Day Camp Instructor

7490 Sideroad 7 W., Kenilworth, ON., Kenilworth
0-519-848-3620 Ext. 4230
Township of Wellington North

Seasonal Work

The Day Camp Instructor will ensure the safe and efficient operation of the Day Camp Program as well as ensure the Day Camp Program is run in a professional manner.


Core Responsibilities:

  • Execute daily program plans for each day of camp
  • Complete daily and weekly forms and required paperwork
  • Maintain good communication with parents of camp registrants
  • Ensure the safety of campers at all times
  • Practice and memorize all safety and rescue procedures
  • Respond to emergency situations as required (i.e. first aid treatment)
  • Ensure required supplies are on site
  • Mentor Leader in Training (LIT) Volunteers
  • Ensure the Township of Wellington North Day Camp Policy and Procedure Manual is adhered to at all times
  • Maintain a clean and neat program site (indoors and outdoors)
  • Perform daily clean-up duties at Day Camp program locations
  • Wear proper Township of Wellington North uniforms while on duty
  • Be a positive representative of the Township of Wellington North
  • Work and act in a way that will not cause personal injury or harm to anyone else
  • Actively participate and engage in a variety of small and large group activities each week which may include crafts, nature walks, songs, games, opening and closing ceremonies, swimming, etc.
  • Complete the Township of Wellington North’s Health and Safety training for new and young workers including but not limited to safety awareness training, work refusal and WHMIS
  • Familiarization with all contents of the Health and Safety Bulletin Board
  • Participate in ongoing staff training sessions
  • Ensure work site is maintained in a clean and safe manner
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must be 16 years of age or older
  • Previous experience working with children in a supervised group setting
  • Standard First Aid & CPR B or C
  • HIGH FIVE certification with training in Principles of Healthy Child Development
  • Camps on TRACKS training is an asset
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting

How To Apply

Successful candidate must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination as a condition of employment. The Township will comply with its Human Rights obligations and accommodate employees who are legally entitled to accommodation.

 We encourage applications from youth who self-identify as being part of the groups which are underrepresented or have additional barriers to the labour market, including recent immigrant youth and recent refugee youth, youth who have not previously been employed and for whom this would be their first job experience, youth with disabilities, visible minorities and LGBTQ2 youth.


To apply please send resume and cover letter to:

Township of Wellington North

Tasha Grafos | Community Recreation Coordinator


Deadline: 12:00 PM Friday March 31, 2023

*interviews will be held via zoom*


We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. Wellington North is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation for disabilities will be provided, upon request, to support participation in all aspects of the recruitment process. Personal information in relation to the recruitment and hiring process is collected under the authority outlined in the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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