Camp Counsellor – Job Description

The TCAG Camp Counsellor is responsible for providing and over-seeing a Summer Camp Program, which offers quality leadership and supervision in an exciting camp setting for children between the ages of 5 and 10.

General Responsibilities

  • Maintain a clean, safe and organized facility. All staff are responsible to clean and free of clutter at the end of each usage since our facility has multiple users.
  • Aid in creating and maintaining a positive work environment.
  • Promote the TCAG in a positive manner while promoting the Summer Camp Program.
  • Serve as an ambassador for the TCAG within operations and in the community at large.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Program planning and implementing a strong program to include arts and crafts, science, geography and history and physical fitness for weekly theme based activities.
  • Create the weekly program plans along with a detailed list of supplies for the entire Summer Camp Program.
  • Use his/her best efforts to maintain the high standards of education at the TCAG and will conduct themselves respectfully and professionally with students, co-workers and parents.
  • Actively lead and participate in all games and activities including pool time and trip days.
  • Agree to the ratios as stated, no exceptions, including for perceived special needs of any individual counsellors. You are responsible for delivering an exceptional camp experience for your entire group.
  • Required to deliver a consistent application of consequences in all areas of the camp program including before and after care, trip days and while attending the pool.
  • Supervision of campers at all times in all areas including bathroom, change rooms, trip venues and the pool.
  • Ensuring the safety and well-being of all campers, volunteers and co-workers at all times.
  • Attend all scheduled training and meeting sessions as scheduled.
  • Adhere to the TCAG written policies and procedures.


  • Post-Secondary training in a related field
  • Available for the entire summer July 3 – August 31, 2018 Monday to Friday 7:30am to 5:30pm
  • Available for all shifts ranging from 3 to 8 hours including an unpaid lunch according to the ESA
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Previous experience working with children and/or in a camp setting
  • Excellent time management, communication and organizational skills

Required Documents

  • Police Vulnerable Sector Check
  • First Aid/CPR
  • High Five

To Apply:

All interested applicants please submit a cover letter and resume no later than March 15, 2018 by email to attention Jennifer Douthwaite. Please note we will accept applicants who do not have the required documents as long as they are in the process of completing the certifications and are able to submit prior to the start of the summer camp program.