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Overnight Camp Counsellor

Counsellors work directly with campers, providing support and supervision as part of a team. They are responsible for supporting the mental and physical health and wellbeing of campers in their care. New counsellors are expected to develop a broad understanding of CQE and a solid foundation of skills for working at camp. Experienced counsellors are responsible for offering guidance and mentorship to new counsellors. Experienced counsellors will lead skill-based morning activities to campers. Counsellors also give support to leaders in training (LIT). Flexibility and a willingness to take on new challenges are essential qualities for all counsellors.

Required qualifications: National Lifeguard certification, Standard First Aid, CPR C, CQE training weekend for new staff, Criminal Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Check.

Preferred applicants: Fun, responsible, looking to focus on the needs of campers who have completed CQE or equivalent leadership programs and/or one year of counselling experience.




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