Junior Counselor (Volunteer)
Apply By: Wednesday May 22, 2019 at 4PM Salary: Volunteer position We are hiring for the following locations: - Annapolis Valley (Wolfville) - Halifax - Cape Breton (Whitney Pier) - New Glasgow & Pictou - Dartmouth - Yarmouth Submit cover letter and resume as one document and specify which location you are applying for. Please send to firstname.lastname@example.org Are you considering choosing a career as a Child and Youth Worker? Are you interested in gaining hands-on experience with youth? At Business is Jammin’ you are not just an extra set of eyes and ears. We want you to learn and grow to become an individual who can make a difference. Who is Business is Jammin’? Business is Jammin’ (BIJ) is a province-wide charitable initiative that strives to build the next generation of leaders. We grow and nurture the minds of Black and racially visible minority youth across Nova Scotia, providing a foundation and helping youth create a life plan. BIJ seeks to expose youth to entrepreneurship, social enterprise, education and personal development through experiential learning. We help grow and foster not only the entrepreneurial mindset but that of intrapreneurs, dreamers who do, and take the initiative to create innovation within their workplace. Responsibilities BIJ hosts fun-filled, interactive summer camps where youth have the opportunity to operate their own start-up companies with the goal to develop, fund and implement solutions to social, cultural or environmental issues in their respective communities. As a Camp Counsellor you will be delivering several entrepreneurship workshops to youth, exploring the characteristics of an entrepreneur, techniques for idea generation and engaging creative thinking exercises. You will also be responsible for the safety and supervision of the campers during camps, field trips and outdoor activities. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with community organizations when facilitating workshops and program delivery. Learn How To o Contribute to healthy child and youth development o Plan, implement and evaluate programs o Multi-task, problem solve and make strategic decisions o Help youth build skills o Build positive relationships o Engage youth in activities and provide a sense of belonging and inclusion Eligible Candidates o This position is designed for African Nova Scotian, Black, Indigenous or racially visible minority students. Please self identify in your cover letter. o Must have a valid Driver’s license and/or access to a reliable vehicle Other Considerations The successful applicant must provide a criminal record check and child abuse registry check This position has an anticipated end date of August 30, 2019 Business is Jammin’ is an equal opportunity employer. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.