Camp Counsellor

King Township - King, ON (30+ days ago)

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JOB TITLE: Camp Counsellor


DEPARTMENT: Parks, Recreation & Culture

SALARY LEVEL: $14.00/hour **under review**

LOCATION: Municipal Centre, 2585 King Road, King City


Implements and engages camp participants in interactive activities including organized arts and crafts, singing, sports activities, games and field trips while maintaining a safe environment.

Reports to:

Recreation Services Supervisor

Supervision Responsibilities:


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains safety and supervision of all campers including upholding and abiding by ratio expectations.
  • Assists in the implementation of daily camp programming.
  • Assists in maintaining accurate program records including incident reports and behaviour tracking forms where required.
  • Organizes and leads a variety of small and large group activities daily both indoors and outdoors.
  • Assists with set-up and clean-up of camp events, activities and programs.
  • Practices risk management skills to ensure the safety and well being of all campers and staff, taking mitigating actions to address any risks.
  • Actively participates in and oversees water activities when applicable.
  • Assists with the mentorship of volunteers and weekly evaluations.
  • Models and practices HIGH FIVE® – Principles of Healthy Childhood Development (Participation, Play, Mastery, Friends and Caring Adult).
  • Assists Program Coordinators in the following program areas:
  • History
  • Outdoor Education
  • Sports
  • The Arts
  • Preschool
  • Cooking
  • Youth Leadership
  • Traditional
  • Specialty Sports: Skateboard & Scooter, Mountain Biking, Hockey, Chess & Badminton, Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer (Please specify) Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 16 years of age.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience working with children.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Valid First Aid & CPR-C Certification.
  • HIGH FIVE® certification is considered an asset. Conditions of Employment:
  • Required to work outside and follow all operating procedures and safety policies of the Township of King.
  • Required to deal courteously and effectively with the general public, staff and other departments.  Upon hire, completion of HIGH FIVE® Principles of Healthy Child Development, Standard First Aid and CPR-C and submission of a Vulnerable Sector Screening are required.
  • Must be available to work the duration of the contract, in full.
  • Hours of work will be between 7:30AM – 6:00PM, Monday to Friday.
  • Period of Employment: June 13, 2020 – September 4, 2020

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $14.00 /hour


  • working with children: 1 year (Preferred)


  • High Five (Preferred)
  • First Aid and CPR-C (Required)