Day Camp Program Staff

You are applying for: Day Camp Program Staff

Application Deadline: April 10th, 2022

Start Date: July 4th, 2022

Duration: 7 weeks

Hours: Fulltime

*Opportunity for student leader positions to begin earlier depending on their schedule*


Plattsville Day Camp invites you to join our amazing, fun, dynamic Summer Day Camp Staff team! This is not just a job, but an opportunity to be developed into tomorrow’s future leader! This position seeks to employ fun, energetic, outgoing and dedicated staff that are between 15 and 30 years of age. We are looking for people who want to be a positive and engaging role model in the lives of the children in our community. Duties include, but are not limited to, planning, running, and managing the 4 weeks of Day camp programming.

Job Duties:

  • Assisting with the planning, implementation and evaluation of the summer day camp
  • Being an enthusiastic and positive role model to children throughout the Day camp activities
  • Ensuring that all program activities are enjoyable and safe for all participants
  • To be actively involved in all aspects of the Summer Day Camp program
  • General supervision and positive role modelling for Counsellor in Training Participants
  • Assist in the daily maintenance and cleanliness of the facilities
  • Be committed to 1 day of pre-training in June, two weeks of training and debrief and five weeks of camp
  • Provide a safe, nurturing environment for children
  • Document incident reports
  • Attend staff meetings
  • Promote and encourage each individual to maintain an optimum level of health, well being and self-esteem
  • Maintain and model appropriate personal boundaries with children
  • Support children with problem solving, compatibility and conflict resolution
  • Maintain current knowledge of drug and food allergies and sensitivities of each individual in your group
  • Ensure all property is maintained at an optimal level of cleanliness and tidiness
  • Respect and protect the privacy of information relating to all campers, employees and business affairs
  • Maintain current knowledge and practice all relevant plans, policies and procedures as established by the Plattsville Day Camp
  • Ability to work in changing weather conditions
  • Other duties shall be assigned as required.


  • Between the ages of 15 and 30
  • Successful completion of a police check and vulnerable sector search
  • Commit to full time employment between July 4 and August 19

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.