Camp Staff Positions

Seasonal Camp Positions

Girl Guides of Canada, Ontario Council is the largest organization for women and girls in Ontario. Through our dedicated and talented members, we continue to ensure Guiding remains a place where girls can experience new things, dare to be themselves, and become more confident and connected to the world around them. We bring out the extraordinary in every girl.

We are currently seeking seasonal summer camping positions to bring out the extraordinary in our camping program. In the fall and winter camp seasons, you gain leadership experience delivering exciting programs on weekends for unit camps and events. In the summer, you will get the chance to spend between five and twelve weeks working to create a great camp experience for girls and their families. No matter the season, you will help build memories that will last a lifetime. 

Read on to see if there is a role tailor-made for you!

Review our summer staffing structure to get an understanding of the general hierarchy of our camps. Find a role below and click on the title to read each job description. Read more about our camps and programs.

Summer Camp Positions:

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Volunteer Positions:

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Volunteer Food Service Staff 
Volunteer Core Staff
Volunteer Camp Counsellor

Our volunteers play an integral role in the success of our summer camps. Based on camper registration, we are looking for extra Volunteer Camp Counsellors during the following weeks (please note, experience working with children with special needs and managing challenging behaviours is an asset):

Camp Adelaide: week seven – August 12-25th and week eight – August 19-24th
Doe Lake Girl Guide Camp: week three – July 15-21st, week seven – August 12-18th and week eight – August 19-24th
Camp Woolsey: weeks one through eight of camp

We look forward to welcoming you to camp!

Staff Positions:

Camp Director: If you like running the show, making decisions, staff management, budgeting, planning, organizing and problem solving, then this position may be for you. The Camp Director is in charge while on-site to maintain the overall vision of the Girl Guides of Canada, Ontario Council Camping department, while still having fun with campers and staff. Follow the directions in the job description to apply now!

Program Director: If you see the big picture of camp, have great organizational skills and can schedule like no one else, then apply for this position. You can help set the tone for all the fun at camp while managing staff and being second in charge.

Camper Care Director: If managing our staff for superior camper care is what you are about, then think about this role. The Camper Care Director helps support challenging campers and works hard to provide the best experience socially, emotionally and physically at camp for all campers.

Camp Coordinator: If you want more responsibility while at camp, including coaching and mentoring staff and helping to lead a program area (some certifications are necessary), all while still making close connections with the campers and fellow staff on a daily basis, this job is for you. 

Camp Counsellor: If you want to play with the campers and help them achieve the extraordinary while at camp, all while being supported by a great group of mentors, then the Camp Counsellor position may be ideal for you. A number of trained staff in this role are also required for waterfront and ropes program facilitation.

Core Staff: Do you want to learn all aspects of what it is like to work at camp? The person in this role will help out with special events and camp support as well as doing some counselling and program delivery. Be part of a team of young workers that are between 16 and 17 years old and are supported by a Camp Coordinator as you learn all about working in a busy camp environment. If you fit within this age group, then this is the position for you.

Canoe Tripper: If you want to play with the campers in canoes, help them achieve the extraordinary while on a canoe trip, facilitate a more unique wilderness experience for them while working closely with a fellow “tripper” (specialized certifications are necessary) then this is the job for you.

Food Services Staff: If you love the feel of camp but know working closely with campers all day is not your thing, how about helping to feed them? These vital roles allow you to participate in camp life and fun while ensuring campers and staff are fueled for their busy day.

Camping Administrator: Are you organized, have great customer service skills, enjoy interacting with people (including parents, campers, office staff, vendors etc.) proficient on a computer and with administrative duties? Then this support role is the job for you.

Community Support Staff: Are you a highly motivated, self-starter and independent worker who likes to clean, organize, do maintenance and help out in the back ground with all of the little odd jobs around camp? If so, then this position is for you.

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