Job Opportunity - Summer Camp Coaches

 

 

VYPC is seeking enthusiastic coaches to run weekly camps and other summer programs for youth age 9 to 14.  Camps run weekday mornings from Monday June 28 to Friday, August 27.
 

Positions funded through Canada Summer Jobs are only open to people 15-30 years old. Other positions are part-time and hours are dependent upon camp enrollment numbers.

 

Mandatory Skills and Experience

 

·       NCCP multi-sport and ELCC or CanoeKids training

 

·       Pleasure Craft Operator Card

 

·       Paddling experience – preferably outrigger, sprint kayak or whitewater

 

·       Experience working with youth of a variety of ages

 

·       Effective interpersonal, organizational and communication skills

 

·       Excellent character demonstrating responsibility, integrity, flexibility, sound judgement and a            focus on safety

 

·       Knowledge of safe boating practices

 

·       Criminal record check

 

 

Desirable Qualifications

 

·         Standard First Aid with CPR Level C

 

·         Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime) for VHF operation

 

·         Lifesaving or lifeguarding qualifications

 

Responsibilities

 

·      Work collaboratively with the other coaches to plan and deliver fun and safe programs.  

 

·      Greet campers and their families and ensure youth are signed in/out each day

 

·      Collect forms and payments and enter data into appropriate systems

 

·      Educate campers regarding safety in and around boats and model appropriate behavior at all times

 

·      Ensure all equipment is handled and stored appropriately

 

·       Prepare the safety motor boat daily

·       Assist in the planning and running of special events

 

·       Publicize VYPC programs and attract people to the club

 

·       Other duties as assigned

 

 

Send a resume and cover letter describing your skills, experience and availability to commodore@vypc.ca.  Deadline for applications is Friday, May 28 2021.

 

Salary is based upon skills, qualifications and experience. 

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