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Job Title: Camp Videographer
Reports To: Camp Director
Number of Positions Available: 1


The intent of this position is to support the Camp Photographer with their daily schedule but also to enhance video presence and produce quality videos that showcase our camp community. This role would require someone to work independently but alongside the Camp Photographer and Media/Marketing Assistant, with minimal supervision. The daily routine would be to work through a set schedule including creating weekly video content to be uploaded on social media platforms (Instagram, Facebook, and Youtube) and creating promotional material for summer and off-season marketing purposes. 

This role would require being able to film, edit and create professional-quality photos/videos for marketing purposes. Candidates must understand our social media expectations and ensure that the image of HOC is properly being reflected in daily/weekly online posts. Interested candidates must have experience using Macintosh computers, Google Applications, iMovie, Photoshop and CMS Website applications. 

This person would not work directly with children but would need to possess an interest in working with children.

In addition to responsibilities during the day, this role would require evening responsibilities as well. The Videographer would be required to work evening activities, all camp activities, and various other events capturing photo/video content.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure that video/photos taken are in line with the standards set by Hockey Opportunity Camp.
  • Provide care to our campers that reflect the standards and guidelines of the Hockey Opportunity Camp's Child Care Practices.
  • Create and execute your job in a productive, professional and fun manner.
  • Be an active participant in the camp community.
  • Sign and abide by Hockey Opportunity Camp’s Privacy Policy.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Attend Staff Orientation week in late June.
  • Experience working in a Mac OSX / Google environment.
  • Be knowledgeable in all safety procedures: including fire, land and aquatic emergency procedures.
  • Follow a set schedule to assist in capturing marketing worthy media material.
  • Assist the Camp Photographer with capturing daily photo quantities, as needed.
  • Work alongside the Media & Marketing Assistant to plan, capture, and edit weekly video content to post on social media platforms (Instagram, Facebook, Youtube).
  • Work alongside the Media & Marketing Assistant to plan, capture, and edit weekly video content that can be used in the off-season to showcase and market HOC to future clients.
  • Use creativity and skill set to engage and maintain the morale of the camp community through the use of photo and video content.
  • Assist the Camp Photographer in planning & creating a staff photo album/slideshow as a "Summer 2022" memento.

ALL STAFF RESPONSIBILITIES

  • All staff are required to deliver every day our Brand Promise “Best Summer Of Your Life” in each camper and staff interaction. Guided to success in delivery of this promise by our four core principles, Community, Leadership, Accountability, and Performance.
  • All staff are expected to abide by and enforce camp guidelines of respect. These are the rules and expectations of behaviour implemented to maintain a fun and safe camp environment.
  • Attendance for all staff to the June orientation week training is mandatory. This training period is where each staff will receive essential employment information and training for a successful summer experience.
  • Participation in camp-wide special events (Evening Programs, All Camp Activities, Campfires, and Friday Finale) and weekly meetings are an expectation of all staff members.
  • The dynamic nature of summer camp demands each staff understand that additional duties may be assigned as required.

SUMMER BENEFITS & TIME OFF

  • Room and Board Provided.
  • Weekly Staff Hockey & Water Skiing.
  • Staff working a full eight-week contract period are entitled to one weekend off (Friday after daily duties to Sunday evening programs).
  • Time off weekly - Saturdays (during the evening: 3 in-house themed events + 3 opportunities to sign-out and leave camp property).
  • Time off daily - depending on weekly schedule.
  • Access to program and recreation equipment.
  • The chance to work in a close knit supportive community that values staff health and wellness, creativity, and employee success.
  • The opportunity to develop life skills, applicable to multi-faceted career opportunities.
  • An experience that will last a lifetime.

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EMPLOYMENT PERIOD

Staff Orientation / Training: TBD
Employment Period: July 3, 2022 – August 27, 2022
Optional Employment: Week #9 August 28 – September 3, 2022
Wages: Summer wages vary depending on age, qualifications, and experience of applicants. Room and board are included.


RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of 18 years of age.
  • Genuine interest and experience in photography & videography, including capturing & editing content.
  • Genuine interest in working at a residential camp.
  • Must be an outgoing, self-starter type person.
  • Valid G driver’s license.
  • Current certificate of Emergency First Aid and CPR.
  • Respect in Sport certification.
  • Must be an enthusiastic, energetic and positive person.
  • Must be willing to take part in camp related activities outside the defined job description.
  • Familiar with programs such as Mac OSX, Google Applications, Apple iMovie, Photoshop and CMS applications for editing photos and video.