Summer Camp Counsellor

Summer Camp Counsellor

Hourly Wage: $17.50 per hour

Do you have a passion for education and learning? Do you love working with children and youth? Do you consider yourself a coding or robotics specialist? Then we want you to join Camp STEAM Canada as a Counsellor! 

The Counsellor is enthusiastic and has excellent group management skills. Counsellors enjoy organizing the camp activities from setup to cleanup. The Counsellors respect health and safety procedures and are interested in developing their leadership skills.

Why Work at Camp STEAM

Monday to Friday work schedule – weekends off!

Canada Day and Civic Holiday Off

Career pathing – get experience in the STEAM fields

Rewards and Recognition

Fun work environment and culture while working with children

Daytime work hours

Future Opportunities


    The responsibilities of a Counsellor include but are not limited to:

    • Leading activities for campers including inquiry and discussion
    • Assisting campers in learning more about STEAM Camp projects
    • Creating a fun, enjoyable, and safe atmosphere for campers
    • Modelling appropriate behaviour and positive interactions
    • Engaging with each camper as they work through activities
    • Ensuring that all campers under your care are treated equally, consistently, and fairly
    • Providing consistent and specific direction in the supervision of campers
    • Demonstrating a positive attitude, thoughtfulness, and good decision-making
    • Being self-confident and able to accept and adopt constructive feedback
    • Following all daily campsite cleaning procedures
    • Carrying out other reasonable duty requests from the Camp Coordinator, Program Coordinator or a member of the Management Team 

    Note: Candidates must possess current Standard First Aid and CPR Level C from The Lifesaving Society, Red Cross, St. John Ambulance, Canadian Ski Patrol - or any other agency listed as an approved provider by the WSIB - and uphold these certifications for the period of employment as well as a recent (within the last 12 months) Police Check in the Vulnerable Sector.


    Successful Candidates Should Possess

    • Working towards a high school diploma or enrolled at a post-secondary institution
    • 1 year experience working with children
    • Knowledge and understanding of STEAM related topics
    • Inspirational and creative thinking skills
    • Customer service-oriented mindset
    • Teamwork and collaboration skills with the ability to take initiative
    • Strong planning and organizational skills, with the ability to adapt to change
    • The ability to anticipate problems and opportunities, and develop effective solutions
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Must be able to commute to workplace location
    • Applicants who are Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents will be prioritized

    What to Expect

    Although our camp season runs in July and August, we are looking for Counsellors to begin training in late June 2024. This is a full-time, contract role that is a great opportunity for people who enjoy working with children.

    Our Camp Locations

    Kingston Christian School
    1212 Woodbine Rd
    Kingston, ON
    K7P 2X6

    Grace Presbyterian Church
    1220 Old 10th Line Road
    Orléans, ON
    K1C 1T1

    Canadore College
    100 College Drive
    North Bay, ON
    P1B 8K9

    Collège Boréal
    21 Lasalle Boulevard
    Sudbury, ON
    P0M 1N0

    Sault College
    443 Northern Ave E,
    Sault Ste. Marie, ON
    P6B 4J3