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Assistant Director (1 year Contract)

General:  Reporting to the Camp Director, the Assistant Director assists in leading and managing Moorelands Camp a leadership-based program that provides children and youth with economic barriers with a wilderness camping experience designed to develop their personal leadership by build their competence, confidence, character and making positive connections with caring adult leaders and role models.


  • Quality and Safety: Ensures that Moorelands Camp meets OCA standards and adheres to the principles, goals, and mandate of Moorelands Community Services; Implements the crisis management plan; oversees camper weeks; oversees facility rentals.
  • HR experience: Recruits, trains, directs, supervises, mentors and evaluates staff and volunteers
  • Program Development: Implements, oversees and evaluates developmentally appropriate programming, updates manuals.
  • Administration: Assists with camper recruitment, registration process, camper reports and evaluations. Responsible for the timely preparation and submission of required reports, payroll documentation, and other paperwork.
  • Connecting, outreach, and liaising: Participates in community outreach, liaises with partner and referring organizations and camper families
  • Is apositive role model and leader
  • Provides leadership to the organization’s Holiday Sharing program
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Related degree or diploma from recognized university or college or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a supervisory role with an organized children’s camp or related program
  • Excellent planning, interpersonal, organizational, training, and supervisory skills.
  • Standard First Aid with CPR “C” (can be obtained after job offer)

Additional Qualifications

Please note that the following qualifications are NOT REQUIRED but will be considered an asset to your application:

  • Working knowledge of Ontario Camps Association (OCA) standards
  • National Lifeguard certification
  • Level 2 or higher High Ropes Certification
  • WFA or WFR
  • Crisis Intervention Training

To Apply: Please submit a resume and covering letter detailing your experience and fit for the role to the Camp Director with the subject line “Moorelands Camp – Assistant Director” at Any questions can be directed to the Camp Director.

Please note, the start date for this role depends on the candidate and ideally would be for this summer. This is a 1 year contract that may turn into a permanent role at Moorelands Camp.




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