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Job Details: Camp Coordinator – Summer Camps 2023

Job Details
Open Date Nov 22 2022 - 02:21:00 PM Close Date Dec 13 2022 - 11:59:00 PM
Position Title Camp Coordinator – Summer Camps 2023 Posting Type Full Time
Posting Status Active Position Length Seasonal
Department Group Community Services Hours per Week 40-44
Department Seasonal Employment Openings 1
Education College Diploma Experience 2 years
Location Various Town Locations
Union Position No


Do you enjoy working with children and youth?  Do you want to create memorable experiences for children in our community? Apply to be part of our Summer Camps 2023 Supervisory team!

As a Summer Camp Coordinator, you’ll be responsible for the administration, program delivery and supervision of Town of Milton camp programs at one or multiple facilities, ensuring all activities are safe, fun and appropriate. This position reports to the Camp Director.


What will you be responsible for?

  • Creating fun and exciting daily activity plans with Camp Supervisors that uphold the principles of HIGH FIVE ® and approving weekly program plans
  • Maintaining a thorough understanding of camp policies and procedures and supporting Camp Supervisors in enforcing the established rules and guidelines governing the safety and conduct of participants
  • Providing support to the Coordinators, Recreation and Camp Director, with facilitation of camp training and administrative support, as required
  • Ensuring all staff have current qualifications on file
  • Providing administrative support to camps: creating forms binders, sending weekly welcome email to camp families, printing weekly attendance and class lists, and facilitating weekly Camp Supervisor meetings
  • Ordering first aid materials and camp supplies, tracking spending to keep within allotted budget
  • Developing a camp resource to be used in planning of daily camp activities
  • Providing strong leadership to Camp Supervisors and Summer Camp Program Leaders
  • Ongoing communication with parents/guardians, including timely follow up to all questions/concerns
  • Supervising Camp Supervisors and ensuring all performance expectations are met, and performance evaluations completed
  • Completing QUEST 2 Evaluations for required camp sites
  • Reviewing registration numbers weekly, and scheduling staff accordingly to ensure appropriate supervision ratios, including the scheduling of extended care and breaks
  • Collecting and approving staff timesheets weekly, inputting bi-weekly payroll
  • Carrying out HIGH FIVE® staff recognition program and staff appreciation activities and events
  • Visiting camp sites daily to ensure quality program delivery
  • Reviewing and approving mid-term and summers-end evaluations of Summer Camp Program Leaders
  • Adhering to all established departmental safety standards and practices


What will we need from you?

  • Ability to work 40 hours per week, to a maximum of 44 hours. Hours vary based on program registrations. This position typically works a full camp day, Monday - Friday
  • Attendance at mandatory trainings that occur during evenings and weekends throughout May and June
  • Attendance at bi-weekly staff meetings that occur outside of camp hours


What skills and experience you will bring to the team?

  • Completion, or working toward the completion, of a post-secondary degree/diploma program in Education, Recreation & Leisure or a related field
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience working in a camp environment with demonstrated experience in supervision and program planning
  • Experience working with persons with exceptionalities
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to work well independently and in a team environment
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR C required
  • HIGH FIVE® Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD) required
  • Quest 2 certification required
  • Behaviour Management Systems Training (BMS) or equivalent required
  • Successful candidate(s) will be required to travel between our different camp sites.  Access to transportation to travel between work locations in a timely manner is required
  • Under the Corporate Criminal Record Check Policy, the position requires the incumbent to submit a Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening upon employment. Please visit for more information


Hourly Rate: $19.60 – $22.03

HIGH FIVE® Principles of Healthy Child Development is a requirement for this role. To find out more information, including how to register for an upcoming training session please visit here.

Want to apply?

Interested applicants should apply online at under the Careers section by 11:59 pm on December 13, 2022. 


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The Town of Milton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code; the Town of Milton will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform the Town’s Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require. All applicant information collected is in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Privacy legislation and under the authority of the Municipal Act; used strictly for candidate selection.