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Competition #:
Closing Date Ongoing
Employment Type: Temporary, Full-time to late August 2022
Location Camp Easter Seal Camp Office
Compensation

Camper Support Workers (formerly known as Counsellors) are responsible to provide supportive assistance to our campers, children, youth and adults experiencing disability, while in attendance at Camp Easter Seal, a summer recreational camp program. This role includes working directly with an assigned group of campers to facilitate their daily care needs and ensure safe participation in the camp program.

 

Duties include:

  • Oversee and provide supportive assistance to assigned campers, such as, but not limited to, ensuring the physical, emotional, and social well-being of the campers served are being met
  • Encourage camper participation in all activities; support and participate with the program staff in program implementation
  • Provide personal care and support to campers as required
  • Effectively organize and problem-solve within the staff teams
  • Fully participate in all aspects of team and camp life.

 

Qualifications:

Education:

  • Post-secondary educational background/experience in disability studies, recreation, health care, social work, education, or related programs is an asset
  • Disability Support Worker Certificate or education is considered a strong asset

Experience:

  • Previous experience working or volunteering with persons experiencing disability is an asset

Skills:

  • Adaptable, empathetic and engaging; a creative and outside the box thinker
  • Strong self-initiative skills as well as exceptional problem solving and collaboration skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to handle multiple demands under pressure
  • Ability to positively interact with campers of various ages experiencing disability, all staff and external contacts

Camp Easter Seal is located at Manitou Beach, SK; Transportation to and from site is personal responsibility. Room and board is included (scheduled weekdays only).

Final Candidates are required to provide satisfactory criminal record checks including a vulnerable sector search.

Submit resume, cover letter and references to:

To apply: Review other important information and apply through our website, SaskAbilties Camp Easter Seal

For other position-specific questions, please contact Camp Manager at sgrove@saskabilities.ca

 

For position-specific questions, please contact the above. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

SaskAbilities is an inclusive organization, welcoming individuals of all abilities. We believe in workplace diversity and we do not discriminate in our employee selection. Race, colour, disability, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation does not play a role in our hiring decisions.