Camp Driver

Campfire Circle in Muskoka, Ontario, is looking for a Camp Driver.

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Hours of Work: Start Date: June 21st, 2023 End Date: September 3rd, 2023
Wages: $4,500 (for the full contract)
Duties & Qualifications:
  • Shopping for program, activity, and medical supplies
  • Picking up and dropping off medications for campers
  • Transportation of campers to regular off-site programs and to hospitals in emergency situations
  • Transportation of campers to and from surrounding cities
  • Support with summer bus programs and bus chaperoning
  • General upkeep of camp vehicles
  • On-call for emergencies
  • Assist in facilitation of on-site volunteer training
  • Coach and support volunteers in planning, prepping, and execution of camp wide programs, theme, and other activities
  • Assist volunteers in providing general support and supervision to campers
  • Attend and participate in various program areas, staff meetings, and socials as required
  • Participate in risk management and Overnight Camp emergency procedures
  • Work with Summer Office Manager to complete administrative camp office tasks and fill in for Office Manager in their absence.
  • Write end of summer report to evaluate job area and responsibilities
  • Complete any necessary expense reporting and collection of receipts
  • Ensure accident/incident report forms are completed.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by their Manager or their designate
  • Experience as a staff or volunteer in a camp environment and/or working with children in  recreational setting.
  • Experience working with children with disabilities and/or additional physical, behavioural, and/or psycho-social needs as well as experience facilitating adaptive programming.
  • Valid Standard First Aid & CPR-C certification for duration of the contract or willing & able to successfully take the certification (paid for by Campfire Circle).
  • A current G Class driver’s license, and eligible to be insured under camp policy. Current police reference check and vulnerable sector screening
  • Overnight summer camp experience.
  • Experience working in an administrative setting
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and computer skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with children with serious illnesses and an understanding of how illness impacts the entire family.
  • Demonstrated commitment to volunteerism or volunteer sector.
  • Bronze Cross or NL certification
  • This position requires living at the Muskoka campsite for the duration of  he contract – room and board is provided. Routine evenings and weekend commitments are required.
  • In consideration of the population Campfire Circle serves, the incumbent is a non-smoker.

The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions and supporting camp life require the following physical demands: lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. The job is largely performed in an outdoor environment. The minimum physical requirements for this position include:

  • Able to Work Varied hours on call
  • Able to drive long distances

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