Leaders In Training Facilitator
City : Vancouver
Category : See posting on website
Industry : Charity/Non-profit Organization
Employer : Canadian Cancer Society (CCS)
Job Title: Leaders in Training Facilitator/ Program Leader
Location: Vancouver, BC
Work Model: in person and living onsite
Rate of pay: $142.88/day
Number of Positions: 1
WHY JOIN THE CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY (CCS)?
The Canadian Cancer Society works tirelessly to save and improve lives. We fund the brightest minds in cancer research. We provide a compassionate support system for all those affected by cancer, across Canada and for all types of cancer. As the voice for people who care about cancer, we work with governments to shape a healthier society. No other organization does all that we do to make lives better today and transform the future of cancer forever.
Help us make a difference.
COME AS YOU ARE
At CCS, we embrace everyone’s uniqueness and recognize the strength that lies in differences. We believe in the power of our collective potential and strive to achieve a more diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace to empower and create opportunities for all. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified candidates regardless of their gender, age, religion, race, ethnicity, and nationality. Particularly equity deserving groups, such as members of the BIPOC, and 2SLGBTQI+ communities, people living with disabilities, veterans, and anyone who may contribute to the further diversification of the Canadian Cancer Society. Together we unite and inspire all Canadians to change the future of cancer.
The Canadian Cancer Society’s Camp Goodtimes provides children and youth affected by cancer and their families with an unforgettable overnight summer camp experience in a medically supervised, safe and supportive environment. We have been committed to providing a camping experience for children affected by cancer since 1985.
The Canadian Cancer Society believes that time spent at camp allows kids to just be kids, away from their diagnosis. Camp Goodtimes is proud to provide programming that gives joy, confidence, support, and hope for children with cancer and their families.
The Leaders-In-Training Facilitator will live on-site at Camp Goodtimes hosted by UBC’s Loon Lake Lodge and Retreat Centre, near Maple Ridge, BC. This position will work with the Youth and Young Adult Program Specialist, summer staff team and volunteer team. He/She/They will facilitate leadership programs to 16-18 year old youth during Kids Camp programs, This means supporting program, as participants develop communication skills, trust- and respect-building skills, time management skills and general leadership skills. The role also entails supervising participants when during down time and ensuring the physical and emotional safety of campers on site.
This position is also member of the program leader team at camp. During Family Camp programs this role will act as a Land Program Leader. The program leader team is responsible for instructing camp activities and supporting other staff and volunteers in delivering programs. They will also have other daily responsibilities such as helping with supervision of campers, evening cabin support, facilitating early morning and evening programs, program logistics, and care/maintenance of camp program equipment.
- May 11, June 8, 9, 25, 26 – In person training in Vancouver or at camp at Loon Lake Lodge and Retreat Centre, Maple Ridge, BC
- June 30 – August 4, 2024 – on-site living at camp for 6 sessions at Loon Lake Lodge and Retreat Centre, Maple Ridge, BC (at least 24 hours off each week). Meals and accommodation included.
- August 9 – 23, 2024 – on-site living at camp for 3 sessions at Camp Pringle, Shawnigan Lake, BC (at least 24 hours off each week). Meals and accommodation included.
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING:
- Facilitate Leaders In Training and the Exploration Program under the direction of the Youth and Young Adult Specialist.
- Ensure programing that is engaging and consistent with the goals and objectives of Camp Goodtimes
- Role model positive behaviour to campers and workforce
- Ensure the physical and emotional safety of campers
- Facilitate all camp and creative programming when required
- Actively contribute to our culture of justice, belonging, equity, diversity, and inclusion by ensuring that all staff feel represented and heard regardless of their gender, age, religion, ethnicity, and nationality or race.
- Previous experience in camping, youth recreation and or/ experiential education
- Experience working with populations with a range of accessibility needs
- Excellent interpersonal skills, including team-building, and facilitation skills
- Ability to take initiative, problem solve and work as a team member.
- Experience or understanding of cancer diagnosis and it’s physiological, social, and emotional impact or a willingness to learn.
- Current Standard First Aid and CPR-C
- Criminal Record Search including vulnerable sector check (once hired)
- Must provide proof of up-to-date childhood immunizations
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM US:
CCS offers meaningful opportunities to help make a difference in the lives of Canadians with cancer, their caregivers, families, and communities. We are committed to building and nurturing an inclusive community for our employees by highlighting their unique experiences. We value diverse skills and strongly encourage applications from all qualified candidates. CCS is committed to fostering a culture that is inspiring, supportive and exemplifies our core values:
COURAGEOUS UNITED CARING RIGOROUS
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT CAMP GOODTIMES EMPLOYEMENT OPPORTUNITIES: 2024 Camp Employment Opportunities Handbook
HOW TO APPLY:
Click the position to apply online: https://campgoodtimes.org/by/get-involved/employment-opportunities/
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter by Feb 2, 2024.
CCS is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. In accordance with the local provincial Accessibility Act, accommodation will be provided as requested throughout the recruitment process. We want to make the interview process a great experience for you!
Please note that in keeping with the mandate of CCS to model and promote healthy lifestyles, employees are not permitted to smoke in or about CCS premises or while carrying out CCS business.
As an employer, occupational health and safety legislation requires that we protect our workers from health and safety risks in the workplace. CCS has implemented a mandatory vaccination policy requiring that all staff who work in any of our physical workplaces must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All employees will need to attest to their vaccination status through a secure online form or automated applications. Reasonable accommodation and remote working will be discussed on a case-by-case basis. Privacy Disclosure
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