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Senior Counsellor – Day Camp

Senior Counsellor

Counsellors have an important role for campers to have a successful camping experience. They are closely involved in all Camp activities, participating, supervising, assisting campers and staff and serving as a positive role model.

Senior Counsellors are assigned to oversee a cabin as well as assist with overseeing up to 2 Junior Counsellors and their cabins.

Counsellors are required to have the following capacities and willingness:

  • Willing to work as part of a team with other staff members.
  • Be committed to the camp for the duration of the summer and all camp session weeks.
  • Serve as a positive role model to other staff and campers by participating in and leading activities.
  • Has an ability and desire to work with children and youth.
  • Help provide an inclusive program with safety, fun and activity as the primary focus for all camp participants
  • To be accountable to the Camp Manager, Assistant Managers or designate supervisors.
  • To give leadership to counselors-in-training.
  • Sleep with an assigned cabin with campers
  • To lead campers in the daily clean-up of camp ie. Cabins, meal hall, other buildings, grounds
  • To be proactive in preventing bullying and responds immediately to any incidents among staff and campers.
  • To inform Camp Manager, Assistant Manager or designate supervisor of any and all incidents and complete incident reports as soon as possible.
  • Wear and maintain a clean uniform that is provided to you at all times while working.
  • Complete assigned clean up duties at the end of each Camp.
  • Ensure personal items, equipment and assigned area in a cabin or in the lodge is kept clean, neat at all times.
  • Obey the policies and procedures as outlined in the staff handbook.
  • Other duties as required.

Particular duties relating to each camping season:

  • Work under the supervision of the Camp Manager, Camp Assistant Managers, and designate Supervisors.
  • Attend pre-camp training and events.
  • At the beginning of each week, the manger will determine how specific duties may be assigned or divided among staff, based on training, interest, and need.


  • Must have a completed First Aid certificate by June 15 (of current year),
  • Be able to administer basic first aid,
  • To work in relationship with vulnerable individuals who are under the age of consent,
  • To have a Vulnerable Sectors Background Check (of current year)
  • WHIMIS training (we will provide)


  • Will be evaluated at mid and end of season by the Camp Manager and Assistant Camp Managers.

Job Types: Full-time, Seasonal

Salary: $600.00 per week



May 31, 2023

Camp Mansfield

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(705) 435-4479