Job Posting

Assistant Director

Elite Camps Hoop Dreams

Reports To: Camp Owner/Director

The Assistant Director is responsible for supporting the Director in the operation of Elite Camps Hoop Dreams Overnight Basketball Camp and the Elite Outdoor Leadership Centre (EOC). 

Pre-Camp & Camp Responsibilities (May-August):

Typical Assistant Director responsibilities include but are not limited to the following. However, every staff member is expected to assist with any and all duties that may arise throughout the pre-camp and camp sessions.

  • Review and update current Policies and Procedures 
  • Create new Policies and Procedures, if needed 
  • Training and managing seasonal staff aged 17- 25
  • Overseeing the supervision of overnight campers aged 9-17
  • Assist Director in planning Staff Training week 
  • Facilitate resolution of issues that arise involving camper and/or staff by creating and implementing plans that promote collaboration and promote positive experiences
  • Connect with registered families who need support prior to and during camp
  • Collaborate with the Health Center team to prepare for campers/staff with medical issues
  • Lead Camper Drop-off and Pick-up procedures
  • Lead camper survey weekly and follow up on campers who want to extend their registration
  • Manage stay-overs from week to week and ensure that housing and meals are accounted for
  • Monitor all camper experiences by collecting, reviewing, and following up on Cabin Tracking Sheets
  • Review all Incident Reports and follow-up with campers, staff, and parents if necessary
  • Collaborate with Camp Administrator to identify and deal with camper issues found through letters to and from camp
  • Direct and supervise work periods for staff
  • Meet daily with assigned staff for Gameplans 
  • Prepare Daily Announcements
  • Prepare and distribute camper reports to relevant staff each week (Kitchen, Health Centre, Waterfront, Camp Coordinators…)
  • Supervise Cabin Supervision, Lights-Out ,and Night Duty each day
  • Observe and support campers on court, and at activities, several times throughout the day
  • Prepare Payroll summary for Finance Officer every two weeks
  • Track Staff Onboarding process
  • Understand, follow, and keep records for current OCA accreditation standards
  • Manage the reservation and payment records of buses to and from camp
  • Ensure that the Director is informed immediately of any serious incidents or issues.


  • Strong decision-making capability aligned with Elite Camps Core Values
  • Positive and effective interpersonal and relationship building skills, with an encouraging, upbeat personality
  • Motivational leader who is results oriented and takes initiative
  • Strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent working skills including: communication skills, organizational skills, multi-tasking, and attention to detail.
  • High-level oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient knowledge of a Windows computer environment (Excel, Outlook, Word), and Google Drive.
  • Ability to learn our camp management software (CampBrain & CircuiTree) quickly and effectively.

Required Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience running programming for children and youth
  • Experience training and mentoring adults 
  • Experience working with parents 
  • Camp experience an asset
  • Current CPR-C and First Aid certification 
  • Vulnerable Sector Background Check
  • Valid G License

Employment Period:

  • Pre-Camp in May and June (May 3 – June 25)
  • One week of Staff Training (June 26, 2021 – July 3, 2021)
  • 8 weeks of Camp (July 4, 2021 – August 28, 2021)

*This position has the potential to be year-round employment*



March 22, 2021

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