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Arts & Camp Craft 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.

Arts & Camp Craft Area Head
Positions Available: 1
Contract Duration: June 25, 2022 – September 3, 2022
Contract Value: $6,120.00

The Arts & Camp Craft Area Head manages inventory, program delivery and instruction inside and outside the Craft Shop. Programs are encouraged to be nature-based with a focus on our local environment and sustainability. Programs must appeal to both children and adults of all ages, but some may be age-specific. This Area Head will have the opportunity to offer new and innovative programs as well traditional camp crafts.


  • Minimum qualifications: Standard First Aid, & CPR C
  • Artistic ability and instructional experience are considered an asset
  • Swimming qualifications of Bronze Cross or NLS are considered an asset


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