The Personal Support Counsellor (PSC) is hired to help provide an unforgettable camp experience for campers who require 1:1 supervision. These campers come recommended through Reach for the Rainbow (Reach), an organization dedicated towards the inclusion of all youth in summer camp environments.
The PSC should have an interest or experience in working with special needs youth as he/she will be responsible for ensuring a safe and positive camp experience for the assigned camper. Counsellors are the staff members who work most closely with our campers and supervise them in all aspects of camp. Being a Counsellor in any regard requires many different personal and professional skills. Working 1:1 with a camper requires even more patience, responsibility, and discipline skills. This position is detail-oriented in regards to the health, safety, parenting, basic personal care needs and integration of the camper.To maintain a high standard of care, the PSC is also responsible for teaching and enforcing the HOC Principles of Respect to their campers, including safety expectations of camp and general activities. Ensuring that both campers and staff in the section follow proper equipment use and safety regulations is an important part of working at HOC.
Staff Orientation / Training: TBD
Employment Period: June 30, 2019 – August 24, 2019
Optional Employment: Week #9 August 25 – August 31, 2019
Wages: Summer wages vary depending on age, qualifications and experience of applicants. Room and board are included.