Counsellor in Training (CIT)

Counsellor in Training (CIT)

The role of Counsellor in Training (CIT) is a volunteer position with Camp STEAM. This is a great opportunity for high school students looking to earn volunteer hours. Counsellors in Training report directly to the Camp Coordinator.

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 in Training include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with inquiry and discussion surrounding the camp activities
  • Assisting campers in learning about Camp STEAM 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
  • Demonstrating emotional maturity, a positive attitude, and good decision-making
  • Being self-confident and able to accept and adopt constructive feedback
  • Accept guidance and instructions from the Camp Coordinator

 Job Requirements

  • Commit to a minimum of (1) full week of volunteer work during the camp season
  • Experience working with children is considered an asset
  • Currently attending high school
  • Arrive on time for scheduled shifts
  • Have good communication skills

Our Camp Locations

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

St. James’ – Rosemount United Church
171 Sherwood Ave
Kitchener, Ontario
N2B 1K2


London Christian High School
24 Braesyde Ave
London, ON
N5W 1V3


Solel Congregation of Mississauga
2399 Folkway Drive
Mississauga, ON
L5L 2M6


Algonquin College Ottawa Campus
1385 Woodroffe Ave
Nepean, Ontario
K2G 1V8