Camp Medic - Camp Cadicasu

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Camp Medic - Camp Cadicasu
Camp Cadicasu
Suite 1251, 7620 Elbow Drive SW
Calgary, AB T2V 1K2
P: (403) 949-3944 Ÿ F: (403) 932-1969
E: [email protected] Ÿ W: www.cadicasu.com
Camp Medic
Position: Camp Medic
Duration: June 27 – July 12, 2014
Compensation: $450 / week (paid for 3 weeks)
Camp Cadicasu is a traditional co-ed summer camp in Kananaskis
Country, Alberta for children ages 8 – 17 years. Since 1930, we
have been a haven for young people to experience the joys and
freedom of summer, embrace camp values, make new friends and
be supported by a talented and dedicated staff. Our priority is to
give a sense of self-worth to every camper and staff member.
We strive to give a sense of spirituality in the Catholic tradition while helping people of all different
faiths along their own personal journey. We have created an inclusive environment where ALL
children are welcome, regardless of gender, race, religion and socioeconomic status.
We are looking for hard-working and enthusiastic people to join us this year. Working in a summer
camp environment can be one of the best and most rewarding jobs of your life. You will become a
part of our camp family and be surrounded by people who love the outdoors. We provide in-depth
training and focus on developing skills that help our staff be successful.
Working at Camp Cadicasu
As a staff member at Camp Cadicasu, you are
joining 80 years of camping excellence. Working
at a summer camp is a 24 hour job which can
be exhausting and exhilarating at the same
time. The Camp Medic lives in the medical cabin
in a private room with a bathroom. The medical
cabin is also furnished with two single beds for
sick campers. Staff members are free Saturday
mornings after campers leave and are due back
at camp Sunday afternoons to prepare for the
following week.
Job Reponsibilities
Administer to all camper and staff medical needs.
Review camper forms and inform counsellors, the cook and director of pertinent information.
Collect and store all prescription and over the counter medicine provided by parents.
Distribute prescription medications according to detailed instructions by parents.
Secure and monitor ALL camper and staff medications and the medical cabin at all times.
Prepare and supply emergency first-aid packs for out-trips.
Keep the medical cabin clean, sanitized and tidy in a productive manner.
Maintain a high level of energy and enthusiasm no matter what the weather is like.
Ensure that the medical cabin is stocked and ready to assist sick/injured campers and staff.
Model acceptable behavior through a professional demeanour.
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Camp Cadicasu
Suite 1251, 7620 Elbow Drive SW
Calgary, AB T2V 1K2
P: (403) 949-3944 Ÿ F: (403) 932-1969
E: [email protected] Ÿ W: www.cadicasu.com
Camp Medic
Skills & Assets
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Self-motivation and the ability to care for sick and injured children.
Experience working with children with a positive reference.
A good attitude and a strong work ethic.
Health care experience specifically with kids.
Leadership qualities and practice using them.
Background and involvement in a summer camp environment.
The ability to work independently while being a team player.
Problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
Any extra health care industry certifications are a bonus!
Interest and appreciation for nature and outdoor education.
Above all, we are looking for people who will wake up every morning with a positive attitude and a
willingness to work to the best of their ability. We work with our staff and continually develop them to
become outstanding people with a desirable skill set that will help them with future job opportunities.
Qualifications
18 years of age by June 1, 2014.
High School Diploma
Clean criminal background check, including the vulnerable sector search.
Advanced First Aid and CPR “C”
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How to Apply
Please send in your confidential application directly to our camp director: [email protected]
New Staff
Include a resume, three references and a cover letter that addresses the following questions:
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What position(s) would are you interested in this summer?
Have you ever worked in a summer camp environment before? If so, where?
Why would you like to work at Camp Cadicasu?
Why are you the right person for the position(s) that you have applied for?
What experience do you have working with children? (include organization and dates)
Returning Staff
Include an updated resume and cover letter that addresses the following questions:
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What position(s) would are you interested in this summer?
Why would you like to work at Camp Cadicasu again?
Why are you the right person for the position(s) that you have applied for?
How has Camp Cadicasu influenced your life?
Check out our website for more information about Camp Cadicasu to convince you that this is where
you should be this summer!
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