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Camp Co-ordinator 2022

Bandology is a proud Canadian non-profit dedicated to supporting more music for more kids via education, collaboration and community. We are looking to hire for the role of Camp and Workshop Coordinator to provide the business and administrative support for live and virtual summer camps and participate in the development of new camp and workshop programming.

About the Job:

  • Responsible for band camp administration
  • Responsible for administration and implementation of current music workshops and percussion parties for a wide variety of ages
  • Act as the lead for Band Camp and ensure that all campers (kids and teens) have a fun and fulfilling experience
  • Implement camp strategy and tactics, identifying specific goals and measurable objectives in collaboration with other team members
  • Develop the appropriate resources needed to engage campers in a fun and educational band camp program experience
  • Coordinate, schedule and support the camp music director, sectional instructors, guests and music mentors for all camps
  • Respond to requests for information about camps/workshops/parties
  • Collaborate with fellow staff to respond to and connect with campers and parents
  • Create and implement a series of surveys to measure camp outcomes with all audiences
  • In collaboration with other staff, advertise, promote and coordinate music workshops and percussion parties and run them utilizing various staff and volunteers
  • Participate in interviews with external connections about the value of music education and ensure they are recorded, reviewed and uploaded to our platforms

About You:

  • Enrolled or graduated from a post-secondary program specializing in education or music education or similar
  • Ability to perform and instruct on percussion instruments and/or wind band instruments and/or piano
  • 2-5 years direct experience working in education, private lessons and/or camp
  • Camp experience, either as a camper or counsellor
  • Proven ability to lead and direct a team in a camp situation, working with both paid staff and volunteer mentors
  • First aid/CPR training with current certification would be a bonus
  • Excellent writing, research and interviewing skills
  • Comfortable with public speaking, both in person and online
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to use compassion and tact when dealing with campers, parents and other community members

 

  • Comfortable working independently from your own personal space (Bandology is a virtual office) with regular in-person meetings and events (as appropriate) with access to your own computer with reliable internet connection
  • Experience with Google suite of programs, social media and public speaking
  • A wide base of transferable skills including organization, time management, self regulation, collaboration and leadership
  • The ability to work both independently and collaboratively with the team
  • Creativity – new ideas are welcomed at Bandology! 
  • A background in instrumental music, whether from music class, piano lessons or personal interest
  • A passion for music and a belief in the long-term value of music education
  • A police check and adherence to our vaccination policy will be required for the successful candidate

About Us:

Bandology is dedicated to providing quality job experiences that allow young people the opportunity to develop a wide variety of skills in a safe and welcoming space, as well as the chance to pursue different aspects and applications of their passion for music and music education.

 

  • In addition to working with the staff team, staff may work closely with Board members from diverse backgrounds with varied experience who provide mentorship
  • Remote work utilizing a central Google drive for files and regular Zoom meetings. When able, we host an in-person meeting each week in Oakville, outdoors and physically distanced.
  • An extensive on-boarding program during the first week to learn about the organization, processes and procedures, and our culture.
  • A flexible work environment where you can set your own hours
  • All staff work together collaboratively during Band Camp week, July 12-16, and are expected to attend in person or online for the full week

Bandology is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an inclusive non-discriminatory work environment that respects the rights of all Canadians. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone.

To Apply:

Send your detailed resume to info@bandology.ca along with a cover letter that answers these three questions:

  • Music is important to me because…
  • I believe that the long-term value of music education is…
  • A special talent that I bring to Bandology is…

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