Camp Specialty Instructor – Toronto/East York District (Toronto, ON, CA)
City : Toronto
Category : Camps
Industry : Government
Employer : City of Toronto
Important: Do not apply to this job opportunity if you are a returning City of Toronto employee, instead please complete an online scheduling form.
The Community Recreation Branch is responsible for the delivery of high-quality, community-based recreation programs and services to the diverse neighbourhoods of Toronto. We provide a variety of programs that promote the social and physical development for people of all ages, with an emphasis on children and youth. The Community Recreation Branch strives to ensure Toronto residents have positive recreational experiences that enhance quality of life and contribute to lifelong active living.
|Number of Positions:
|Toronto/East York District - Various
|Toronto/East York District - Various
|Parks, Forestry & Recreation
|PFR CR Community Recreation
|Posting End Date:
Note: This is a camp specialty posting. Please illustrate your skills and experience in your area(s) of specialty in your application.
For example: Arts & Nature, Canoeing, Computers, Cooking, Creative Writing, Dance, Drama, Visual Arts, Eco/Environmental/Nature, Science, Basketball, Cycling, Gymnastics, Soccer, Sports - Other, etc.
- Plans, organizes, implements and leads a specialty camp program area that is age appropriate and incorporates the principals of healthy child development (HIGH FIVE®).
- Provides resources for other staff to assist them in incorporating specialty programs and workshops for their camp groups.
- Provides set-up and take down of equipment.
- Interacts with parents/caregivers, staff and participants to provide program information.
- Takes action to deal with incidents, problems, emergencies and parent/caregiver concerns as outlined in divisional policy and procedures.
- Assists with the direction and monitoring of campers at assigned bus stops.
- Ensures equipment and supplies are available and meet Health and Safety standards.
- Assists with planning and implementation of special events.
- Assists in the evaluation of the specialty program and make program recommendations.
- Performs administrative tasks to support the program.
- Attends and participates in meetings and training sessions.
- Minimum 16 years of age.
- Experience planning organizing and implementing specialty programs for children.
- Extensive experience and technical training/certification in the specialty area.
- Must produce original current Emergency First Aid, CRP C certification as recognized by the WSIB.
- Must attend and successfully complete related mandatory and in-service training sessions
- You possess certification in Parks and Recreation Ontario's Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD). This is a mandatory course that will be provided to you at no cost upon obtaining a conditional offer of employment. You will be provided with course dates and details at that time.
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Vulnerable Sector Check: One of the requirements for working with children and vulnerable adults is applicants providing the results of a Vulnerable Sector Check. For Recreation Worker positions, we are only able to consider candidates who obtain a Vulnerable Sector Check. Once an applicant is given a conditional offer of employment, we will obtain a Vulnerable Sector Check for applicants who reside within the City of Toronto. Applicants who reside outside of the City of Toronto will need to obtain a Vulnerable Sector Check from their local Police Service. For further information on the vulnerable sector screening, please contact your local Police Service.