FALL Outdoor Education Staff - Contract role - Start Immediately - for September & October
Youth Leadership Camps Canada Inc. has camps located on Lake Simcoe (Orillia) and Pigeon Lake (Ennismore) Ontario that provide premier leadership programming for over 10,000 youth a year through our various sites, programs, and initiatives. YLCC is looking for Program Specialists to run our leadership programming to schools and various other clients that visit our Leadership Training Centres (LTC).
Program Specialists are facilitators for all day and residential retreats that run at the YLCC Leadership Training Centre. Their responsibilities include preparation, planning and delivery of the YLCC Leadership program. This position is responsible for being on the front line and serving as instructors for all programs that run at the LTC, maintaining the site for the day-to-day operation of the residential facility, as well as take part in opening and closing each resource area for the season. A typical day can see a Program Specialist taking a group of students to a ropes course, playing games in the field, running team building initiatives and a leadership workshop.
All staff will participate in on-site training in high and low ropes facilitation, waterfront activities, leadership development programs and outdoor pursuits. You can look forward to a hands-on outdoor working environment, filled with plenty of opportunity for developing many dynamic new skills, and connecting and networking with many new and interesting people.
Applicants should have First-Aid/CPR, and a Criminal Record Check and background in either Camp, youth work or Education. Applicants need to have an interest in youth leadership, and must be energetic, confident and driven to take on the dynamic workload of this position. Extra assets include applicants with NLS, Bronze Cross, Ropes Course Certifications, and ORCKA. These positions are ideal for coop or graduating students who have an interest in leadership facilitation and education. There are great networking opportunities for applicants interested in learning more about the outdoor education industry or those interested in teaching within Ontario school boards.
YLCC compensates with a competitive salary based on industry standards. Room and board are included in all contracts.