Department of Geography and Planning

Department of Geography and Planning
Department of Geography and Planning

Explore Summer Camp Hiring Director for 2018

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Director of Explore Workshops and Summer Camp

  • A few flexible training hours between November 2017 to April 2018
  • Full-time work May to August, 2018
  • Located on Queen’s Campus in Mac-Corry Hall

 

The position

  • Overseeing the work of four camp counselors, marketing, finances, workshops in local schools, and two months of summer camp
  • Form positive relationships with the Queen’s Department of Geography, local school boards, educators, principals, campers, parents, and community members
  • May and June: The Explore team visits local schools to present geography-themed workshops that comply with the Ontario Curriculum. Time is also spent on camp promotion and programming
  • Supervise staff members to ensure they are completing their tasks
  • July and August: Camp! The Director will oversee most aspects of camp registration and operation
  • Once hired, the Director will schedule flexible meetings with the 2017 outgoing Director to aid in transition and understanding of duties

 

Requirements

  • Must be returning to full-time school at Queen’s in September 2018
  • Must be responsible, professional and possess good communicating skills
  • Strong time management skills are crucial for organizing schedules for workshops and camp
  • Must be able to delegate and give positive and constructive feedback
  • Must have experience working in positions of leadership
  • Experience working with children and/or in a summer camp environment is a huge asset
  • Knowledge of Geography and the social sciences are an asset

 

Please email your resume and cover letter to gphyexpl@queensu.ca by Saturday, October 28th at midnight, and let us know if you have any questions! Interviews will be held in the weeks that follow.