Summer Day Camp Counselor

Town of Petawawa
Summer Day Camp Counselor (6 Positions)

Status: Summer Employment Position
Wage: $15.50 per hour
Work Term: June 19 – August 27, 2023 (minimum 40 hours/ week)


The Community Services Department is looking for responsible, enthusiastic and out-going
Summer Day Camp Counselors for our diverse summer camps (ages 6 to 11 years old). The Summer Day Camp Counselors are to act as a leader and provide participants with a fun, safe, and educational camp experience. The incumbents will be responsible for the program implementation of each of the camps and support and maintain a positive relationship with staff, parents, and campers. The incumbents are expected to interact with campers in all program components of all camps and create a fun and safe environment at all times.


 Active involvement in the operation and delivery of the summer camp programs
 Implementation and involvement in all aspects of summer camp programs
 Supervise participants with guidance from Summer Camp Director, Recreation Program Coordinator, and Recreation Program Assistant
 Assist with responding to parent questions and concerns to ensure customer satisfaction
 Ensure programs are run safely and on schedule
 Learn and teach the assigned camp curriculum and weekly camp programs
 Other duties as assigned

Required skills and knowledge:

 High energy, excellent people skills, and a friendly, responsible, service-oriented attitude
 A keen interest and ability to work with children aged 6-11 provide outdoor-related programs, and support children’s interests and needs as well as other related interests
 Experience teaching or working with children in a camp or school setting would be considered an asset
 Strong communication and teamwork abilities

Other Qualifications:

 Experience working with children ages 6 to 11 years in a camp or educational setting
 Current certifications in First Aid & CPR-C
 Vulnerable Screening Check (required prior to commencement of employment)
 Formal studies in Education, Recreation, and Physical Education are an asset
 High Five Certifications an asset
 Prepared for the physically demanding job (very active, high energy)
Please submit your resume to:

Email: ccoyle@petawawa.ca
In-person/Mail: 16 Civic Centre Rd, Petawawa, ON, K8H3H5
The deadline to apply is May 26, 2022.