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Frontenac Arch Biosphere Nature Camp - Counsellor Kendrick's Park, Lyndhurst Ontario - Student, Internship, Co-Op / Etudiant, Stage Cooperative

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Frontenac Arch Biosphere

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Industry Sector: Sports and Recreation / Sports et loisirs

Organization Description:

The Frontenac Arch is the ancient granite bridge from the Canadian Shield to the Adirondack Mountains. Its incredibly rich natural environment and history was recognized in 2002 when it became a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, part of a world-wide network of 669 Biosphere Reserves in 120 countries. FAB is dedicated to protecting globally important heritage through sustainable community development.

The Frontenac Arch Biosphere Network (FABN) has a suite of programs to engage the community and encourage it to become a global model for sustainable development. Each FABN program reflects the four pillars of sustainability: nature, livelihood, wellbeing and culture. In this next decade, we intend to further our work within the community by expanding our programs to cover and include all sectors.

 The Frontenac Arch Biosphere, as designated by UNESCO, is a globally significant and unique treasure, and yet widespread knowledge of its identity and the role of the Frontenac Arch Biosphere Network  remains a    challenge. Going forward, we will meet the identity challenge by engaging local residents, all levels of  governments and other organizations in this region in collaborative programs and projects to build a sustainable community.

 The Frontenac Arch Biosphere is situated on traditional Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee territories. With gratitude and respect we acknowledge the significant contributions Indigenous Peoples have, and continue to make, on these lands.

Job Listing #579

Frontenac Arch Biosphere Nature Camp - Counsellor Kendrick's Park, Lyndhurst Ontario • Student, Internship, Co-Op / Etudiant, Stage Cooperative

Date Posted: 06 Feb 2018

Application Deadline: 31 Mar 2018

Location: Leeds and Grenville

Category: Sports and Recreation / Sports et loisirs

Hours Per Week: 40

Pay Rate: Hourly Wage / Rémunération Horaire $15.00 per hour

Language Requirements: English / Anglais

Job Description:

The FAB Nature Camp Counsellor is responsible for working alongside the Lead Counsellor and
Program Manager to implement the FAB summer camp program at Kendrick’s Beach in Lyndhurst,

Duties and Responsibilities
1.) Represent the FAB at the Kendrick’s Beach location.
2.) Assist in implementing and evaluating the FAB Nature Camp program.
3.) Demonstrate leadership and take responsibility for children between the ages of 6-12.
4.) Identify and respond to camper behavior issues, in a timely and meaningful way.
5.) Maintain the FAB philosophy and mandate.
6.) Provide a safe, fun experience for all campers - on land and on water.
7.) Record daily events in a log book and report concerns to the Lead Counsellor.
8.)Ensure that the facility is clean, organized, and litter free.
9.) Know, enforce, and follow all safety guidelines associated with the camp and all program areas.


Qualifications - Required
1.) Ontario High School Diploma - must be 18 years or older.
2.) Currently enrolled or a recent graduate of a relatable College or University Program.
3.) Experience working with children.
4.) First Aid/CPR/AED certified.
5.) Police Record Check with the Vulnerable Sector Check (Valid within the last 6 months).
6.) Willingness to work Monday through Friday, in the natural elements - rain or shine.
7.) Personal means of transportation to and from camp.
8.) Able to walk 5 kilometers and lift 50 pounds.

Additional Requirements: Qualifications - Assets 1.) Bilingual. 2.) Member of the Ontario College of Teachers. 3.) Outdoor enthusiast, naturalist, and survival skills preferred. 4.) National Lifeguard certified

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