Deaf Youth Today - Employment Opportunity

Applying for Deaf Youth Today Summer Staff

As we move forward with our staff hiring process, we remain optimistic that Camp will be permitted to operate within our regular capacity for the 2021 season and are eagerly looking forward to building our team!

 

Judging from the sheer amount and nature of the feedback received throughout the rollercoaster ride that was 2020, there is little question that, as a staff team, we give from the heart and connect with our campers and students in so many meaningful ways.

 

Deaf Youth Today (DYT) is looking for dynamic team members willing to create a fun and memorable camp experience for deaf and hard of hearing children and youth. Staff and Personal Support Workers (PSWs) will work under the direction of the DYT Supervisor. Job positions and assignments will be determined by experience and level of education in connection with the job description.

 

Please contact Deaf Youth Today at DYT@fndc.ca if you have any questions about our staff hiring or application process.

The following jobs are open:

  1. Team Leader (Canada Summer Jobs Grant)

  2. Camp Leader (Canada Summer Jobs Grant)

  3. Contract Staff

  4. Personal Support Workers 

 

Core Qualifications for ALL Positions:

  • You are fluent in ASL

  • You have experience working with children and youth

  • You have the energy to work with children

  • You have excellent communication skills with people of all abilities and ages

  • You are independent, mature, competent, a quick, responsible decision maker with good boundaries

  • You are open to overnight camping and are flexible with schedules

  • You have access to transportation for yourself (car, bus or carpooling)

  • You embrace and respect our diverse range of campers and families.

  • Having a First Aid certificate is an asset
     

In addition to core duties, DYT staff will specialize and/or have expertise in one or more of the following areas:

Diversity: Modelling and promoting acceptance and respect for all ways of being.
Expression and education: Tying in language learning and critical thinking opportunities.
Access: Ensuring that learning and communication styles are met.
Fun: Creating fun and humorous hands-on memorable connections.


Priority consideration will be given to qualified applicants who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing.

 

Deadline for DYT application - April 30, 2021