Overnight Camp Counsellor
Position: Overnight Riding Camp Counsellor
Location: Schomberg, Ontario
Start/End Date: June 25th, 2022 to August 27, 2022
Earthbound Kids is a seasonal summer camp and riding stable with two locations serving children and youth ages 4-16. Our programs include day camps, overnight camp, riding lessons, leadership programs, and outdoor education programs. The programs we offer have a strong emphasis on farming and environmental education.
We are looking for mature and caring cabin counselors for our Schomberg, Ontario location, for the summer of 2022. Cabin counselors will manage the supervision, care and safety of campers. This person is responsible for the day-to-day well-being of up to 8 campers. The position involves, working alongside Stable & Instructional staff, introducing campers to horse-back riding and the care of horses.
The ideal candidate enjoys working outdoors, in a farm environment. A love for animals and working with children is a necessity.
The successful candidate is required to live on site in the camper cabin from Sunday afternoon to Friday afternoon and provide a safe, fun and inclusive environment including:
- Supervision of all campers in their care
- Emotional and physical support to campers in their care
- Reacting appropriately to accidents and incidents
- Recording and documenting accidents and incidents
- Assisting in the delivery of exciting day and evening programming
Qualifications & Experience:
- Standard First Aid, CPR C
- Criminal Record Check
- Education or Practical Experience in the Care and or Supervision of Children & Youth
- Be at least 17 years of age
- A minimum of 2 years riding experience is required.
Compensation: $650-750/Week (Compensation will be based on education and work experience)
To Apply: Please submit a resume to: Carol Norton, Camp Director, Earthbound Kids firstname.lastname@example.org indicating the job title in the subject line
Please note that although we thank all applicants, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.
Earthbound Kids values the diversity of people. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodation will be provided, on request, to support candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.