Employment

Number of Positions Job title Posting Dates
1 Personal Trainer February 2, 2018 - 12am to February 28, 2018 - 12am
1 Summer Camps – Counsellor (Special Needs) February 1, 2018 - 12am to February 28, 2018 - 12am
1 Summer Camps – Assistant Counsellor February 1, 2018 - 12am to February 28, 2018 - 12am
1 Summer Camps – Camps Administrative assistant February 1, 2018 - 12am to February 28, 2018 - 12am
9 Summer Camps – Counsellor February 1, 2018 - 12am to February 28, 2018 - 12am
8 Summer Camps – Head Counsellor February 1, 2018 - 12am to February 28, 2018 - 12am

Personal Trainer

Campus Recreation

Posting Dates: Friday, February 2, 2018 - 00 to Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 00

Number of Positions: 1

Hourly Rate: $20

Duration: Casual/Part-time

Job Description:

The Certified Personal Trainer is responsible for establishing realistic goals with their clients, designing, tailoring and implementing fitness programs for them. Each client has specific needs and it is left up to the trainer to prescribe specific programs to their clients in order for them to achieve their goals. The trainer is a professional in the fitness field and they are to teach their clients how to train safely, by demonstrating and teaching proper technique and using appropriate cues to guide their clients through their workouts.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in the areas of personal training &/or exercise physiology
  • Valid level 1 Personal Training certification by an accredited association (CanFitPro, SPI, NCSA, CSEP, ANIE etc…)
  • Valid CPR certification
  • Valid First Aid certification
  • A background in physical fitness, physical education, exercise physiology or comparable equivalent
     

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The Personal Trainer should be professional and responsible at all times;
  • Fill out all pertinent documentation in regards to their clients health history in order to be able to tailor the fitness program specifically for the client;
  • Be able to assess clientele, design and implement programming for the client(s);
  • Introduce yourself to new people, smile and greet them Get to know as many participants as possible;
  • Report any malfunction of equipment to the appropriate supervisor;
  • Know the rules and regulations of the facility, and relay them to all clients. If someone is violating rules, causing disturbance, and or mistreating staff, equipment, or other members, inform them of the rules and politely ask them to follow them;
  • Be prepared to respond to an emergency that may occur during a session by using current university procedure;
  • Be aware of literature and trends in fitness and fitness-related fields;
  • Be available to answer questions pertaining to her/his clients;
  • Encourage safety at all times.

Send resume to:

Lenny Sabourin
Manager - Fitness and Instructional Programs

Simone Julien-Sparks
Assistant Manager – Fitness Programs

Summer Camps – Counsellor (Special Needs)

Camps

Posting Dates: Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 00 to Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 00

Number of Positions: 1

Hourly Rate: 14.28$/h

Duration: Seasonal (June to August)

Job Description:

The Special Needs Counsellor within the Gee-Gees sports camp is primarily responsible for the safety and supervision of campers with special needs. They are also responsible for delivering a high quality camp by creating a very pleasant, dynamic, motivating and safe atmosphere. The Special Needs Counselor is paired with campers whose parents have identified them as requiring assistance while attending our camps, for a wide range of reasons. This position will ensure the counselor-to-camper ratio is low, in order to allow the counselor to devote more of their attention to the camper(s). On days where there is no camper assigned to the counselor, the counselor will act as a “rover” and assist other camps where needed.

Before camp, counsellors are responsible to completely familiarize themselves with the training manual and learn how their head counsellor envisions the camp. Their main goal is to ensure the enjoyment and supervision of the children. Therefore, most of their days are spent with children. The counsellor is to follow instructions given by the program coordinator and assistant coordinator, and strive to show initiative as the summer progresses. The counsellor is responsible for a station during morning and afternoon childcare, as well as free swim and remaining at these stations is of utmost importance.

Skills and required experience

  • Leadership and ability to work as part of a dynamic team;
  • Good language skills (oral, written and comprehension) in both English and French;
  • Experience working in a camp environment;
  • Experience working with children having special needs;
  • Certification in Standard First Aid, AED and CPR-C prior to beginning employment.


Tasks and responsibilities

Before camps (Mid-June)

  • Attend all mandatory meetings and training sessions
  • Become familiar with your role at camp
  • Obtain a valid police record check for work with the vulnerable sector
  • Have a valid first-aid certificate
  • Become familiar with the Training Manual
  • Introduce yourself and become familiar with Sports Services staff
  • Provide input to your head counselor with regards to planning and activities
  • Complete mandatory training

During camps (June to August)

  • Ensure all campers are provided a safe and fun summer camp environment
  • Familiarize yourself with special needs’ camper files
  • Attend mandatory weekly and other planned meetings
  • Remain in constant contact with your head counsellor
  • Scan all areas prior to the commencement of an activity to ensure safety
  • Perform all safety precautions (e.g. head counts) outlined during training
  • Fill out accident/incident reports if necessary
  • Fill out behavioural forms if necessary
  • Remain at the assigned station for the entire swimming period and childcare periods
  • Demonstrate sound judgement and leadership skills
  • Remain mature and professional at all times
  • Plan and/or lead activities when asked by your head counsellor
  • Respond to questions and concerns from parents or, if unable to provide an answer, redirect the individual to your head counsellor
  • Wear the camp uniform at all times
  • Report any problems or concerns to the head counsellor or to administration staff
  • Return all equipment to the appropriate locations
  • Ensure all areas used are clean and tidy when leaving

Send resume to:

Application form

In person: 102 Montpetit

E-mail: ggcamps@uottawa.ca

Mail:
Gee-Gees Summer Camps
University of Ottawa Sports Services
Montpetit Hall, 125 University
Ottawa ON  K1N 6N5

Summer Camps – Assistant Counsellor

Camps

Posting Dates: Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 00 to Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 00

Number of Positions: 1

Hourly Rate: 13.15$/h

Duration: Seasonal (June to August)

Job Description:

The assistant counsellor within the Gee-Gees sports camp is primarily responsible for continuing to deliver a high quality camp by creating a very pleasant, dynamic, motivating and safe atmosphere. Before camp, assistant counsellors are responsible to completely familiarize themselves with the camp manual and learn how their head counsellor envisions the camp. Their role is the enjoyment and supervision of the children. Therefore, most of their days are spent with children. The assistant counsellors are to follow instructions given by their head counsellor, and also strive to show initiative as the summer progresses.The counsellor is responsible for a station during morning and afternoon childcare, as well as free swim and remaining at these stations is of utmost importance.

Experience and skills required

  • Leadership and ability to work as part of a dynamic team;
  • Good language skills (oral, written and comprehension) in both English and French;
  • Experience working in a camp environment;
  • Certification in Standard First Aid, AED and CPR-C prior to beginning employment.

Camp-specific experience and skills required

Camps

Skills and required experience

Multi-Sports

  • Has an interest in sports
  • Has played competitively or recreationally in any type of sport
  • Has a basic understanding of main sports like soccer, football, volleyball, basketball, etc.
  • Is overall an athletic person and shows athleticism through experiences

Fencing

  • Has an interest in fencing
  • Has basic understanding of the sport and what it entails (rules, different weapons)
  • Has taken up some classes and/or follows consistent classes during the year

Creative Dance and Popular Dance

  • Has an interest in dance
  • Ideally has a basic knowledge of the different dance styles (broadway, jazz, hip hop, contemporary, acro)
  • Ideally has taken some dance classes no matter what the form (and has basic knowledge of dance steps)
  • If no dance experience the following need to be considered:
  • Is capable of following rhythm and can easily adapt body movement to the different styles (e.g. slow soft movements for ballet, hard, locking movements for hip hop) – good body coordination
  • Can easily pick up movement combinations and can easily instruct others once steps and movement combinations are shown

Cheerleading

  • Has a general interest for cheer
  • Has had experience with cheerleading either on a team or coaching
  • If no experience in cheer: persons with a dance background is acceptable (will easily be able to adapt to the style and will easily catch on to routines and will be able to instruct)
  • If no experience in dance or cheer:
    • Someone who shows good body coordination and movement
    • Can follow rhythm and can easily pick up movements

Swimmers

  • Ideally has aquatic experience (e.g. working in pool environment, taking lessons at a higher level, water sports experience)
  • Is capable of swimming without assistance, and feels comfortable in the water

Junior Gee-Gees

  • Has experience working with kids in a camp environment
  • Demonstrates creativity, energy and patience
  • Has played competitively or recreationally in any type of sport
  • Has a basic understanding of the main sports like soccer, football, volleyball etc.
  • Has an interest in sports
  • Is overall an athletic person and shows athleticism through their experiences

Tasks and responsibilities

Before camps ( Mid-June)

  • Attend all mandatory meetings and training sessions
  • Become familiar with your role at camp
  • Obtain a valid police record check for work with the vulnerable sector
  • Have a valid first-aid certificate
  • Become familiar with the Training Manual
  • Introduce yourself and become familiar with Sports Services staff
  • Provide input to your head counselor with regards to planning and activities
  • Complete mandatory training

During camps (June to August)

  • Ensure all campers are provided a safe and fun summer camp environment
  • Attend mandatory weekly and other planned meetings
  • Remain in constant contact with your head counsellor
  • Scan all areas prior to the commencement of an activity to ensure safety
  • Perform all safety precautions (e.g. head counts) outlined during training
  • Remain at the assigned station for the entire swimming and chilcare period
  • Demonstrate sound judgement and leadership skills
  • Remain mature and professional at all times
  • Plan and/or lead activities when asked by your head counsellor
  • Respond to questions and concerns from parents or, if unable to provide an answer, redirect the individual to your head counsellor
  • Wear the camp uniform at all times
  • Report any problems or concerns to the head counsellor or to administration staff
  • Return all equipment to the appropriate locations
  • Ensure all areas used are clean and tidy when leaving

 

Send resume to:

Application form

In person: 102 Montpetit

E-mail: ggcamps@uottawa.ca

Mail:
Gee-Gees Summer Camps
University of Ottawa Sports Services
Montpetit Hall, 125 University
Ottawa ON  K1N 6N5

Summer Camps – Camps Administrative assistant

Camps

Posting Dates: Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 00 to Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 00

Number of Positions: 1

Hourly Rate: 14.78$/h

Duration: Seasonal (May to August)

Job Description:

Under the supervision of both the coordinator and the assistant coordinators, the administrative assistant manages all registrations for Gee-Gees summer camps programs. The administrative assistant is responsible for day-to-day client services and for ensuring the office is a positive and clean workspace. During camp weeks, the administrative assistant is responsible for printing daily attendance and registration reports. Other duties include helping with morning and afternoon childcare, morning snack distribution and lunch time duties as well as taking care of ill or misbehaving participants.

Experience and skills required

  • Excellent organizational and people skills;
  • Good language competency (oral, written and comprehension) in both English and French;
  • Experience working in a camp environment;
  • Customer service experience;
  • Significant computer knowledge in databases and word processing skills;
  • Certification in First Aid and CPR, AED and EpiPen training prior to beginning employment.

Tasks and responsibilities

Before camps (May to June)

  • Attend all mandatory meetings and training sessions organized by assistant coordinators
  • Become very familiar with camp descriptions, locations, programming, dates and prices
  • Become familiar with all camp staff to properly address parents’ concerns
  • Become familiar with the camp database and registration procedures
  • Take full responsibility for keeping the office a clean and positive work environment
  • Ensure brochures at all public locations are always stocked
  • Manage all client services responsibilities
  • Confirm registration forms and enter all data in the appropriate fields in Class, including creating family accounts, promoting the online registration systems and assisting clients in using it
  • Process payments and enter them into Class
  • File all registration forms into existing individual folders or create a new folders
  • Print and e-mail receipts
  • Process all refunds
  • Prepare communication to be disseminated
  • Prepare daily deposits and registration reports
  • Order office supplies
  • Review and update procedures
  • Review and update custom Class prompts
  • Prepare daily deposits and communicate with finance
  • Handle all IT problems with computers in the camps office and communicate with Sports IT services when needed
  • Open and close the camps office at the beginning and end of business hours, answer incoming telephone calls and take messages when appropriate.        
  • Assist and support the coordinator in any other tasks relevant to camps
  • Wear the camp uniform at all times and strive to promote healthy active living and positive lifestyle choices

During camps (June to August)

  • All aforementioned tasks continue during camp weeks
  • Coordinate late arrivals and early pick-ups with parents
  • Assist with childcare, including ill or misbehaving children, when deemed necessary by assistant coordinators
  • Prepare packages for individual camps every week, including child prompts, sign-in/sign-out, attendance sheets and extra guardian pick-up forms
  • Prepare packages for varsity camps with special adjustments based on coaches needs

Print updated status reports when needed

Send resume to:

In person: 102 Montpetit

E-mail: ggcamps@uottawa.ca

Mail:
Gee-Gees Summer Camps
University of Ottawa Sports Services
Montpetit Hall, 125 University
Ottawa ON  K1N 6N5

Summer Camps – Counsellor

Camps

Posting Dates: Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 00 to Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 00

Number of Positions: 9

Hourly Rate: 14.28$/h

Duration: Seasonal (June to August)

Job Description:

The counsellor within the Gee-Gees sports camp is primarily responsible for continuing to deliver a high quality camp by creating a very pleasant, dynamic, motivating and safe atmosphere. Before camp, counsellors are responsible to completely familiarize themselves with the training manual and learn how their head counsellor envisions the camp. Their main goal is to ensure the enjoyment and supervision of the children. Therefore, most of their days are spent with children. The counsellors are to follow instructions given by their head counsellor, and strive to show initiative as the summer progresses. The counsellor is responsible for a station during morning and afternoon childcare, as well as free swim and remaining at these stations is of utmost importance.

Skills and required experience

  • Leadership and ability to work as part of a dynamic team;
  • Good language skills (oral, written and comprehension) in both English and French;
  • Experience working in a camp environment;
  • Certification in First Aid and CPR prior to beginning employment.

Camp-specific experience and skills required

Camps

Skills and required experience

Multi-Sports

  • Has an interest in sports
  • Has played competitively or recreationally in any type of sport
  • Has a basic understanding of main sports like soccer, football, volleyball, basketball, etc.
  • Is overall an athletic person and shows athleticism through experiences

Fencing

  • Has an interest in fencing
  • Has basic understanding of the sport and what it entails (rules, different weapons)
  • Has taken up some classes and/or follows consistent classes during the year

Creative Dance and Popular Dance

  • Has an interest in dance
  • Ideally has a basic knowledge of the different dance styles (broadway, jazz, hip hop, contemporary, acro)
  • Ideally has taken some dance classes no matter what the form (and has basic knowledge of dance steps)
  • If no dance experience the following need to be considered:
    • Is capable of following rhythm and can easily adapt body movement to the different styles (e.g. slow soft movements for ballet, hard, locking movements for hip hop) – good body coordination
    • Can easily pick up movement combinations and can easily instruct others once steps and movement combinations are shown

Cheerleading

  • Has a general interest for cheer
  • Has had experience with cheerleading either on a team or coaching
  • If no experience in cheer:
    • Persons with a dance background is acceptable (will easily be able to adapt to the style and will easily catch on to routines and will be able to instruct)
  • If no experience in dance or cheer:
    • Someone who shows good body coordination and movement
    • Can follow rhythm and can easily pick up movements

Swimmers

  • Ideally has aquatic experience (e.g. working in a pool environment, taking lessons at a higher level, water sports experience) 
  • Is capable of swimming without assistance, and feels comfortable in the water

Junior Gee-Gees

  • Has experience working with kids, especially in a camp environment
  • Demonstrates creativity, energy and patience
  • Has played competitively or recreationally in any type of sport
  • Has a basic understanding of the main sports like soccer, football, volleyball etc.
  • Has an interest in sports
  • Is overall an athletic person and shows athleticism through their experiences

Tasks and responsibilities

Before camps (Mid-June)

  • Attend all mandatory meetings and training sessions
  • Become familiar with your role at camp
  • Obtain a valid police record check for work with the vulnerable sector
  • Have a valid first-aid certificate
  • Become familiar with the Training Manual
  • Introduce yourself and become familiar with Sports Services staff
  • Provide input to your head counselor with regards to planning and activities
  • Complete mandatory training

During camps (June to August)

  • Ensure all campers are provided a safe and fun summer camp environment
  • Attend mandatory weekly and other planned meetings
  • Remain in constant contact with your head counsellor
  • Scan all areas prior to the commencement of an activity to ensure safety
  • Perform all safety precautions (e.g. head counts) outlined during training
  • Fill out accident/incident reports if necessary
  • Fill out behavioural forms if necessary
  • Remain at the assigned station for the entire swimming period and childcare periods
  • Demonstrate sound judgement and leadership skills
  • Remain mature and professional at all times
  • Plan and/or lead activities when asked by your head counsellor
  • Respond to questions and concerns from parents or, if unable to provide an answer, redirect the individual to your head counsellor
  • Wear the camp uniform at all times
  • Report any problems or concerns to the head counsellor or to administration staff
  • Return all equipment to the appropriate locations
  • Ensure all areas used are clean and tidy when leaving

Send resume to:

Application form

In person: 102 Montpetit

E-mail: ggcamps@uottawa.ca

Mail:
Gee-Gees Summer Camps
University of Ottawa Sports Services
Montpetit Hall, 125 University
Ottawa ON  K1N 6N5

Summer Camps – Head Counsellor

Camps

Posting Dates: Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 00 to Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 00

Number of Positions: 8

Hourly Rate: $14.78/h

Duration: May to August

Job Description:

The head counsellor’s primary role is to not only develop and plan, but also to lead and deliver the high quality of camps that the University of Ottawa strives to provide year after year. They are hired sufficiently in advance to the start of their camp and are responsible to help plan training week for counsellors and prepare detailed programming for the entire summer including the reservation of any outings within their budgets. The incumbent should also become very comfortable with the counsellor handbook and strive to be a role model counsellor for their own counsellors. During camps, the head counsellor is responsible for all day to day logistics of their camp including empowering their counsellors and assistant counsellors with responsibility. The head counsellor is to remain in close contact with the assistant coordinators before and throughout the camp period.

Skills and required experience

  • Superb organizational and people skills;
  • Good language skills (oral, written and comprehension) in both English and French;
  • Experience working in a camp environment (>2 years);
  • Certification in First Aid and CPR, AED and EpiPen training prior to beginning employment.

Camp-specific experience and skills required

Camps

Experience and skills required

Multi-Sports

  • Has a good knowledge of the main sports presented in the camp (soccer, volleyball, football, ultimate Frisbee, basketball)
  • Has played sports in a competitive or recreational league
  • Is an ongoing athlete
  • Has coaching/instructional experience

Fencing

  • Has good knowledge of this sport (rules, different weapons, drills)
  • Has had substantial training and experience
  • Is currently fencing and is ongoing in training
  • Has gone to regional competitions

Cheer

  • Has participated or is currently participating in a cheerleading team (preferably a member of a credible club or university team)
  • Has had substantial experience and/or knowledge in this field (techniques, routines, etc.)
  • Has gone to cheer competitions (understands the proper ways to run routines and how to build a proper routine)
  • Has the ability or experience to synthesize routines that are appropriate to campers

Creative Dance and Popular Dance

  • Must be an experienced dancer (taken dance classes, participated in shows or dance competitions)
  • Has experience in various types of dance styles (jazz, hip hop, contemporary, broadway, acro)
  • Has some experience on shows procedures (cues, rehearsing, spacing, music)

Swimmers

  • Has substantial experience working with kids, especially in a camp environment
  • Demonstrates creativity, lots of energy, and patience
  • Is comfortable assisting with swimming lessons but does not need formal training as a lifeguard or swimmer.
  • Ideally has aquatic experience (e.g. working in pool environment, taking lessons at a higher level, water sports experience)
  • Is capable of swimming without assistance, and feels comfortable in the water.

Junior Gee-Gees

  • Has substantial experience working with kids, especially in a camp environment
  • Has knowledge on popular sports that are appropriate for kids (soccer, volleyball, basketball, etc.)
  • Demonstrates creativity, lots of energy and patience
  • Has played competitively or recreationally in any type of sport
  • Is overall an athletic person and shows athleticism through their experiences

Tasks and responsibilities

Before Camp (May to June)

  • Attend all mandatory meetings and training sessions
  • Become familiar with your role at camp
  • Plan and prepare all activities for your camp
  • Complete global camp tasks that are assigned by the administrative team (i.e. organizing and preparing equipment, theme activities and camp-wide games for the upcoming summer)
  • Reserve outings, check availability of necessary supplies, order equipment and materials
  • Obtain a valid police record check for work with the vulnerable sector
  • Have a valid Standard First Aid, CPR-C and AED certificate
  • Become familiar with the Training Manual
  • Meet your staff and go over prepared planning with them and lay down your expectations of them
  • Complete mandatory training
  • Introduce yourself and familiarize yourself with the sports services staff
  • Promote and market camps using different means, such as school visits

During Camps (June to August)

  • Run games/activities and supervise campers
  • Supervise, guide and delegate to staff members
  • Ensure all campers are provided a safe and fun summer camp environment
  • Remain at the assigned station for the entire swimming and childcare period
  • Ensure that all staff are at their proper swim and childcare stations at all times
  • Demonstrate leadership and motivational techniques as well as sound judgment
  • Remain mature and professional at all times
  • Wear the camp uniform at all times
  • Ensure administration is kept up to date with concerns/problems
  • Attend mandatory weekly meetings and all head counsellor meetings
  • Discuss and find solutions to problem topics with your staff
  • Evaluate staff midway through and at the end of the summer
  • Maintain professional relations with all staff and provide constant feedback to them
  • Respond to parents’ concerns and/or questions in a professional manner
  • Fill out incident/accident reports if necessary
  • Fill out behavioural forms if necessary
  • Ensure all areas used are clean and tidy when leaving
  • Scan all areas prior to the commencement of an activity to ensure safety
  • Perform all safety precautions (e.g. head counts) outlined during training

Send resume to:

Application form

In person: 102Montpetit

E-mail: ggcamps@uottawa.ca

Mail:
Gee-Gees Summer Camps
University of Ottawa Sports Services
Montpetit Hall, 125 University
Ottawa ON  K1N 6N5