Each Area Head’s primary responsibility is to create and execute activities for their assigned area(s) that are safe, fun, developmentally focused and age appropriate. Area Heads provide leadership to the instructors in their area(s) including training, coaching and reviewing performance. Area Heads are responsible for assisting with equipment and facilities management, guest issues, and provide great customer service. Staff are also required to attend all meetings as outlined during staff training.

The Ropes Area Head must have Level 2 Ropes Certification.

Skills & Attributes required:
Muskoka Woods is looking for staff whose personal values match the MW Core Values which include having a passion for working with children and youth. Area Heads must have strong skills in the following: organization and administration, time management, conflict resolution, and both oral and written communication. We are looking for leaders who are energetic, skilled in their area of activity and the ability to plan and implement programs for skill development and fun. Previous leadership experience, working with youth, running programs and working at summer camps is required.

Salary Range: $185 – $215/week plus room and board
Contract Dates: June 2nd to August 30th, 2019

Essential Functions for all Arts & Athletics Positions

  • Be able to assist guests and staff in an emergency
  • Possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of guests and/or staff
  • Have the ability to accompany guests across camp
  • Be able to lead small and large group activities
  • Have the ability to verbally communicate well with staff and guests

** Please note that all staff are required to uphold the Muskoka Woods Vision and Mission, Core Values and Aspirations, as well as all policy and procedures as outlined during our Staff Development Week held at the beginning of your contract.

** Please note: All Arts and Athletics staff stay in shared staff accommodation.

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