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Seasonal Assistant Director

The seasonal assistant director is part of the senior management team at CQE, along with the full-time camp director and full-time assistant director, and is responsible for ensuring all campers, leadership participants and their families receive high quality experiences that reflect YMCA core values and the YMCA’s camping quality recommended practices. This person will split direct supervision of area managers with the camp director and full-time assistant director. Other responsibilities include: supporting some of the area managers; providing coaching and feedback to area managers; addressing unique, challenging, and/or persistent situations that arise involving campers and/or staff; facilitating excellent communication and smooth program delivery across various areas of camp; and most importantly, creating a positive, fun, enthusiastic, safe, and camper-focused attitude among the staff team. This person may also act as the on-site designate for the camp director in their absence. For a more detailed job description, please contact the camp director at

Required qualifications: National Lifeguard certification, Standard First Aid, CPR C, G class license, Criminal Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Check, Pleasure Craft Operator Card, SVOP Commercial Boating License/OCA Marine Module (or the ability to obtain), experience supervising staff, experience in several of the following: counselling, outtripping, leadership development, program.

Preferred applicants: Experienced leader, Wilderness advanced first aid, someone with an in-depth understanding of the mission and values of the YMCA of Southwestern Ontario and how to put them into action at CQE.




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