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Summer Literacy Camp Counsellor

Duration

6-week summer contract, including training and travel to host community.

Start Date

Mid-June to early July 2023 (depending on host region)

Application Deadline

February 27, 2023

Compensation

$20 per hour

Location

Communities in Nunavik, Nunavut and Nunatsiavut and Cree Nations of Eeyou Istchee

Description

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview. Interviews will begin on a rolling basis in mid-January 2023

Are you looking for a fun and rewarding summer job? We are seeking mature, committed and self-motivated individuals to fill the position of Camp Counsellor in our Summer Literacy Camp program. These literacy camps aim to promote a love of reading and learning, and increased self-confidence, among campers aged 5-12 living in Nunavik, Nunavut and Nunatsiavut and Eeyou Istchee.

Camp Counsellors are expected to work in independent teams to deliver indoor and outdoor literacy-based activities in a safe and culturally sensitive environment. Camp Counsellors will be working with large groups of very young children, up to a counsellor-to-child ratio of 1:10.

Camp teams are made up of both counsellors from the community and external counsellors. External camp counsellors must be comfortable with sharing accommodation (which may be co-ed) and have minimal access to telephone and internet.  

Overall Accountability
Each team will be comprised of an Admin Counsellor and 2-4 other Camp Counsellors. Together, they will work as a team under the remote supervision of the United for Literacy Regional Coordinator.

United for Literacy will provide candidates with a fully-paid training prior to the start of camp.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Required Skills and Attributes Additional Assets Compensation: Application Process:
Please direct your resume and application form to:
Brenna McIntyre
Email: [email protected]
Fax: 1-866-300-1431

Closing date: February 27, 2023

In keeping with our ongoing efforts to promote equity and reflect the diversity of our organization, we encourage applications from Inuit, First Nations and Métis peoples, as well as persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.
 
Furthermore, we welcome applications from individuals who self-identify on the basis of any of the protected grounds under the Human Rights Code.
 
We are committed to integration and maintaining the independence of individuals and removing barriers to accessibility in the workplace. We are committed to full compliance with the Human Rights Codethe Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Actthe Occupational Health and Safety Actand all other applicable legislation. We invite applicants to request accommodation, as required, throughout the application and hiring process.

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