Position Title: Outdoor Education & Events Assistant Director
Location: YMCA Camp Elphinstone: Gibsons, BC
Terms: Seasonal Contract, Full-time
Salary: $130.00 per day
Start Date: August 24, 2021
End Date: October 20, 2021
Reports To: Outdoor Education Director
YMCA Camp Elphinstone is located near Gibsons on the Sunshine Coast, a 40-minute ferry ride from Vancouver. It is situated on 144 acres of temperate rainforest along the shores of Howe Sound. Camp Elphinstone operates as a residential summer camp during July and August offering programs like one and two week camp, Sailing Camp, Leadership Development, and out-trips to Desolation Sound and the Sunshine Coast Trail.
From September to June, Camp Elphinstone operates as an Outdoor Education, Recreation and Retreat Centre for schools, businesses, clubs, and other special interest groups. Camp Elphinstone currently serves over 12,000 participants annually.
Nature and Scope:
The Outdoor Education & Events Assistant Director will work closely with the Outdoor Education Director to provide leadership to our fall programs and manage the on-site day-to-day operations of camp. They will support program staff to exceed the expectations of participants, guests, teachers, and chaperones. The Outdoor Education & Events Assistant Director will host and facilitate groups, delegate responsibility to and support program staff, handle administrative duties and provide excellent customer service to registered and prospective groups.
The Outdoor Education & Events Assistant Director will build and foster positive relationships with clients and external relationships and assist in maintaining a strong, inclusive and camper-focused culture and community.
This position is contingent on programs being operational based on public health guidelines and any other relevant factors.
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