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Job Number:  40231
Wellness Director and Wellness Assistant
Job Posted: Monday, 4 December 2017
Closing Date: Wednesday, 31 January 2018
(in 50 days)
YMCA of Greater Vancouver
Region: Vancouver Island & Coastal areas Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Gibsons, BC Salary: $90.80-$100/day

Position Title:                       Wellness Director and Wellness Assistant

 

Location:                               YMCA Camp Elphinstone: Gibsons, BC

Terms:                                   Full-Time – Seasonal Contract

Salary:                                    $90.80-$100/day

Term:                                     Wellness Section Director: June 18, 2018 – September 1, 2018 - 6 days a week

                                                Wellness Assistant: June 23, 2018 – August 24, 2018 - 6 days a week

 

Reports To:                           Camp Director/Camp Manager

 

Application Process:

Complete online application using the following links:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ymcagv&jobId=137858&lang=en_CA&source=CC3

 

Nature & Scope:

 

The Wellness Section Director will be a member of the senior support staff team and will provide expertise, experience and skills specific to the operation of the camp Health Centre. The Wellness Assistant is part of the program staff team and will assist with supporting campers’ health needs and the daily tasks of the health centre. These people will be required to live on-site in the Health Centre.

 

Specific Positions:

 

Wellness Director – provides support in all areas of camp to ensure a healthy and safe camp environment for participants and staff, physically, socially, and emotionally. They ensure a clean and healthy camp environment is maintained through check-ins with campers and staff, facility audits, and supports staff in providing for a high degree of care for campers. The Wellness Director also has responsibility for camper information systems at camp, including parent communication and camper information. Record keeping and general health for campers and staff will be a constant concern for the Wellness Director.

 

Wellness Assistant - The Wellness Assistant provides support to the Wellness Director and helps in all areas of camp to ensure a healthy and safe camp environment for participants and staff- physically, socially, and emotionally. This person helps to ensure a clean and healthy camp environment is maintained and supports staff in providing a high degree of care for campers. The Wellness Assistant is also responsible for helping maintain camper information systems at camp.

 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and role modeling to all staff
  • Assess and treat campers and staff who report to the Health Centre
  • Dispense medications and maintain a log of medications dispensed
  • Assess campers requesting PRN medications, administer and track
  • Maintain a Health Centre log and complete accident/incident reports when appropriate
  • Complete WCB forms when appropriate
  • Ensure the Camp Director/Manager is kept apprised of developing situations and seek help should a challenging situation arise
  • Ensure the Wellness Centre and all first aid kits on site are kept adequately stocked
  • Provide first aid for incidents as required
  • Contact parents of campers with health related issues and maintain a Health Centre Communication Log
  • Manage health checks for all campers
  • Maintain accurate “No Photo” lists of campers
  • Provide health education and awareness, including sun safety, hygiene, and cabin cleanliness

 

The Wellness Staff may be asked to assist in duties not listed above. The YMCA expects the support of all staff members in fulfilling objectives that may not be specific to this position.

 

Wellness Director Requirements: 

  • 3rd year nursing program (4th year/LPN/RN preferred)
  • CPR-C & AED
  • Advanced First Aid (40+hrs)

 

Wellness Assistant Requirements:

  • Standard first aid
  • CPR-C & AED
  • Nursing student (min. 2nd year)
  • Paramedic or Occupational First aid 3 an asset

 

Competencies:

Child-Centered: Demonstrates an ability to provide child-centered, developmental and age appropriate environments and programs

Values: Demonstrates a high level of commitment to the Association’s mission and core values

Leadership: Motivates and inspires self and others to take action to achieve desired outcomes

Service Orientation: Deliberately identifies and creates opportunities to enhance each and every person’s YMCA experience

Communication: Communicates in a thorough, clear and timely manner

Concern for Health: Acknowledges and understands how to manage and educate others of risk and harm reduction

 

Please click here for the Camp Elphinstone 2018 Application Guide

 

 

Application Process:

Complete online application using the following links:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ymcagv&jobId=137858&lang=en_CA&source=CC3

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Application Process:
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Contact Details:
YMCA of Greater Vancouver
www:   workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ymcagv&jobId=137858&lang=en_CA&source=CC


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