Job Posting

Unit Leader


Position : Unit Leader

Location: 2400 Limberlost Road, Huntsville, Ontario, P1H 2J6

Employment: Summer 2024

Reports to: Camp Coordinator

Overview of Olympia & Unit Leader

Olympia Sports Camp is a world-class, up-beat, dynamic and safe environment, where campers learn to participate and share in a community that focuses on positive energy and peer encouragement. This role will support Greg in the overall day to day developments of Camp, both Staff and Campers. A unit leader should be a role model for others at camp and always exhibit values of Olympia in all areas of camp.


Roles & Responsibilities

  • Provide support in the day-to-day operations related to both staff and campers as part of a seven-member team.
  • Attend daily morning meetings to stay informed and contribute to the camp’s daily plans.
  • Address camper issues, including conflict resolution and parent communication.
  • Handle counselor issues through weekly check-ins to ensure their well-being and effectiveness.
  • Supervise and lead a team of 15-25 counselors on a daily basis, facilitating weekly unit group meetings for both fun and professional development.
  • Conduct weekly check-ins with every member of the group, maintaining a daily presence and providing positive reinforcement.
  • Implement conflict resolution and accountability structures for staff members.
  • Supervise campers and address any daily issues, such as challenges, homesickness, camper-counselor conflicts, emotional support, fighting, bullying, etc., using “I-statements” and incident reports as necessary.
  • Oversee and coordinate two working weekends in collaboration with other senior staff.

Job Requirements:

  • Extensive experience in problem-solving related to camp and camp-related issues.
  • Proven track record in building a sense of community among various groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide strong emotional support and care for the well-being of others.
  • Must possess a clean police record check with a Vulnerable Sector Check.
  • Current Standard First Aid certification with CPR-C.
  • Strong communication skills to facilitate effective interactions with campers, staff, and parents.
  • Ability to work cohesively in a team environment.
  • Willingness and ability to work extended hours, including long shifts when required.


Our Commitment

  • Full Support of Health and Dietary Concerns 
  • Lodging and Food (shared room with one other person)
  • Competitive Senior Staff Salary and Benefits

If you are interested in the job, please apply to Our Team | Olympia Sports Camp




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(905) 479-9388