Job Posting

Waterfront Coordinators

Camp Ooch & Camp Trillium are looking for Summer Staff!

A diagnosis of childhood cancer changes life in an instant. For affected children and families,
it can suddenly feel like everything is about cancer.

Camp Ooch & Camp Trillium (merged in 2020) offers a different journey, where kids with
cancer can just be kids, and families connect with a community of strength and support
when they need it the most.

So much more than a summer camp—we offer the social cure for childhood cancer. Our
camp-inspired programs deliver fun, friendship, and community to children and families at
no cost to them year-round, all across Ontario.

Cancer changes a child’s life. So does camp. And so can you. Learn more at

Summer 2021 – OVERNIGHT CAMP
Waterfront Coordinator
(contract June to end of August)
$5,400 to $7,200 for the term of the contract

While 2020 was full of unexpected challenges, our new organization moved forward,
inspired by our vision of reaching every child and family affected by childhood cancer across
Ontario. We are developing plans to deliver modified in-person overnight camp programs
this summer at Camp Trillium Rainbow Lake and Ooch Muskoka, leveraging pandemic
protocols including social distancing, use of PPE, and plenty of time outdoors. We’re getting
ready for a life-changing summer of adventure, fun, and safety!

Would you like to be part of our amazing programs this summer? We are now accepting
applications for experienced Waterfront Coordinators.

In order to be a successful part of our outstanding all-summer staff, you’ll be passionate
about facilitating amazing recreational experiences for kids and families while actively
supporting and providing resources to our volunteers throughout the summer.

Our Waterfront Coordiantors will work with the Camp Director & Summer Assistant Camp
Director to coordinate all waterfront activities and lifeguards on site.

The Waterfront Coordinator position is one of the senior staff team members of a paid summer staff team. The primary responsibility will be overseeing the swim program and paddle sports programs,
along with leading a team of lifeguards to provide engaging programs for families and their
children that is safe, creative, challenging, accessible, experiential, as well as ability and
age appropriate, environmentally friendly and fun. The Waterfront Coordinator is
responsible for supporting volunteers and staff overseeing the safety of all waterfront
activities including swimming, paddle boarding, canoeing, kayaking and sailing (Rainbow
Lake only) with the support of the summer activity area Instructors.

The WaterfrontCoordinator will also be assisting with training and coordination of waterfront emergency
procedures and coordinating with the waterfront team to to be ensuring the safety of all
equipment and the activity areas including regular maintenance, conducting risk
management surveys and on-going safety reporting.

In addition to the Waterfront programs our all summer program staff coach and support our
volunteer teams and assist and/or lead the planning, prepping and execution of camp wide
programs and other day time and evening activities.

Skills & Qualifications:

Our Waterfront Coordinators must have:
ï‚· Experience supervising staff and/ or volunteers.
ï‚· NL certification.
ï‚· Lifesaving Society or Red Cross Swim Instructor Certification.
ï‚· Pleasure Craft Operator’s License (can be reimbursed by Ooch/Trillium)
ï‚· Current police reference check and vulnerable sector screening.

Benefical Skills & Experience:
ï‚· Experience facilitating waterfront programming and management of waterfront
activities and lifeguard teams.
ï‚· Facilitating adaptive programming
ï‚· Overnight summer camp experience
ï‚· A current G Class driver’s license and eligibility to be insured under our Camp
insurance policy

This position requires living at the Ooch Muskoka or Rainbow Lake campsite for the duration
of the contract (June to August as well as available for spring training where applicable),
with room and board provided. In consideration of the population Camp Ooch & Camp
Trillium serve, the incumbent is a non-smoker.

To view more information on our summer staff roles, please visit

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply by email at Please indicate
in the subject line “Application for Waterfront Coordinator” and in your email please
indicate if you have a strong preference of location: Rainbow Lake (Waterford, ON) or Ooch
Muskoka (Rosseau, ON).

Equal Employment Opportunity
Camp Ooch & Camp Trillium invites applications from all qualified individuals. We are
committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications
from women, visible minorities, indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of
any sexual orientation or gender identity. In accordance with Canadian Immigration
requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Upon request, Camp Ooch & Camp Trillium will provide to applicants with disabilities,
accommodations that take into account the applicants’ accessibility needs, in order to
facilitate participation in the recruitment, assessment, selection and hiring stages.


Waterfront / Swim Specialist

April 27, 2021

Camp Ooch & Camp Trillium

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