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The First-Aid Attendant is responsible for collecting, recording and distributing medication, providing first-aid to staff and campers who are sick or injured, and monitoring the cleanliness of the camp environment, among many other things. Daily medication and incident logs are kept and individual cabins are inspected daily by this person. It is advantageous if this person has his or her own vehicle and has a valid driver’s license. This person must be at least 19 years old and hold a current Basic First Aid Certification – Advanced First Aid Certification is preferred. (see British Columbia Camping Association accreditation standards for a list of acceptable certifications) The First Aid Attendant must be comfortable speaking with parents, care givers and doctors concerning individual health needs of campers. Discretion and compassion are important characteristics for a First Aid Attendant. See PDF below for the complete First Aid Attendant job description.