Leadership Program, Camp Counsellor (2) - June 17 – August 31, 2024

Wasaga Beach, ON, Canada
Student (College)

Leadership Program, Camp Counsellor (2)

(Temporary Full Time; 40 hours/week; June 17 – August 31, 2024)

The Town of Wasaga Beach is seeking a creative, energetic and self-motivated leader to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of Leadership Program Camp Counsellor.

General Responsibilities:  Reporting to the Recreation Programmer, the Leadership Program Camp Councillor will work as part of a team who are responsible for the creation, implementation and delivery of a leadership curriculum and programming for campers aged 11 – 16 years.  Leadership Program Councillors will engage with participants in a variety of recreation programs, developed leadership curriculum and meaningful sessions designed to enlighten and prepare youth with the skills they need to become successful leaders.  The successful candidate(s) will be required to communicate effectively with program participants, parents the community and town staff.

  • Minimum age 18;
  • In process of obtaining: Post-secondary training in recreation, leadership, social services, child and youth work, concurrent education or related field;
  • Formal leadership training resulting in a certificate, considered an asset;
  • Demonstrated leadership experience though work, volunteer, or education required;
  • Working with children who may have specific activity or participation strategies, familiarity with adaptive programming and inclusive recreation;
  • Previous related job experience working with youth 11 – 16 years of age;
  • Coaching experience in sport and certifications through NCCP or other sport specific accreditation including High Five, considered an asset;
  • Experience facilitating children’s activities, such as: sports, drama, crafts and musical programs, events or tournaments considered an asset;
  • Strong interpersonal and effective presentation, written and verbal communication skills required;
  • Ability to provide exceptional customer service and promote town of Wasaga beach recreation programs;
  • Effective problem solving skills required;
  • An acceptable and current Vulnerable Sector Criminal Reference check is required; 
  • Standard First Aid CPR – C with AED certification required;
  • General knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act;  
  • Ability to work in inclement weather conditions.
Rate of Pay Range: $20.02- $21.11 per hour

Closing Date: Open until position is filled

The Town of Wasaga Beach is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free environment.  Accommodation will be provided in all steps of the hiring process, upon request.  Please advise the Town of Wasaga Beach Human Resources Department if you require any accommodations to ensure you can participate fully and equally during the recruitment and selection process.  We thank all applicants who apply for this position, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.  In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, Chapter 25, as amended, and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection.


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