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The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Deadline: April 8, 2022
Number of Positions: Varies
Rate of Pay: $16.50/hour
Position Start Date: May 23rd

*Mandatory training June 27 – 30

Position End Date: August  12 or August 19
Number of Hours per week: May 20 – July 1: Varies (prep work required)

July 4 – Aug 9/16 : 32 – 42.5 hours/week

Hours are Monday – Friday, between 7:45am – 6:15pm

Classification: Casual U of T, seasonal
Summary: Our instructors are responsible for the overall camp experience for campers, volunteers and staff in their groups. We are looking for motivated and creative people who are committed to designing a first class camp and who will ensure the safety and enjoyment of each camper.

Duties include:

  • Preparation of a curriculum for their program.
  • Creation of DAILY lesson plans with assistant instructors during training and delivery of those lesson plans, engaging all staff in the camp.
  • Supervision and mentoring of assistant instructors including assistance at training, following all camp policies and procedures, evaluation and assistance.
  • Assisting with the planning, preparation and delivery or Camp Training, FULL attendance at training is required by all senior instructors.
  • Ensuring facilities and equipment are prepared for all activities by preparing equipment, communicating set up needs in advance and performing risk management checks on the facility.
  • Ensuring completion of all administrative paperwork including curriculums, lesson plans, incident reports, permission forms, staff evaluations and parent feedback forms.
  • Maintaining positive relationships with parents/guardians of campers, responding to concerns with assistance from the administrative team.
  • Responsible for building and maintaining positive group dynamics and ensuring that all campers participate, learn and enjoy their time at camp.
  • Ensuring that all children are treated with fairness, respect and understanding.
  • Ensuring that their campers understand and follow the Camp U of T code of conduct.
  • Assisting in facilitating the inclusion of children with disabilities into the camp program.
  • Ensuring that all camp rules are met.
  • Ensuring that they are in compliance with all Camp U of T policies and procedures and staff code of conduct.
  • Contacting camper parents/guardians outside of camp hours to give them an orientation to Camp U of T and to deal with any issues that arise during the camp session.
Minimum Qualifications: Education:

Minimum of one year of post-secondary education preferred. Preference is given to candidates in senior years, post graduate or with teaching or coaching certificates




Sport Camps:
Demonstrated experience in participation and coaching in sport. NCCP certification and/or intercollegiate experience are preferred. Knowledge of child and youth development and fundamental movement skills required. Leadership experience is preferred.

Leadership Camps:
Demonstrated leadership experience in sport and other areas. Experience mentoring and challenging youth is required. Leadership Training Certificate/leadership courses considered an asset.

Mini-University Camps:
Demonstrated knowledge of the subject area is required. A passion for sharing and communicating knowledge in an exciting and hands-on manner; Experience teaching or coaching; knowledge of child development is required. Leadership experience is preferred.





  • Standard First Aid certificate from Red Cross or St. John’s Ambulance issued not more than 3 years prior to August 19, 2022 – REQUIRED.
  • Basic Rescuer/Level C CPR certificate issued not more than 1 year prior to August 19, 2022 – REQUIRED
  • Aquatics Multisport – Current NLS is required, WSI or LSS instructors strongly preferred.
  • NCCP Fundamental Movement Skills strongly preferred
  • Responsible, energetic, excellent customer service skills, adaptability and strong teamwork skills are required.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching and/or leadership
  • Demonstrated experience in the subject or sport
  • Experience supervising staff is an asset
  • Ability to work with people with diverse abilities, ethnicities and sexual orientations is essential


Camp U of T requires criminal records checks on all successful new Camp U of T staff. The cost of the criminal reference checks will be paid by the successful candidate. Further information, including screening criteria, will be available at the interview and at the time a conditional offer of employment is made.

Method of Application ONLINE APPLICATION FORM REQUIRED. Resume and cover letter are optional and may be attached directly onto the online application form.  Required qualifications must be submitted.


Online application click HERE


Contact Information: Will Kopplin

Manager, Children & Youth

Date Posted: February 28, 2022




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