Camp Counsellor

Camp Counsellor

STEM Camp Published on April 9, 2018 (13 days ago)
Stratford, ON
Job Type
Non Profit


A STEM Camp Counsellor is responsible for the day-to-day supervision of campers who attend STEM Camp. Each Camp Counsellor reports to the Camp Director and the Education Coordinator. As a Camp Counsellor you will be guiding campers through STEM-related activities centered around the topics of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. A strong academic foundation in these areas is a huge asset. A Camp Counsellor must be fun and energetic but have good group management skills as well. Camp Counsellors are responsible for implementing activities, respecting safety and health protocols, assisting with cleanup and exhibiting strong leadership skills. Specific  responsibilities include:

Supervising and supporting a group of campers
Adhering to the STEM Camp “Policy for the Protection of Children”
Helping to ensure a smooth pick-up & drop-off process at the start and end of each day
Implementing the STEM Camp curriculum by leading inquiry, discussion and activities with campers
Assisting campers in learning more about STEM
Providing a fun and safe environment for campers
Carrying out any duties assigned by the Education Coordinator and/or the Camp Director
Adhering to the Activity Schedule and the Training Manual
Mentoring Counsellors-in-Training
Providing appropriate and professional feedback to parents
Modelling appropriate behaviour and positive interactions in all daily routines, program delivery with campers and your peers
Ensuring that all emergency procedures are taught and practiced by all campers at STEM Camp
Attending a one-week training session the week before camp begins
Completing Health and Safety Training (non-paid)
Drivers License and access to vehicle; excellent driving record
Able to work the entire 4 months – no holidays are included with this posting
Qualifications and Experience

Currently enrolled in an accredited post secondary institution
Experience in customer service would be an asset
Experience managing projects would be an asset

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