Tim Hortons Foundation Camps help youth from underserved communities achieve their full potential through multi-year, overnight camp experiences. Whether at camp or back home in their communities between visits—our youth work to build social, emotional, leadership and innovation skills and behaviours like volunteerism and motivation to learn so they become civically and academically engaged, and successfully transition to adulthood.
At Tims Camps, we are catalysts for good – helping our youth participants and teammates be the best they can be, developing personal and career growth. We empower young people with skills to open doors to their future. That is our North Star and, together, we help shape leaders that build stronger communities.
We’re looking for a…
Program Facilitators are responsible for creating an inclusive and supportive environment where campers are enabled to develop tangible skills set out in the Tims Camps Program Framework. This is done through briefing, leading and debriefing activities to draw out understanding and self-awareness. Program Facilitators read the abilities of their group and adjust activities accordingly. They are responsible for assessing and managing risk and ensuring THFC program and wellness standards are followed.
This role will be based onsite at our Tim Horton Children’s Ranch location in Kananaskis, AB.
2 contract timeframes available:
- February 20, 2024 – May 31, 2024 (2 roles)
- March 1, 2024 – May 31, 2024 (2 roles)
What would you be doing?
- Deliver high-quality, intentional programming designed to meet specific outcomes and develop positive skills
- Establish relationships with youth aged 11-17 that reflect respect, trust, and empathy
- Inspire young people to discover their strengths, challenge limits, and build resilience and leadership capacity in a safe and supportive environment
- Encourage camper development through their own processing and readiness, and recognize their achievements
- Provide leadership and guidance to other staff, modeling inclusivity and mentorship
- Identify, assess, and appropriately manage risks and respond to risks, ensuring the safety of participants, guests and staff at all times
- Ensure program areas are organized, stocked, and in good repair
- Ensure participants and staff are properly trained in activities and follow safety protocols
- Contribute positively to the camp team and culture
- Deliver programs in accordance with THFC and accrediting body standards
- Report incidents, and complete the appropriate documentation
- Work flexible hours while campers are present on site
- Support other camp departments as necessary, including but not limited to kitchen, maintenance, and housekeeping
Does this sound like you?
- 2 years of experience working with children/youth of various abilities, preferably in an outdoor setting
- Ability to exercise good judgement and professionalism when interacting with schools and community groups
- Experienced facilitator. Demonstrates ability to adapt facilitation style based on individual and/or group needs
- Skilled in behaviour management and problem solving
- Current Standard First Aid + CPR (adult, child, infant) with AED, or willing to obtain
- Licensed with a valid G Class Driver’s License, or equivalent (considered an asset)
- Acceptable criminal background check
- Ability to live on-site for an extended period of time and work flexible hours
Benefits of working with us
- Accommodation and meals are included for the duration of the contract
- Bonus when you refer employees
- Have a positive impact on the lives of young people
- Opportunity to build lasting friendships with other staff
To learn more about the impact of the experience you will take part in, watch this short video
Commitment to Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
Tim Hortons® Foundation Camps (THFC) is committed to a fair and inclusive work environment, and seek talent with diversity of life experiences and perspectives. 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.
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