Company Name:

YMCA Geneva Park

Location:

Ramara, Ontario, Canada

Approximate Salary:

$15 Per Hour

Job Category:

Education

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

Less than 2 years

Required Education:

High School or equivalent

Posted

July 17, 2018

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Leadership Facilitator/Operation Support Staff

FT Leadership Facilitator/Operations Supprt Staff (4 positions available)

Seasonal Leadership Facilitator (2 to 6 positions available)

Casual Leadership Facilitator (2 to 8 positions available)


GENERAL FUNCTION:

Under the direction of the Assistant Manager of Camping and Outdoor Education Programs, Leadership Facilitators deliver dynamic outdoor and leadership programing to schools and corporate clients and assists in program planning and development. Under the direction of each departmental manger as an Operations Support Staff, assist in operational tasks in housekeeping, food service, custodial, office and maintenance. This position requires employees to live onsite.

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS:

·         Demonstrate strong support and commitment to the mission and core values of the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka and the YMCA in Canada.

·         Demonstrate strong support and commitment to serving the membership, facility users and all program participants of the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka.

·         Program development and planning

·         Delivery of on site and off site programming including outdoor education for school groups and conference guests, teambuilding exercises, initiative games, low ropes, nature interpretation, outdoor recreation activities, sports and leadership development

·         Working flexible hours (evenings, overnight and weekends)

·         Site in charge duties: respond to emergencies and situations that may arise after hours

·         Operations support staff duties may include:

o   Food Service: bartending, banquet services

o   Housekeeping: turning over rooms, off season deep cleaning

o   Custodial: room and program set up, site cleaning, night custodial shifts

o   Maintenance: grounds keeping, snow clearing, program set up, ice rink and ski trail maintenance

o   Office: support the front office during busy registration periods

 

JOB KNOWLEDGE/QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Post-Secondary School Education in Recreation and Leisure, Education or related field is an asset

·         1 to 2 years’ experience in outdoor education or leadership development

·         Experience delivering ABL (Adventure Based Learning), experiential activities and initiatives

·         Knowledge of the outdoors, leadership theory and team building concepts

·         Commitment to safety and risk management is essential

·         Experience working with children is an asset

·         Strong Customer Service skills are essential

·         Experience in conflict resolution and capacity building are an asset

·         Professional Outdoor Certificates highly desirable, i.e. Paddle Canada or ORCKA Instructors, Low Ropes Instructor (A.C.C.T.), etc.

·         NLS  and PCOC are desirable

·         Standard First Aid/CPR-C are required

·         Clear Police Reference Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening

·         Mandated training (including AODA, Workplace Violence & Harassment, Health & Safety Awareness, Child Protection) is required before or shortly after commencement of work

  • Ontario G driver’s license or equivalent

  • Smart Serve desirable

  • An understanding of Ontario Camps Association (O.C.A.), Ontario Physical Education and Health Association (O.P.H.E.A.) and YMCA Overnight Camping Best Practices

 

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Commitment to Organization Vision and Values: Demonstrates and promotes a personal understanding of and appreciation for the mission, vision, strategic outcomes and values of the YMCA.

  • Volunteer Stewardship: Understands the important role volunteers play in our Association.  Contributes to a welcoming and supportive environment for all volunteers, and demonstrates appreciation for their commitment.

  • Communication/Listening: Listens attentively to comprehend both the factual content of a message and the feeling being expressed.

  • Teamwork: Participates actively in a team for organizational effectiveness.

  • Diversity: Appreciates that people with different opinions, backgrounds and characteristics bring richness to the challenge or situation at hand.

  • Concern for Health and Safety: Demonstrates a knowledge of required protocols and ensures their implementation

  • Philanthropy: Demonstrates an understanding and appreciation of the role of Philanthropy in achieving the YMCA’s mission.

  • Integrity: Demonstrates responsible behaviour at all times and maintains high ethical standards.

  • Self-Management: Works independently within prescribed parameters. Can discern the relevance of issues and communicate them.

Company Name:

YMCA Geneva Park

Location:

Ramara, Ontario, Canada

Approximate Salary:

$15 Per Hour

Job Category:

Education

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

Less than 2 years

Required Education:

High School or equivalent

Posted

July 17, 2018

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