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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 2024(depending on host region)

Application Deadline

March 1, 2024

Compensation

$20-22 per hour

Location

Communities in Nunavik, Nunavut and Nunatsiavut

Description

Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview. Interviews will begin on a rolling basis in mid-February 2024 

Are you looking for a fun and rewarding summer job? Each year, United for Literacy coordinates educational and engaging Summer Literacy Camps across Inuit Nunangat. 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. 

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 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 having 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: 
 
To apply, visit https://www.unitedforliteracy.ca/about/job-opportunities/ 

Please direct your resume and application form to: 
Brenna McIntyre  
Email: [email protected] 
Fax: 1--866-923-5837 

Closing date: March 1st  2024 

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 Code, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and all other applicable legislation. We invite applicants to request accommodation, as required, throughout the application and hiring process. 

 

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