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Employment Opportunity - Summer Camp Counsellor

Posted: February 20, 2018



Job Type:        Temporary Full Time (Up to 40 hours per week)

Duration:          June 11, 2018-August 31, 2018 (12 week duration)

June 25, 2018-August 31, 2018 (11 week duration)

Salary:             Dependent on position

Closing Date:   March 14, 2018 - 1:00pm



The Summer Camp Counsellor, working under the supervision and direction of the Recreation Director, will provide assistance regarding the planning, organizing, implementation and supervision of all aspects of the Sunova Summer Camp Program. 


The successful applicant will perform the following duties:

  • Caring for, supervising and engaging children enrolled in the program

  • Assisting with program registration, marketing, record keeping and reporting before and during the program

  • Assisting with the creation, planning, organization and implementation of the day-to-day outline for the program

  • Assisting in program evaluation and creating a supply inventory at the end of the program

  • Enforcing the rules and providing the appropriate kind and amount of discipline to the children enrolled in the program

  • Assisting with the supervision of special events outside of regular activities, as assigned

  • To maintain a safe, clean environment for the children enrolled in the program

  • To know, observe, implement and respect all camp policies

  • To respects the rights of confidentiality and privacy in all matters affecting or involving the program and/or service

  • To perform other duties as assigned, consistent with the job description


  • Applicant must have been registered as a full time student (full course load) in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis (full course load) in the next academic year

  • Possess experience/skills specific to Children’s Recreation (i.e. experience with arts/crafts, sports/games, group recreation, special activities, etc.)

  • Have experience working with and dealing with children of all ages

  • Be flexible in terms of the hours available to cover required shifts

  • Hold current Emergency First Aid and CPR Certifications (or willing to obtain)

  • Hold a clear Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry Check


    All applicants must provide copies of the following:

  • Cover letter & current resume


    Applications should be marked "Application for Summer Camp Counsellor”.  References shall be required upon request.  If you have any questions regarding the posting please contact Damara Geddes, Recreation Director at 204-334-0294 or recreation@weststpaul.com.


    Apply to:          

    RM of West St. Paul

    Attn:  Vesuvia (Vee) Scromeda, CMMA

    3550 Main Street

    West St. Paul, MB R4A 5A3

    Fax: 204-334-9362

    Email: vscromeda@weststpaul.com


    There are no direct bus routes to this location so transportation is required to and from work.

    The RM of West St. Paul wishes to thank all candidates for their interest in this position, however, only those individuals considered for an interview will be contacted.