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

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