Staff Application Deadline:
Staff applications are now open! We are looking to hire for all role. Please submit an application to firstname.lastname@example.org before 9am on Feb. 16, 2019.
Returning staff need to submit a cover letter and resume.
New Staff need to submit a cover letter, resume and 2 letters of reference
Upcoming Dates for Staff:
Summer in the Snow:
This is a meet and greet staffing event. This is our chance to see who is applying, and for everyone to get to know each other. We will also give some additional info about the upcoming summer, what it will be like to be on staff, and the application process going forward. All staff who apply for this summer are expected to attend this mandatory training
When: Saturday February 16 from 9am till 4pm
Where: Knox United Church Embro, ON
Attention Past Staff:
If any of your contact information has changed please update us with your new contact information. This includes phone numbers and addresses. This helps us to make sure you get contracts, T4's and other information you need.
Now Hiring for SumMer 2019!
Camp Tanner is in the process of hiring for all roles this summer!
Camp Tanner Inc. is an overnight camp which runs 6 weeks of summer camps and a weekend camp on May Long Weekend. We are an accredited member of The United Church of Canada and The Ontario Camping Association. Again, this year we are seeking staff who wish to take part in our summer camps and experience positive leadership development and work with young people ages 7-15. Staff will be hired on weekly contracts that run from Sundays to Friday night, in which they will live at Camp Tanner while they work.
Preference will be given to applicants who meet the following requirements:
· Previous leadership and/ or camping experience
· Education and/or experience working with children and youth
· Standard First Aid with CPR – C certification
· Current vulnerable sector police check
· Positive teamwork and communication skills
· Interest in youth program development and facilitation
· Ability to work with/without supervision
· Preference to candidates who can commit to working 6 weeks
· Staff must be committed to attending ALL training sessions and pre-camp meetings offered by Camp Tanner Inc.
Interested candidates should submit their application to The Staffing Committee by e-mail at email@example.com. Applications should include:
-cover letter (which must specify the role you are applying for)
-2 letters of reference (new staff only, returning staff are not required to submit reference letters)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Feb. 16, 2019. Applications can also be brought to summer in the snow on this date.
Positions To Be Filled
Camp Coordinator – pre-camp role taking place in May and June
-preparing for camp, communicating with staff, posting schedules, updating website, taking part in promotional events, planning new programs, organizing special programs, etc.
Camp Director - 5 yrs. camp experience is an asset
-director will oversee all camp activity and all other staff
Program Director – 4 yrs. camp experience is an asset
-oversees programming, organizes special programs, oversees sports staff and programs
Camper Director – 4 yrs. camp experience is an asset
-creates camper lists, deals with camper problems and camper discipline
CIT & Staffing Director- 4 yrs. camp experience is an asset
-creates CIT program, supports CIT’s and counsellors, does evaluations for CIT’s and counsellors
Crafts Program Leader & Sr. Staff Support – 3 yrs. camp experience an asset
-run crafts programs, keep craft cabin clean, assist all other directors when needed
Head Lifeguard – must be 18 years of age (born 2001), 2 yrs. camp experience an asset
-required to have NLS certificate, pool maintenance experience is an asset
Assistant Lifeguard – must be 17 years of age (born 2002), 1-year camp experience an asset
-required to have NLS certificate
Counsellor- Must be 17 years old (born 2002), completion of the CIT program an asset
-supervise a cabin of campers (between 4-8 campers), plan activities for campers to take part in
Counsellor in Training (CIT)- must be 16 years old (born 2003)
-This is a volunteer role! Take part in the CIT program, learn how to be a great staff member, shadow a counselor and assist in supervising campers and running activities.
**all staff who are interested in running a special program or sport should indicate on their application
First Aid Staff- must be a live-in role, nursing experience an asset
-dispense medications, look after camper’s medical needs and seek additional care if needed
Camp Cleaner-preference to be a live-in role
-takes part in cleaning tasks including sweeping, mopping, bathrooms, garbage, laundry, dishes, etc.
Kitchen Supports- 3 roles available, food safety handlers course required
-1 person morning to after lunch (Monday – Friday)
-1 person mid-day shift, after breakfast clean up to dinner (Sunday, just dinner; Monday – Thursday full shift; and Friday till after lunch)
-1 person evening shift part time. Mid afternoon to after dinner and snack prep (Monday, Tuesday & Thursday)
Staff please take note that most of our planning and communications will happen through Facebook. We have one main staff planning group for 2018 as well as a group for Sr. Staff, one for CIT's & new staff and one for each of our 6 weeks of summer. These groups are all private so you will not be able to see it unless you have been added by someone in the group. Groups will be opened as soon as staff applications are all in. Please message our coordinator e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have not been added yet or have any trouble finding these groups.