Job postings

Are you interested in a job at one of the best summer camps in Canada?

Please see a list of the available jobs in the sections below. Once you have decided on the job that is best suited to you, click on the button below to fill out the staff application!

Interviews for new staff will begin in December. 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 the appropriate (position dependent) swim, first aid and CPR qualifications upon their arrival at camp.

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

Senior Staff

Counselling Staff

  • Counsellor-In-Training (CIT)

    Camp: Ahmek 

    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:

    • Bronze Cross or Equivalent & CPR “B”
    • Emergency First Aid or Equivalent

    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 23 – August 23, 2018 inclusive

Program & Support Staff

  • Head of Canoeing

    Camp: Ahmek & Wapomeo 

    We are currently seeking two (2) Heads of Canoeing, one (1) at each camp.

    Job description:

    The Head of Canoeing teaches canoeing lessons and facilitates the running of the canoeing program with the counselors. This person reports to the Program Director and is responsible for the development, safety, delivery and supervision of the Canoe program. They also take care of our fleet of cedar-canvas and Kevlar canoes.

    Qualifications/Job Requirements:

    • Current Bronze Cross
    • Current First Aid and CPR “C”
    • Boating license
    • Relevant canoeing experience
    • At least one summer of experience working in a canoeing environment.
    • Demonstrated competencies in canoe skill delivery such as, facilitation, program planning, safety management and rescue
    • Experience leading other staff in the delivery of a canoeing program

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

    Dates of employment: June 17 – August 24, 2017

  • Head of Waterfront

    Camp: Ahmek & Wapomeo

    We are currently seeking two (1) Heads of Waterfront, one (1) at each camp. 

    Job description:

    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.

    Qualifications/Job Requirements:

    • Bronze Cross & Medallion Examiner
    • Emergency First Aid and CPR “B”
    • Royal Life Saving Instructor/NLS
    • Pleasure Craft Operator’s License

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

    Dates of employment: June 17 – August 24, 2018 inclusive

  • Assistant Head of Waterfront

    Camp: Ahmek & Wapomeo

    We are currently seeking one (1) Assistants Head of Waterfront, at camp Ahmek.

    Job description:

    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.

    Qualifications/Job Requirements:

    • Emergency First Aid and CPR “B”
    • Royal Life Saving Instructor/NLS
    • Pleasure Craft Operator’s License

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

    Dates of employment: June 17 – August 24, 2018 inclusive

  • Stablehand

    Camp: Wapomeo

    We are currently seeking one (1) Stablehand at Camp Wapomeo.

    Job description:

    Stablehands are responsible for the upkeep and cleanliness of the horses, stables and general barn area. The stables are used by both Ahmek and Wapomeo campers, although the site for this program is at Ahmek and the Stablehands live at Ahmek as well.

    Qualifications/Job Requirements:

    • Emergency First Aid or Equivalent and CPR “B”

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

    Dates of employment: June 17 – August 24, 2018 inclusive

  • Receptionist

    Camp: Ahmek & Wapomeo

    We are currently seeking four (2) Receptionist, one (1) for each camp.

    Job description:

    Office hours at camp run from 8 in the morning until 8 at night. There are two receptionists at Wapomeo, and two receptionists at Ahmek. Each receptionist works a half-day (8am to 2pm and 2pm to 8pm), and cover for the other’s meals. The receptionist is primarily responsible for answering the telephone, recording and passing along messages, sorting the mail and camper e-mail, helping to organize Visitor’s Days, and for keeping order in the office (physical and social).

    • Answer phones and take clear, detailed messages.
    • Provide parents with responses to Frequently Asked Questions (Pick up/ Drop off times, mailing address, Visitor’s Day, etc.)
    • Keep office and surrounding area clean and neat.
    • Sort incoming camp mail and prepare outgoing mail.
    • Coordinate work coming into and out of the office (Parent Letters, Bus Tags, E-mails, etc.)
    • Be familiar and follow through with camp policies regarding camper and staff phone calls and messages.
    • Pack all office materials and supplies at the end of the season.
    • These are not the only duties to be performed. Some duties may be reassigned and other duties may be assigned as required.

    Qualifications/Job Requirements:

    • Emergency First Aid or Equivalent and CPR “B”

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

    Dates of employment: June 17 – August 24, 2018 inclusive

  • Driver / Office Aid

    Camp: Ahmek 

    We are currently seeking two (2) Driver / Office Aid.

    Job description:

    Office Aid: the more you know about computers and networking, the better. It is also good for the Office Helper to enjoy filing and regaling in an office environment.

    Driver: you will be asked to drive into Huntsville a few times a week for business-related reasons, and then whenever there is an emergency or an expected pick-up or drop-off situation. Sometimes, The Driver goes up to Temagami. The Driver needs to be licensed to drive in Ontario, and that license must be clear of any driving-related incidents. The driver needs to be able to drive well and safely under pressure.

    • Able to operate each vehicle that may be driven.
    • Coordinate diving schedule with office staff regarding town runs, evacuations.
    • Teach and monitor proper use of seat-belts, safe loading and unloading, proper behaviour in the vehicle, and other aspects of vehicle safety.
    • Clean and maintain vehicles.
    • Check vehicles before and after each trip for gas, oil, tire pressure, damage, etc.
    • Be familiar with any health problems of campers and staff that are transported.
    • These are not the only duties to be performed. Some duties may be reassigned and other duties may be assigned as required.

    Qualifications/Job Requirements:

    • Valid G-class Ontario Driver’s License
    • Emergency First Aid or Equivalent and CPR “B”

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

    Dates of employment: June 17 – August 24, 2018 inclusive

  • Dishwasher

    Camp: Ahmek & Wapomeo

    We are currently seeking six (6) Dishwashers, three (3) for each camp.

    Job description:

    • Rinse all dishes, cups, and silverware then wash them with the use of an industrial dishwasher.
    • Put away dishes, cups, and silverware in their correct locations.
    • Sweep and mop dish room after every meal.
    • Take out the trash and compost after every meal.
    • Make sure the dish room area is kept clean. Straighten counter and clean after each meal.
    • These are not the only duties to be performed. Some duties may be reassigned and other duties may be assigned as required.

    Qualifications/Job Requirements:

    • Emergency First Aid or Equivalent and CPR “B”

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

    Dates of employment: June 17 – August 24, 2018 inclusive

  • Health Care Assistant

    Camp: Ahmek & Wapomeo

    We are currently seeking four (4) Health Care Assistants, two (2) for each camp.

     Job description:

    Working hand-in-hand with the Camp Doctor, the Camp Health Care Assistant is responsible for the day to day operation of the Camp Infirmary.  The camps are a busy place during the summer and Health Care Assistants can expect to see a wide variety of cases.

    We are looking for two Health Care Assistants to work with the camp doctor and to run the infirmary at Wapomeo, and two Health Care Assistants to work with the camp doctor and run the infirmary at Ahmek.

    Nursing students are welcome. 3rd and 4th year RN students are preferred, but PRN students are also welcome to apply.

    You should have experience working with children and adolescents and preferably have past camp experience. You are responsible for the health and wellness of the camp and staff.

    • Ensure each staff member and camper has on file a health history form, as required.
    • Conduct health screening for campers when they arrive to camp and when they return from canoe trip.
    • Conduct inventory of supplies and report to the Camp Doctor when supplies need to be ordered.
    • Monitor health of all staff and campers and administer medications and first- aid when appropriate.
    • Establish and follow appropriate medical routines including record keeping in the daily medical log, disposal of medical waste, and managing and safeguarding medications.
    • Check and issue first- aid kits.
    • Keep incident and accident reports on file.
    • These are not the only duties to be performed. Some duties may be reassigned and other duties may be assigned as required.

    Qualifications/Job Requirements:

    • Emergency First Aid or Equivalent and CPR “B”
    • AED Certified

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

    Dates of employment: June 17 – August 24, 2018 inclusive

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