Job Post

Camp Coordinator

Posted on May 4, 2021

The YMCA of Central East Ontario is a charity dedicated to strengthening the foundations of community by being a recognized leader and valued partner in the development of healthy communities. This position requires a commitment to the Y mission and core values of caring, honesty, inclusiveness, respect, responsibility, which form the foundations of all Y programs and services. 

The YMCA of Central East Ontario is looking to fill the position of Camp Coordinator in it’s Quinte West, Belleville and Peterborough locations for June-August 2021.

The Camp Coordinator works closely with the Supervisor of Preschool, Youth and Camp in providing counsellor development, training, coaching and supervision that reflects the missions and values of the organization.  This role also provides leadership and guidance in communication with parents and/or guardians and behaviour management.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Direct, support and assist team members in the delivery of high quality programming in accordance with the YMCA Policies and Procedures
  • Provide positive, hands on leadership to staff team
  • Ensure program plans are followed and monitored with specific measurements of success
  • Create weekly schedules, newsletters and sign in/out sheets
  • Exercise good judgement in conflict resolution
  • Ensure that all program areas are staffed appropriately to meet camper ratios
  • Respond to first aid and emergency situations as required
  • Model, establish and maintain positive daily communication with children, families, YMCA staff
  • Act as a professional role model for children, parents/guardians, volunteers, students and fellow staff members
  • Participate in all YMCA trainings, meetings and childcare events
  • Complete a minimum of two (2) performance reviews of staff team
  • Provide excellent customer service, positive social experience and role model the YMCA core values – Honesty, Respect, Responsibility, Caring & Inclusiveness
  • Represent the YMCA and the Association in a professional manner at all times
  • Keep camp area sanitized and clean to comply with Y Covid policies and procedures

What You Will Bring to the Position:

  • Clear Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Current First Aid and CPR Level C
  • Minimum of three years of camp experience, or the equivalent of camp counselling/camp experience
  • Well developed interpersonal and relationship building skills, ability to establish a rapport and excellent communications with children, parents/guardians, volunteers, members and fellow staff members

Working Conditions:

  • Hours are Monday-Friday between 7:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Staff must be available Saturdays through the month of June 2021 for Mandatory Staff Training
  • Must be available to work the week of June 28th until Friday, August 27th, 2021
  • Hours are assigned to team members based on registration numbers
  • Must be comfortable working outdoors and in a high paced environment
  • Multitasking and time pressures
  • Must have your own transportation or access to own transportation

What the YMCA of Central East Ontario Has to Offer:

  • YMCA membership
  • Staff discounts for Child Care
  • Health, Rx, vision, dental, long term disability, and life insurance for full-time, permanent employees
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Training and development opportunities
  • A rewarding job

How To Apply:

All interested candidates are to submit a resume to:

Angela Trueman, Supervisor Children, Youth, Family / Camp Director

Email:     angela.trueman@ceo.ymca.ca

Applications will be received until Friday, May 14, 2021

We appreciate your interest in a career opportunity with the YMCA of Central East Ontario. Please note that with the high amount of applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The YMCA of Central East Ontario is committed to an environment that is barrier free. If you require accommodation during the hiring process, please inform us in advance so that we can arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation. The YMCA of Central East Ontario values the diversity of people and communities and is committed to excellence and inclusion in our Association.


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