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Summer Student Assistant Camp Coordinator

Requisition ID: 1327 
Department: Recreation, Cultural and Facility Services Department 
Multiple Positions
Salary Information: $15.000  - $15.000 per hour (2022 rates of pay)  
Affiliation: Non Union/Non MPE    
City: Ottawa, ON  
Job Category: Summer Student Recruitment; Recreation, Cultural & Facility Services 
Application Close: 02/09/2022 

 

JOB SUMMARY

The mandate of Community Recreation & Cultural Programs is to build an inclusive, vibrant, and creative city, unique in identity, and rich in culture. The Service provides strategic vision and innovative leadership in managing customer centric sports and recreation venues and programs, including the management of facilities and/or land for the delivery of indoor and outdoor recreation programs and services, and fosters an environment in which Ottawa’s arts, heritage, festival and event sectors can evolve sustainably.

Under the guidance of a Program Coordinator, you are responsible for assisting with the coordination of recreation, arts, aquatics or sports programs for preschoolers, children and youth during the summer months as well as the implementation of activities, supervision of staff and assumption of the Coordinator’s responsibilities, when required. You also ensure participants have a safe and enjoyable camp experience. The programs may take place indoors, outdoors, in one or a variety of locations.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High School Graduate entering college/university in the fall

Minimum of 4 months but less than 8 months of related experience is required; candidates must possess experience in recreation programming

CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENCES

Current Standard First Aid, CPR and/or AED certificates
AODA Accessibility/IASR Training
Principles of Healthy Child Development training course - High Five is desirable
Quest 2 Tool training course - High Five is desirable
Certification in relevant coaching/aquatics/recreation programs is an asset

KNOWLEDGE

  • Understanding the developmental and recreational needs of children.
  • Accessibility Training (legislated as required training by 2010)
  • Ability to accompany and supervise participants in a variety of environments including aquatic.
  • City of Ottawa Core Training
  • Applicable City of Ottawa Parks & Recreation policies and procedures.
  • Must possess the training, experience and knowledge to organize the work and its performance.
  • Must be familiar with all applicable health and safety legislation, have knowledge of any potential or actual danger to health or safety in the work place, and have knowledge of appropriate actions to be taken in order to ensure the health and safety of staff in accordance with applicable legislation and City policies and procedures.

COMPETENCIES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Must be able to relate to children and be a good role model
  • Must be tactful, kind and patient
  • Must be calm under pressure
  • Must be creative and resourceful
  • Must be reliable and trustworthy
  • Must be flexible, creative and enthusiastic
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work well in a team environment.
  • Ability to follow verbal and/or written directions/procedures.
  • Demonstrates team work and leadership skills with the ability to motivate teams.
  • Ability to work in a team setting or independently
  • Maintain a fun and safe environment
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, leadership and programming skills
  • Good organization skills
  • Sound judgement in difficult situations
  • Must be able to relate to children and be a good role model
  • Must be tactful, kind and patient
  • Must be calm under pressure
  • Must be creative and resourceful
  • Must be reliable and trustworthy
  • Must be flexible, creative and enthusiastic
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.
  • Demonstrates team work and leadership skills
  • Physically fit and able to participate in recreation activities.
  • Capable of safe lifting techniques
  • Proper attire and footwear

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • Language Requirement: Various language requirements, locations may require English only, French only OR Bilingual competencies. Some positions require English oral, reading, and writing. Some positions required French oral, reading and writing.       
  • Police Record Check: The successful candidate will be required to complete a Vulnerable Sector Check with the Police Services detachment in their jurisdiction to the City of Ottawa’s satisfaction.; Note: Under the age of 18, requires a Criminal Record and Judicial Matters check in place of the Vulnerable Sector Check.; Police record checks completed by a third-party company will not be accepted.
  • Please save a copy of the job poster. Once the closing date has passed, it will no longer be available. 

 

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. 

 

The City of Ottawa promotes the principles of diversity and inclusion and adheres to the tenets of the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. We encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples and persons of all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions. 

 

The City of Ottawa provides accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If contacted to proceed to the selection process, please advise us if you require any accommodation. 

 

Accessible formats and communication supports are available upon request. Please contact the HR Service Centre at 613-580-2424, extension 47411.