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Summer Camp Facilitator

 Student Employment

POSITION:                               Summer Camp Facilitator    

CLOSING DATE:                       Thursday, December 21st, 2017

EMPLOYMENT DATES:           January 15 – April 27th, 2018 (Part-time)

                                                   April 30th  – August 17th, 2018 (Full-time)

HOURS OF WORK:                  January 15 – April 27th – flexible (no more than 10 hours per week) 

                                                   April 30th – August 31st, 2018 - 8:30 to 4:00 pm, Monday to  Friday                     

RATE OF PAY:                          $   14.00/hour, plus vacation pay


The Summer Camp Facilitator will be responsible for the organization and delivery of two summer camp experiences at Nipissing University.

The NU Science Exploration Camps will concentrate on providing inquiry-based learning experiences for youth aged 8 – 12 years through different themed weeks in the months of July and August, 2018.

The Youth Camp will provide engaging and educational theme-based activities to Indigenous youth aged 3 to 12 years of age during the months of July and August, 2018.   

Interested applicants must demonstrate experience in the preparations, delivery and supervision of summer camp experiences for children.

Some responsibilities of this position include:

Ø  Creation of a positive learning environment for youth

Ø  Giving direction to summer student employees

Ø  Maintaining written records of all resources and activities of both camp experiences

Ø  Assist with liaising with funding agencies

Ø  Support and guidance of youth in attendance at the Camps

Ø  Organization, planning and implementation of Camps

Ø  Effective problem-solving and decision-making with regard to organization of Camps

Ø  On-site liaison with parents and teachers

Ø  Promotion and marketing of NU Science Explorations

Ø  The creation of final reports for both Camp experiences

Ø  Attend Actua-related events and meetings

Ø  Additional responsibilities as assigned


  • Experience working with school-aged youth in learning environments
  • Previous supervisory responsibilities
  • Strong academic skills as demonstrated through proven academic performance in university studies
  • An educational background in science and/or mathematics at a post-secondary level
  • Previous experience working with Aboriginal students or communities preferred
  • First Aid and CPR certification is preferred
  • Knowledge of Aboriginal culture is considered an asset
  • Ability to work independently


To apply for this position please submit a resume and cover letter referencing the

job title and three (3) references to 

We thank all applicants; however, only those to be considered for an interview will be contacted. 

Nipissing University is an inclusive employer and will provide accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.  

For further information regarding the duties and responsibilities of these positions, please contact ­­Chris Hachkowski, Principal of Aboriginal Programs at 474-3461, ext. 4368 or by email at



Please submit your letter of application and resume by: December 21, 2017, 04:00 PM


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