Camp Counsellor – Heritage

Date Posted: Dec 20, 2018
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2019
Start Date: Jun 20, 2019

Salary: 14.00/hr
Province: Ontario
Region: York Region
City: King City
Employee Benefits: N/A
Organization's Field/Discipline: Doesn't apply
Job's focus: Both
Job Type: Summer Jobs
Career Level: Entry level/ intern

Organization Description

Township of King

Internationally recognized for its prized cattle, lush vegetation and equestrian farms, King Township is located approximately 30 minutes north of Toronto, stretching from Bathurst Street to just east of Highway 50. Villages included in the Township are Ansnorveldt, Kettleby, King City, Laskay, Lloydtown, Nobleton, Pottageville, Schomberg and Snowball. Nearly 70% of King lands are situated in the protected area of the Oak Ridges Moraine.


Job Description

JOB PROFILE:                                                                               
Implements and engages camp participants in interactive activities including organized arts and crafts, singing, sports activities and games while maintaining a safe environment.
Reports to:
  • Museum Curator
Supervision Responsibilities:
  • None.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintains safety and supervision of all campers.
  • Assists in the implementation of daily camp programming.
  • Assists in maintaining accurate program records including incident reports and daily attendance.
  • Staff will follow and practice the HIGH FIVE – Principles of Healthy Child Development (Participation, Play, Mastery, Friends, and Caring Adult).
  • Organizes and leads a variety of small and large group activities daily.
  • Assists with the mentorship of volunteers and weekly evaluations.
  • Hours of work will be between 7:30AM – 6:00PM, Monday to Friday.
  • Assists Program Coordinators in the following program areas:
  • Art and Art Instruction
  • Archeology
  • Drama and Theatre
  • Dance
  • Photography
  • History / Museum 


  • Minimum of 16 years of age.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience working with children.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Valid First Aid & CPR C Certification.
  • High Five Principles of Healthy Childhood Development Certification.
Conditions of Employment:
  • Required to work outside and follow all operating procedures and safety policies of the Township of King.
  • Required to deal courteously and effectively with the general public, staff and other departments.
  • Upon hire, completion of HIGH FIVE Principles of Healthy Child Development, Standard First Aid and CPR C and submission of a Vulnerable Sector Screening are required.
  • Must be available to work all ten (10) weeks of the contract.

Additional Info:

Period of Employment:
June 20, 2019 – August 30, 2019

How to Apply:

Application Process:
To apply for this position please email a copy of your resume prior to February 15, 2019 to