Job postings

Do you want to work at one of the best summer camps in Canada?

Then come and work at the Taylor Statten camps! 

Please see a list of the available jobs in the sections below.

For all returning staff applicants, thank you for your continued support and we will contact you on an individual basis. 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. This information will be in your contract.

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

Staff applications are open and interviews are currently underway! 

Program Staff

  • Head of Waterfront

    Camp: Wapomeo

    We are currently seeking one (1) Head of Waterfront at Camp Wapomeo.

    Job description:

    Head of Waterfront will be required to faciliate and deliver the swimming program, planning and safety of the Waterfront.

    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  (NLS), Life Saving Society Instructors, Standard First Aid & CPR C
    • Examiner qualifications are an asset

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

    Dates of employment: June 16 – August 23, 2019 inclusive.

  • Assistant Waterfront

    Camp: Ahmek & Wapomeo

    We are currently seeking two (2) Assistant Waterfront, one (1) at each camp.

    Job description:

    Assistant Head of Waterfront will be required to assist in the facilitation and delivery of the swimming program.

    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 (NLS), Life Saving Society Instructors, and Emergency First Aid and CPR “B” or Standard First Aid & CPR C
    • Examiners considered an asset

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

    Dates of employment: June 16 – August 23, 2019 inclusive.

  • 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 16 – August 23, 2019.

  • Head of Sailing

    Camp: Ahmek & Wapomeo

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

    Job description:

    The Head of Sailing organizes sailing lessons and is also available when campers and staff choose to go sailing in their free time. The Head of Sailing must be comfortable rigging, operating, and instructing with JY 15s and Laser IIs and Zest sailboats in various intensities of wind. The Head of Sailing at Wapomeo and Ahmek collaborate to organize and run the Roper Dayment Sailing Race in July and The Wilson in August. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

    Qualifications/Job Requirements:

    • Emergency First Aid & CPR “B”
    • Pleasure Craft Operator’s License
    • Bronze Cross

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

    Dates of employment: June 16 – August 23, 2019 inclusive.

  • Head of High Ropes

    Camp: Ahmek

    We are currently seeking one (1) Head of High Ropes.

    Job description:

    • 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.
    • The high ropes course is used by both Ahmek and Wapomeo campers, although the site for this program is at Ahmek and the Head of High Ropes lives at Ahmek as well.

    Qualifications/Job Requirements:

    • Emergency First Aid or Equivalent and CPR “B”
    • Challenge Course Practitioner Level II or equivalent training and certification.

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

    Dates of employment: June 16 – August 23, 2019 inclusive.

  • High Ropes Instructor

    Camp: Ahmek

    We are currently seeking two (1) High Ropes Instructor.

    Job description:

    • 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.
    • The high ropes course is used by both Ahmek and Wapomeo campers, although the site for this program is at Ahmek and the High Ropes Instructors live at Ahmek as well.

    Qualifications/Job Requirements:

    • Emergency First Aid or Equivalent and CPR “B”
    • Challenge Course Practitioner Level II or equivalent training and certification.

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

    Dates of employment: June 16 – August 23, 2019 inclusive.

  • Music Instructor

    Camp: Wapomeo

    We are currently seeking two (1) Music Instructor at Camp Wapomeo.

    Job description:

    • Plans, organizes, implements and instructs program session for Music programs for a variety of ages.
    • Prepares lesson plans based on program curriculum prior to the start of the program session.
    • Ensures that the supplies and equipment are cleaned and stored away at the end of the class.
    • Encourage and motivate the campers to learn and improve their musical abilities.
    • Implement games and other activities into the class to combine music in order to keep things exciting and keep the kids involved and interested.

    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 16 – August 23, 2019 inclusive.

Support Staff

  • Receptionist & Receptionist/Storehouse Coordinator

    Camp: Ahmek & Wapomeo

    We are currently seeking two (2) Receptionist for Camp Ahmek and two (2) Receptionist/Storehouse for Camp Wapomeo. 

    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.

    Storehouse (Wapomeo Only): For a few hours a day, when not on receptionist duty. This involves keeping a current inventory of all camp supplies stored in the storehouse and this also involves informing the Logistics Coordinator when supplies need to be replenished.

    • Keep a thorough inventory of all items coming into and going out of the Store House.
    • Maintain a tidy and organized work environment.
    • Coordinate with the Logistics Coordinator when items in the Store House are running low.
    • 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 & CPR B
    • At least some customer service/phone experience

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

    Dates of employment: June 16 – August 23, 2019 inclusive.

  • Driver

    Camp: Ahmek 

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

    Job description:

    In this role, the drive/office aids will be asked to run errands 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. This person must be G Class licensed to drive in Ontario, and that license must be clear of any driving-related incidents. This person needs to be comfortable driving under pressure.

    We are looking for people who are:

    • 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 16 – August 23, 2019 inclusive.

  • Boat Driver

    Camp: Wapomeo

    We are currently seeking two (2) Boat/Barge Drivers.

    Job description:

    As Wapomeo is located on two islands transportation is a major part of our summer. We rely on small motor boats, pontoon boats and canoes to carry staff, campers and supplies between the islands and the mainland. The Boat driver must be punctual by nature, have experience and be comfortable in various types of boats.

    Qualifications/Job Requirements:

    • Bronze Cross
    • Emergency First Aid & CPR
    • *AT LEAST* a Pleasure Craft Operators License BUT SVOP license & MED A3 is preferred. If you have your SVOP & MED A3, you do not need your Bronze Cross and/or your Emergency First Aid & CPR B.

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

    Dates of employment: June 16 – August 23, 2019 inclusive.

  • Healthcare Assistant/Camp Nurse

    Health Care Assistant/Nurse

    Camp: Ahmek 

    We are currently seeking one (1) Health Care Assistant at Camp Ahmek.

    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 one Health Care Assistant 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 16 – August 23, 2019 inclusive.

  • Nightwatch

    Camp: Ahmek & Wapomeo

    We are currently seeking two (2) Nightwatch, one (1) for each camp.

    Job description:

    As Night Watch, your principle duty is to safeguard the campers and the camp site from midnight until 7:00 am. This includes making rounds and investigating nightly activity.

    • Ensure the safety of campers and the camp during the evening hours.
    • Provide support and aid to any campers, who have fallen out of their beds, are homesick, sleep walk, wet the bed, etc.
    • Complete two thorough rounds to ensure all campers are present in their cabins.
    • Ensure staff members that are signed out have returned from time off.
    • Sweep the Dining Hall thoroughly each night in between your two rounds.
    • 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 & CPR “B”
    • Pleasure Craft Operators License (if employed at Wapomeo) is required.

    Compensation is $5,292 based on a 9 week contract Plus all room and board and laundry and use of facilities is included. Its a great way to pocket a bunch of money at a summer job as there is little opportunity to spend while at Camp!

    Dates of employment: June 16 – August 23, 2019 inclusive.

  • Tuck Shop/Storehouse Coordinator

    Camp: Ahmek 

    We are currently seeking one (1) Tuck Shop/Storehouse Coordinator

    Job description:

    Tuck Shop: This person runs the Tuck Shop, keeping regular store hours after meals, and keeping a running inventory. It is also your responsibility to input camper and staff purchases into the camp system. You will work closely with the Logistics Coordinator in the camp office. Computer skills are an asset. This person is organized, motivated and enjoys working in merchandising.

    • Keep a thorough inventory of all items in the Tuck Shop – split into July and August items.
    • Ensure merchandise is folded neatly and on display with prices for campers and staff to see.
    • Keep detailed records of the campers and staff who have purchased items from the Tuck Shop.
    • (Campers Tuck Bills) Import into Camp Brain, (Staff Tuck Bills) Give to Personnel Administrator.
    • Coordinate with the Logistics coordinator when items in the Tuck Shop are running low.
    • 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 16 – August 23, 2019 inclusive.

  • Nanny

    Camp: Wapomeo

    We are currently seeking one (1) Nanny for Camp Wapomeo.

    Job description:

    Nanny: Watch over the Director’s children. This will include accompanying them during their daily activities as requested by the Director. The Nanny is required to know the whereabouts of the children at all times when on duty (as per the Director’s needs).

    • Organize different activities for the children during the day and accompany them to their programmed activities.
    • Monitor children throughout the day. This could include rest periods, meals, activities and any other time requested by the Director and Assistant Director.

    Qualifications/Job Requirements:

    • Emergency First Aid and CPR “B”
    • Must be a competent swimmer and comfortable in and around the water and boats. Swimming qualifications are an asset.

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

    Dates of employment: June 16 – August 23, 2019 inclusive.

  • Dining Hall Supervisor

    Camp: Ahmek & Wapomeo

    We are currently seeking two (2) Dining Hall Supervisors, one (1) for each camp.

    Job description:

    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:

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

    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 16 – August 23, 2019 inclusive.

  • Dishwasher

    Camp: Ahmek & Wapomeo

    We are currently seeking six (6) Dishwasher, 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 16 – August 23, 2019 inclusive.

Maintenance Staff

Senior Staff

  • Head Guide

    Camp: Ahmek & Wapomeo 

    We are currently seeking two (2) Head Guide, one (1) at each camp.

    Job description: 

    The Head Guides work very closely with our Canoe Tripping Coordinator to ensure that all canoe trips run smoothly. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, maintaining our Trip Room (aka The Trading Post), overseeing the distribution and return of all canoe trip equipment (tents, pots, pans, water purifiers, stoves, propane, canoes, etc.), management and training of all canoe trip guides, route planning, food drop logistics (for Long Trips only), maintaining and cataloging maps, etc. Essentially the Head Guides are responsible for all canoe trip related activities and will spend a lot of time with the Canoe Tripping Coordinator to ensure that everyone has a safe and memorable summer. A strong canoe tripping background, an intimate knowledge of bush craft, and a knack for building and maintaining a positive group dynamic are a must. A current Bronze Cross, Wilderness First Aid, and a Pleasure Craft Operator’s License are required.

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

    Qualifications/Job Requirements:

    • Bronze Cross or Equivalent
    • Emergency First Aid & CPR “B”or Equivalent
    • Pleasure Craft Operator’s License (Wapomeo)
    • OCA Marine Module Course (Wapomeo)
    • Previously worked at the Taylor Statten Camps

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

    Dates of employment: June 15 – August 23, 2019 inclusive.

  • Counsellor-In-Training Section Director (CIT SD)

    Camp: Ahmek & Wapomeo 

    We are currently seeking two (2) Counsellor-In-Training Section Director (CIT SD) , one (1) at each camp.

    Job description: 

    The role of the Counsellor-In-Training Section Director (CIT SD) is to facilitate the CITs transition from being a camper to becoming excellent staff members, either counselor, trip guide, program or support staff! It is the CIT SD’s responsibility to create an open and welcoming environment, where the CITs can feel comfortable approaching the CIT SD and addressing any problems or concerns they may encounter throughout the summer. The CIT SD will be working closely with the Assistant Director, Head Guide, Section Directors and corresponding CIT SD at Camp Ahmek or Camp Wapomeo. 

    • CIT support and supervisor
    • High level of organization (managing accommodation, trip pairs, day’s off, etc.)
    • Strong understanding of counsellor, trip guide, program and support staff roles
    • Ability to facilitate and coordinate daily CIT periods (first period each morning is dedicated to CIT training)
    • Strong communication skills
    • Problem solving, active listening, resourceful, flexible etc.
    • Ability to deal with conflict and conflict resolution

    Qualifications/Job Requirements:

    • Bronze Cross or Equivalent
    • Emergency First Aid & CPR “B”or Equivalent
    • Pleasure Craft Operator’s License (Wapomeo)
    • OCA Marine Module Course (Wapomeo)
    • Wilderness First Aid
    • Previously worked at the Taylor Statten Camps

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

    Dates of employment: June 15 – August 23, 2019 inclusive.

Counselling Staff

  • Counsellor-In-Training (CIT)

    Camp: Ahmek & 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:

    • 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 22 – August 22, 2019 inclusive.

  • Counsellor

    Camp: Ahmek 

    Job description:

    • Attend and actively participate in staff training.
    • Ensure appropriate health and well-being of assigned campers.
    • Supervise all assigned aspects of the campers’ day including cabin clean-up, meal times, rest hour, evening activities, and after-hours duty as assigned.
    • Set a good example for campers and others in all areas of camp life including but not limited to cleanliness, punctuality, sportsmanship, etc.
    • Encourage respect for personal property, camp equipment, and facilities.
    • Understand and adhere to all of the Taylor Statten Camps Policies and Procedures.
    • Manage personal time off in accordance with camp policies.
    • Maintain good public relations with campers’ parents through Parent Letters.
    • Submit all required paperwork on time.
    • 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:

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

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

    Dates of employment: June 22 – August 22, 2019.

  • Canoe Trip Guide

    Camp: Ahmek & Wapomeo

    Job description:

    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 experience.

    Qualifications/Job Requirements:

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

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

    Dates of employment: June 16 – August 23, 2019 inclusive.

Get Your TSC Gear - Visit Our Tuck Shop!

Shop Now!