Job Posting 100573

Camp Coordinator (Huronda)
Diabetes Canada
Southern Ontario
1252 S Waseosa Lake Rd, Huntsville, ON P1H 2N4
closed 8 days ago (Fri, 12 Apr)
full time

A world free of the effects of diabetes is our vision. That’s why we’re working together to improve the quality of life of people living with diabetes. We’re sharing knowledge and creating connections for individuals and the health-care professionals who care for them; advocating through public policy; and funding research to improve treatments and find a cure to end diabetes.

Join our dedicated, talented Diabetes Canada team and together, #LetsEndDiabetes!

Role Overview: 

The Coordinator, D-Camps (Huronda) provides leadership to the summer camp programs and year-round program operations. They must ensure the program delivery is in alignment with the guiding principles of the D-Camps National Guidelines and any relevant provincial camping association standards. This position is responsible for all program areas of camp and directly supports the seasonal leadership team during program operations.

The Coordinator will be responsible for, but not limited to, developing and executing high quality programs, completing required purchasing, supporting the hiring and onboarding of seasonal programs, medical staff and volunteers. They will also be working with key vendors and facilitating inter-departmental co-operation to ensure successful camp operations.

Location:

1252 S Waseosa Lake Rd, Huntsville, ON P1H 2N4. Employee is required to work onsite for the duration of program operations. Flexible work agreement policy in place allowing employees to work on a hybrid schedule during non-peak seasons.

This role includes, but not limited to:

  • Coordinate, plan and implement D-Camps programs in accordance with program plans, as established and scheduled by the Sr Manager, D-Camps Program.
  • Coordinating, planning, and implementing year-round programs including the representation and promotion of D-Camps to the local, provincial, and camping communities.
  • Function as program lead for all assigned year-round programs with responsibility for the supervision and evaluation of program staff at on-site programs. 
  • Supervise the hiring, on-boarding and payroll for staff and volunteers in accordance with Diabetes Canada’s policies and procedure.
  • Engage in operational planning and collaborate with others to ensure high standards of service and program delivery. 
  • Work in partnership with all D-Camps staff and volunteers to ensure alignment with D-Camps national guidelines and provincial camping association standards, and industry best practices.
  • Understand the importance of the volunteer staff partnership and integrate the value of philanthropy and volunteerism in dealings with members, volunteers, donors, staff, and all stakeholders.
  • Ensure the culture and community at camp is focused on a positive experience for all campers, staff, and volunteers; cultivate relationships with alumni and camp families.
  • Ensure that all requirements for peer reviews, audits and Ministry requirements are met through staff training, program setup, surveys, and staff management.
  • Ensure all programs and program areas are proactive in health and safety, risk management plans are in place and all audit requirements are met.
  • With guidance from the Sr. Manager, Camp Huronda ensure that all program related expenses are in line with budget requirements and adaptations are made throughout the season to remain on budget.
  • Understand the legal responsibility and moral imperative to recognize and report suspected child abuse to the Children’s Aid Society.
  • Provide assistance and cooperation to the Joint Health and Safety Committee and Health and Safety representatives in carrying out any of their health and safety functions.
  • Participate in training, and train or ensure training is provided to employees, contractors & volunteers on safe job procedures, safety policies and procedures, reporting requirements and emergency procedure protocols.

The ideal candidate possesses:

  • Relevant post-secondary education
  • 3 – 5 years of camp leadership experience including staff and/or volunteer management experience 
  • Proven camp experience with both staff and volunteer supervision and management expertise
  • Valid Driving License
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to confidently resolve conflict and work with a variety of personalities
  • Ability to set and achieve business and team goals
  • Strong organizational skills & ability to prioritize effectively
  • Collaborative relationship-builder
  • Proficient with MS Office suite of products, Teams, and database management
  • Able to complete work that requires physical exertion and/or application of concentration of effort that results in physical or sensory strain or fatigue

What Diabetes Canada Can Offer You:

  • A meaningful role, making a difference every day for people living with or at risk of diabetes.
  • An entrepreneurial environment, working for a national organization where you feel valued, recognized, and rewarded.
  • A high-performing, collaborative team environment and a commitment to building a healthy and engaged work culture.
  • Flexible work agreement policy in place allows employees to work regularly remote and/or hybrid schedule.
  • Competitive compensation and comprehensive group benefits plan, includes health/dental, life insurance, disability coverage, Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) and company-match Pension/RRSP.
  • Most group benefits start on Day 1 when you join Diabetes Canada (health and dental coverage, life insurance and EFAP).
  • Generous paid time-off benefits include additional paid holidays beyond the recognized provincial statutory holidays, and an end-of-year holiday office closure.

Must be legally eligible to work in Canada and, where applicable, must have a valid work permit or study permit that allows the candidate to fulfill the requirements of the role.

Diabetes Canada welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, including women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities.  We value a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve.

We are committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process.  If you require accommodation, please advise us during the recruitment process.

We thank all interested applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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