Job Posting

Office Manager

Title: Office Manager
Location: Gracefield Quebec (Transportation provided to and from Ottawa)
Work Term: May 1st – August 25th
Salary: $3,200-3,500, including Room & Board

Camp Misquah is a non-profit summer residential camp experience for adults and youth with developmental disabilities in the Ottawa region. We are a residential camp where campers and staff are on site 24/7 during their 5-night stay.

The term of employment is from May 1st to August 25th. You must be available for camp opening and closing as well as mandatory training which runs on weekends in June as well as July 3 – 6 on site and Aug 22-25.

How to Apply

All of our hiring is currently being done through our camp’s Camp Brain software. To be invited to the next steps in the hiring process, please follow the link below to complete an application there.

On this site, you will be required to create an account. Once logged in you will be able to apply by completing office administration application. You will be contacted regarding next steps, such as an interview, once that application has been completed. 

Why work here?  

Camp Misquah hires individuals that are looking to learn skills  and gain experience related to their education or future careers, and those that  want to make a difference for people with disabilities.  

The skills learned on the job at Camp Misquah directly relate to charitable organizations, general administration, and some booking keeping.  Additionally you will be in an environment where other skills can be gleaned by observing nursing, social  work, physiotherapy, education, psychology, speech pathology, and many more areas of study.  


What will I learn?  

o Self-confidence  

o Communication skills  

o Leadership  

o Interpersonal skills 

o Resilience 

o Behaviour management  

o Environment & activity adaptation  

o Your core values  

o What you are truly capable of 


How will I learn that?  

Each day you will work closely with the Camp Director to support the smooth operation of camp – including providing regular updates & reports, bookkeeping, budget updates, filing and general administration. 


At Misquah we believe in leading by example so you can expect to be working alongside counsellors to ensure campers are engaged in each activity and that counsellors have support and guidance as well as respite when needed. You will build and maintain relationships with staff and with campers to foster a rewarding camp experience!  


This may be the most challenging and rewarding job that you experience. Your heart will open to people that you have only just met, you will  create friendships with campers and staff that will extend years into the future, and  you will be forever changed. 


Description: Camp Misquah is looking for an organized, enthusiastic and responsible Office Manager to join our team. The Office Manager is responsible for the administration of all of Camp Misquah’s finances including data entry, record keeping, reporting, and may be required to drive the camp van for specific errands. The Office Manager will communicate and work in a cooperative manner with all camp staff in fulfilling roles and duties. Reports directly to the Camp Director.


    • Must be at least 19 years old
    • Must have a G-Class Driver’s license
    • Standard First Aid + CPR are assets
    • Must be able to provide a Criminal Record Check
  • Will receive basic ASL, CPI & consent training. Will be trained on camp procedures. 


    • Bookkeeping, filing and reporting
    • Manage finances within the assigned budget
    • Administration of payroll, issuing pay cheques/e-transfers
    • Driving the Camp van for various reasons (e.g picking up supplies, driving staff members back to the city)
    • Attend pre-camp training (in-city and on site) and attend daily meetings while at camp
    • Complete “Manager on Duty” jobs on a rotating schedule 
  • Responsible for the safety, health, and well-being of campers 
  • Adhere to all Covid-19 related policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Strong organizational skills, detail oriented
  • Understanding of bookkeeping practices including spreadsheets & reporting 
  • Administrative experience
  • Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities and/or in a summer camp environment is an asset



May 31, 2024

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