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Summer JCamp Head Staff

About this Role

Changes due to Covid-19 Pandemic:

  • This position is in person and staff must be able to present full vaccination again Covid-19

  • Staff may be designated to stay with ill children in an isolation room until parents or caregivers come for their child. Staff will be equipped with masks, visors, gloves, and a smock to ensure their health and safety.

  • Staff will disinfect any surfaces touched by a child in the isolation room immediately after the child leaves.

  • Staff will be provided with PPE in the form of face masks and gloves.


  • Contract will run from June 19th- August 18th

  • 37.5 hours a week

  • 8 hours shifts scheduled between the hours of 8am-5:30pm Monday-Friday

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support camp staff in generating age-appropriate and engaging programming, taking into account varying levels of abilities.

  • Work with the Manager, JCamp to develop weekly theme day activities and support their facilitation

  • Provide direct supervisor to 2-3 campers groups and staff, mentoring and supporting Camp Staff as needed. Provide verbal feedback to Camp Staff as required.

  • Facilitate Pre Camp Training by leading informational sessions and group games.

  • Address parental concerns and coordinate discussions with multiple levels of staff in the agency to address new or ongoing issues.

  • Ensure camper groups have the necessary resources to fulfill programmed activities and notify Manager, JCamp when materials need to be purchased.

  • Fill in for camp staff when necessary.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Clear Vulnerable Sector Screening completed within 6 months of the contract’s start date.

  • Current Standard First Aid CPR-C

  • Up-to-date immunization record (TB, Hep B, MMR)

  • 2 years prior experience working with children and youth.

  • Prior experience in a leadership position and comfortable mentoring and coaching peers.

  • Previous experience in a similar position considered an asset.

  • Candidates must be able to legally work in Canada.

  • Ability to communicate easily with parents and other staff

  • Please note that full vaccination against covid-19 (or valid accommodation) is currently required to work in-person at the MNjcc at this time.

  • Staff must be able to work the entire duration of the contract, candidates who cannot work all weeks will not be considered.

Salary and Benefits:

  • $18.00 hour, plus eligibility for Provincial Wage Enhancement Grant

  • 2 Personal Emergency Leave Days

  • Gym membership for the duration of the contract

  • Opportunities for additional work at the end of the contract within the Early Childhood Education Department.


Reporting to: Manager, JCamp, Manager, After School Program and School’s Out. The Summer Camp Head Staff is a leadership position within JCamp that plays a key role in supporting the day-to-day operations of the program. The position includes mentoring and training camp staff, as well as supporting the Manager in generating engaging programming for campers.

Full Time (Contract), Starting June 19, 2024

Please email your resume and cover letter to Alisha Sandy at

To Apply

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