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Job Details: Summer Camp Program Leader (Break Staff, Part-Time) – Summer Camps 2023

Job Details
Open Date Nov 22 2022 - 05:29:00 PM Close Date Jan 31 2023 - 11:59:00 PM
Position Title Summer Camp Program Leader (Break Staff, Part-Time) – Summer Camps 2023 Posting Type Contract
Posting Status Active Position Length Seasonal
Department Group Community Services Hours per Week Variable
Department Seasonal Employment Openings 1
Education Other    
Location Various Town Locations
Union Position No


GET PAID TO PLAY! Do you enjoy working with children?  Do you want to create memorable experiences for children in our community? If you answered “yes”, then apply now as we are currently accepting applications for Summer Camp 2023 positions.

What will you be doing?

As a Summer Camp Program Leader, you will help children make happy memories by assisting with leading and supervising our summer camp program on a part-time basis. Campers range from 4 – 17 years, so we will need your help to make sure all activities are safe, fun, and appropriate.  As a Summer Camp Leader, you will develop important skills and experience that will benefit you in the future, and as a bonus, you will get evenings and weekends off - all summer long! This position reports to the Camp Supervisor. As a Break Staff leader, you will typically work from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, or as required.


What will you be responsible for?

  • Leading fun activities such as theme days, sports, arts & crafts, etc., as outlined in our daily activity plan. You may need to make changes to activities to be inclusive of all campers
  • Providing care for up to 10 campers at all times to uphold our supervision standards
  • Maintaining a complete understanding of our standard operating procedures, and supporting the Camp Supervisor in applying the established rules and guidelines that oversee the safety and conduct of campers
  • Ensuring all program delivery upholds the principles of HIGH FIVE®
  • Maintaining open lines of communication with the Camp Supervisor to ensure all campers are having a fun and positive experience
  • Developing a positive working relationship with colleagues and striving to create a camp environment that promotes respect and inclusion
  • Communicating with parents/guardians about the camper’s day at camp; sharing reminders, successes and challenges
  • Collaborating with the Camp Supervisor to resolve parent/guardian concerns
  • Maintaining daily attendance records
  • Providing support during extended care, if required
  • Acting as a swim buddy in the water during camp swims
  • Keeping all camp areas clean, tidy, and safe for all participants
  • Reporting any accidents, incidents, concerns, or site damage to the Camp Supervisor, ensuring all appropriate forms are complete
  • Adhering to all established departmental safety standards and practices
  • Performing all other duties as assigned


What will we need from you?

  • Ability to work 24 hours per week, to a maximum of 40 hours. Hours vary based on program registrations. This position typically works a half camp day, Monday - Friday
  • Attendance at paid, mandatory trainings that occur during evenings and weekends throughout May and June
  • Attendance at paid, short, bi-weekly staff meetings that occur outside of camp hours


What skills and experience will you bring to the team?

  • Minimum of 15 years of age and enrolled in a secondary or post-secondary educational institution for the upcoming Fall Semester. Proof of enrollment may be required
  • 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 certification required
  • HIGH FIVE® Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD) required
  • Behaviour Management Systems (BMS) certification or equivalent is an asset
  • Completion of a Leader in Training (LIT) program is an asset
  • Experience working with children and/or children with exceptionalities is an asset
  • Under the Corporate Criminal Record Check Policy, the position requires the incumbent to submit a Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening upon employment
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Hourly Rate: $15.90

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 January 31, 2023.

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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.