Job Posting 86223

Day Camp Counsellor
Enviros
Calgary area
220, 3115 12th St NE, Calgary Alberta T2E 7J2
closes in 9 days (Fri, 19 Aug)
canada summer jobs / summer students

 

Day Camp Counsellor

Full Time Summer July & August Canada Summer Jobs 

 

ENVIROS - Who We Are:

Enviros is an innovative social services agency that provides critical, individualized programs to children, youth, adults and families in vulnerable situations to meet their desired outcomes and wellness.

Enviros helps our clients make strength-based changes to move to independence within a healthy community. Enviros focuses programs on the unique needs of individual clients practicing experiential learning to provide opportunities for personal discovery and growth.

Enviros focus is on building relationships and is the foundation of the work we do. This enables clients to develop skills, healthy trust, and independence.

Since our founding in 1976, Enviros has been an early adopter of new evidence-based best practices and has developed and informed other leading practices.

 

Why People Choose Enviros

Simply stated, our vision is: “The Power of Human Relationships Invites Belonging and Inspires Growth”.

 

The Program – Respite Care Connection

The Respite Care Connection promotes, strengthens, and preserves the right for children with developmental disabilities to have a permanent home. The program works toward this goal by providing caregivers of the children and youth with respite to give them time to take care of themselves and their other children. The Respite Care Connection is a community-based program for children and youth aged 6-17 years.

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The Position- Day Camp Counselor

The Day Camp Counselor in the Respite Care Connection program will participate in and supervise recreational activities for children and adolescents with developmental disabilities. Clients have diagnoses such as ADHD, FASD and ASD and the program focuses on strengthening self-esteem, skill development and socialization skills. This is facilitated in a fun, structured and safe environment with a ratio of one staff to three youth. Camps run Monday to Friday 8:30-4:30. There is an opportunity to continue employment after the summer on a part time basis.

 

The successful applicant will have the following qualifications:

  • A current criminal record check including vulnerable sector
  • A current Alberta Intervention Record check
  • Current First Aid and CPR ‘C’
  • Have a valid Class 5 or license and clean driving record
  • Have a vehicle in good condition that can be used for work
  • Experience working with children with developmental disabilities is an asset

 

To be eligible, individuals must:

  • be between 18 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
  • have some training or experience in the field
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and
  • be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and

How to apply

If you are the dynamic and qualified candidate we are looking for please submit your resume and cover letter to for attention Tina Cameron quoting job reference #2218. Competition for this posting closes when suitable candidate is found.

 

Enviros believes in the power of diversity, and we are dedicated to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. We ensure equal opportunity for all applicants and encourage people of all visible minorities, including Indigenous applicants, and those of any religion, sex, age, ability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression to apply.

Additionally, Enviros is committed to having a workforce of skilled and diversified representation of the population we serve. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, however in our commitment to the population we serve, preference will be given to candidates self-identifying as an Indigenous Person.

Enviros is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We regret that we are unable to accept telephone inquiries.

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