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Counsellor in Training Program 2024

Program Description 

Beaches Sandbox is currently seeking youth aged 13-15 years to join our CIT program at our 2024 Camps.  

The Beaches Sandbox Summer CIT program runs from July 2nd – August 23rd, 2024, and requires a minimum 2-week commitment (please note the 2 weeks do not have to be back-to-back). CIT’s will assist counsellors in program planning, delivery, and providing a fun and engaging camp experience. By doing so, youth in the CIT program will gain on-the-job experience, develop new skills and knowledge, gain self-confidence in their abilities, and enjoy the experience of a great camp program. 

 

Applicants should be mature, creative, enthusiastic, eager to learn, organized, responsible, and comfortable working with kids. This position requires the ability to commit to 2 weeks (between July 2nd – August 23rd) as well as attend any training or selection nights.

 

Qualifications:

The successful candidate should possess:

  • Must be between the ages of 13-15

  • Mature, enthusiastic, and eager to learn 

  • Enjoys working with children 

  • Can provide at least (1) reference

  • Ability to commit to mandatory training and 2 weeks during the period of July 2nd and August 23rd, 2024.

 

Selection Process:

  • Forms for the Beaches Sandbox CIT program will be available on May 1st, 2024.

  • Applications must be submitted by email or in person by May 31, 2024. Candidates will be required to come to the centre for a selection night on June 5th from 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm. Candidates must present a short game, activity or craft to the camp staff to showcase their skills and abilities. 

  • Applicants selected for the CIT program will be notified by June 12th, 2024.

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