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Open Position for Counsellor

posted Jun 10, 2015, 7:13 PM by System Administrator

Summer Camp Counsellor

The Richmond Hill Canoe Club is seeking an organized and energetic Senior Summer Camp Counsellor to assist in operating the Club’s “Canoe Kids Day Camp” program.  Camp includes on and off water activities and the successful applicant must be experienced leading both.  Liaising with parents and campers at the start and end of each day is an important component of the position as well as organizing and coordinating campers and equipment.  Key objectives are (1) safety, (2) fun and (3) learning.

Skills/Key attributes:

·         Excellent personal and organizational skills

·         Prior camp counsellor experience

·         Ability to work independently and with co-coaches in a confident manner

·         Motor boat driving experience

·         Experience paddling canoes and kayaks is an asset

 Job Requirements:

·         Bronze Cross Swimming Level

·         CPR certification

·         Pleasure Craft Operator card

·         Acceptable Vulnerable Sector Police Check

·         CKC Canoe Kids certification is an asset


8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday (excluding statutory holidays)


June 29 – July 31


To be determined based on experience and skill level

Hourly, paid bi-weekly, based on hours worked

 To apply:

Send resume and cover letter to: