Camper Support Specialist ID: 62685

Deadline Date: 2020/05/31

Location:  St. George

You have a way with people. You handle sensitive situations with empathy, understanding and care. Your skill set allows you to support the mental health and well-being of youth in a non-clinical setting. You enjoy supporting youth in various capacities and it brings you fulfillment to play a part in their overall wellbeing. If this sounds like you, consider an opportunity as a Camper Support Specialist with the Tim Horton Onondaga Farms.

Posting Date:
 St. George
 264 Glen Morris Rd E RR#2
Start Date:
 full time
Number of positions:
Days of work:
 You will
- deliver training on areas such as mental health, positive behaviour management, bullying, disclosures, as well as appropriate responses to situations that may occur at camp
- provide on-going coaching and support to camp staff as it relates to meeting camper mental, behavioural, social and emotional needs
- ensure proper response, follow-through and debrief on situations arising with campers
- handle cases of suspected abuse and neglect in line with THCF Wellness Standards
- make referrals to support services in home communities of the campers
- work collaboratively and communicate with camper families, the camp management team, wellness team and Camper Support Manager to meet the best interests of the camper
- establish relationships with youth that reflect respect, trust and empathy
- model healthy choices and emotional maturity
- be challenged physically and mentally as you live in an overnight camp setting for 9 day sessions, with 2 days of break in between
- have the opportunity to experience personal growth alongside the campers you are supporting
 You are
- a graduate of a post-secondary Social Work or Child and Youth Work program
- experienced at working with youth aged 12 - 16 in a professional mental health setting
- understanding and sensitive to the challenges faced by youth from low-income homes
- skilled in building interpersonal skills, including the ability to influence positive decision-making, listen, manage conflict, and practice sensitivity and compassion
- certified in Standard First Aid, or are willing to obtain
- able to provide an acceptable criminal background check
- able to join us between June 9, 2020 and August 28, 2020
We are an equal opportunity employer that hires talent regardless of age, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, status as a protected veteran or any other legally protected grounds and will not discriminate on these bases. If you have special accessibility requirements that need to be considered during the recruitment process, please let us know by emailing us at and a member of our HR team will get back to you. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.
The Tim Hortons Foundation Camps
- believe that thriving youth create stronger communities
- understand that youth from low-income homes face greater obstacles to reaching their potential
- foster strengths within youth, and empowers them to pursue a life without limits
- use the power of camp and community as a catalyst for change
- build teams who like to have fun while sparking constructive actions in others
- provide our team with many training, development and travel opportunities
Tim Hortons® Foundation Camps (THFC) is committed to a fair and inclusive work environment, and seek talent with diversity of life experiences and perspectives.  
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Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Rachel Clark
Position Title:
Company Name:
 Tim Hortons Foundation Camps
 264 Glen Morris Rd E RR#2
 St. George
Postal Code:
 N0L 2N0
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