Job Posting

Inclusion Counsellor

Inclusion Counsellor (2 Positions)


YMCA Camp Elphinstone

1760 YMCA Road

Gibsons, BC

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Rate of Pay: $133.69-136.69 /day

Position Status: Seasonal Contract, Full time

Term: June 22nd – August 23rd OR August 31st, 2024

Reports To: Summer Camp Director

Nature & Scope


YMCA Camp Elphinstone is seeking individuals to fill the role of Inclusion Counsellor.


Inclusion Counsellors provide one-on-one, 24-hour support to campers with developmental disabilities or campers who need more support. They assist these campers with day-to-day challenges, and ensure supervision is maintained at all times.  They also work with the counsellors in that cabin to meet the emotional, physical and safety needs of a group of up to 10 campers.




  • Provide one-on-one support and supervision to campers with developmental disabilities or any camper who may need more support.
  • Communicate with parents/guardians prior to the arrival of campers to develop a plan to make sure the camper has a safe, fun, and impactful experience at Camp Elphinstone.
  • Work directly with the Summer Camp Director and Assistant Summer Camp Directors to ensure we are meeting each camper’s individual needs (emotional, physical, social, medical, and nutritional) are being met.
  • Use resources and the help of other staff members to adapt camp programming and all aspects of life at Camp Elphinstone whenever necessary to ensure all campers can be included.
  • Seek help from a supervisor when it is appropriate or necessary.




  • Age 18+ by December 31st, 2024
  • Standard First Aid & CPR-C
  • Bronze Cross
  • Criminal Reference Check with a Vulnerable Sector Screening issued no later than six (6) months preceding start date
  • 3 Successful Reference Checks


Additional Qualifications (assets)

  • NLS
  • Mental Health First Aid




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