Job Posting

Summer Kids Camp and Summer Family Camp 2022 Employment Postings

YMCA Wanakita
YMCA Wanakita, located in the Haliburton Highlands on Koshlong Lake, is a four-season YMCA Camp and Outdoor Centre affiliated with the YMCA of Hamilton|Burlington|Brantford. Situated 2 ½ hours north of Toronto on a beautiful forested 1000 acre site, Wanakita operates for 10 weeks as a summer overnight children’s camp, a summer day camp and a summer family camp. From September to June, Wanakita operates as an Outdoor Education, Recreation and Retreat Centre for schools, colleges, universities, families, adults, businesses, clubs and other special interest groups.

Contract Duration: approximately June 25th – August 27th, 2022*

Contract Values: $1,059.84 – $7,920*

*depending on position and contract length

For the full employment posting package, please visit our employment page here:

or link to the postings directly here:,-2022_0.pdf


To APPLY, please visit our staff application portal Here:
Applications will be accepted until positions are filled, but apply early to be considered for your choices.

What we look for in YMCA Wanakita staff
Positive Role Models
At YMCA Wanakita we are looking for staff members who are positive role models. Our staff members represent our vision, mission, values and goals and provide participants with opportunities to grow. They are self-motivated and interested in their own growth and development while providing exceptional learning opportunities for our participants. Wanakita staff adapt to the needs of our programs. Work at Wanakita is challenging, rewarding, and enjoyable.
Providers of Rewarding Experiences
Working outside every day in a camp environment is a very rewarding experience. Wanakita staff become key figures in the lives of the children, youth, and adults with whom they teach, lead and have fun with; and make friends themselves that last a lifetime.
Team Players
YMCA Wanakita takes pride in its staff team. These individuals make the program delivery possible and have built Wanakita’s excellent reputation across Canada and around the World. Staff are entrusted with a great deal of responsibility, so Wanakita takes great care to make sure we select skilled individuals with positive attitudes and strong work ethic to offer the unique Wanakita experience to our clients.

The YMCA of Hamilton|Burlington|Brantford is committed to creating an inclusive environment that accommodates all individuals, including those with disabilities. We support the goals of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Acts (AODA) and have established policies, procedures and practices which adhere to the accessibility standards set out in the AODA. Should you require any accommodation throughout the recruitment process please do not hesitate to contact our Human Resources Department. The YMCA of Hamilton|Burlington|Brantford is an equal opportunity employer.


If you are a successful candidate, prior to your start date and as a condition of employment, you will be required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a valid Human Rights exemption.

We thank all applicants, however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.



June 15, 2022

YMCA Wanakita

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