Field Coordinator (GTA)

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 10-02-2018
BRIEF OVERVIEW OF POSITION
 
You will be a senior-level I Love Travel team member on destination. Field coordinators are selected to manage and execute specific aspects of a program. Each individual is responsible for certain tasks related to their role and will be the “go-to” person if trip leaders or passengers have questions about the program. Most importantly you will be making sure our passengers are having a #TripofaLifetime.
 
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES
  • Managing day-to-day functions and trip leaders to ensure smooth operations during trips.
  • Making the hard decisions and understanding the importance of being the disciplinarian.
  • Helping to ensure a safe and enjoyable environment for all passengers on trip.
  • Providing support to Trip Leaders on a professional and personal level.
  • Executing planned events and excursions with other coordinators.
 
SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
- Minimum 1 year experience in a youth leadership role (Camp Director, Residence Advisor, President of club/greek life).
- Completed or pursuing a college diploma or university degree in any of the following areas or equivalent:
  • Child and Youth Studies
  • Social Work
  • Education
  • Recreation & Outdoor Adventure
  • Nursing/Paramedic
 
- Comfortable working long hours and evening shifts to provide trip leaders and passengers with a constant point of contact during their trip.
- Organized, hardworking, able to work in a team environment.
- Fluency in French or Spanish is an advantage.
- Valid Passport
 
QUICK FACTS
 
Role: part time, volunteer, contract per trip
Growth: after mastering this role, you become a program director/full-time
 
TRIP SEASON
We run trips from January through to July, and are looking for staff who are going to be able to commit to the majority of our trips all year. Each trip is between 3-10 days in length.
 
Upcoming Dates:
February 13th - February 19th
March 5th - March 19th (multiple trips of different lengths within these dates)
 
RECRUITMENT PROCESS
  1. Apply online here!
  2. Phone Interview
  3. Group Interview
  4. Certification Test & Background Check
  5. Training Trip
  6. Coordinator Training
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