Adaptive Camp Director

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Website Forward Church Cambridge

Adaptive Camp Director 

Job Summary:
The Adaptive Camp Director will support our campers with special needs and the Adaptive Camp leaders, both paid staff and volunteers, ensuring they have an excellent camp experience.
They are part of a Camp Forward team who will build and implement a plan for the Camp Forward ministry for summer of 2024.
This individual must be able to maintain strict confidentiality and privacy in their work.

Job Requirements:
Must agree in belief and practice with the Articles of Faith, Covenant of Membership, and Lifestyle Statement of Forward Church (Section II of Church Bylaws).
Must be able to sign and abide by the Engagement Agreement & Conduct (Section IV 18.01 of Church Bylaws).
Must be able to teach and/or identify teaching materials consistent with the Articles of Faith and Vision, Mission, Core Values, and Strategic plan of the church.

Accountability:
The Adaptive Camp Director is accountable to the Director of Camp Forward.

Direct Reports:
Adaptive Camp Program Coordinators

Responsibilities:

  • recruiting, training, support and leadership of all adaptive camp leaders
  • taking the leadership responsibilities for Adaptive Camp
  • creating a fun and engaging program for children with special needs
  • working with the other Camp Forward Directors to ensure the camps work in tandem and cooperatively
  • on-going behaviour management during the summer
  • working with Adaptive Camp Program Coordinators and volunteers to implement camp program during summer camp
  • ensuring that all campers, volunteers and staff reporting to them are physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually cared for
  • supporting campers and staff at the Kindergarten Camp and Elementary Camp with needs related to special needs as they arise
  • communicating with families of campers who will be part of the Adaptive Camp before camp begins and
  • creating a support plan for campers and ensuring we are adequately able to support all campers as part of the camp
  • creating additional supports such as visual schedules, when/then charts, etc.
    for certain campers, taking the lead on toileting and/or feeding (training will be provided)

For more information regarding start date, hours, and how to apply please visit https://forwardchurch.ca/join-our-team/

To apply for this job please visit forwardchurch.ca.