Visitor Experience Animator: Day Camp

  • London Children's Museum
  • 21 Wharncliffe Road South, London, ON, Canada
  • Feb 13, 2019
Contract Education

Job Description

VISITOR EXPERIENCE ANIMATORS DAY CAMP (Summer 2019)

The London Children’s Museum is looking for a creative, fun, professional and enthusiastic Day Camp Visitor Experience Animators (VEAs) to join our team. Working with the Visitor Experiences staff, the Day Camp VEAs will contribute to the development and delivery of outstanding programs and day camps for children ages 4-12. Our new team members will identify with and exemplify our organizational values which are: Stay Curious, Be Awesome, Be Helpful, Dream Big, Include Everyone and Have Fun.

Position: 9 positions available. Hourly contract position at 40 hours per week from June 15, 2019 – August 31, 2019.
Compensation: $14.00/hour

Key Responsibilities:
• Develop, deliver and facilitate ten weeks of high-quality, fun, educational and engaging day camp programs for children ages 4 – 12
• Encourage and support an inclusive and respectful atmosphere for all campers.
• Ensure the care, safety and security of day campers at all times
• Supervise and participate in on-site and off-site activities including swimming, physical activities, experiments, art activities, songs and games
• Communicate with parents/caregivers of campers on a daily basis
• Provide exceptional visitor experience and customer service
• Deliver other Children’s Museum programs including birthday parties, demonstrations, events and outreach activities as needed
• Provide training, support and supervision of volunteers
• Be a helpful, positive and engaged member of the Children’s Museum staff team
• Accept other duties as assigned

Skills:
• Enthusiasm for hands-on, experiential learning
• Experience working with children. Previous day camp experience is an asset.
• Demonstrated expertise and interest in providing playful, engaging experiences for children
• Desire to work in a distinctly child-centred environment
• Specific interest or expertise in the area(s) of science, art, history, culture, engineering, museums and/or outdoor learning is an asset
• Excellent time management skills, and ability to work both independently and within a team
• Strong verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills

Position Requirements:
• Child & Infant First Aid and CPR training
• Valid police check
• Between the ages of 16 and 30 years of age at start of employment (By June 1, 2019)
• Be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, or a person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the immigration and refugee protection act
• Legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial legislation and regulations
• HIGH FIVE® certification and All Kids in Camp training, provided by the Children’s Museum
• Ability to work weekends, holidays and some Friday nights

The London Children’s Museum welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

To Apply: Please email your application to recruitment@londonchildrensmuseum.ca