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.

  • 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.

Support Staff

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Senior Staff

  • 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.

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