Job Posting

Counsellor (Overnight Camp – Bancroft, ON)

Fraser Lake Camp is run as part of the charitable work of Willowgrove, a land-based, not-for-profit organization known for our focus on outdoor experiences for people of all ages. Since 1968, Willowgrove has offered camping, outdoor education, and recreation programs year-round to our community and beyond.

Job Description:  The Fraser Lake Counselling staff are directly responsible for an assigned group of campers with the assistance of a Co-Counsellor. Counselling staff are responsible for the overall health and safety of each camper, as well as ensuring that each camper is enjoying and participating in the camp program. Counselling staff are expected to set good examples for our campers through facilitating and participating in camp programming, being a positive influence, and caring for each camper’s needs. 

Employment Dates:  Counselling staff must work a minimum of 4 out of 7 camp weeks. Camp Weeks are

Week 1: Jun 30 – Jul 6 

Week 2: July 7 – 13

Week 3: July 14 – 20

Week 4: July 21 – 27

Week 5: July 30 – Aug 5

Week 6: August 6 – 10 

Week 7: August 11 – 17

Staff training is mandatory for all staff and will take place on June 22 – 29. All training dates are mandatory unless other arrangements have been made with the Camp Manager. 

Position Requirements:

  • Counselling staff must be age 17 by the end of the year
  • Ability to communicate and work as a member of a team
  • Able to be active and engaged for the full camp day. Most areas of our site are accessible and we are able to make accommodations for any campers or staff that require
  • Standard First Aid/CPR-C and Mental Health First aid are not required but strongly recommended
  • Clean vulnerable sector police record check




May 15, 2024

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