Canadian Diabetes Association
Nova Scotia Region
Working closely with the Camp Chairperson, the Camp Direcor is responsible for coordinating the planning, implementation, and evaluation of Camps Morton, Lion Maxwell, and the Leadership Training Program and for the overall leadership and supervision of program and counselling staff and campers. Acts as a positive role model for all campers, program and counselling staff. Develops and maintains professional working relationships with campers, staff, Health professionals, parents, volunteers, supporters, and visitors.
- Meets with Coordinator, Community Education bi-weekly.
- Meets with Camp Chairpeson for camp orientation and for regular scheduled meetings, as decided at the beginning of contract.
- Coordinates camper registrations, mail-outs and acceptances.
- Ensures campers' medical forms are received and provided to appropriate health professional staff, well in advance of camp, to facilitate planning.
- Recruits, selects, and trains the camp program and counselling staff, in conjunction with the camp committee chair and appropriate health professional staff, as required.
- Oversees the mailing of and ensures that all staff (including health professionals)and volunteers have signed and returned the appropriate forms, including the CDA Code of Conduct, police checks, payroll/employment forms, etc.
- Organizes, implements and evaluates staff training.
- Prepares and submits an evaluation to each staff member by September 30th and files a copy in the CDA Nova Scotia Region Office.
- Oversees completion of staff tasks, as per individual contracts.
- Participates in health professional staff training, as required.
- Reviews LIT evaluations with the Leadership Training Director and ensures that these have been sent out by September 30th.
- Ensures compliance with the Canadian Diabetes Association policies and procedures for camping, including the Camping Guidelines and the Camp Medical Standards (in conjunction with the Medical Director).
- Ensures campers, staff, volunteers, and counsellors comply with all site regulations, as per contracts.
- Records and reports all accidents and incidents relating to campers, staff and volunteers, according to policies and procedures.
- Coordinates and directs on-site camping programs.
- Works with the Camp Program Director to oversee camp program development.
- Works in partnership with medical, nursing, and nutrition staff.
- Maintains camp files and records within the CDA Nova Scotia Region office.
- Coordinates pulling of records to be sent to National office.
- Ensures that evaluations of the camping season are completed by all staff, volunteers, and counsellors and are compiled and circulated by September 30th or prior to camp evaluation meeting, whichever is first.
- Prepares a general camp evaluation report at the end of the camping season, according to national requirements.
Posted December 4, 2003
Last Updated: Thursday December 04, 2003 08:07:26
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