Maya W

Bilingual French and English Canadian Nanny

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Maya Watson 647-515-... | Summary and Objectives I am an enthusiastic and positive third year university student looking for a child care position for May and June of 2017 (or mid April). I have extensive experience in childcare from babysitting to being an overnight camp counsellor in Algonquin Park to my position last summer as a camp counsellor in the P.I.N.E. Project (an inner city wilderness camp). Furthermore, I have three years of lifeguarding and teaching swimming lessons experience. I am also bilingual in french and english and love learning and reading in both languages. I also play the guitar and love to cook and clean! Education University of Kings College 2014 - present Halifax, Nova Scotia Humberside Collegiate Institute, Toronto Ontario Secondary School Diploma, Honours --... Honours Certificate of Bilingual Studies in French Immersion Training Smart Serve (e--... Basic Occupational Health and Safety Awareness Training Program 2014 Rocky Crest Golf Resort, Mactier, Ontario Lifesaving Society Standard First Aid and Automated External Defibrillator 2012, recertifying in 2016 Certified Emergency First Aid and Swim Instructor 2012, recertifying in 2016 Certified National Lifeguard 2013, recertifying in 2016 Employment Experience Legal Assistant/ Receptionist May to August 2015 Shirtliff-Hinds Law Offices, Toronto, Ontario Greeted new clients, answered the phone, organized appointments, dealt with walk-ins, handled credit card interactions, drafted letters, sorted documents, court experiance Recreation Assistant/ Camp Counsellor Rocky Crest Golf Resort, Mactier, Ontario July to August 2014 Supervised childrens aquatics activities and organized childrens camp by tailoring activities to the childrens preferences and the weather (ages 7-12), helped guests with waterfront activities, lifeguarded, supervised water equipment use of children and adults, helped families with basic canoeing strokes when, handled sales Camp Counsellor Camp Northway, Algonquin Park, Ontario July to August 2013 Supervised canoe trips (ages 8-9 and 16-17, ranging from three days to seven days), planned planned and cooked meals, taught basic canoe strokes, taught children how to find firewood, created activities, directed a camp musical, counsellor for girls ages 11-13, lifeguarded, supervised children, taught swim lessons, lifeguarded, organized tent set-up Swimming Instructor Jack of Sports, Toronto, Ontario Part-time --... Taught children ages 3-11 how to swim based on the Jack of Sports curriculum, trained children in first aid, led game time for level one Other Experience Leadership Training --... Peer Leader, Humberside Collegiate Institute, Toronto Counsellor-in-training, Camp Northway 2013 Led play activities, helped cook meals Political Canvasser 2012-13 Canvassed door-to-door, persuading residents to vote Language Exchange to France --... Successful exchange partnership with a girl from Dijon. She came to Canada August to October and I went to France from February to May, and visited one year later Skills Fluent French Ability to help homesick kids (from Camp Northway experience) Years of responsibility for children, starting with babysitting at a young age Work well with all types of people Ability to clearly communicate orally and in writing Able to thrive in fast-paced work environment Comfortable with travel, changing environments, irregular schedules Love to be outdoors Able to work independently, make decisions, and solve problems Something about being a great team player Awards and Honours University of Kings College, Halifax Entrance Scholarship 2014 Humberside Collegiate Institute 2014 Community Service Award Writers Craft Award References Available upon inquiry

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Phone Number 647-515-... Confirmed
Postal Code M6R...
Years of Experience 5
Provider Type Individuals
Age Group
Days Per Week 5
Hours Per Week 2
Pay Hourly
Work Eligibility


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Eileen T

Maya is awesome with children! Her joy, enthusiasm, and positive energy is contagious and the campers (ages 4 - 12) at the p.i.n.e. project had a great, safe, time with Maya, having adventures in nature, getting muddy, and being outside in all weather.

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