The goals of a Camp Leader are to create a unique and fun experience for our campers. Camp Leaders work as a team to create opportunities for campers to improve their self-confidence and independence, in a supportive and positive environment. As the primary caregivers for our campers, you are responsible for ensuring their health and safety during their time at camp.


  • Ideally completed at least one year of post-secondary education.
  • Have valid Standard First Aid and CPR-C Certificates, or willing to obtain
  • Clear Criminal Record Check with a Vulnerable Persons Search
  • Clear Child Welfare Check
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Have a desire to work with children, youth and people of all abilities.
  • Be available to attend the entire week of Staff Orientation in Mid-June.

General Responsibilities

  • To provide leadership and guidance to all campers.
  • Supervision and care of campers, at all times.
  • Be a positive role model that exemplifies the values of Camp Tamarack.

Specific Duties

  • Work as a member of the community and staff team.
  • Guide and adapt programs for campers to achieve rewarding benefits.
  • Providing emotional support and encouragement to campers.
  • Be familiar with the special needs, medical conditions, dietary concerns, and/or behavioral problems of the campers and act according to directions provided.
  • Perform Night Duty as required on a rotational basis.
  • Ensure that safety standards and procedures are maintained at all times
  • Report any accidents/incidents to the Camp Director and Camp Nurse/Medic.
  • Provide personal care, feeding, toileting, dressing and bathing for campers as required.
  • Assist in program planning based on pre-arranged educational/recreational themes.
  • Assist in tidying up after activities.
  • Ensure the cleanliness of camp, by participating in the weekly clean up.
  • These are not the only duties to be performed. Some duties may be reassigned and other duties may be assigned as required.

Contract Dates: approx. June 11 – August 23, 2020

Wage: $325 – $350/wk (Canadian students returning to full time studies, may be eligible for grant subsidy.)

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