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Canoeing Instructor 2019

Mission:

“Camp Monahan, of the Archdiocese of Regina, provides a Christian camping experience for youth ages 6 to 15 with opportunities for social, physical, intellectual, creative, and spiritual growth.”

Camp Monahan is seeking a Canoeing Instructor, 16 years of age as of May 31st, 2019 or older. All staff will be responsible to care for, guide, and mentor children ages 6-15 through our summer camps. Camps are from July 7th – Aug. 9th. Mandatory training week is July 2nd – July 5th. Staff are also expected to help at camp shutdown days, Aug. 9th & 10th. All staff will participate in reflection and ongoing evaluation with the Camp Director and board members. All staff are expected to be off Camp grounds Friday evenings and are expected back Sunday mornings.

Leadership and Care:

→ Be able to model Christian faith-based values to best ensure holistic care of campers and staff

→ Prior to the camping season, you are responsible for submitting a program plan and ordering any required materials within the designated budget

→ At camp, you are responsible for teaching basic canoeing and water safety skills

→ The Canoeing Instructor will also be in charge of planning fun and engaging activities in the water and beach

→ This person will also work to maintain the beachfront area of camp, supervising all beachfront activities and maintaining camper safety

→ Participate fully in all camp activities, and carry out assigned responsibilities with care and diligence

→ Maintain a safe and respectful environment for all campers and staff at all times

→ Maintain open lines of communication in regards to day-to-day camp activities with the Camp Director

→ Attend and participate fully in staff training, daily meetings, and weekly reflections

Requirements:

→ Active faith in Jesus Christ, and an openness to sharing and participating in this faith with campers, parents, volunteers, and public

→ Excellent organizational skills in order to plan and run an effective canoeing and water safety program for campers aged 6 to 15

→ Must have current certificate in small craft safety, Pleasure Craft Operator or equivalent experience are required

→ Be able to provide a clean vulnerable sector criminal record check

→ Live onsite during training week, summer camps, and clean-up days

→ Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and leadership skills and is able to apply these to maintain the spiritual, physical, emotional, and mental well being of all campers and staff

→ Experience teaching or coaching children, life guarding and/or a First Aid/CPR course are considered an asset

Skills:

→ Proactive and organized in order to foster an efficient day-to-day camp flow

→ Critical thinking in order to problem solve issues that arise day-to-day

→ Be able to work independently, and with a team

→ Follow directions in a timely and professional manner

Why Work for Camp Monahan:

→ Strengthen your leadership skills

→ Develop effective conflict-resolution skills

→ Strengthening faith through service and shared prayer experiences

→ Be a part of the Camp Monahan family, a vibrant faith community

→ Experience one of Saskatchewan’s most historic camps

→ Make a difference in a young person’s life

Interested applicants can either mail or email an updated resume, cover letter, and at least two references to the Camp Monahan Association no later than March 31st, 2019. A criminal record check and up to date certificates are required of all successful applicants. This person must adhere to Camp policy and be a positive role model at all times.

Camp Monahan Personnel Committee

PO Box 26035

Regina, Saskatchewan

S4R 8R7

monahanappsonly@gmail.com