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Camps Senior Staff - Culture

Req ID: 1408
Vacancy Type: Seasonal 
Number of Positions: 4  
Closing Date: 05/31/2019

Job Summary

Our team is actively seeking Culture Camps Senior Staff  with an arts specialist background to assist the Culture Camp Coordinator in the delivery and management of comprehensive camp programs in drama, dance, music, visual arts and/or digital design as developed by the Culture Division.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Camp Coordinator in the 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.
  • Assist the Camp Coordinator with preparation of program outlines, daily activities and special events, program supplies and additional programming requirements for camp staff.
  • Visit Culture programs daily; provide direction and ongoing coaching to enhance front line staff artistic program knowledge, teaching techniques and program planning skills.
  • Actively supervise front line staff, ensuring safety standards and establish procedures are being followed.
  • Inform the Camp Coordinator on a daily basis of customer feedback, staff performance, facility and program items.
  • Immediately and effectively respond to program and staff concerns.
  • Maintain a flexible working schedule to ensure supervision and continuity of program.
  • Monitor and replenish required program supplies and equipment.
  • Conduct facility checks daily.
  • Maintain and oversee accurate attendance and medical records for all camps.
  • Accurately prepare and maintain required administrative records.
  • Assist the Camp Training Committee in the development and facilitation of training week for camp staff.
  • Assist in the planning and facilitating of on-site summer staff meetings/ special events as needed.
  • Provide assistance with preparation and administering of staff evaluation as required.
  • Assist the Camp Coordinator with end of season administrative responsibilities as needed. (Program summary and recommendation, inventories.)
  • Effectively provide quality customer service and act as a knowledgeable resource to parents, participants, volunteers and leaders.
  • Effectively and in a timely manner communicate with Summer/Program Supervisor/Designate 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
  • Experience supervising part-time staff in a recreational camp setting and minimum of 2 years of experience teaching and leading children and teens in a camp setting.
  • Excellent communication and organization skills required
  • Emergency First Aid/CPR B certification by employment start date
  • HIGH FIVE Principles of Healthy Childhood Development certification by employment start date
  • Employment offer is conditional upon receipt of a criminal record vulnerable Sectors screening that is acceptable to the City of Mississauga.
  • Secondary School Graduation Diploma
  • Driver’s License and access to a vehicle for travel between camp sites on a daily basis is required
  • Emergency First Aid/CPR B Certificate,
  • Healthy Child Development Certification


Hourly Rate/Salary: $17.30 - $20.60 
Hours of Work: up to 44 hours per week 
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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