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LDAY Summer Camp Raven - Counselor at Learning Disabilities Association of Yukon in Whitehorse

Posted on Apr 04, 2014 in Education & Child Care

Hourly Wage/Annual Salary

$15 to 20/hr

Hours per Week

Full-time (35-40 hours)

Duration

Temporary

About this Job

LDAY Summer Camp Raven is a fun, activity based summer camp for children and youth with learning differences (academic, social and/or emotional).

Camp is held June 16 - August 15, 2014. Counselors work 40hrs/week, plus pre-camp training (hours to be determined).

Responsibilities

• lead activities in a day camp for children and youth with learning difficulties

• help to build self-esteem and social skills of the participants in a safe and non-threatening environment through age-appropriate activities

• be available for children and youth to discuss their problems and concerns

• make sure that the camp runs smoothly and concerns are dealt with promptly

• assist in the evaluation of camps and make recommendations for future camps with the Camp Director

Qualifications

The successful candidates will have:

• a comprehensive knowledge of learning disabilities and/or behavioral difficulties, what they are (and are not), and how they affect the child and the family

• educational, recreational or outdoor degree/experience

• the ability to have fun with children

• the ability to work as part of a team

• a valid driver’s license

• first aid (or the willingness to get it)


This job was posted on Apr 04, 2014 and will be removed on Apr 25, 2014

All applications must be received before Apr 25, 2014

Learning Disabilities Association of Yukon

Please Contact: Stephanie Hammond

Email: ed@ldayukon.com

Phone: 867-668-5167

Website: http://www.ldayukon.com

Address: 128A Copper Road Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2Z7

To apply for this Job

Mail, in person or email.