Coordinator, D-Camps (Huronda)
1252 South Waseosa Lake Road
closes in 29 days (Fri, 30 Dec) full time
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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 developing quality programs, purchasing, contributing to the hiring of all seasonal staff, and facilitating inter-departmental cooperation to ensure a successful re-entry to market with in-person programs.
Flexible work arrangement policy in place to work from home during the non-camp programming season. During the camp season (around end of April to September), this role is required to be on-site at 1252 South Waseosa Lake Road (located off of Ravenscliffe Road, approximately 15 minutes from Highway 11).
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 these 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.
Other duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate possesses:
Relevant post-secondary education
3+ years of experience working in camps environment with both staff and volunteer supervision and management expertise
Experience with marketing, corporate marketing, communications/PR is an asset
Strong written and verbal 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
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 with proven leadership and highly skilled colleagues and commitment to excellent work culture.
Competitive paid time-off benefits and a comprehensive group benefits plan, including health/dental, life insurance, disability, EFAP and company-match Pension/RRSP.
Flexible work agreement policy in place allows employees to work regularly remote and/or hybrid schedule.
At Diabetes Canada, we are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or other legally protected status. We are dedicated to a high-performance, diverse, and inclusive workplace. We strongly believe that having a diverse organization with various skills and abilities will inspire creativity, drive innovation, and promote belonging. We are committed to building a team representative of different backgrounds and perspectives, and we encourage applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada.
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Applicants 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.
We thank all interested applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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