SUMMER 2024 CO-OP: Camp Coordinator – Code Ninjas Halifax

  • Location: Halifax, NS
  • Deadline: April 30, 2024

Camp Coordinator

Position Description

Under the direction of the Center Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the daily operations and delivery a comprehensive camp program developed by Code Ninjas Halifax Staff to meet the needs of staff and participants and to ensure adequate safety while facilitating leisure activities.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

* Provide an inclusive camp experience which includes working with participants with different needs (i.e. children with disabilities, children with behaviors challenges, newcomers, and language barriers).

* Assist in the development, implementation, and supervision of a diversified camp program in cooperation.

* Assist with preparation of program outlines, daily activities and program supplies and additional programming requirements for camp staff.

* Visit programs daily; provide direction and ongoing coaching to enhance front line staff program knowledge, teaching techniques and program planning skills.

* Effectively and in a timely manner communicate with staff with regards to all aspects related to facilities, staffing, participants, equipment, supplies or anything that would impact the quality and safe delivery of day-to-day operations.

* Assist the Center Director in the development and facilitation of training week for camp staff.

* Assist the Center Director with end of season administrative responsibilities as needed (program summary and recommendation, inventories).

* Inform the Center Director daily of customer feedback, staff performance, and facility and program items. Immediately and effectively respond to program and staff concerns. Act as a knowledgeable resource to parents, participants, volunteers, and leaders.

* Prepare staff schedule, ensure appropriate staff coverage during arrival and departure of campers.

* Perform all other related duties as assigned.


* Familiarity with software programs such as Java, HTML, C/C++.

* Knowledge of coding-related programs such as Microsoft’s MakeCode Arcade etc.

* Prior experience or the desire to learn delivery of educational programming to students aged 5-15yr old.

* Experience supervising part-time staff in a recreational camp setting.

Expected Learning Outcomes:

At the end of the work term, the Co-op student will be able to:

* Enhanced ability to motivate and coach others.

* Enhanced ability to foster teamwork and accountability.

* More comfortable in a wide range of situations where interacting with customers and members of the public is required.

* Improved organizational skills, ability to work independently and take initiative.

* Improved ability to make timely decisions and exercise good judgment.

What we pay:

The duties and responsibilities of the Camp Coordinator is reflected in the hourly rate of $18.50-$19.50 and 4% vacation pay.

To apply:

Send resume, cover letter and references to the below email address by April 30th, 2024.

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