Job Posting

Director of Operations and Programming

Camp Katonim, near Keswick, Ontario, is looking to employ energetic and enthusiastic staff who enjoy working with children between the ages of 4 and 16.

Established in 1932, Camp Katonim is a non-denominational summer day camp founded on Jewish values and traditions. Conveniently located less than an hour from Toronto, on the southernmost bay of Lake Simcoe in Roches Point, Camp Katonim provides an overnight experience for children ages 4 – 16 but in a day-camp setting. Our programming embraces extensive waterfront activities including waterskiing, swimming, sailing, paddleboarding, kayaking, and canoeing, combined with a multitude of land sports and creative arts activities. Our unique and exciting programs operates 9am-4pm daily for 8 week-long sessions, (Monday to Friday), beginning July 5, 2023. Director of Waterfront is expected to be available for Pre camp one week prior to the start of the first week of camp.  The Director of Waterfront will be required to live on-site (private room) during the week and has each week end off , expected back at camp early Sunday evening.

Director of Operations and Programming is a leadership role within camp and building and nurturing a sense of community and understanding amongst all staff members.

At least 2 years experience leadership / head staff  summer camp experience paired with positive attitude and eagerness to be in a pivotal role to contribute to the overall wellbeing  and safety of the camper and staff community.

Providing direct supervision to counsellors and Head staff and support to all camp staff, including, but limited to: daily check-ins, providing them with informal positive and constructive feedback, supporting them during difficult or emergency situations, and providing them with input and direction about strategies for working with specific children or the group as a whole.

Camp programming a core responsibility to this role which requires strong organizational and leadership functions matched by flexibility and effective feedback and role modeling skills, including training and team building.
Assigning support staff or Heads of Junior/Senior Camp, Twix & Tweeners Lead to assist with cabins or activities when needed.



February 28, 2023


(416) 907-9908