You remember what it was like growing up. You remember people who made an impact on your life and you want to be that someone for young people.
You enjoy being on the front lines with youth and being responsible for their continuous care in the camp or wilderness setting.
If this sounds like you, consider an opportunity as a Camp Counsellor with the Tim Horton Children’s Foundation.
establish relationships with youth that reflect respect, trust and empathy
support the successful execution of camp activities and wilderness trip experiences, connecting them back to the THCF Youth Leadership Program Framework
encourage camper development through their own processing and readiness, and recognize their achievements
use respectful, positive behaviour management techniques
model healthy choices and emotional maturity
exhibit a constant duty of care for our campers, and appropriately assess and respond to risks
be challenged physically and mentally as you live in an overnight camp or wilderness setting for 10 day sessions, with 2 days of break in between
learn that the challenge is also rewarding, and will experience personal growth alongside the campers you are supporting
at least 18 years old
pursuing post-secondary education in recreation, outdoor / adventure education, teaching or related field
experienced at working with youth aged 12 16
skilled in positive behaviour management and have demonstrated group leadership skills
certified in Standard First Aid or Wilderness First Aid (WFA), or are willing to obtain
able to provide an acceptable criminal background check
able to join us between May 24, 2018 and August 31, 2018
Note : This opportunity is also available at our other camp locations. As part of your application for this posting, you have the opportunity to indicate your interest in other camp locations or positions.
The Tim Horton Children’s Foundation
believes that thriving youth create stronger communities
understands that youth from low-income homes face greater obstacles to reaching their potential
fosters strengths within youth, and empowers them to pursue a life without limits
uses the power of camp and community as a catalyst for change
builds teams who like to have fun while sparking constructive actions in others
provides our team with many training, development and travel opportunities