For the 2012 summer
sessions, the following positions are available at Camp Amy Molson:
Counselors are what make camp so memorable. They are responsible for the care of a group of 5 -7 boys or girls in a cabin and during the course of a day, responsible for getting the children up, dressed and ready for the day. They are also responsible for getting camper group to their meals, activities and putting them to bed at night. They have to do their best to ensure that the children have a fun and healthy camping experience.
Ready...Set...Go! The main activities at camp include: Arts & Crafts, Boating, Nature Lore, Live Arts, Sports, Cooperative Games, Music and Archery. The Activity Leader is responsible for preparing the activity geared towards each age group, request supplies and animate the activity. During Theme Days, the Activity Leaders are called upon to help organize and participate in the special day.
One of the many support systems for staff and campers are the Crisis team. This position involves a tremendous amount of flexibility. They are responsible for helping out wherever needed and dealing with crisis situations involving campers.
SPLASH! Lifeguards are responsible for the safety of the campers and staff at the lake (swimming and boating) and the pool. Also called upon to help organize and participate in Special Days as well as health center duty.
Mmmmmmm! The kitchen staff assist the cook in the preparing and serving of meals, daily cleaning of the kitchen and dining hall, including washing floors and dishes.
LIT LEADER AND COORDINATOR
13 year olds just wanna have fun...The LIT Leader, and LIT Coordinator are in charge of the L.I.T.s. The leaders sleep in the cabin and are responsible for the campers attending workshops, activities and projects that differ to the rest of camp. The coordinator is in charge of planning the activities and workshops for each session.
FIRST AID TECHNICIAN
Ouch! The First Aid Technician position requires a nursing student or first aid technician. They are responsible for all medical treatment of campers and staff. They also teach skills that encourage a healthy lifestyle.
Something smells lemony fresh. The Laundry staff member is responsible for washing all camper and staff clothing and keeping the laundry room neat and clean.
Vrooooooom! The Van Driver is responsible for, running errands off-site and running tuck shop for staff. They are also available for any emergencies that may come up.
COUNSELLOR IN TRAINING/JUNIOR COUNSELLOR
Learn how to be the best. Counselor in Training/Junior Counselor is a position for those who are interested in becoming a future counselor. They are responsible for assisting a counselor with their campers. This position also involves training in counseling, animating activities and planning Theme Days.
Supervise the preparation and serving of healthy, hearty, nutritious
meals to all campers and staff as approved by the Montreal Dietary
Dispensary. Establish and maintain a good rapport with kitchen
and other staff. Maintain a clean and happy work environment
as per government requirements. Order provisions and supplies.
Clean and prepare kitchen and dining hall by Family Day. Prepare
lunch for Family Day. Follow prepared menu as posted, including
vegetarian choices. Keep an up to date inventory of food and
supplies. Spend the budget adequately to ensure that there is
ample food for campers and staff at every meal. Ensure the kitchen
and dining hall is thoroughly cleaned and arrangements made to
store and/or discard leftover food on the last day of camp. Prepare
a list of equipment to be purchased and repairs that need to
be done for the kitchen, for the following year.
Ensure smooth running of section by working directly with campers
and staff for maximum output. Acquaint yourself with the camp
personnel, policies and practices, as well as the goals and objectives
of the camp. Attend all staff meetings. Prepare reports and evaluations
of staff. Assist counsellors in solving camper problems. Know
the whereabouts of staff and campers at all times. Participate
in pre-camp training and other workshops. Responsible for all
Behaviour Reports on all campers. Work one on one with difficult
campers if necessary. Plan and implement activities, such as
Tribal Program, Pottery and Reading. Assist with packing for
overnights and picnics. Schedule Daily Duties (Free play area
patrol, night supervision, etc.). Bell Ringing Announcements
at the Bell. Lead grace in the Dining Hall.
Ensure that the C.I.T. Program is running smoothly. Attend all
staff meetings. Meet with the C.I.T.s on a regular basis, share
journal writing. Prepare reports and evaluations of C.I.T.s.
Know the whereabouts of C.I.T.s at all times. Participate in
pre-camp training. Assist in scheduling of C.I.T.s. Bell Ringing
(rotate with Section Heads/Program Coordinators.) Participate
in the singing at the Bell.
Smooth running of programs by working directly with program staff.
Acquaint yourself with the camp personnel, policies and practices,
as well as the goals and objectives of the camp. Attend all staff
meetings. Prepare reports and evaluations of program staff. Know
the whereabouts of program staff. Participate in pre-camp training
and other workshops. Assist and supervise packing for overnights
and picnics. Assist in scheduling of daily duties (Free play
area patrol, night supervision, night check). Bell Ringing (rotate
with Section Heads). Announcements at the Bell (with Section
Heads). Lead Program Staff in the singing at the Bell.