Everton Summer Camp

Everton Summer Programs: Camp Counsellor – Kerry’s Place

Objective: To support the Scouting mission and programs by acting as the primary caregivers to campers. The Camp Counsellor is responsible for the planning, teaching, coordinating, and carrying out activities and guiding campers in their personal growth and daily living skills.

Reporting to: Program Director and Camp Director or Designate

Dates of employment: Everton Summer Programs 2018 will run the following weeks

  • July 22nd – 27th
  • July 29th – Aug. 3rd
  • Aug. 12th – 17th

Camp Staff will be required to attend a training date to be determined.

Responsibilities:

  1. Apply basic youth development principles in working with campers through communication, relationship development, and respect for diversity, involvement and empowerment of youth.
  2. Assure campers are properly supervised at all times.
  3. Work cooperatively with other counselors and offer of service volunteers.
  4. Be aware of, and implement safety guidelines.
  5. Participate in the development and implementation of program activities within the mission, practices and principles of Scouting.
  6. Maintain high standards of health and safety in all activities for campers and staff.
  7. Provide the daily care of each camper within your supervision including recognition of personal health needs.
  8. Be alert to campers and staff needs and assist them with personal and/or health problems and discuss with Program or Camp Director when appropriate.
  9. Be a role model to campers and staff in your attitude and behaviour.
  10. Follow and uphold all safety and security rules and procedures.
  11. Set a good example to campers and others in regards to general camp procedures.
  12. Keep the archery range, climbing wall, obstacle course, riverfront, and all other camp areas clean, orderly and free from hazards.
  13. Supervise climbing wall, playing field, and riverfront as required.
  14. Meet and greet campers as they arrive and assist them in getting settled into camp.
  15. Other duties as assigned by camp management.
  16. Model all applicable risk management policies and procedures by program participants, volunteers and employees.

Qualifications:

  1. Enthusiastic and positive attitude
  2. Experience working with Cub and Scout aged youth (8-14 year olds)
  3. Enjoy camping and the outdoors
  4. Standard First Aid and CPR
  5. Ability to work as a team
  6. Outdoor skills and Scouting experience would be an asset
  7. Be able to provide a police record check clear of criminal conviction
  8. Must be willing to become a member of Scouts Canada and to submit to a screening process. A police record check is required for staff 18 years of age and older.
  9. Must be willing to abide by the Mission and Principles of Scouting

Working Conditions:

  • Camp Counselors will receive accommodation and will be required to remain on-site at camp for the duration of their employment.
  • One day off per week will be provided, commencing Friday evening until Sunday morning.
  • Camp Counselors will receive all meals at camp during the camp’s operational periods.

How to Apply: Please send a completed application, along with a resume either by email or mail to:

Heather Bender, Camp Director 558 Glendene Cres.
Waterloo, ON, N2L 4P4

Email: summercamp@scouter.ca

Everton Summer Programs: Lifeguard

Objective: To support the Scouting mission and programs by providing supervision, engaging programs and activities, working with campers 1-on-1 and in a group setting and ensuring a safe environment at our camp pool and riverfront.

Reporting to: Camp Director or Designate

Dates of employment: Everton Summer Programs 2018 will run the following weeks

  • July 1st – 6th
  • July 8th– 13th
  • July 15th – 20th
  • July 22nd – 27th
  • July 29th – August 3rd
  • August 12th – 17th

Camp Staff will be required to attend a training date to be determined.

Responsibilities:

  1. Ensure that the swimming pool is being used safely and in accordance with camp, government and Scouts Canada policies.
  2. Work cooperatively with another lifeguard to provide fun and engaging pool programs and special events.
  3. Ensure that all the campers know all of the rules, regulations and expectations for using the swimming pool at camp.
  4. Swimming pool maintenance as required by health regulations.
  5. Lifeguarding and teaching swimming lessons as required.
  6. Be an active member of the camp team, supporting all other programs offered at camp.
  7. When not supervising pool during swim times or engaged in pool maintenance, all lifeguarding staff are expected to support the camp program as required.
  8. Ensure full compliance to all applicable risk management policies and procedures by program participants, volunteers and employees.
  9. Other duties as assigned by the Camp Director.

Qualifications:

  1. Enthusiastic and positive attitude
  2. Current NLS
  3. Current Standard First Aid and CPR
  4. Enjoy camping and the outdoors
  5. Ability to work as a team
  6. Experience working with young people
  7. Outdoor skills, Scouting experience and experience working with Cub and Scout aged youth (8-14 year olds) would be an asset
  8. Must be willing to become a member of Scouts Canada and to submit to a screening process. A police record check is required for staff 18 years of age and older.
  9. Must be willing to abide by the Mission and Principles of Scouting

Working Conditions:

  • Lifeguards will receive accommodation and will be required to remain on-site at camp for the duration of their employment.
  • One day off per week will be provided, commencing Friday evening until Sunday morning.
  • Lifeguards will receive all meals at camp during the camp’s operational periods.

How to Apply: Please send a completed application, along with a resume either by email or mail to:

Heather Bender, Camp Director 558 Glendene Cres.
Waterloo, ON, N2L 4P4

Email: summercamp@scouter.ca

Everton Summer Programs: Head Cook

Objective: To support the Scouting mission and programs by acting as the head cook of the residential camping programs at Everton Scout Camp. The Head Cook is responsible for the planning, organizing, ordering the food for camp meals and working with the Assistant Cooks in the preparing and serving of nutritious meals and sanitation of the building. At times, the Head Cook will need to work with campers in a 1-on- 1 or group setting.

Reporting to: Camp Director or Designate

Dates of employment: Everton Summer Programs 2018 will run the following weeks

  • July 1st – 6th
  • July 8th– 13th
  • July 15th – 20th
  • July 22nd – 27th
  • July 29th – August 3rd
  • August 12th – 17th

Camp Staff will be required to attend a training date to be determined.

Responsibilities:

  1. Working with the Camp Director; plan camp meals, place food orders, purchase food and organize food deliveries.
  2. Plan nutritious meals and snacks for each day of camp.
  3. Manage all administrative and human-resources functions with regard to the kitchen.
    1. Plan, coordinate, schedule and supervise kitchen staff.
  4. Supervise and assist Kitchen Assistants in the following daily operations of the camp food service
    1. Prepare and cook food as the menu indicates.
    2. Prepare foods including washing and peeling.
    3. Bake pastries, muffins, etc. as needed (guest night, birthdays)
    4. Set up food, supplies, utensils and wash stations for dining hall.
  5. Supervise and assist Kitchen Assistants in daily sanitization and cleaning duties of building.
    1. Ensure main camp building is cleaned daily, collect garbages, washrooms cleaned, common areas swept and mopped, dining hall and kitchen swept and mopped.
    2. Coordinate and schedule kitchen staff for daily cleaning duties.
  6. Ensure that all kitchen staff know all of the rules and regulations of camp.
  7. Support other camp programs and activities by coordinating kitchen programs with other camp programs.
  8. Support other camp programs by participating in camp activities when otherwise not engaged in kitchen duties.
  9. Ensure full compliance to all applicable risk management policies and procedures by program participants, volunteers and employees.
  10. Provide opening inventory at beginning of summer, closing inventory at end of summer, and final report at the end of camp.
  11. Supervise and work with campers in groups or 1-on- 1 as directed.
  12. Other duties as assigned by the camp management.

Qualifications:

  1. Knowledge and experience in food service, ordering, inventory, budgeting, food preparation, food storage, using and cleaning kitchen equipment
  2. Ability to work with management with minimal supervision
  3. Must hold safe food handling certifications
  4. Standard First Aid and CPR
  5. Ability to work as part of a team
  6. Must be willing to become a member of Scouts Canada and to submit to a screening process. A police record check is required for staff 18 years of age and older.
  7. Must be willing to abide by the Mission and Principles of Scouting

Working Conditions:

  • Head Cook will receive accommodation and will be required to remain on-site at camp for the duration of their employment.
  • One day off per week will be provided, commencing Friday evening until Sunday morning.
  • Head Cook will receive all meals at camp during the camp’s operational periods.

How to Apply: Please send a completed application, along with a resume either by email or mail to:

Heather Bender, Camp Director 558 Glendene Cres.
Waterloo, ON, N2L 4P4

Email: summercamp@scouter.ca