Paid

18-B008 - Recreation Workers IV - Lifeguard Instructors - Auxiliary

Closing date: 
April 15, 2018
Contact Info
Information Phone: 
604.882.0408
Address: 
8889 Walnut Grove Drive
City: 
Langley
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V1M 2N7

Atlantis Swim Instructors

Location: 
Other
Closing date: 
February 20, 2018
Job Description: 

Atlantis Programs is looking for dedicated swim instructors to join our team! We are actively hiring for positions for our Winter 2018 Programs starting immediately. All new hires will receive in-house training, ongoing mentoring, and job shadowing with experienced instructors. Other perks of joining Atlantis Programs include: small class sizes, warm pools, consistent scheduled work hours, and ongoing leadership with an on-deck Supervisor.

 

We are open to receiving applications from all levels of experience as long as you love working with children and have the following certifications:

· Red Cross Water Safety Instructor

· Lifesaving Society NLS Pool Option

· CPR C and Standard First Aid

Contact Info
Name: 
Olivia Pink
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia

Lifeguard Needed at Elkford!

Location: 
Elkford Swimming Pool
Closing date: 
February 11, 2018
Job Description: 

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Province or Territory: 
British Columbia

Fitness and Sports Instructor with NL Needed!

Location: 
Other
Closing date: 
February 19, 2018
Job Description: 

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Province or Territory: 
British Columbia

Summer Staff Needed for Girl Guides!

Location: 
Other
Closing date: 
April 25, 2018
Job Description: 

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Province or Territory: 
British Columbia

Lifeguard and Swim Instructor

Closing date: 
March 30, 2018
Job Description: 

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Province or Territory: 
British Columbia

Aquatic Specialist

Closing date: 
March 30, 2018
Job Description: 

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Province or Territory: 
British Columbia

Aquatic Shift Supervisor

Closing date: 
March 30, 2018
Job Description: 

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Province or Territory: 
British Columbia

Zajac Ranch Hiring!

Location: 
Other
Closing date: 
June 18, 2018
Job Description: 

Do you love children? Do you love the high energy and excitement of summer camp? Do you encourage others and go the extra mile to make someone’s day special? We are looking for dedicated, caring, fun-loving people who will help make our summer medical camps a safe and magical experience for children with serious and chronic illnesses and disabilities. At Zajac Ranch for Children, we turn the impossible into possible!

 

We have many positions available for summer 2018! Below are our two sections of roles, Rangers (program specific staff) and Wranglers(counsellors) Unit Leaders (Lead Counsellors) and Volunteers! Everyone will get a chance to counsel in whichever role they are in!

 

RANGERS

Rangers are the Zajac Ranch for Children activity leaders. Your job is to make sure that your activity area is run in a safe, fun and positive way. 

Your role is to ensure that all campers can participate to the best of their abilities. The aim of our activities is to provide all campers with a supportive environment while partaking in activities.

Ranger Responsibilities:

•             Responsible for facilitating a safe and fun programming environment.

•             Create and implement an activity program suitable to the interest and 

ability of each camper and each session.

•             Coordinate group programs with available resources to ensure optimum 

participation in the camp activities by each camper.

•             Encourage and provide positive reinforcement to each camper during 

activity session, using the therapeutic recreation model (as covered during staff training)..

•             Assigned a cabin group if not scheduled at activity area (see Wrangler 

job description)

•             Assist in and facilitate all camp programs with assigned staff (i.e. 

evening programs, campfires, theme days, etc.)

•             Any other duties deemed necessary by the Zajac Ranch for Children

Ranger Positions Available:

•             Waterfront Director-  Supporting the Lifeguard staff as well as support 

the Rangers require NLS qualifications to act as a Life Guard at our lakefront dock and indoor swimming pool.

•             Lifeguard – a Ranger with NLS qualifications to act as a Life Guard at 

our lakefront dock and indoor swimming pool.

•             Canoe and Kayak – a Ranger with NLS qualifications and canoeing and 

kayaking experience to teach campers how to canoe and kayak at our waterfront.

•             Ropes Course – a Ranger team to lead campers through our high and low 

ropes course and climbing wall. Previous ropes course/team building experience an asset.

•             Creative Arts – a creative and dramatic Ranger to facilitate with arts 

and crafts projects and drama programs.

•             Outdoor Adventure – a nature-loving Ranger to lead campers in outdoor 

pursuits including: archery orienteering, hiking, campfire building, and other similar programs.

•             Equestrian – a Ranger team with experience working with horses to help 

care for the horses and other animals and ensure that campers have a safe and fun time during program.

 

WRANGLERS

Wranglers are the Zajac Ranch for Children cabin counsellors. For each camp session you’ll be a part of a support team responsible for a small group of children with special medical needs. This rewarding position allows you to interact daily and develop a rapport with children with a wide variety of challenges. No two days will be the same and as a Wrangler you’ll be a key influence on a Zajac Ranch camper’s stay.

Wrangler Responsibilities:

•             Live in the cabin with the campers serving as a role model and support.

•             Assist campers in having a safe, fun and enjoyable session.

•             Lead campers to and from activities while providing constant 

encouragement and positive reinforcement.

•             Provide supervision and assistance in all aspects of the camper’s daily 

routine, including but is not limited to: meals, cabin clean-up, camper hygiene, rest hour, scheduled medication times, and behaviour management.

•             Work with your co-counsellors to create a cabin team that will best meet 

the needs of your campers.

•             Assist in and facilitate all camp programs with assigned staff (i.e. 

evening programs, campfires, theme days, etc.)

•             Any other duties deemed necessary by the Zajac Ranch for Children.

 

UNIT LEADERS

With the directors, the Unit Leaders form the support staff at the Zajac Ranch for Children. Collectively the support staff ensures the safe and smooth running of all aspects of camp. Unit Leaders are available to assist with programs, behaviour management, inclusion and reporting. They have a high degree of experience working in the camp environment and understand the needs of youth living with special needs and/or chronic and debilitating illnesses. Our Unit Leaders have the skills and experience to jump into any situation at camp and are our go to problem solvers.

Unit Leader Responsibilities:

•             Ensure that all aspects of camp life are: safe, inclusive, empowering, 

and fun

•             Ensure all camp activities are run according to policies and procedures.

•             Mentor and support all staff and volunteers.

•             Be an active support for behaviour management scenarios.

•             As a team be responsible for the entertainment programs offered at the 

Ranch, this includes theme days, all camp activities and camp fires.

•             Coordinate and train volunteers with Camp Director.

•             Actively participate during regular staff meetings.

•             Communicate programming/scheduling issues with Camp Director.

•             Pass along any maintenance requests to Camp Director.

•             Write a weekly communication report on the details of our camp session.

 

VOLUNTEERS

Summer camps are the most active time to be involved with Zajac Ranch as hundreds of children have the opportunity to visit the camp during the summer months.

Our mission is to provide a safe year round therapeutic environment for children and families faced with chronic illnesses and disabilities. We strive to empower our campers through recreational activities while their physical safety and medical well-being is maintained. YOU, our volunteers, are an integral part of our team and help create the therapeutic environment for our campers. Thank you again for your interest in volunteering at Zajac Ranch.

 

Ranch Volunteer

Volunteers are always needed for a wide variety of tasks not related to 

working with the children, such as general clean-up, gardening, painting, 

helping with the horses, and general skilled labour. Your help is greatly 

needed! For general volunteer opportunities available at the Ranch please 

contact 

 

Equestrian Volunteer

If you love horses, Therapeutic Riding lessons are offered year round and we 

could always use your help! 

 

Medical Volunteer

Our 24 hour medical centre, The OK Corral, provides care for every camper. 

Staffed by volunteer medical professionals who donate their time, children 

can receive medical care while experiencing the joys of summer camp.

Zajac Ranch for Children provides not only relief for children, but also for 

the medical staff that cares for them. Leaving typical medical institutions 

does amazing things for children who are dealing with life-threatening 

illnesses, and those around them are encouraged by their remarkable 

transformations.

 

 

We accept applications through Camp Brain So please head to 

https://zajacranch.com/summer-staff/ for more information and to apply!

Contact Info
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia

Instructor

Closing date: 
January 18, 2018
Job Description: 

Instructor

Evans Lake’s exploration-based forest education & outdoor recreation makes us unique among summer camps. Are you inspired by towering trees, early-morning paddles, discovering networks of underground fungi, and transformative experiences? Are you ready to inspire the next generation’s curiousity in the outdoors? Instructors teach Eco-Fun courses, lead hikes to nearby lakes, orchestrate campfires, and so much more – all in the same day! Given that all staff stay onsite at the Evans Lake Forest Education Centre while camp is in session, the action never stops and applicants should enjoy working in an ever-changing and dynamic work environment. Very strong organizational and interpersonal skills are a must, as well as a yearning for an endless summer! Love theme lunches, high fives, and hands-on outdoor experiences?

General

·       Delivers forest & environmental education courses and integrates themes into camp programming

·       Coordinates 1 of 5 areas (Eco Fun, Waterfront, Rock-Climbing & Low Ropes, First Aid, Out-Tripping)

·       Leads hikes and out-trips. Must be able to hike up to 15kms and carry a pack of up to 50lbs

·       Teaches outdoor skills sessions (including archery, canoeing, climbing, and more)

·       Demonstrates positive & engaging leadership for campers aged 8-16, and staff & volunteer team

·       Other duties as assigned

Term

·       Late April/early May (mid-June start may be available) through August 25, 2018

·       Preference may be given to candidates who can begin in April, and those who can extend through the end of the Autumn season (late October)

Safety

·       Complies with Evans Lake’s policies & procedures

·       Takes ownership for the safety of campers and fellow staff members

Reporting and Evaluation

·       Instructors report to the Program Manager and receive mentoring & coaching from senior staff

·       A goal-setting & evaluation process will be initiated at the beginning of the season by the Program Manager, and to be followed up on with two check-ins throughout the summer

·       Continuous feedback and communication amongst staff members is encouraged

Required Certifications & Experience

·       First Aid Certificate (at minimum 8-hour basic certificate)

·       Applicants must have either a 40-hour advanced First Aid certificate (i.e. Occupational First Aid Level II), or an NL lifeguarding certificate

·       Additional certifications & licenses are considered to be assets, including: Class 4 & 5 driver’s license, certifications in paddling, rock-climbing, and outdoor recreation & leadership. Educational background with special relevance include: forestry, outdoor recreation, education

Additional Information:

·       Level of compensation will be discussed during the interview phase of recruitment

·       ELFES is an equal opportunity employer. We are proud to uphold human rights, we value the inclusion of all members of our community and we strive to create a safe and fun environment for everyone to explore forests

·       We acknowledge that Evans Lake is located at Ch’iyakmesh on the unceded territory of the Squamish First Nation 

·       To apply: Fill out our online application form at evanslake.com/about/employment/

 

*If follow up with your application is required, for privacy & confidentiality reasons, we can only discuss an application with the applicant (i.e. no agents, representatives or family members).  ** This position is subject to grant funding

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Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
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