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Camps Coordinator - Culture

Req ID: 1399
Vacancy Type: Seasonal 
Number of Positions: 1  
Closing Date: 02/08/2019

Job Summary

Our team is actively seeking a Culture Camps Coordinator with an arts specialist background to supervise, coordinate and administer comprehensive camp programs in drama, dance, music, visual arts and/or digital design as developed by the Culture Division.

Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Development, implementation and supervision of a diversified Culture camp program in cooperation with the Program Supervisor that supports the Culture Department objectives, philosophies and standards.
  • Preparation of program outlines, daily activities and special events, program supplies and additional programming requirements for camp staff.
  • Visit Culture camps daily; provide direction and ongoing coaching to enhance front line staff artistic program knowledge, teaching techniques and program planning skills.
  • Actively train and supervise front line staff, ensuring safety standards and established procedures are being followed.
  • Provide on-going support, direction and assistance to Senior Summer staff to enhance program knowledge and leadership skills.
  • Prepare and Administer mid-term and final evaluations (Senior Staff, Leader positions)
  • Immediately and effectively respond to program and staff concerns.
  • Maintain a flexible working schedule to ensure supervision and continuity of program.
  • Accurately prepare and maintain required administrative records.
  • Assist the Camp Training Committee in the development and facilitation of training week for camp staff.
  • Plan and facilitate on-site summer staff meetings / special events.
  • Hire, train and schedule volunteers.
  • Complete Quest 2 Evaluations on camp programs.
  • Coordinate equipment & craft supply orders and complete inventory
  • Effectively provide quality customer service and act as a knowledgeable resource to customers, staff and volunteers.
  • Effectively and in a timely manner communicate with Program Supervisor with regards to all aspects related to facilities, staffing, participants, equipment, supplies or anything that would impact the quality and safe delivery of day to day operations.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Post-Secondary Education and training in any of the following areas: Teaching, Arts Administration, Art History, Dance, Drama, Music, Arts/Museum Education
  • Secondary School Graduation Diploma
  • Two years experience of supervising part-time staff in a recreational camp setting and at minium 3 years of experience teaching and leading children and teens in a camp setting.
  • Driver's Licence and access to a vehicle for travel between camp sites city-wide on a daily basis is required.
  • Access to a vehicle on a daily basis is required
  • Emergency First Aid / CPR B certificate
  • Criminal Records Search, Vulnerable Sector Screening that is acceptable to the City of Mississauga
  • HIGH FIVE ® Principles of Healthy Child Development and QUEST 2 certification.
  • Light lifting of supplies

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Hourly Rate/Salary: $ 19.62 - $ 20.70 
Hours of Work: up to 44 hours per week 
Work Location: 201 City Centre Drive 
Department/Division/Section: CMS/Community Services Dept , CMS/Culture Division , Culture Services 
Non-Union/Union: Non Union 

 

A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate, their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

 

We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

 

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act. 

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.     

      

 

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