Camp Host

at K2K Productions (view profile)
Location 800 Juliana Dr., Woodstock, Canada
Date Posted January 24, 2023
Category Summer Job
Job Type Full-time

Description

CAMP HOST

OVERVIEW

VISTO Performing Arts Camp will allow students to engage in weekly camp experiences.

Camp Host will be passionate about their faith, youth, and families. Comprehensive VISTO training will allow everyone the opportunity to learn more about themselves and the world around them while growing individually and as a team. Camp Host will lead daily crafts and games with small groups, work collaboratively with staff while participating and encouraging everyone. Communication with VISTO Camp Director and camp families will require discretion and professionalism while supporting VISTO team members throughout the day. Camp Host will require enthusiasm, stamina, and willingness to take initiative. Camp Host and VISTO staff team will accomplish an epic summer experience for all campers while creating a fun and successful summer work experience.

WHO WE ARE

K2K Productions has existed for 18 years as a weekly theatre arts program for students in grades 2-12. Students in each K2K Company experience small groups and mentoring, coaching in singing, dancing, and acting and preparing for a full-scale musical. We desire that every student will find a place to belong, a place to fit in and their purpose.

VISTO Performing Arts Camp is launching Summer 2023 to support the needs and interests of students in our program while offering weekly performances and engagement opportunities for families and the community.

We are committed to providing a safe, inclusive, and welcoming environment for young people to grow in faith and develop skills no matter their experiences or background.

WHO YOU ARE

  • An energetic individual age 15 to 30 years who has significant interpersonal skills
  • Interest in supporting youth ages 8 to 16 years and the performing arts
  • Confident in greeting people of all ages and answering questions
  • Proficient at following systems and keeping staff aligned throughout the day
  • Patient, fun-loving, and confident in ability to motivate and assist campers in all of the day-to-day activities and program
  • Possess strong communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Demonstrate responsible, ethical, and professional conduct
  • Accepting and in partnership with K2K’s mission to reach young people through the arts while growing character and faith
  • A team player while carrying a high-level of responsibility and accountability

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES

  • Lead daily crafts and games with small groups
  • Work collaboratively with Camp Counsellors to create daily challenges and impactful skits
  • Participate and encourage students throughout their day-to-day activities and rehearsals
  • Supervise campers and ensure their safety, development, growth, skill achievement and general well-being
  • Problem-solve situations and circumstances with team members
  • Stamina to engage in high-energy days
  • Demonstrate emotional maturity, a positive attitude, thoughtfulness, and stability
  • Clean, maintain and ensure proper use of camp facilities and equipment
  • Memorize all emergency procedures, abide by, and enforce camp rules
  • Strive for excellence in all aspects of each day while supporting others to do the same

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

  • A fun work environment and culture working with students
  • A community enriched summer experience working with like-minded people
  • Daytime work hours
  • Hours will vary slightly with different start & end times, within 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Civic Holiday and weekends off – except Saturday August 26
  • A full-time, 8-week contract position that will allow you to grow in leadership, creativity, community, and faith
  • Two weeks of Orientation & Leadership Training which will provide insight, personal growth, and build confidence prior to camp weeks
  • Orientation & Training will include team building, spiritual gifts, leadership, discipleship, child development, safety and training, and suicide prevention training
  • Inspiration, prayer and motivation from leaders surrounding this ministry who are deeply invested in students and their success (mentally, emotionally and spiritually)
  • Work collaboratively with a team of 10 or more
  • Camp Host will report to VISTO Camp Director and K2K Directors
  • Casual, modest dress including Camp shirts to be worn daily
  • Some VISTO merchandise at no-cost for camp use
  • Discounted merchandise, if desired
  • Possibility of billeting in family home for 8-weeks

Contract dates: July 4 – August 26, 2023 (8 weeks)

Job Type: Full-time contract, 40 hours/week

Hourly Wage: $15.50 - $18.50 per hour

Apply online at https://www.vistocamp.ca/summerjobs.