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STEM Camp Counsellor

Website STEM Camp

As a STEM Camp Counsellor, your duties and responsibilities may include some or all of the

• Leading activities for a group of STEM campers as assigned by Head Office; Leading inquiry and discussion surrounding those activities;
• Assisting campers in learning more about STEM Camp projects;
• Creating a fun, enjoyable, and safe atmosphere for campers;
• Modelling appropriate behaviour and positive interactions in every session with campers and your peers; Coming to each session prepared;
• Setting the tone by being an example for campers by actively leading camper activities, and showing an interest in each camper as s/he works through activities;
• Ensuring that all campers under your care are treated equally, consistently and fairly;
• Assuming the responsibility of leadership with consistent and specific direction in the supervision of campers;
• Using only Head Office approved websites, online tools and videos in camp activities;
• Demonstrating emotional maturity, a positive attitude, thoughtfulness and stability in decision-making;
• Being self-confident and able to accept and adopt constructive feedback;
• Providing appropriate feedback to, and communication with parents or guardians whenever needed, and immediately when emergency contact with parents/guardians is required;
• Completing all company training and abiding by all STEM Camp policies, rules and regulations;
• Carrying out other reasonable administrative duty requests from any member of the Management Team;
• Examining and implementing market research surrounding fall programming by phoning customers and researching educational market trends;
• Developing activities for STEM Camp;
• Ensuring sessions are running smoothly and that both campers and counsellors are following the STEM Camp guidelines by watching and reviewing recorded sessions when operating a virtual camp;
• Ensuring each session has the material needed to run smoothly by creating different games and activities for campers aged 5-13 to engage in as they work through the program material with their counsellors.

This is a Canada Summer Jobs opportunity. Please see additional details below.

  1. Must reside in the Parry Sound/Muskoka constituency
  2. Must be between the ages of 16-29
  3. Must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident

Camp  is running for 8 weeks total in the following communities 2 weeks in Parry Sound, 2 weeks  in Bracebridge, 2 weeks in Huntsville and 2 weeks  in Gravenhurst. Staff are required to commit to 8 weeks.

Wage: $14.25/hour

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