WANTING A MEANINGFUL SUMMER EXPERIENCE LIKE NO OTHER????
We are looking for engaged, caring staff that are passionate about providing our campers with the best summer of their lives!!
The Lifeguard/Counsellor must coordinate and supervise camp participants in the waterfront activities as well as evening wide game and other recreational programs. The Lifeguard/Counsellor will ensure participants comply with water safety regulations and ensure proper maintenance and storage of waterfront equipment.
The Lifeguard/Counsellor will also be responsible for the care and supervision of up to ten campers in a community living environment. He/she will also provide leadership to participants in the camping program. The Lifeguard/Counsellor will be responsible for supervising any assigned Cabin or Outdoor Ed/Waterfront Apprentices and Leaders In Training.
Required to be at least 18 years of age.
Minimum 1 year previous residential camping experience is an asset.
Have experience working with and teaching a variety of age groups.
Preferable to have at least one year of camp counselling experience,
Have the ability to originate, plan, organize, and carry out the waterfront program.
Be self-motivating and self-directing.
Relate well to children, youth and adults.
Have a lifestyle that is an expression of Christian ethics and principles.
Have appropriate emotional maturity and stability, and be willing to accept responsibility and
work with others in a team situation.
Be adaptable and flexible as individual situations warrant.
Canadian National Lifesaving Society (NL) and/or Red Cross Lifeguard Certification.
Current Standard First Aid certificate with a minimum of CPR C (including introduction to AED).
Flatwater Canoe Instructor’s certificate from Paddle Alberta (or equivalent). Note: Camp
Kannawin will offer this course as a part of their yearly staff training.
Please be advised that the Town of Norman Wells requires all prospective employees to provide a criminal records check prior to employment. We thank all applicants who apply, but advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.