Summer Camp Counsellor – Full Time Temporary

Position TitleSummer Camp Counsellor – Temporary (3)

Department: Child, Family and Youth Services

Location: 74 Firvalley Court., Scarborough, ON

Warden Woods Community Center

Warden Woods is non profit charitable organization that has been in operation for over 50 years, with a mission to build caring, compassionate, just, and interdependent communities in southwest Scarborough. We envision our agency to be a place where everyone belongs, everybody is somebody, everybody is challenged to be a part of the solution, we grow and help one another grow, consultation and communication are norms, not exceptions, together we can build and share in a better tomorrow.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Child and Family Services Supervisor, the Summer Camp Counsellor is responsible for the overall delivery and planning of the summer camp daily activities. As well as, facilitating and implementing daily programming plan activities & supervision of children ages 6 – 12 in daily operations and on field trips.

· Planning and implementing multicultural programs and activities for in-person and/or online camps

· Supervise children on site, off site, meals time and during daily activities

· Maintain attendance records of the participants

· Provide high-quality educational and recreational opportunities and enjoyable experiences for camp participants.

· Supervise program participants and ensure their safety, development, skill achievement and general well-being.

· Ensure that the program spaces, equipment, supplies and activities are safe and appropriate

· Encourage each camper to develop their full potential

· Complete weekly program plans & newsletters

· Attend weekly meetings and staff trainings

· Other duties as assigned


To be eligible, students must:

· Be between 18 and 30 years of age on or before June 26th, 2023

· Minimum 1-2 years experience as a camp counsellor or previous work experience with children aged 6 – 12 years old

· Currently enrolled or completed Early Childhood Education, Recreation and Leisure Services, Child and Youth Work would be considered an asset

· Well developed interpersonal skills

· Excellent programming skills and ability to efficiently carry out program plans

· Ability to establish rapport with children, parents, volunteers, and co-workers

· Excellent communication skills- oral and written

· Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, Outlook, Google Meets and Zoom.

· Current First-Aid and CPR

· Ability to work in a diverse environment within an inclusive, client-centered framework

· Must be legally entitled to work in Canada

Compensation and Hours of Work:

· $15.60 per hour @ 35 hrs/ week

· Rotating day shifts: Shift 1 – Open: 8:00 am-3:30 pm | Shift 2 – Close: 9:00 am- 4:30 pm

· Start date: June 26th, 2023/ End date: August 18th, 2023


WWCC is an equal opportunity employer committed to gender equality and social inclusion in our workplace. All qualified applications will receive consideration without regard to sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, colour, religion, nationality, disability, age, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We encourage applications from BIPOC people, 2SLGBTQIA+ community members, people with disabilities, and members of other equity-deserving groups. Please notify us as soon as possible of any adaptive measures you might require at any stage of the recruitment process.

A criminal background check is required prior to commencing.

Please send resume and cover letter via e-mail only with the subject heading: Summer Camp Counsellor in the subject line, no later than May 19th, 2023.

While we thank all who apply, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract
Contract length: 8 weeks

Salary: $15.60 per hour


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • On-site parking


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Scarborough, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)

Application question(s):

  • If you are a student will you be between 18 and 30 years of age on or before June 26th, 2023? Yes/No

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 2023-05-19
Expected start date: 2023-06-26

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