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Aquatics Area Head

YMCA Wanakita Family Camp

Wanakita operates a full-summer family camp, offering week-long sessions for families to bond, connect with each other and nature, in a traditional summer camp setting. For more information about family camp, click here.

Area Head General Information
Family Camp Area Head positions are responsible for the upkeep and program delivery for Wanakita Family Camp’s various program areas. Throughout the hiring process we will be selecting individuals who take pride in quality program delivery and are willing to contribute to an inspired and motivated team environment. Area Heads are encouraged to not only be flexible in taking on the operation of some of our recurring/traditionally run programs, but also to develop new and creative programming in their areas.

Program areas are staffed by 1-2 Area Heads that are ultimately responsible for program delivery in their program area. In addition, Area Heads are responsible for equipment maintenance and program area tidiness and cleanliness, as well as possibly providing supervision and support to All-Camp Counsellors and Float Counsellors.

Overseeing the Area Heads is a team of 2 Program Facilitators. They provide support to the Area Heads in the form of program delivery  assistance, as well as feedback and skill development.

Aquatics Area Head
Positions Available: 2
Contract Duration: June 25, 2022 – September 3, 2022
Contract Value: $6,120.00

The Aquatics Area Heads are responsible for the overall safety, supervision, operation and maintenance of the Family Camp dock, beachfront and swimming area. Additional responsibilities include facilitation of aquatics based programs (aqua fit, water polo, water games etc.) and supervising/ providing instruction and guidance to Lifeguards in relation to Wanakita’s waterfront policies and procedures.


  • Minimum qualifications: NLS, Standard First Aid & CPR C, Pleasure Craft Operator’s Card
  • YMCA, RC, and LSS Instructor award, Advanced Instructors, First Aid Instructors, or LSS Bronze
    Examiners are considered assets


Waterfront / Swim Specialist

January 6, 2022

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