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Radio Camp Coordinator

17 May 2016 / by CJRU 1280AM (author)
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CJRU Kids Radio Camp invites 15 children  to come and host their own radio shows, make radio plays, learn about Canadian music and even build a mini AM radio to take home.

As a camp coordinator you will be responsible for the supervision and training of the group each day, liaising with parents and coordinating the week's activities. Some of the camp activities include:

  • How to write, record and edit a radio advertisement,
  • How to write, record and edit a review of a Canadian album or book.
  • How to use a professional broadcast mixing board
  • How to record  sound effects and write radio plays
  • How to DJ music
  • At the end of the week campers host a live 2-hour radio show on 1280AM and enjoy their very own launch party!

Job Description:

  • Conduct camp workshops & Prepare materials for each day
  • Train children in the recording editing and mixing of audio
  • Coordinate activities with workshop leaders and volunteer mentors
  • Liaise with parents
  • Teach children to operate mixing boards, microphones and headphones.
  • Assist children in preparing scripts
  • Assist in planning a 2-hour live radio show 
  • Supervise children throughout the day


  • Responsible, punctual and reliable
  • Experience working with or supervising children
  • Creative, fun and outgoing
  • Knowledge of audio recording and digital editing
  • This position requires a completed Vulnerable Persons Screening check
  • **First Aid Certification required

To apply:

Email a cover letter, resume and two references to by June 10, 2016.

Contract Details:

Duration: July 4-August 1, 2016


July 4-8=15 hours

July 11-15= 44 hours *Hours: 8:00am to 4:30pm

July 18-22=15 hours

July 25-August 1= 15 hours

Salary= $12/hr


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