Job Posting

Nature Camp Health Care Assistant

Company Name:  

Humber Arboretum 

Position Title: 

Nature Camp Health Care Assistant 

Employment Term: 

June 26, 2024 to August 30, 2024 

Job Location: 

Humber Arboretum – Humber North Campus 

# of Positions: 


Pay Rate:  

Starting at $18.24/hour for up to 40 hours/week (8:00am – 4:30pm) 

Application Deadline: 

February 29, 2024 

Job Description: 

Camp Health Care Assistants are responsible for tracking and recording all incidents related to camper health and safety during camp sessions, responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Providing First Aid to ill or injured campers
  • Ensuring incident reports are filled out for any camper injury or illness
  • Assessing all camp programs for health and safety risk and proposing possible risk mitigation strategies
  • Connecting with parents about camper injuries or illness when they occur
  • Assisting Camp Coordinator in reviewing and presenting all health and safety related information during camp training
  • Support camp programming, which could include set-up and materials prep, assisting in the facilitation of activities, and supervising campers during lunch break


Required Qualifications/Skills/Experience: 

  • Post-Secondary Education related to Health care is mandatory 
  • Mental Health First Aid considered an asset 
  • Have an enthusiasm for the Natural world and be comfortable working outdoors for extended periods of time 
  • Be enthusiastic/interested in working with children ages 5-12; previous (camp) experience an asset 
  • Be able to think on their feet; improvise, plan, and handle both planned and unplanned events and reactions; enter into positive interactions and use positive approaches to situations/campers 
  • Be able to take direction and efficiently, effectively complete duties, responsibilities and additional assigned tasks 
  • Able to calmly, professionally, and empathetically conduct oneself in difficult situations with campers, parents, and/or coworkers 
  • Be comfortable around water 
  • Have a clear police record check 
  • Have a current certificate in Standard First Aid and CPR Level C  
  • Must be Canada Summer Jobs-eligible students (age 16 – 30 at time of hiring) or Humber College/University of Guelph-Humber Work-Study Eligible   
  • Be fully available for June training sessions (June 27-July 5) 
  • Be able to commit to 40 hrs/week, Monday-Friday during the months of July and August 

 E-mail to apply:


In order to be considered for this position, applicants must send a resume and cover letter attached to their e-mail submission. Quote the position title in the email subject line, please. 

For Humber College/University of Guelph-Humber students, a Work Study Approval form also needs to be attached to your application. 

All positions are contingent on the condition that a clear Criminal Police Record Check and Standard First Aid (w/CPR C) certificate are provided to the Humber Arboretum before your start date. 



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