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Activity Facilitator

Tim Hortons Foundation Camps help youth from underserved communities achieve their full potential through multi-year, overnight camp experiences. Whether at camp or back home in their communities between visits— our youth work to build social, emotional, leadership and innovation skills and behaviours like volunteerism and motivation to learn so they become civically and academically engaged, and successfully transition to adulthood.

At Tims Camps, we are catalysts for good—helping our youth participants and teammates be the best they can be, developing personal and career growth. We empower young people with skills to open doors to their future. That is our North Star and, together, we help shape leaders that build stronger communities.

Job Summary

Activity Facilitators are responsible for creating an inclusive and supportive environment where campers are enabled to develop tangible skills set out in the Tims Camps Programs framework. This is done through briefing, leading and debriefing activities to draw out understanding and self-awareness. Activity Facilitators read the abilities of their group and adjust activities based on the readiness of the group. They are responsible for assessing and managing risk and ensuring THFC program and wellness standards are followed. This role requires maintenance of gear and spaces, regular inventorying and accountability for space.

Includes Activity Facilitators for the following activities: archery, biking, creative arts, digital media, environment, land, low ropes and music.

Work Location

This role will be based onsite at Tim Horton Onondaga Farms, St. George, Ontario

Contract Length

June 12, 2023 – August 20, 2023

What would you be doing?

  • Establish relationships with youth aged 11-17 that reflect respect, trust, and empathy
  • Deliver high-quality, intentional programming designed to meet specific outcomes and develop positive skills
  • Inspire young people to discover their strengths, challenge limits, and build resilience and leadership capacity in a safe and supportive environment
  • Encourage camper development through their own processing and readiness, and recognize their achievements
  • Provide leadership and guidance to other staff, modeling inclusivity and mentorship
  • Use respectful, positive behavior management techniques
  • Model healthy choices and emotional maturity
  • Facilitate high-quality programming for campers
  • Identify, assess, and appropriately manage and respond to risks, ensuring a constant duty of care and the safety of our participants, guests and staff at all times
  • Provide mentorship, knowledge, and skill transfer to other staff
  • Be challenged physically and mentally as you live in an overnight camp for 10-day sessions, with 3 days of break in between
  • Ensure program areas are organized, stocked, and in good repair
  • Deliver programs in accordance with THFC and accrediting body standards

Does this sound like you?

  • Are experienced at working with youth aged 11 – 17
  • Experienced facilitator. Demonstrates ability to adapt facilitation style based on individual or group needs
  • Licensed with a valid G Class Driver’s License, or equivalent (considered an asset)
  • Pursuing post-secondary education in recreation, outdoor/adventure education, teaching, or a related field (considered an asset)
  • Skilled in positive behavior management and problem-solving
  • Certified in Standard first aid, or willing to obtain
  • Able to provide an acceptable criminal background check
  • Able to live on-site for an extended period of time and work flexible hours

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Benefits of working with us 

  • Accommodation and meals are included for the duration of the contract
  • Bonus when you refer employees
  • Contract completion bonus
  • Bonus for staff working on our French-speaking site
  • Have a positive impact on the lives of young people
  • Opportunity to build lasting friendships with other staff

To learn more about the impact of the experience you will take part in, watch this short video

Commitment to Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Tim Hortons® Foundation Camps (THFC) is committed to a fair and inclusive work environment, and seek talent with diversity of life experiences and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer that hires talent regardless of age, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, status as a protected veteran or any other legally protected grounds and will not discriminate on these bases.

If you have special accessibility requirements that need to be considered during the recruitment process, please let us know by emailing us at and a member of our HR team will get back to you. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

COVID-19 Vaccination

Tim Hortons Foundation Camps (THFC) is committed to taking all reasonable efforts to ensure the health and safety of those that use our work locations. As such, offers of employment are conditional upon being Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 and providing THFC with proof of your vaccination status. “Fully Vaccinated” means having received the completed series of a COVID-19 Vaccine. An individual is considered fully vaccinated 14 days after receiving their completed series.

In the event you are unable to be Fully Vaccinated based on medical reasons or protected ground by the applicable Human Rights Code, THFC will consider requests for accommodation on an individual basis. Individuals who are not fully vaccinated as a result of an approved accommodation will be required to adhere to additional safety protocols when attending the workplace. Personal health information collected by THFC is stored in accordance with applicable privacy laws and will be kept confidential.




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