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Inclusion Counsellor - YMCA Camp Elphinstone

  • 05/15/2024 3:39 PM
    Message # 13357442

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    Inclusion Counsellor (2 Positions)

    YMCA Camp Elphinstone

    1760 YMCA Road

    Gibsons, BC

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    Rate of Pay: $133.69-136.69 /day

    Position Status: Seasonal Contract, Full time 

    Term: June 22nd – August 23rd OR August 31st, 2024

    Reports To: Summer Camp Director 


    Nature & Scope

    YMCA Camp Elphinstone is seeking individuals to fill the role of Inclusion Counsellor.

    Inclusion Counsellors provide one-on-one, 24-hour support to campers with developmental disabilities or campers who need more support. They assist these campers with day-to-day challenges, and ensure supervision is maintained at all times.  They also work with the counsellors in that cabin to meet the emotional, physical and safety needs of a group of up to 10 campers.  

    Responsibilities

    • Provide one-on-one support and supervision to campers with developmental disabilities or any camper who may need more support.
    • Communicate with parents/guardians prior to the arrival of campers to develop a plan to make sure the camper has a safe, fun, and impactful experience at Camp Elphinstone. 
    • Work directly with the Summer Camp Director and Assistant Summer Camp Directors to ensure we are meeting each camper’s individual needs (emotional, physical, social, medical, and nutritional) are being met. 
    • Use resources and the help of other staff members to adapt camp programming and all aspects of life at Camp Elphinstone whenever necessary to ensure all campers can be included.
    • Seek help from a supervisor when it is appropriate or necessary.

    Qualifications

    • Age 18+ by December 31st, 2024
    • Standard First Aid & CPR-C
    • Bronze Cross
    • Criminal Reference Check with a Vulnerable Sector Screening issued no later than six (6) months preceding start date 
    • 3 Successful Reference Checks


    Additional Qualifications (assets)

    • NLS
    • Mental Health First Aid


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