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Resource Counsellors

Resource Counsellors 

At Big Canoe we follow the Faithful Footsteps, Screening Procedures for all staff (paid & volunteer) positions. 

Responsable to the Head Program 


Resource Counsellors Include Staff in Crafts, Sports & Games, Music & Drama, Low Ropes, Rediscovery, Roving Leader, Tripping, Canoe/Kayak, Waterfront, Outdoor Skills and Leaders In Training  (for specific area job description – please contact the camp)

Job Duties

  • To do what needs to be done
  • Offering high quality, challenging, creative, and safe programs for campers of all ages, providing choice, options and ongoing evaluation
  • Setting program goals consistent with the overall goals  and objectives of camp big canoe
  • Preparing and planning a full program plan prior to pre-camp
  • Cares for and reports any concerns with the equipment in their area
  • Reports to the office any breakage, loss or need of repairs to equipment or buildings
  • Ensures that campers are never left unsupervised in program areas
  • Camper unit duties during non-program times 
  • Both unpacking at the beginning of the summer and packing program supplies at the end of the summer
  • Completing a detailed inventory of program supplies and equipment at the beginning and end of the summer
  • Participating in activities such as evening patrol, chapel service, song leading, special events, campfires etc.
  • Participating in evening programs, special days, other special programs and will be encouraged to take a leadership role in the planning and implementation
  • Adhering to and supporting all camp policies, procedures and guidelines as detailed in the staff manual
  • Submits a typed report at the end of summer, including
  • Suggestions for improvement of program and new equipment
  • Evaluation of program and suggestions for future
  • Other details of report writing to be discussed




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