Job Posting 94463

Day Camp Counsellor - Recreation
Polycultural Immigrant & Community Services
Toronto Metro area
Scarborough, ON
closes in 30 days (Fri, 30 Jun)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  $15.50/hour

Position Title: Day Camp Counsellor - Recreation (Contract) - 1 available position

Terms: Canada Summer Jobs; 37.5 hours/week for 7 weeks only

Duration: July 4, 2022 – August 18, 2022

Hourly rate: $15.50/hr.

Job Region: Toronto (Scarborough South)

Organization Structure: Reports to the Program Manager



Scope: Plan, organize and deliver summer programming for children and youth that facilitate skills development and promotes health and well-being, team building, social connection and positive relations, and to support settlement and integration of newcomer youth (immigrants/refugees).




  • Plan and facilitate activities for youth in areas such as arts, life and social skills, leadership, science, and sports
  • Organize field trips and guest speakers
  • Complete necessary administrative responsibilities for registration, attendance, daily activity reports, incident reports, and other documentation needed
  • Ensure that all health and safety standards are met, and that operation of the program is in compliance with organization policies, procedures and requirements
  • Ensure that the materials and program spaces are well-arranged and left clean and in good order at the end of the program
  • Be ready to accept, supervise and facilitate children at the scheduled time
  • Carry out daily duties such as greeting participants/parents, organizing equipment, materials and supplies and distributing and collecting permission slips
  • Monitor children’s behaviour and intervene as needed
  • Ensure that the children are never left unattended/unsupervised
  • Provide activities that encourage respect for the values, customs and traditions of diverse cultures
  • Contribute occasionally to handling client phone calls/inquiries for other programs on site
  • Report on activities and provide program evaluation
  • Participate in training and planning sessions as required
  • Promote and create awareness of the agency’s services, projects and programs



Adaptability - Changes behavioral style or method of approach when necessary to achieve a goal; adjusts style as appropriate to the needs of the situation. Responds to change with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn new ways to accomplish work activities and objectives

  • Communications - Using a variety of communication styles and strategies to foster open communication, the exchange of information and discussion on an ongoing basis
  • Planning & Organizing/ Time Management - Establishes a systematic course of action for self or others to ensure accomplishment of a specific objective. Sets priorities, goals, and timetables to achieve maximum productivity
  • Service - Demonstrates strong commitment to meeting the needs of co-workers, managers, clients, or community members, striving to ensure their full satisfaction



  • Applicants must be between the ages of 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment
  • Eligible applicants must be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.
  • Must be legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations
  • Post-secondary education (in progress or completed) in the following studies: Child and Youth Studies, Education, Community Services, Recreation, Social Work, Arts, Psychology or other related filed
  • Valid First Aid/CPR certificate or willingness to obtain
  • At least one season/summer of experience leading children
  • Skills and abilities to plan and organize activities for children
  • Skills and interest in art, culture, sport, drama and/or science
  • Technical skills and abilities to facilitate engaging online activities as needed
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion, and demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of diverse newcomers
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Demonstrated ethical judgment and professional boundaries
  • Highly motivated, personable & well organized


Other requirements
          A satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Police Check (completed when offer is made)


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