Job Posting


Counsellor, Full Time

New hire-$350.00 per week & Returning staff-$375.00 per week (plus room & board)

Camp Stephens, Lake of the Woods, Kenora, Ontario (Live on Site)

June 25–September 1, 2023 (subject to change)


Do you love working with children? Want to help provide a high-quality camp experience for every child? Excited about spending your Spring and Summer on an island in beautiful Lake of the Woods? Camp Stephens provides a unique opportunity for everyone. As a camp counsellor you will work directly with campers, ensuring they have a safe, fun, supportive and positive experience while helping them to grow and develop as individuals.


Are you the right fit?

  • Able to plan and deliver age and ability appropriate camp programs
  • Supports and supervises campers at all scheduled activities
  • Able to manage cabin group dynamics to ensure a positive experience for all campers
  • Willing to ensure the needs of assigned campers are being met (including physical, emotional, social, medical and nutritional)
  • Provides additional support to the larger team as needed



What else do you need?

  • Must be at least 18 years of age or have a high school diploma
  • Standard First Aid & CPR C
  • Bronze Cross
  • Globally Harmonized System (will train)
  • Fully immunized against COVID-19 or valid exemption


  • Canoe Tripping I
  • National Lifeguard (NL)
  • Advanced First Aid and other outdoor activity certifications



Submit your cover letter and resume by January 31, 2023 to:




YMCA-YWCA Camp Stephens

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(204) 989-5863