Job Posting

Waterfront Director

Contract Date: May 26 – September 1, 2023


Waterfront Head is responsible for all aspects of the waterfront program, including supporting the Waterfront staff, maintaining waterfront equipment, ensuring that all programs are meeting risk management standards and delivering an experiential, camper-focused experience.The Waterfront Head will be a consistent presence on the docks throughout the summer. In conjunction with the Leadership Team the Waterfront Head will be responsible for the general management of Camp Huronda in addition they will play a leading role in planning and facilitating staff training week. They will work closely with the Out-Trip, Program and Land Instructor Heads to coordinate all camp programming. The Waterfront Head will also work closely with the LDP instructors to manage the execution of the LDP swimming program.  



-Responsible for all aspects of the Huronda swimming and boating programs  

  • Oversee/facilitate the instruction of Bronze Medallion/Cross courses of leadership participants, when appropriate.  
  • Oversee/facilitate the instruction of ORCKA levels for leadership participants, when appropriate.   
  • Book examination dates with the Life Saving Society for Bronze Medallion/Cross courses for leadership participants   
  • Liaise and communicate with third party Life Saving Society Instructors (when necessary)   

-Support and supervise the waterfront staff.   

-Help to develop the protocols and expectations of the swimming, kayaking, and canoeing program.   

-Provide and facilitate training for staff for the swimming and boating programs.    

-Assist in the development and when necessary, in the execution of the Camp Huronda waterfront programming (swimming and boating)  

-Maintain all waterfront equipment, ordering new equipment when necessary and approved.  

-Ensure all programs meet risk management standards.   

-Ensure staff are trained and informed effectively in risk management protocols.   

-Ensure all programs deliver safe, fun, and camper-focused experiences.   

-Perform Manager on Duty (MOD) tasks when necessary (i.e. announcements, daily staff meetings, prepare and supervise snack time, etc).   

-Attend daily Senior Staff meetings.   

-Support Senior Staff team in the daily operation of camp.   

-Provide leadership to camp, both participants and staff.  

-Provide the required skills and expertise to operate a safe and effective waterfront program (both cabin rotations as well as progressive skill development sessions) for all waterfront areas.   


About You 

-Minimum 3+ years camp experience  

-A Current Criminal Reference Check  

-Standard First Aid with CPR-C  

-NLS (Waterfront preferred)  

      -Please Craft Operator Card (or willing to obtain)  

      -G Class license (or willing to obtain)  

-ORCKA Camp certification an asset  

-Bronze Medallion/Cross/NLS Instructor an asset  

-Swim Instructor certification an asset  

-Supervisory experience an asset   



-Apply online HERE

-Must be legally eligible to work in Canada and, where applicable, must have a valid work permit or study permit that allows the candidate to fulfill the requirements of the role.   

-Diabetes Canada welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, including women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities.  We value a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve.    

-We are committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process.  If you have special requirements, please advise us during the recruitment process.   

-We thank all interested applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted   



February 3, 2023