Summer Camp Lead

The Summer Camp Co-ordinator is responsible for assisting the Programming Co-ordinator with the development, co-ordination and delivery of children’s Summer Camps.  The Summer Camp Co-ordinator may be responsible for a cohort of children and directing CBHC Summer Flight Crew in the delivery of summer programming. S/he will attend outreach events and represent the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre from time to time. The Summer Camp Co-ordinator is responsible for the overall guest experience, and ensures all aspects of the experience meet or exceed guest expectations (service, security, cleanliness, etc.). S/he may be required to assist the Education Co-ordinator with the delivery of other educational programming, including the delivery of centre tours and other programming devlopment or delivery.

This a summer job, subject to approved funding. You must be a student and under the age of 30 to be eligible. Anticipated start date is late May – early June with employment for 12 weeks.


  • Conducts and co-ordinates Summer Camp programming, including planning and administration, programming development and delivery.
  • Monitors and cares for children’s needs following CBHC health & safety protocols.
  • Helps co-ordinate other camp counsellors in their efforts to monitor children.
  • Assists the Program Co-ordinator and Education Co-ordinator with the delivery of programming, including off-site and on-site outreach events.
  • Trained in tour delivery and the Northern Nature Trade.
  • Actively greets and engages with all guests, in person and on the phone.
  • Conducts the Start Up and Shut Down procedures on the floor, turning on/off lights and exhibits.
  • General maintenance of the building grounds, exhibits and gift shop, including weeding, garbage disposal, wiping down exhibits and gift shop displays, sweeping/mopping floor, cleaning washrooms, minor maintenance repairs, etc.
  • Maintains general knowledge of displays to be able to answer visitor questions.
  • Complies with all health and safety policies and maintains knowledge of emergency procedures. Maintains security of building.
  • Maintains knowledge of events, products and gift shop in order to advise and sell to visitors.
  • Assists with events, as directed, including setup and tear down of tables, chairs, staging and more.
  • Prepares and serves snacks and beverages for children.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Is a University student and plans to return to studies in September 2023. International students are ineligible.
  • Experience in retail, sales or customer service environment.
  • Experience working with children as a camp counsellor, educator or instructor.
  • Experience working in a co-ordinating or leadership role.
  • Superior organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven self-starter capable of working in a team and independently.
  • Demonstrated innovation and creativity in solving challenges.
  • Good attention to detail and ability to adhere to policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated use of good judgement in challenging situations.
  • Proven computer literacy skills.
  • Ability to successfully pass Vulnerable Populations checks.
This a summer job, subject to approved funding. You must be a student or returning student, and under the age of 30 to be eligible. You must be able to work a minimum of 35 hours per week. International Students are not eligible under the funding guidelines for this position. Anticipated start date is late May – early June with employment for 8-12 weeks.

Wages & Hours

35+ Hours per week.
Wages $16.55/hr

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