Working under the direct supervision of the Program Director, the Program Supervisor will provide support to the day-to-day program operation. Responsible for making sure that camp programs are implemented effectively and correctly, as well as providing great customer service to ensure that campers have the best possible experience at camp.
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Using programming software, assist with creating the program schedule across all camp activities and units.
- Assist Program Director in allocating costs of weekly unit supplies to specific units (ie. budgeting).
- Assist the Program Director in purchasing program supplies.
- Assist with Special Events, such as World Cup, Grey Cup, Israel Day, Olympics, Colour War, etc.
- Responsible for assisting the Program Director in monitoring program quality and program implementation.
- Help to run and/or support some of the camp’s evening activities.
- Support the Program Director in various tasks, to be determined by the Program Director.
- Serve as an example and leader for the camp counselors, modeling what it looks like to run an effective program.
- Serve as a positive role model for staff and campers; set an example of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility.
- Provide leadership to staff training.
- Maintain high levels of safety standards and enforce all rules for campers and staff.
- Maintain a positive attitude and refrain from behaviour that is detrimental to the staff team and staff morale. Communication is the key!
- Keep the camp looking nice, including picking up litter – it can be contagious.
- This job may include work in other areas of the organization assigned by the Director, Associate Director, Assistant Directors, or Program Director. While there will be an attempt to give advance notice, as is commonplace in a fast-paced, camp setting, there may be times when certain tasks will be last minute.
REQUIREMENTS & CERTIFICATIONS:
- Previous experience in a camp, school, or similar setting preferred
- Ensure that programs are high quality, structured and safe.
- Ability to work with different age and skill levels of staff and campers.
- Ability to identify and respond to hazards in camp; such as emergency plan implementation (fire evacuation, illness, injury).
- Current CPR and First Aid Certification.
- Must possess strong organizational, budgetary, computer, and communication skills - written and verbal.
- An ability to think critically and act swiftly in high-stress situations.
- Summer season runs from July 2nd to August 18th (attendance during staff pre-camp is mandatory - date TBD).
Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree Preferred and 0-2 years of experience.