

Job type:  Part-time, Seasonal, Full-time

Shift and schedule:  Monday to Friday

Application Details:  Cover letter

Location

Parry Sound, ON

YWCA Toronto Camp Tapawingo 2024

JOB POSTING DATE:
January 2, 2024

POSITION DATES:
May 1 – August 30, 2024

APPLY ONLINE:
https://ywcacamptapawingo.campbrainstaff.com/?ReturnUrl=%2fHome%2fLanding

Details: please click below link.
https://www.ywcatoronto.org/Assets/YWCA/Documents/About%20Us/Current%20Opportunities/YWCA%20Toronto%202024%20Camp%20Tapawingo%20Summer%20Jobs.pdf

YWCA Toronto promotes the principles of anti-oppression and adheres to the tenets of the Ontario Human Rights Code. We encourage applications from women and gender diverse people from all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities and sexual orientations. We also encourage members of designated equity-seeking groups to self-identify. YWCA Toronto provides accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If contacted, please advise us if you require any accommodation. Vaccination Policy: In accordance with YWCA Toronto’s COVID-19

Vaccination Policy: In accordance with YWCA Toronto’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, all YWCA Toronto employees, students and volunteers are strongly encouraged to obtain all COVID-19 vaccinations and booster doses as recommended by Toronto Public Health.

A police reference check is required by the successful candidate prior to hiring. YWCA is a unionized workplace. Staff are represented by CUPE Local 2189. These positions are not within the Bargaining Unit.

While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

ABOUT YWCA TORONTO’S CAMP TAPAWINGO
Tap into a 93-year tradition of learning, adventure and fun. For girls and gender-diverse children and youth 6- 15 years of age, YWCA Toronto’s Camp Tapawingo can turn a summer experience into a summer of unique memories. The relaxed atmosphere of a child and youth-focused setting creates the perfect environment for embarking on a camper’s journey to self-discovery, confidence and achievement. We are excited to share that over the next five years, we plan to increase diversity, equity and inclusion within our services at Camp Tapawingo. We aspire to be a camp that is representative of Toronto’s diverse community and to provide a welcoming space where camp participants, families, counsellors-in-training and staff feel safe and valued. Through active diversity outreach, partnerships, and camperships for families on lower incomes, we work to ensure that all experiences are positive and valuable. We strive to be a community where individuals can relax and be their best selves.

YWCA Toronto’s Camp Tapawingo is currently recruiting applicants, ages 17 years old or older, for various positions. All staff live at the camp on Georgian Bay near Parry Sound and work directly with children and youth in the following areas: swimming, canoeing, arts and crafts, climbing, dance & drama, fitness sailing, nature activities, land sports, tripping, kayaking, guitar and mountain biking. All specialty positions will start on June 16th, and all counsellor positions start on June 23rd . All positions end on August 30th . Compensation depends on the position and experience of the applicant.

For all camp positions, candidates are expected to demonstrate the following core competencies:

  • Understand and support the mission and beliefs of YWCA Toronto;
  • Incorporate principles of anti-oppression and equity at YWCA Toronto;
  • Demonstrate respect, consideration and acceptance of the opinions of others while expressing their own expertise and effectively utilizing relevant resources and specialists;
  • Consistently collaborate with team members, sharing ideas and differences openly;
  • Be receptive to new ideas and adapt to change as necessary; • Set goals, prioritize tasks and carry out responsibilities to achieve quality results; • Take action to avoid or solve problems and create opportunities for positive change;
  • Demonstrate commitment to ongoing personal and professional development.

Junior Counsellor (12 positions)

Successful candidates are responsible for providing a safe and enjoyable environment for a cabin group of girls and gender-diverse youth and teaching in an activity area, including helping with program implementation as required.

The candidate should have:

  • Experience working with children and youth.
  • Must have teachable skill area of the areas taught at camp.

About YWCA Toronto:

YWCA Toronto is dedicated to improving the lives of women, girls and gender diverse people. We help women and girls flee violence, secure housing, find jobs, establish their voices, enhance skills and develop confidence. We offer a range of housing options, employment and training programs, community support programs, girls’ programs and family programs; we also engage in systemic advocacy. As part of a national and international movement, the YWCA is a turning point in the lives of 25 million women and girls world wide. We welcome women of all faiths, sexual orientations, races, cultural affiliations and creeds. YWCA Toronto is funded by the United Way Toronto & York Region, the City of Toronto, the Province of Ontario, the Government of Canada, as well as many corporate sponsors, foundations and individual donors.

ATTENTION JOB SEEKERS • The job description presented in this posting is solely that of the employer. The YMCA Employment Service is not responsible for the accuracy, reliability or currency of this information and does not accept any liability for the conduct and/or practices of employer.

To apply for this job please visit ywcacamptapawingo.campbrainstaff.com.

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