Science Camp Counsellor (temporary)

Department:  Discovery Centre Science Education
Supervisor:  Manager, Science Education and Programming
Position Category:  Full Time (March 9-16 2018)
Start Date: as soon as possible
Starting Salary:  $12.75/Hour
Working Hours:  40 hours per week

Position Summary:

The main objective of the job is to co-develop and deliver exciting, stimulating, hands-on science activities for camp participants (ages 5-14) and to give the student experience working in a team setting, delivering educational and recreational programs, while supervising youth.

Description of Tasks:

The Camp Counsellor works in the Science Education department under the supervision of the Manager of Science Education and Programming and the Science Camp Leader. The primary tasks of a Camp Counsellor are:

  • Cooperatively develop and deliver meaningful science educational and recreational experiences appropriate for children ages 5-14
  • Supervise campers while taking responsibility for their safety and enjoyment
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Track camp activities and outcomes through the week in daily journal

Qualifications:

Training in education, science or other related disciplines at a university or college level. Experience in child supervision, preferably in an educational, recreational, museum or camp setting. Experience in preparing and presenting workshops an asset. Fluency in English is essential. Discovery Centre is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume and references to kmacphee@thediscoverycentre.ca. Candidates should combine documents into one document in either a PDF or Word format for consideration.

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