ALL CBU or CO-OP STUDENTS – Lead Wilderness Counsellor, Tim Horton Memorial Camp

Requirements

French & English
Positions available at:

  • Tim Horton Memorial Camp – Parry Sound, ON
  • Tim Horton Camp Whiteshell – Whiteshell, MB
  • Camp des Voyageurs Tim Horton – Quyon, QC
  • Tim Horton Onondaga Farms – St George, ON

DOES THIS SOUND LIKE YOU?

  • Pursuing post-secondary degree or diploma in recreation, outdoor/adventure education or a related field
  • 1 – 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Bilingual in French and English (an asset)
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and confidently executing wilderness hiking trips
  • Experience working with youth, preferably in an outdoor setting
  • Wilderness First Responder Certification – an asset
  • Wilderness Water Safety Certification or Bronze Cross/NLS – an asset
  • Demonstrated group facilitation skills
  • Skilled in behaviour management and problem solving
  • Clear criminal background check
  • Ability to live on-site/on-trip for an extended period of time and work flexible hours

Responsibilities

WHAT WOULD YOU BE DOING?

  • Delivering quality, youth-focused programming through leading multi-day wilderness hiking trips
  • Ensuring proper equipment instruction and safety of staff and campers at all times
  • Assessing risk and implementing the Foundation’s safety standards and procedures
  • Support packing and preparation for trips
  • Reporting concerns or incidents related to camper and staff wellness, as well as equipment maintenance
  • Completing daily trip logs and related forms, as well as incident/accident reports as necessary
  • Being a role model for campers to look up to during the camp session and beyond
  • Providing leadership and guidance to other staff, modeling inclusivity and mentorship

Application Details

Contract dates from May 29, 2017 – September 1, 2017

JOIN OUR TEAM TO…

  • Be involved in inspiring young people to discover their potential
  • Work alongside liked-minded change makers
  • Work in a picturesque location, ideal for outdoor adventures
  • Participate in extensive training opportunities
  • Have your accommodations and meals provided

Applicants interested in the Tim Horton Memorial Camp can forward their resumes to Megan Castrucci, Program Manager at megan.castrucci@thcf.com.
Applicants interested in the Tim Horton Camp Whiteshell can forward their resumes to Elijah Sherk, Program Manager at elijah.sherk@thcf.com.
Applicants interested in Camp des Voyageurs Tim Horton can forward their resumes to Keith Dupuis-Strong, Program Manager at keith.dupuis-strong@thcf.com.
Applicants interested in Tim Horton Onondaga Farms can forward their resumes to Justin Dubreuil, Program Manager at Justin.dubreuil@thcf.com.

CO-OP OPTION:

To learn more about the Co-op Option in your program, please contact CBU Student Placement Officer by email: carly_turnbull@cbu.ca