Job Posting

Cabin Counsellor/Canoe Programmer

Camp Menesetung – Who We Are: Overnight Camp, Day Camp, Outdoor Ed. Centre on the shore of Lake Huron – just north of Goderich, Ontario.


Camp Menesetung (30 staff, 70-100 campers/week) is a non-profit charity that seeks to lead the way in creating inclusive, healthy, and sustainable community through the Spirit of outdoor adventure. Camp Menesetung is affiliated with the United Church of Canada and we welcome and celebrate staff and campers of all faith and non-faith backgrounds.

Camp Menesetung is committed to valuing the good work that our staff do, we are thrilled to report that we have achieved a 110% summer staff salary increase from 2017-2023. A word of caution and encouragement: this is a job that, if you are ready for it, has the potential to be one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences of your life; this is a job that will change lives – yours and your campers. Choosing this job is a choice to challenge yourself to become a better person. Are you ready?

Camp Menesetung also supports a Spring Program Staff team (May-June) which all applicants are welcome to apply for in addition to this position.

Required Qualifications: Age: 17+, Standard First Aid/CPR-C (by June 26th, 2023), clean vulnerable sector police check (for those 18+ only).

Salary: Dependent on experience and certifications, between ($375-$600/week + Room&Board)

Employment Dates: Summer Sessions (Sunday-Friday) July 2nd-August 25th, 2023, shorter term contracts available with prior discussion. Week off is possible.

Responsibilities: With assistance and our Canoe manual, this position will implement a safe & fun lakefront Canoeing program this Summer. This position is a dual role. You are responsible for a group of campers throughout down-time, meal-times, and overnight (with breaks of course!) as a Cabin Counsellor, ensuring needs are met and great fun is had, working with your assigned Leader In Training. Programmers can expect to prepare 3-5 1-hour long sessions/week to inspire campers ages 5-15.A  Please see the Job Description on our website below for further details.

To Apply: For more information, and to complete an online application, please visit our website!

If you have any questions please contact us!


Colleen Lowrie | Camp Director |

Clayton Peters | Executive Director |



June 30, 2023

Camp Menesetung

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(519) 524-6497