Day Camp Counsellor - Recreation

Job city: 
Scarborough, ON
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Friday, June 30, 2023 - 5:00pm
Job terms: 
Full-time contract


Position Title: Day Camp Counsellor - Recreation (Contract) - 1 available position
Terms: Canada Summer Jobs; 37.5 hours/week for 7 weeks only
Duration: July 4, 2022 – August 18, 2022
Hourly rate: $15.50/hr.
Job Region: Toronto (Scarborough South)
Organization Structure: Reports to the Program Manager


Plan, organize and deliver summer programming for children and youth that facilitate skills development and promotes health and well-being, team building, social connection and positive relations, and to support settlement and integration of newcomer youth (immigrants/refugees).


 Plan and facilitate activities for youth in areas such as arts, life and social skills, leadership, science, and sports
 Organize field trips and guest speakers
 Complete necessary administrative responsibilities for registration, attendance, daily activity reports, incident reports, and other documentation needed
 Ensure that all health and safety standards are met, and that operation of the program is in compliance with organization policies, procedures and requirements
 Ensure that the materials and program spaces are well-arranged and left clean and in good order at the end of the program
 Be ready to accept, supervise and facilitate children at the scheduled time
 Carry out daily duties such as greeting participants/parents, organizing equipment, materials and supplies and distributing and collecting permission slips
 Monitor children’s behaviour and intervene as needed
 Ensure that the children are never left unattended/unsupervised
 Provide activities that encourage respect for the values, customs and traditions of diverse cultures
 Contribute occasionally to handling client phone calls/inquiries for other programs on site
 Report on activities and provide program evaluation
 Participate in training and planning sessions as required
 Promote and create awareness of the agency’s services, projects and programs


Adaptability - Changes behavioral style or method of approach when necessary to achieve a goal; adjusts style as appropriate to the needs of the situation. Responds to change with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn new ways to accomplish work activities and objectives
• Communications - Using a variety of communication styles and strategies to foster open communication, the exchange of information and discussion on an ongoing basis
• Planning & Organizing/ Time Management - Establishes a systematic course of action for self or others to ensure accomplishment of a specific objective. Sets priorities, goals, and timetables to achieve maximum productivity
• Service - Demonstrates strong commitment to meeting the needs of co-workers, managers, clients, or community members, striving to ensure their full satisfaction


• Applicants must be between the ages of 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment
• Eligible applicants must be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.
• Must be legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations
• Post-secondary education (in progress or completed) in the following studies: Child and Youth Studies, Education, Community Services, Recreation, Social Work, Arts, Psychology or other related filed
• Valid First Aid/CPR certificate or willingness to obtain
• At least one season/summer of experience leading children
• Skills and abilities to plan and organize activities for children
• Skills and interest in art, culture, sport, drama and/or science
• Technical skills and abilities to facilitate engaging online activities as needed
• Commitment to diversity and inclusion, and demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of diverse newcomers
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member
• Demonstrated ethical judgment and professional boundaries
• Highly motivated, personable & well organized

Other requirements
A satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Police Check (completed when offer is made)

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