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Camp Coordinator

We are looking for a dynamic Camp Coordinator to join our caring and committed community centre team and lead Camptastiq this summer!

Camp Coordinator

Context, Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Work with community centre staff to plan & implement an inclusive day camp program for inner city children 5-12 years from a wide range of cultures (most notably nearby urban aboriginal and newcomer youth);
  • Facilitate activities such as games, arts, crafts, tours & field trips to local sites, beaches & water parks, petting zoo, zip lines,  parks; tons of fun places!
  • Direct, supervise and support day camp workers on a daily basis;
  • Manage promotion & program information; organize registration;
  • Track fees, expenses & attendance;
  • Evaluate the Camp program.;
  • Facilitate positive role modeling, boundary setting, crisis manangement, fostering cooperation and sharing, self-esteem building, inclusiveness and pride in diversity.

A significant number of children and youth attending the camp will be coming from personal and/or family situations that include challenges  such as  disabilities, poverty, family violence, addiction, mental illness, FASD, impulse control and borderline parental availability, capacity and role modelling. This position is great for someone who finds meaning in working with kids who face barriers.


  • Food Safe
  • Class 4 Driver’s Licence (Preferred)
  • First Aid and CPR

Education Level

Post secondary student in one of the following fields of study (Enrolled in January-April 2018 and Registered for Full Time Study in September 2018: Canada Summer Jobs position) :

Education, Child and Youth Care, Psychology, Social Work, Phys. Ed., Recreation Studies with coursework in areas such as child development, developmentally appropriate activities, behavior management, group facilitation and program delivery


Experience working in and facilitating summer camp, school aged child care and recreation programs or equivalents in a role with significant responsibility. Demonstrated knowledge and experience re: child development, developmentally appropriate activities, behavior management, group facilitation and program delivery

Term and Hours

Position starts in early June and ends August 31 2018. The 35-40 hours a week are daytime, based on daycamp hours Monday through Friday each week.


$17.20 an hour

Application Deadline

May 23, 2018 :  Resume and cover letter to


***Applicants for this job must be a full time post secondary student returning to a post secondary program full time in September

*****We encourage applications from Indigenous and visible minority applicants