Job postings

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2016 Positions

Please see a list of the available jobs in the sections below. Once you have decided which job you would like to apply for, please complete the TSC Summer Staff Employment Application. 

Interviews for new staff will begin at the end of November. For all returning staff applicants, thank you for your continued support and we will contact you on an individual basis over the coming weeks. All staff at The Taylor Statten Camps are required to have a current Emergency First Aid and CPR “B” certification upon their arrival at camp.

Please visit our Staff FAQ page for any questions you may have.

Senior Staff

  • Counsellor-In-Training (CIT) Section Director (August Session Only)

    Camp: Wapomeo 

    Job description:

    The CIT Section Director is responsible for the guidance of a new generation of staff members. To ensure CITs are prepared to become counsellors the following summer, the CIT SD is expected to implement leadership programs, teaching the necessary hard and soft skills needed to be a counsellor.

    Dates of employment: July 30th – August 26th

Counselling Staff

  • Counsellor-In-Training (CIT)

    Camp: Ahmek and Wapomeo

    Job description:

    Counsellors In Training (C.I.T.’s) must be 17 years old by the end of the calendar year. C.I.T.s must be keen to learn the art of being a camp counsellor, guide, and/or an activity head. Cabin C.I.T.s shadow a counsellor and are assigned to a cabin group. You’ll be working with campers between the ages of 7 and 12. C.I.T.s with an interest in a particular program may spend a month shadowing the Activity Head of their choice. C.I.T.s at both camps also have the opportunity to help lead canoe trips. Paddling and canoeing tripping experience is an asset. A current Bronze Cross is required for this position as well as Emergency First Aid and CPR. C.I.Ts will have the opportunity to take a Wilderness First Aid course during pre-camp if desired.

    Qualifications/Job Requirements:

    • Current Bronze Cross
    • Current First Aid and CPR “C”

    CIT spend the full two months at camp and earn an honorarium of $300. All positions include room, board, laundry and use of facilities.

    Dates of employment: June 25 – August 25, 2016 inclusive

  • Canoe Trip Guide

    Camp: Ahmek 

    Job description:

    We are currently seeking people to fulfill the role of Canoe Trip Guide.

    The canoe trip guides are often on the go at camp, in and out on flat-water canoe trips all summer long. Guides average between 30 and 40 days on the water each summer. Guides work with counsellors and C.I.T.s to provide a safe, challenging, and memorable experience. Strong canoe tripping skills and a knack for building and maintaining a positive group dynamic are a must. A current Bronze Cross and Wilderness First Aid are required as well as previous tripping days.

    Trip locations vary between Algonquin and Temagami.

    Compensation varies depending on the position and experience.  All positions include room, board, laundry and use of facilities.

    Dates of employment: June 19 – August 26, 2016 inclusive

Program Support Staff

  • Boat / Barge Drivers

    Camp: Wapomeo

    Job description:

    We currently have two (2) openings for Boat/Barge Drivers.

    As Wapomeo is located on two islands transportation is a major part of our summer. We rely on boats and 30 or 40 foot long barges to move campers and staff between the islands and the mainland. The Boat/Barge driver must be punctual by nature. It also helps if you already know how to tie knots, dock boats, and work motors. You must hold a current Pleasure Craft Operators License, SVOP license*, MED A3, as well as First Aid and CPR certifications.

    Compensation varies depending on the position and experience.  All positions include room, board, laundry and use of facilities.

    *If you require assistance w/ attaining your SVOP license and MED A3, please indicate so on your application

    Dates of employment: June 19 – August 26, 2016 inclusive

  • Dining Hall Supervisor

    Camp: Ahmek 

    Job description:

    We currently have 1 opening for Dining Hall Supervisor.

    The Dining Hall Supervisor will control the back kitchen making sure that while campers and staff are back there picking up their food, organization is maintained. Control the number of cabins in the back kitchen at one time. They will also be responsible for making sure everyone is reporting for duty on time, and that each assigned job has been done to perfection.

    The Dining Hall supervisor will need to submit the total dining hall numbers, table numbers, and early breakfasts for each day of camp.

    Example of Kitchen Duties:

    1. General cleaning of Dishroom, Back Kitchen, and Dining Hall. This includes a thorough cleaning of all surfaces (serving trays, counter tops, shelves, etc.)
    2. Management of food waste buckets/compost bags.
    3. Equipment/utensil stock count/organising.
    4. Dining Hall tables set correctly for each meal.
    5. Placing orders for cleaning supplies through the camp office.
    6. Ringing the meal bells on time for each meal.
    7. Make sure that the orders from the kitchen are picked up in a timely manner.
    8. Assisting and managing the Dishroom/dishwashers

    All staff must hold current First Aid and CPR certifications.

    Compensation varies depending on the position and experience.  All positions include room, board, laundry and use of facilities.

    Dates of employment: June 19 – August 26, 2016 inclusive

  • Dishwasher

    Camp: Ahmek and Wapomeo

    Job description:

    We currently have three (3) opening for Dishwashers.

    Spray them, wash them, and put them away after each meal. Applicants must have current First Aid and CPR.

    Compensation varies depending on the position and experience.  All positions include room, board, laundry and use of facilities.

    Dates of employment: June 19 – August 26, 2016 inclusive

  • Music Instructor

    Camp: Ahmek 

    Job description:

    We currently have 1 opening for Music Instructor.

    You must be encouraging and it helps to be spontaneous, creative and inventive in this job. Applicants must hold current First Aid and CPR certifications.

    Compensation varies depending on the position and experience.  All positions include room, board, laundry and use of facilities.

    Dates of employment: June 19 – August 26, 2016 inclusive

  • High Ropes Instructor

    Camp: Ahmek 

    Job description:

    We are currently seeking one (1) Head Ropes Course Instructor.

    Description: Challenge Ropes Course Staff must have the following minimum qualifications:

    • Participated in a professional instructors training course for challenge ropes course adventure programming, or have equivalent on-the-job training
    • At least one summer of experience working in a challenge ropes course adventure program with youth
    • Demonstrated competencies in challenge ropes course skills such as technical, facilitation, program planning, safety management and rescue
    • First Aid and CPR “B”
    • Challenge Course Practitioner Level II or equivalent training and certification.

    All Challenge Ropes Course staff must adhere to the Technical Training Standards of the Association for Challenge Course Technology (A.C.C.T)

    All positions include room, board, laundry and use of facilities.

    Dates of employment: June 19 – August 26, 2016 inclusive

  • Waterfront Staff

    Camp: Ahmek and Wapomeo

    Job description:

    We are currently seeking two (2) Assistant Waterfront Instructors.

    Waterfront Staff must have the following minimum qualifications (or be willing to achieve them before the start of the summer):

    • At least one summer of experience working in a waterfront or community pool environment.
    • Demonstrated competencies in aquatic skill delivery such as, facilitation, program planning, safety management and rescue.
    • Experience leading other staff in the delivery of an aquatics program.
    • Current Certifications in National Lifeguard Service (NLS), Life Saving Society Instructors certification, Emergency First Aid and CPR “B”, Pleasure Craft Operators License .
    • Examiner qualifications an asset.

    Compensation varies depending on the position and experience.  All positions include room, board, laundry and use of facilities.

    Dates of employment: June 19 – August 26, 2016 inclusive

  • Yoga Instructor

    We currently have one (1) openings for Yoga Instructor.

    Description:  There are several beautiful places to practice yoga around camp and we’re looking for an instructor. Balance, relaxation and breath control are big components of our canoe trips and having the ability to work on these skills during Yoga yields excellent results. This person should be comfortable teaching a wide age range (7-16) and able to target lessons for each group. Yoga mats are provided and the location for instructing is very versatile.

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