Camp Program Coordinator – Heritage

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

Salary: 15.50/hour
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

Responsible for, but not limited to, the overall direction, organization, and supervision of a Summer Camp program. Designs a specialty camp program and instructs staff and children in one or more program areas. They supervise counselors to ensure they are engaging campers in fun and stimulating activities. They provide a friendly, safe, and welcoming environment for counselors, campers and volunteers.
Reports to:
  • Museum Curator
Supervision Responsibilities:
  • None.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Supervises activities for all designated campers.
  • Assists with the supervision of summer Camp Counsellors and Volunteers.
  • Provides break coverage to summer Camp Counsellors in designated camps.
  • Assists with the development of summer Camp Counsellor training.
  • Travels between camps to provide supervision, when required.
  • Manages, uses and distributes program supplies.
  • Responsible for occasional cash handling.
  • Provides guidance to volunteers.
  • Staff will follow and practice the HIGH FIVE® – Principles of Healthy Child Development (Participation, Play, Mastery, Friends, and Caring Adult).
  • Assists with management of camp administrative documents.
  • Provides a safe, fun and structured program.
  • Hours of work will be between 7:30AM – 6:00PM, Monday to Friday.
  • Develops detailed plans and organizes specialty instruction in the following areas:
  • Art and Art Instruction
  • Archeology
  • Drama and Theatre
  • Dance
  • Photography
  • History / Museum 


  • Minimum age of 18 years or older.
  • Experience instructing programs in museums, art galleries or a class setting.
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience instructing children in specialty programs.
  • Excellent communication, programming, and leadership skills.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of leadership or counselling experience in a camp environment.
  • Valid Class G Licence and access to own vehicle.
  • Valid First Aid & CPR C Certification.
  • High Five® Certification.
  • Quest 2 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, Quest 2, Standard First Aid and CPR C and submission of a Vulnerable Sector Screening are required.
  • Must be available to work all twelve (12) weeks of the contract.

Additional Info:

Period of Employment:
June 10, 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 When submitting your application, please clearly specify the position you are applying to.