Counsellor In Training (C.I.T.) For 16 Year Olds
Camp Menesetung – Who We Are: Overnight Camp, Day Camp, Leadership Training Centre
On the Shore of Lake Huron – 5 Minutes north of Goderich, Ontario.
Camp Menesetung (30 staff, 60-90 campers/week) is a non-profit charity that seeks to provide amazing growth opportunities to campers (ages 5-15) of all backgrounds at subsidized rates – Camp is for Everyone. 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 (be that atheist, agnostic, spiritual but not religious, or religious – and anything in between). Our mission is explicitly NOT to seek to convert our campers, but to foster an environment where all feel comfortable sharing community, opening their minds, thinking big thoughts, and enjoying support & friendship.
Camp Menesetung is committed to valuing the good work that our staff do, we are thrilled to report that we have achieved an 80% summer staff salary increase from 2017-2021. 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?
Required Qualifications: Age: 16, Standard First Aid/CPR-C (By June 15th, 2021– optional free intensive first-aid and swimming certification course offered by the camp), clean Vulnerable sector police record check.
Volunteer Position Perks: high-school co-op credits, free certifications, free room&board for the summer, all the volunteer hours you need, 1 year of leadership experience (with accompanying evaluations and references).
Employment Dates: Summer Sessions (Sunday-Friday) June 26th -August 19th, 2022. Week off is possible.
All Counsellors In Training (CITs) are responsible for: Being open to developing their leadership skills, engaging, keeping safe, and meeting the needs of the campers in their care. CITs are paired with Leadership Staff at Menesetung to collaboratively inspire their campers. Being a CIT is about being an amazing positive role model who knows how to have fun, how to listen, and how to help. CITs represent Camp Menesetung and change the lives of their campers. Please see the Job Description on our website below for further details.
For more information, learn about our COVID-19 job adaptations, and to complete an online application, please visit our website! www.campmenesetung.ca/jobs
If you have any questions please contact us!
Colleen Lowrie | Camp Director | firstname.lastname@example.org
Clayton Peters | Executive Director | email@example.com