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22 May 2019

Seasonal Summer Day Camp Waterfront Specialists (Multiple Positions)

YMCA of Niagara – Posted by yjobs Regional Municipality of Niagara, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Summer Day Camp Waterfront Specialists
Positions available in: Welland at Merritt Island and Niagara Falls at Fireman’s Park
Contract Start/End: Contracts start in May for orientation and training, full time training starts June 23. Camp runs July 2, 2019 – August 30, 2019
Starting Wage: $14.33/hour plus YMCA Membership benefits from June-August
Hours per week: 25-40 hours/week

Waterfront Specialist
YMCA Day Camps are looking to hire two Waterfront Specialists. Waterfront Specialists are required to hold their National Lifeguard certification and have canoeing experience.

• Skilled in waterfront activities/games
• Assists site supervisors and program specialists to ensure safety measures are met
• Maintains high standards of safety and risk management in delivery, communication of staff assigned to waterfront areas
• Assists with waterfront training to all waterfront staff
• Maintenance of the equipment (canoes, paddles, lifejackets, first aid, lifeguard tubes, etc)
• Further support staff in the planning, supervision, and leading of activities when needed

• Standard First Aid and CPR C (within two years of certification date)
• NLS certification is required
• NLS Waterfront training is an asset
• ORCA certification is an asset
• Previous YMCA camping or child and youth program experience is preferred
• Criminal Reference Check – Vulnerable Sector Search is required for applicants 18 and over upon hiring

Camp runs Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm, with extended care from 7:30am to 6pm. The majority of camp staff are scheduled to work between 7.5 and 8.5 hours per day.
For more information on this and the variety of camps we offer, please visit our website
Successful applicants must attend all pre camp meetings and trainings, including training on YMCA Child Protection Policies & Procedures.

How to Apply

All applicants are invited to send their resume by June 10, 2019 to: Only those applicants being considered for an interview will be contacted. Accessibility accommodations and materials in alternate formats for individuals with disabilities can be arranged upon request If you require additional information or have any questions about the hiring process please email or call 905-934-9755 ext. 280. For more information for this and other opportunities at the YMCA of Niagara please visit our website,

Job Categories: Art/Culture/Recreation/Sport. Job Types: Seasonal.

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