SUMMER EMPLOYMENT: Camp Counsellor

Requirements

You remember what it was like growing up. You remember the people who made an impact on your life and you want to be that someone for young people. You are looking for a challenging role that will be extremely rewarding. You will lead and mentor youth from low income families through a remarkable summer camp program.

If this sounds like you, consider an opportunity as a Camp Counsellor with the Tim Horton Children’s Camp.

You will…

  • establish relationships with youth that reflect respect, trust and empathy
  • support the successful execution of intentional camp programs and wilderness trip experiences, connecting them back to the program outcomes
  • encourage camper development at their own pace recognizing their achievements
  • respond appropriately when addressing challenging camper behaviours as they arise
  • model healthy choices and emotional maturity
  • exhibit a constant duty of care for our campers, and appropriately assess and respond to risks
  • be challenged physically and mentally as you live in an overnight camp or wilderness setting for 10 day sessions, with 2 days of break in between
  • have the opportunity to experience personal growth alongside the campers you are supporting

Note: This opportunity is also available at our other camp locations. As part of your application for this posting, you have the opportunity to indicate your interest in other camp locations or positions.

The Tim Horton Camps…

  • believe that thriving youth create stronger communities
  • understand that youth from low-income homes face greater obstacles to reaching their potential
  • fosters strength within youth, and empower them to pursue a life without limits
  • use the power of camp and community as a catalyst for change
  • provide our team with many training, development and travel opportunities

Responsibilities

You will…

  • establish relationships with youth that reflect respect, trust and empathy
  • support the successful execution of intentional camp programs and wilderness trip experiences, connecting them back to the program outcomes
  • encourage camper development at their own pace recognizing their achievements
  • respond appropriately when addressing challenging camper behaviours as they arise
  • model healthy choices and emotional maturity
  • exhibit a constant duty of care for our campers, and appropriately assess and respond to risks
  • be challenged physically and mentally as you live in an overnight camp or wilderness setting for 10 day sessions, with 2 days of break in between
  • have the opportunity to experience personal growth alongside the campers you are supporting