Wahbung Abinoonjiiag Inc are seeking day camp workers

$11.15 an hour

Employment Opportunity: Day Camp Workers (2 positions)

Application Deadline: June 22, 2018

Wahbung Abinoonjiiag Inc. is a non-profit organization that offers programming and services to empower children, youth and families to end the cycle of violence through holistic healing and Indigenous teachings and activities.

Background: Working under the direction of the Day Camp Leader, the Day Camp Worker is responsible for the facilitation and implementation of Wahbung Abinoonjiiag’s Summer Day Camp for children ranging from 6 – 12 years of age. The Day Camp Worker will work within the Summer Camp team who will facilitate daily activities while providing mentorship and supervision to participants throughout the summer months. The Day Camp Worker will have demonstrated experience in leadership, children’s and youth programming and will have excellent communication and problem solving skills.

Requirements:

  • is between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;
  • was registered as a full-time student during the preceding academic year;
  • intends to return to school on a full-time basis during the next academic year;
  • is a student in a secondary, post-secondary, vocational or technical program;
  • is a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act* and;
  • is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the planning and implementation of the Summer Day Camp.
  • Provide daily support and guidance to children ages 6 to 12 while ensuring a safe and fun summer program.
  • Implement activities while ensuring safety, protocols and procedures are adequately met.
  • Work within a team setting to provide programming for children who have been impacted by Domestic Violence.
  • Create and distribute weekly calendars for participants.
  • Provide support for administrative duties as needed.
  • Maintain the integrity, philosophy and values of the organization.

Qualifications:

  • Acceptable combination of education and work experience; bachelor’s degree or certification in related field is an asset.
  • Demonstrated leadership and supervision experience.
  • Experience with facilitation and coordination of children’s programming.
  • Experience working with children and youth.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational, leadership and time management skills.
  • Understanding of the cycle of violence an asset.
  • Ability to meet deadlines while working as a positive member of the Wahbung Abinoonjiiag team.
  • Demonstrated ability to build successful working relationships with community partners.
  • Valid driver’s license and the ability to coordinate bus schedules is an asset.

SALARY RANGE: $11.15 per hour

HOURS OF WORK: Full-Time Term Position, 30 Hours per week ending August 31, 2018. Must be available to work July 2, 2018 to August 31, 2018.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: 5:00 PM, June 22, 2018

Please send your resume and cover letter to the email provided and/or to:

Wahbung Abinoonjiiag Inc.

225 Dufferin Avenue

Winnipeg, MB R2W 5N7

Attn: Selection Committee

Fax: (204) 582-9508

Preference will be given to individuals that self-identify as Indigenous. The successful candidate will be subject to provide a current criminal record and child abuse registry check. Wahbung Abinoonjiiag Inc. would like to thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

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